International Foundation in Humanities and Law

Prepare for entry into a world top 75 Law School*, the UK's best Media School** or an industry-focused degree in Psychology, Sociology, Politics or Economics at City, University of London.

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  • Develop the academic knowledge and study skills for your chosen degree through a specialist pathway.
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  • Adapt to studying in the UK with modules designed to equip you with the skills you need for university and build your confidence in an academic setting.
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Develop your academic knowledge, English language and study skills in a nine month program.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

IELTS 5.5 (with a minimum of 5.0 in writing) or equivalent.

Age requirements: 16 years and above

All 16 year olds wishing to join an INTO City, University of London International Foundation must meet our current entry requirements and be 16 years old on the start date of their INTO City, University of London course.

Academic requirements:

Completion of 12 years of schooling (or the local equivalent to meet the same standard) with good grades. Students intending to progress to Journalism or Law: Some previous familiarity with arts, humanities or social science subjects may be desirable.

Entry requirements additional information:

Students intending to progress to Music: applicants without appropriate formal music qualifications must provide evidence of their musical skills and knowledge through submission of a portfolio of work samples. This must include some evidence of knowledge of Western music theory, for example through an academic essay on a music analysis topic and/or a notated composition. If applicants wish to pursue 1:1 instrumental or vocal tuition as part of their studies, a good Grade 7 performance qualification or equivalent is normally required. For those without qualifications, we ask that you submit a recording (preferably video) of one or more performances.

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English
Scholarships

At INTO City, University of London, we are committed to awarding talented international students with academic scholarships, helping you achieve your goal of studying at a world-class university in the UK.


Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
18 September 2023 28 June 2024 3 Terms
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GBP £18,300
8 January 2024 23 August 2024 3 Terms
View Term dates
GBP £18,300

Class information

Course Delivery Method On-Campus
Class duration:
  • English classes per week: 4-6 hours
  • Subject module classes per week: 12-16 hours Students also undertake 6 hours of directed learning plus additional self-study.

Morning and afternoon classes are held Monday to Friday between 09.00 - 18.00 excluding bank holidays.


What will I study?

All students complete modules tailored to your chosen degree subjects.

How will I be assessed?

Assessment is both formal and informal. Entry to all City, University of London honours degrees is highly competitive, so the purpose of the assessment process is to help you improve and build on your success. Marks from the International Foundation programme do not count towards a final degree, but help the University to determine whether you meet key criteria for progression.

You will receive support from your tutor throughout your course and be assessed by a combination of:

  • exams at the end of each term
  • coursework which may include: written assignments, reports, practical exercises, group and individual research projects, presentations and problem-solving exercises
Photo of international student Kseniia at INTO City, University of London
Study one (or more) term(s) of English before continuing on to your academic pathway program. Perfect if you need to improve your English level by 0.5 IELTS point.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

IELTS 5.0 (with a minimum of 4.5 in writing) or equivalent.

Age requirements: 16 years and above

All 16 year olds wishing to join an INTO City, University of London International Foundation must meet our current entry requirements and be 16 years old on the start date of their INTO City, University of London course.

Academic requirements:

Completion of 12 years of schooling (or the local equivalent to meet the same standard) with good grades. Students intending to progress to Journalism or Law: Some previous familiarity with arts, humanities or social science subjects may be desirable.

Entry requirements additional information:

Students intending to progress to Music: applicants without appropriate formal music qualifications must provide evidence of their musical skills and knowledge through submission of a portfolio of work samples. This must include some evidence of knowledge of Western music theory, for example through an academic essay on a music analysis topic and/or a notated composition. If applicants wish to pursue 1:1 instrumental or vocal tuition as part of their studies, a good Grade 7 performance qualification or equivalent is normally required. For those without qualifications, we ask that you submit a recording (preferably video) of one or more performances.

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English
Scholarships

At INTO City, University of London, we are committed to awarding talented international students with academic scholarships, helping you achieve your goal of studying at a world-class university in the UK.


Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
18 September 2023 23 August 2024 4 Terms
View Term dates
GBP £20,880

Class information

Course Delivery Method On-Campus
Class duration:
  • English classes per week: 4-6 hours
  • Subject module classes per week: 12-16 hours Students also undertake 6 hours of directed learning plus additional self-study.

Morning and afternoon classes are held Monday to Friday between 09.00 - 18.00 excluding bank holidays.


What will I study?

All students complete modules tailored to your chosen degree subjects.

How will I be assessed?

Assessment is both formal and informal. Entry to all City, University of London honours degrees is highly competitive, so the purpose of the assessment process is to help you improve and build on your success. Marks from the International Foundation programme do not count towards a final degree, but help the University to determine whether you meet key criteria for progression.

You will receive support from your tutor throughout your course and be assessed by a combination of:

  • exams at the end of each term
  • coursework which may include: written assignments, reports, practical exercises, group and individual research projects, presentations and problem-solving exercises
Photo of international student Kseniia at INTO City, University of London

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

IELTS 5.5 (with a minimum of 5.0 in writing) or equivalent.

Age requirements: 16 years and above

All 16 year olds wishing to join an INTO City, University of London International Foundation must meet our current entry requirements and be 16 years old on the start date of their INTO City, University of London course.

Academic requirements:

Completion of 12 years of schooling (or the local equivalent to meet the same standard) with good grades. Students intending to progress to Journalism or Law: Some previous familiarity with arts, humanities or social science subjects may be desirable.

Entry requirements additional information:

Students intending to progress to Music: applicants without appropriate formal music qualifications must provide evidence of their musical skills and knowledge through submission of a portfolio of work samples. This must include some evidence of knowledge of Western music theory, for example through an academic essay on a music analysis topic and/or a notated composition. If applicants wish to pursue 1:1 instrumental or vocal tuition as part of their studies, a good Grade 7 performance qualification or equivalent is normally required. For those without qualifications, we ask that you submit a recording (preferably video) of one or more performances.

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English
Scholarships

At INTO City, University of London, we are committed to awarding talented international students with academic scholarships, helping you achieve your goal of studying at a world-class university in the UK.

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
18 September 2023 28 June 2024 3 Terms
View Term dates
GBP £18,300
8 January 2024 23 August 2024 3 Terms
View Term dates
GBP £18,300

Class information

Course Delivery Method On-Campus
Class duration:
  • English classes per week: 4-6 hours
  • Subject module classes per week: 12-16 hours Students also undertake 6 hours of directed learning plus additional self-study.

Morning and afternoon classes are held Monday to Friday between 09.00 - 18.00 excluding bank holidays.

What will I study?

All students complete modules tailored to your chosen degree subjects.

How will I be assessed?

Assessment is both formal and informal. Entry to all City, University of London honours degrees is highly competitive, so the purpose of the assessment process is to help you improve and build on your success. Marks from the International Foundation programme do not count towards a final degree, but help the University to determine whether you meet key criteria for progression.

You will receive support from your tutor throughout your course and be assessed by a combination of:

  • exams at the end of each term
  • coursework which may include: written assignments, reports, practical exercises, group and individual research projects, presentations and problem-solving exercises
Photo of international student Kseniia at INTO City, University of London

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

IELTS 5.0 (with a minimum of 4.5 in writing) or equivalent.

Age requirements: 16 years and above

All 16 year olds wishing to join an INTO City, University of London International Foundation must meet our current entry requirements and be 16 years old on the start date of their INTO City, University of London course.

Academic requirements:

Completion of 12 years of schooling (or the local equivalent to meet the same standard) with good grades. Students intending to progress to Journalism or Law: Some previous familiarity with arts, humanities or social science subjects may be desirable.

Entry requirements additional information:

Students intending to progress to Music: applicants without appropriate formal music qualifications must provide evidence of their musical skills and knowledge through submission of a portfolio of work samples. This must include some evidence of knowledge of Western music theory, for example through an academic essay on a music analysis topic and/or a notated composition. If applicants wish to pursue 1:1 instrumental or vocal tuition as part of their studies, a good Grade 7 performance qualification or equivalent is normally required. For those without qualifications, we ask that you submit a recording (preferably video) of one or more performances.

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English
Scholarships

At INTO City, University of London, we are committed to awarding talented international students with academic scholarships, helping you achieve your goal of studying at a world-class university in the UK.

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
18 September 2023 23 August 2024 4 Terms
View Term dates
GBP £20,880

Class information

Course Delivery Method On-Campus
Class duration:
  • English classes per week: 4-6 hours
  • Subject module classes per week: 12-16 hours Students also undertake 6 hours of directed learning plus additional self-study.

Morning and afternoon classes are held Monday to Friday between 09.00 - 18.00 excluding bank holidays.

What will I study?

All students complete modules tailored to your chosen degree subjects.

How will I be assessed?

Assessment is both formal and informal. Entry to all City, University of London honours degrees is highly competitive, so the purpose of the assessment process is to help you improve and build on your success. Marks from the International Foundation programme do not count towards a final degree, but help the University to determine whether you meet key criteria for progression.

You will receive support from your tutor throughout your course and be assessed by a combination of:

  • exams at the end of each term
  • coursework which may include: written assignments, reports, practical exercises, group and individual research projects, presentations and problem-solving exercises
Photo of international student Kseniia at INTO City, University of London
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