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What is the International Foundation Program? The International Foundation Program is designed to prepare you for undergraduate study in the overseas Institutes. You will improve your subject knowledge through attendance at lectures and seminars in your chosen subject area, and you will develop your English language skills in additional classes. Further you will…Learn to deal with academic reading texts Improve your general academic skills of taking notes from lectures Develop your knowledge and use of academic grammar and vocabulary Improve your writing skills through working on academic writing tasks and essays throughout the year Learn to participate confidently in academic discussions and seminars and to… Continue Reading


What is an Undergraduate Qualification? An undergraduate qualification in the overseas Institutions is an academic step up from A-levels (or their equivalents) and is typically gained by completing a program of study at university. There are three broad types of course:those that lead to a degree; intermediate qualifications in the form of certificates or diplomas; and those that combine academic study with workplace learning.The variety of undergraduate courses and subjects on offer mean it is important to fully research which option suits you best. There are various different types of Bachelor’s degrees out there. But what do abbreviations such as B.Sc. or B.A.… Continue Reading


Postgraduate Courses To begin a postgraduate degree, an undergraduate qualification is usually required. In rare circumstances where this is not the case, like an MBA or business course, a great deal of work experience relevant to the program is needed as an alternative. Postgraduate degrees in the UK last just one year compared to two-year courses offered in other countries. You can therefore save money and time, returning to work within one year. A study by the Higher Education Statistics Agency carried out in 2013 showed that 85 per cent of those who completed postgraduate degrees were in full-time employment following graduation, compared… Continue Reading


PhD Research Degree Traditionally, a PhD involves three to four years of full-time study (can be six years or more if studied part-time), in which the student completes a substantial piece of original research presented as a thesis or dissertation. Some PhD programs instead accept a portfolio of published papers, while some countries require coursework to be submitted as well. PhD through MPhil or MRes Another option available for potential PhD candidates is to apply as a general research student or for an MPhil degree. This is a common path taken by PhD candidates. The MPhil is an advanced master’s degree awarded for research… Continue Reading
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