International Foundation in Psychology

Prepare for direct entry to Year 1 of an undergraduate degree in Psychology at The University of Manchester.

On campus and online study options This program is available to study either on campus or online – giving you the flexibility to choose what’s best for you.

If you start online in January 2022, you’ll have the opportunity to transfer to an on-campus program in March/April. You’ll need to meet any visa requirements and demonstrate good attendance and performance during your studies online.

If you’re applying for an Online Extended program, you’ll be offered an Online Academic English plus online or on-campus academic pathway study plan.

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Start one of our on-campus or online programs this January, and you’ll progress to your degree as early as September 2022 – saving you both time and money.

Course features

  • Develop the knowledge and skills for your chosen degree through a specialist pathway.
  • Guaranteed university placement for all successful students. Find out more about our money back guarantee.
  • Adapt to studying in the UK thanks to modules designed to equip you with the skills you need for university.
  • Guidance with your university applications, so you choose the best degree for you.
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Develop both your academic knowledge and English language skills in just nine months.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

IELTS 5.5 (with a minimum of 5.5 in writing) or equivalent. • …For info on alternative accepted tests if starting online, please see: https://www.intostudy.com/ielts-alternatives

Age requirements: 16 years and above

All students commencing courses on a published September start date must be 17 years old by 31 December of that calendar year. For January start dates, students must have turned 17 years old by the 31st December immediately preceding the course.

Academic requirements:

Completion of 12 years of schooling (or local equivalent to meet the same standard) with good grades.

Entry requirements additional information:

If you have achieved the minimum IELTS score overall but do not have the required score in writing for direct entry, you will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

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

Are you a leader? At INTO Manchester, we are committed to awarding gifted and driven international students with academic scholarships, helping them achieve their goals of studying at a world-class university in the UK.

With a range of generous scholarships on offer for the highest-achieving students, you could be eligible to receive up to £5,000 off your tuition fees.

Scholarships aren't currently available at INTO Manchester. Keep checking back - our scholarships are regularly reviewed.


Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
10 January 2022 26 August 2022 3 Terms
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£19,565
12 September 2022 16 June 2023 3 Terms
View Term dates
*
9 January 2023 25 August 2023 3 Terms
View Term dates
*

Class information

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 25
Course Delivery Method Multi-Delivery
Class duration:

Typically held Monday to Friday between 08.00 - 19.00 excluding bank holidays. However, there may be instances where classes need to be held outside these times due to unforeseen circumstances.


Where will it take me?

This course leads to the following degrees:
Featured progression degree
INTO students using brainwave-monitoring technology

Prepare for a wide range of careers with a degree in Psychology, an interesting course that will allow you to study four diverse themes – mind and brain, evolution and development, adaptability and wellbeing, and psychology in society.

There are integrated work placement schemes available if you want to gain some hands-on experience during your degree, as well as the opportunity to study abroad at a partner institution.

A BPS-accredited course, this degree is flexible and consists of compulsory and optional units within and outside of psychology, so you can prepare for a wide variety of career options depending on your interests.


What will I study?

All students complete modules tailored to your chosen degree subjects.

How will I be assessed?

Progress is monitored by continuous assessment of coursework and by the use of class tests. Assessment will be by:

  • coursework (prepared assignments, unit tests, experiment reports, computer use)
  • mid-course and end-of-course examinations
  • formal assessment of levels and progress in English is through NCUK's English for Academic Purposes (EAP) programme
Photo of international student Mari at INTO Manchester in partnership with The University of Manchester
Develop both your academic knowledge and English language skills in just nine months.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

IELTS 5.5 (with a minimum of 5.5 in writing) or equivalent. • …For info on alternative accepted tests if starting online, please see: https://www.intostudy.com/ielts-alternatives

Age requirements: 16 years and above

All students commencing courses on a published September start date must be 17 years old by 31 December of that calendar year. For January start dates, students must have turned 17 years old by the 31st December immediately preceding the course.

Academic requirements:

Completion of 12 years of schooling (or local equivalent to meet the same standard) with good grades.

Entry requirements additional information:

If you have achieved the minimum IELTS score overall but do not have the required score in writing for direct entry, you will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

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

Are you a leader? At INTO Manchester, we are committed to awarding gifted and driven international students with academic scholarships, helping them achieve their goals of studying at a world-class university in the UK.

With a range of generous scholarships on offer for the highest-achieving students, you could be eligible to receive up to £5,000 off your tuition fees.

Scholarships aren't currently available at INTO Manchester. Keep checking back - our scholarships are regularly reviewed.


Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
10 January 2022 26 August 2022 3 Terms
View Term dates
£19,565
12 September 2022 16 June 2023 3 Terms
View Term dates
*
9 January 2023 25 August 2023 3 Terms
View Term dates
*

*All students who confirm their offer on or before 31 January 2022 will pay the 2021/2022 price as per their existing offer letter. After 31 January 2022, where tuition fees have increased, all current offers will be reissued and students will receive a new offer with the new 2022/2023 pricing.


Class information

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 25
Course Delivery Method Multi-Delivery
Class duration:

Typically held Monday to Friday between 08.00 - 19.00 excluding bank holidays. However, there may be instances where classes need to be held outside these times due to unforeseen circumstances.


Where will it take me?

This course leads to the following degrees:
Featured progression degree
INTO students using brainwave-monitoring technology

Prepare for a wide range of careers with a degree in Psychology, an interesting course that will allow you to study four diverse themes – mind and brain, evolution and development, adaptability and wellbeing, and psychology in society.

There are integrated work placement schemes available if you want to gain some hands-on experience during your degree, as well as the opportunity to study abroad at a partner institution.

A BPS-accredited course, this degree is flexible and consists of compulsory and optional units within and outside of psychology, so you can prepare for a wide variety of career options depending on your interests.


What will I study?

All students complete modules tailored to your chosen degree subjects.

How will I be assessed?

Progress is monitored by continuous assessment of coursework and by the use of class tests. Assessment will be by:

  • coursework (prepared assignments, unit tests, experiment reports, computer use)
  • mid-course and end-of-course examinations
  • formal assessment of levels and progress in English is through NCUK's English for Academic Purposes (EAP) programme
Photo of international student Mari at INTO Manchester in partnership with The University of Manchester

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

IELTS 5.5 (with a minimum of 5.5 in writing) or equivalent. • …For info on alternative accepted tests if starting online, please see: https://www.intostudy.com/ielts-alternatives

Age requirements: 16 years and above

All students commencing courses on a published September start date must be 17 years old by 31 December of that calendar year. For January start dates, students must have turned 17 years old by the 31st December immediately preceding the course.

Academic requirements:

Completion of 12 years of schooling (or local equivalent to meet the same standard) with good grades.

Entry requirements additional information:

If you have achieved the minimum IELTS score overall but do not have the required score in writing for direct entry, you will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

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

Are you a leader? At INTO Manchester, we are committed to awarding gifted and driven international students with academic scholarships, helping them achieve their goals of studying at a world-class university in the UK.

With a range of generous scholarships on offer for the highest-achieving students, you could be eligible to receive up to £5,000 off your tuition fees.

Scholarships aren't currently available at INTO Manchester. Keep checking back - our scholarships are regularly reviewed.

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
10 January 2022 26 August 2022 3 Terms
View Term dates
£19,565
12 September 2022 16 June 2023 3 Terms
View Term dates
*
9 January 2023 25 August 2023 3 Terms
View Term dates
*

Class information

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 25
Course Delivery Method Multi-Delivery
Class duration:

Typically held Monday to Friday between 08.00 - 19.00 excluding bank holidays. However, there may be instances where classes need to be held outside these times due to unforeseen circumstances.

Where will it take me?

This course leads to the following degrees:
Featured progression degree
INTO students using brainwave-monitoring technology

Prepare for a wide range of careers with a degree in Psychology, an interesting course that will allow you to study four diverse themes – mind and brain, evolution and development, adaptability and wellbeing, and psychology in society.

There are integrated work placement schemes available if you want to gain some hands-on experience during your degree, as well as the opportunity to study abroad at a partner institution.

A BPS-accredited course, this degree is flexible and consists of compulsory and optional units within and outside of psychology, so you can prepare for a wide variety of career options depending on your interests.

What will I study?

All students complete modules tailored to your chosen degree subjects.

How will I be assessed?

Progress is monitored by continuous assessment of coursework and by the use of class tests. Assessment will be by:

  • coursework (prepared assignments, unit tests, experiment reports, computer use)
  • mid-course and end-of-course examinations
  • formal assessment of levels and progress in English is through NCUK's English for Academic Purposes (EAP) programme
Photo of international student Mari at INTO Manchester in partnership with The University of Manchester

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

IELTS 5.5 (with a minimum of 5.5 in writing) or equivalent. • …For info on alternative accepted tests if starting online, please see: https://www.intostudy.com/ielts-alternatives

Age requirements: 16 years and above

All students commencing courses on a published September start date must be 17 years old by 31 December of that calendar year. For January start dates, students must have turned 17 years old by the 31st December immediately preceding the course.

Academic requirements:

Completion of 12 years of schooling (or local equivalent to meet the same standard) with good grades.

Entry requirements additional information:

If you have achieved the minimum IELTS score overall but do not have the required score in writing for direct entry, you will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

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

Are you a leader? At INTO Manchester, we are committed to awarding gifted and driven international students with academic scholarships, helping them achieve their goals of studying at a world-class university in the UK.

With a range of generous scholarships on offer for the highest-achieving students, you could be eligible to receive up to £5,000 off your tuition fees.

Scholarships aren't currently available at INTO Manchester. Keep checking back - our scholarships are regularly reviewed.

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
10 January 2022 26 August 2022 3 Terms
View Term dates
£19,565
12 September 2022 16 June 2023 3 Terms
View Term dates
*
9 January 2023 25 August 2023 3 Terms
View Term dates
*

*All students who confirm their offer on or before 31 January 2022 will pay the 2021/2022 price as per their existing offer letter. After 31 January 2022, where tuition fees have increased, all current offers will be reissued and students will receive a new offer with the new 2022/2023 pricing.

Class information

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 25
Course Delivery Method Multi-Delivery
Class duration:

Typically held Monday to Friday between 08.00 - 19.00 excluding bank holidays. However, there may be instances where classes need to be held outside these times due to unforeseen circumstances.

Where will it take me?

This course leads to the following degrees:
Featured progression degree
INTO students using brainwave-monitoring technology

Prepare for a wide range of careers with a degree in Psychology, an interesting course that will allow you to study four diverse themes – mind and brain, evolution and development, adaptability and wellbeing, and psychology in society.

There are integrated work placement schemes available if you want to gain some hands-on experience during your degree, as well as the opportunity to study abroad at a partner institution.

A BPS-accredited course, this degree is flexible and consists of compulsory and optional units within and outside of psychology, so you can prepare for a wide variety of career options depending on your interests.

What will I study?

All students complete modules tailored to your chosen degree subjects.

How will I be assessed?

Progress is monitored by continuous assessment of coursework and by the use of class tests. Assessment will be by:

  • coursework (prepared assignments, unit tests, experiment reports, computer use)
  • mid-course and end-of-course examinations
  • formal assessment of levels and progress in English is through NCUK's English for Academic Purposes (EAP) programme
Photo of international student Mari at INTO Manchester in partnership with The University of Manchester
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