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Humanities and Social Sciences International Foundation

Humanities and Social Sciences International Foundation

This course prepares you for your undergraduate media-related degree at Newcastle University. This course is full time for 3 or 4 terms.

Course overview

This course introduces you to British institutions and culture and gives you an introduction to humanities and sociology.

It prepares you for direct entry to the first year of your undergraduate degree in a range of subjects from law to media to politics to combined honours.

Successful completion of this programme will lead to you being awarded our International Foundation Certificate (RQF Level 3).

Progression

You're guaranteed a place on one of our designated undergraduate degrees at Newcastle if you successfully complete the International Foundation in Humanities and Social Sciences.

As a successful pathway student, you’ll have access to a number of Newcastle progression options. Each progression option will follow a specific pathway and specific requirements for both English/study skills and overall grade. You’ll also find some courses have specific requirements, such as:

  • successfully completing an interview;
  • having previously studied a relevant discipline;
  • having previously completed a degree; or
  • having IELTS 6.0 or equivalent in English language

Highlights of this degree


Modules and learning

The module and programme information below is for 2019/2020 entry.


Careers and employability

Newcastle University consistently has one of the best records for graduate employment in the UK.

96% of our 2017 UK-domiciled UG/PG graduates progressed to employment or further study within six months of graduating.

85.5% of our graduates are in graduate level employment or further study within six months of graduating.

We provide an extensive range of opportunities to all students through an initiative called ncl+. This enables you to develop personal, employability and enterprise skills and to give you the edge in the employment market after you graduate.

Our award-winning Careers Service is one of the largest and best in the country, and we have strong links with employers.

Find out more about careers and employability at Newcastle University.


Entry requirements

To study on this course you need to meet the following entry requirements.

All candidates are considered on an individual basis. If your qualifications are not listed here, please see our additional entry requirements web pages to find out which other qualifications are considered. 

The entrance requirements below apply to 2020 entry.


Fees and funding

We offer International Foundation Scholarships to a limited number of gifted students.

Find more information aboud Fees, Costs and Scholarships.