International Foundation in Physical Sciences and Engineering

Prepare for entry to Year 1 of a science-related undergraduate degree, including Engineering, Environmental Sciences, Chemistry and Computing Sciences at UEA.

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, you’ll have the opportunity to transfer to an on-campus program the following term. 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.

Ready to get your future on track? Study overseas with INTO in March or April and you can progress to university as early as September 2022.

Our six-month university pathway programs - designed for students with a higher level of English - will help you start your degree sooner.

You'll also save time and money with a shorter program - and applying for a Standard Visitor visa is easier.

Course features

  • Develop the knowledge and skills for your chosen degree through a specialist pathway.
  • Guaranteed university placement at a UK university 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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Your course options

View detailed course content by selecting one of the options below:

Please select your course delivery method with the toggle below.
Study one (or more) term(s) of English before continuing on to your academic pathway programme. Perfect if you need to improve your English level by 0.5 IELTS point.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

IELTS 4.5 overall (with a minimum of 4.5 in Writing and Reading and no less than 4.0 in other subskills) or equivalent. IELTS 5.5 minimum overall with minimum of 5.5 in all subskills for students aiming to progress to Nursing, Physiotherapy or Occupational Therapy. IELTS 5.5 minimum overall with minimum of 5.0 in all subskills for students aiming to progress to Pharmacy. IELTS 6.0 minimum overall with minimum of 6.0 in all subskills for students aiming to progress to Speech and Language Therapy.

Age requirements: 16 years and above

All students must be 16 years old by the time they start their INTO UEA course and turn 17 years old by 15 September of the year they start their degree at UEA.

Academic requirements:

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

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

Are you top of your class? At INTO University of East Anglia, we are committed to awarding gifted 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 towards your tuition fees.

If you can’t see a scholarship that applies to you, keep checking back – this page is regularly updated with the latest information.


Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
11 July 2022 2 June 2023 4 Terms
View Term dates
GBP £20,545

Class information

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 17
Course Delivery Method On-Campus
Class duration:
  • English classes per week: 6-8 hours
  • Subject module classes per week: 15-19 hours
  • Average total per week: 22-23 hours

Classes are held Monday to Friday between 8.30am-6.30pm, excluding bank holidays.


Where will it take me?

This course leads to the following degrees:
Featured progression degree
INTO students and teacher with wires

As the world reacts to the impacts of climate change, the need for engineers with expertise in wind turbines, nuclear power stations and biofuels becomes increasingly important.

Prepare for a career in the sector with a degree which has been developed in partnership with the East of England Energy Group.

You’ll gain a solid understanding of engineering as a subject area, before tailoring your course and going on to focus on energy. You’ll enjoy regular site visits, receive guest lectures from professional engineers and have the opportunity to gain experience through placements.


What will I study?

All students complete modules tailored to your chosen degree subjects.

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed in each module. Assessment is designed to help you build on your success and meet the requirements for entry to the first year of a degree. Grades from the International Foundation programme do not count towards the final degree but they help the University assess your abilities in your chosen field of study.

You are assessed by a combination of examination and course work, which may include:

  • essays
  • reports
  • practicals
  • exercises
  • group and individual research projects
  • portfolios
  • oral presentations
  • seminar discussions
  • class tests
  • problem solving exercises
INTO UEA student Sofia, from Colombia
Please select your course delivery method with the toggle below.
Develop both your academic knowledge and English language skills in just nine months.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

IELTS 5.0 (with a minimum of 5.0 in Writing and Reading and 4.5 in all other subskills) or equivalent. IELTS 6.0 minimum overall with minimum of 6.0 in all subskills for students aiming to progress to Nursing, Physiotherapy or Occupational Therapy. IELTS 6.0 minimum overall with minimum of 5.5 in all subskills for students aiming to progress to Pharmacy. IELTS 6.5 minimum overall with minimum of 6.5 in all subskills for students aiming to progress to Speech and Language Therapy.

Age requirements: 16 years and above

All students must be 16 years old by the time they start their INTO UEA course and turn 17 years old by 15 September of the year they start their degree at UEA.

Academic requirements:

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

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

Are you top of your class? At INTO University of East Anglia, we are committed to awarding gifted 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 towards your tuition fees.

If you can’t see a scholarship that applies to you, keep checking back – this page is regularly updated with the latest information.


Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
26 September 2022 2 June 2023 3 Terms
View Term dates
GBP £18,445
9 January 2023 25 August 2023 3 Terms
View Term dates
GBP £18,445

Class information

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 17
Course Delivery Method On-Campus
Class duration:
  • English classes per week: 6-8 hours
  • Subject module classes per week: 15-19 hours
  • Average total per week: 22-23 hours

Classes are held Monday to Friday between 8.30am-6.30pm, excluding bank holidays.


Where will it take me?

This course leads to the following degrees:
Featured progression degree
INTO students and teacher with wires

As the world reacts to the impacts of climate change, the need for engineers with expertise in wind turbines, nuclear power stations and biofuels becomes increasingly important.

Prepare for a career in the sector with a degree which has been developed in partnership with the East of England Energy Group.

You’ll gain a solid understanding of engineering as a subject area, before tailoring your course and going on to focus on energy. You’ll enjoy regular site visits, receive guest lectures from professional engineers and have the opportunity to gain experience through placements.


What will I study?

All students complete modules tailored to your chosen degree subjects.

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed in each module. Assessment is designed to help you build on your success and meet the requirements for entry to the first year of a degree. Grades from the International Foundation programme do not count towards the final degree but they help the University assess your abilities in your chosen field of study.

You are assessed by a combination of examination and course work, which may include:

  • essays
  • reports
  • practicals
  • exercises
  • group and individual research projects
  • portfolios
  • oral presentations
  • seminar discussions
  • class tests
  • problem solving exercises
INTO UEA student Sofia, from Colombia
Study one (or more) term(s) of English before continuing on to your academic pathway programme. Perfect if you need to improve your English level by 0.5 IELTS point.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

IELTS 4.5 overall (with a minimum of 4.5 in Writing and Reading and no less than 4.0 in other subskills) or equivalent. IELTS 5.5 minimum overall with minimum of 5.5 in all subskills for students aiming to progress to Nursing, Physiotherapy or Occupational Therapy. IELTS 5.5 minimum overall with minimum of 5.0 in all subskills for students aiming to progress to Pharmacy. IELTS 6.0 minimum overall with minimum of 6.0 in all subskills for students aiming to progress to Speech and Language Therapy.

Age requirements: 16 years and above

All students must be 16 years old by the time they start their INTO UEA course and turn 17 years old by 15 September of the year they start their degree at UEA.

Academic requirements:

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

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

Are you top of your class? At INTO University of East Anglia, we are committed to awarding gifted 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 towards your tuition fees.

If you can’t see a scholarship that applies to you, keep checking back – this page is regularly updated with the latest information.


Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
3 October 2022 25 August 2023 4 Terms
View Term dates
GBP £20,545
10 July 2023 31 May 2024 4 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): 17
Course Delivery Method On-Campus
Class duration:
  • English classes per week: 6-8 hours
  • Subject module classes per week: 15-19 hours
  • Average total per week: 22-23 hours

Classes are held Monday to Friday between 8.30am-6.30pm, excluding bank holidays.


Where will it take me?

This course leads to the following degrees:
Featured progression degree
INTO students and teacher with wires

As the world reacts to the impacts of climate change, the need for engineers with expertise in wind turbines, nuclear power stations and biofuels becomes increasingly important.

Prepare for a career in the sector with a degree which has been developed in partnership with the East of England Energy Group.

You’ll gain a solid understanding of engineering as a subject area, before tailoring your course and going on to focus on energy. You’ll enjoy regular site visits, receive guest lectures from professional engineers and have the opportunity to gain experience through placements.


What will I study?

All students complete modules tailored to your chosen degree subjects.

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed in each module. Assessment is designed to help you build on your success and meet the requirements for entry to the first year of a degree. Grades from the International Foundation programme do not count towards the final degree but they help the University assess your abilities in your chosen field of study.

You are assessed by a combination of examination and course work, which may include:

  • essays
  • reports
  • practicals
  • exercises
  • group and individual research projects
  • portfolios
  • oral presentations
  • seminar discussions
  • class tests
  • problem solving exercises
INTO UEA student Sofia, from Colombia
Please select your course delivery method with the toggle below.
Develop both your academic knowledge and English language skills in just nine months.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

IELTS 5.0 (with a minimum of 5.0 in Writing and Reading and 4.5 in all other subskills) or equivalent. IELTS 6.0 minimum overall with minimum of 6.0 in all subskills for students aiming to progress to Nursing, Physiotherapy or Occupational Therapy. IELTS 6.0 minimum overall with minimum of 5.5 in all subskills for students aiming to progress to Pharmacy. IELTS 6.5 minimum overall with minimum of 6.5 in all subskills for students aiming to progress to Speech and Language Therapy.

Age requirements: 16 years and above

All students must be 16 years old by the time they start their INTO UEA course and turn 17 years old by 15 September of the year they start their degree at UEA.

Academic requirements:

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

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

Are you top of your class? At INTO University of East Anglia, we are committed to awarding gifted 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 towards your tuition fees.

If you can’t see a scholarship that applies to you, keep checking back – this page is regularly updated with the latest information.


Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
25 September 2023 31 May 2024 3 Terms
View Term dates
*
8 January 2024 23 August 2024 3 Terms
View Term dates
*

Class information

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 17
Course Delivery Method On-Campus
Class duration:
  • English classes per week: 6-8 hours
  • Subject module classes per week: 15-19 hours
  • Average total per week: 22-23 hours

Classes are held Monday to Friday between 8.30am-6.30pm, excluding bank holidays.


Where will it take me?

This course leads to the following degrees:
Featured progression degree
INTO students and teacher with wires

As the world reacts to the impacts of climate change, the need for engineers with expertise in wind turbines, nuclear power stations and biofuels becomes increasingly important.

Prepare for a career in the sector with a degree which has been developed in partnership with the East of England Energy Group.

You’ll gain a solid understanding of engineering as a subject area, before tailoring your course and going on to focus on energy. You’ll enjoy regular site visits, receive guest lectures from professional engineers and have the opportunity to gain experience through placements.


What will I study?

All students complete modules tailored to your chosen degree subjects.

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed in each module. Assessment is designed to help you build on your success and meet the requirements for entry to the first year of a degree. Grades from the International Foundation programme do not count towards the final degree but they help the University assess your abilities in your chosen field of study.

You are assessed by a combination of examination and course work, which may include:

  • essays
  • reports
  • practicals
  • exercises
  • group and individual research projects
  • portfolios
  • oral presentations
  • seminar discussions
  • class tests
  • problem solving exercises
INTO UEA student Sofia, from Colombia
Study one (or more) term(s) of English before continuing on to your academic pathway programme. Perfect if you need to improve your English level by 0.5 IELTS point.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

IELTS 4.5 overall (with a minimum of 4.5 in Writing and Reading and no less than 4.0 in other subskills) or equivalent. IELTS 5.5 minimum overall with minimum of 5.5 in all subskills for students aiming to progress to Nursing, Physiotherapy or Occupational Therapy. IELTS 5.5 minimum overall with minimum of 5.0 in all subskills for students aiming to progress to Pharmacy. IELTS 6.0 minimum overall with minimum of 6.0 in all subskills for students aiming to progress to Speech and Language Therapy.

Age requirements: 16 years and above

All students must be 16 years old by the time they start their INTO UEA course and turn 17 years old by 15 September of the year they start their degree at UEA.

Academic requirements:

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

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

Are you top of your class? At INTO University of East Anglia, we are committed to awarding gifted 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 towards your tuition fees.

If you can’t see a scholarship that applies to you, keep checking back – this page is regularly updated with the latest information.


Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
2 October 2023 23 August 2024 4 Terms
View Term dates
*
8 July 2024 30 May 2025 4 Terms
View Term dates
*

Class information

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 17
Course Delivery Method On-Campus
Class duration:
  • English classes per week: 6-8 hours
  • Subject module classes per week: 15-19 hours
  • Average total per week: 22-23 hours

Classes are held Monday to Friday between 8.30am-6.30pm, excluding bank holidays.


Where will it take me?

This course leads to the following degrees:
Featured progression degree
INTO students and teacher with wires

As the world reacts to the impacts of climate change, the need for engineers with expertise in wind turbines, nuclear power stations and biofuels becomes increasingly important.

Prepare for a career in the sector with a degree which has been developed in partnership with the East of England Energy Group.

You’ll gain a solid understanding of engineering as a subject area, before tailoring your course and going on to focus on energy. You’ll enjoy regular site visits, receive guest lectures from professional engineers and have the opportunity to gain experience through placements.


What will I study?

All students complete modules tailored to your chosen degree subjects.

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed in each module. Assessment is designed to help you build on your success and meet the requirements for entry to the first year of a degree. Grades from the International Foundation programme do not count towards the final degree but they help the University assess your abilities in your chosen field of study.

You are assessed by a combination of examination and course work, which may include:

  • essays
  • reports
  • practicals
  • exercises
  • group and individual research projects
  • portfolios
  • oral presentations
  • seminar discussions
  • class tests
  • problem solving exercises
INTO UEA student Sofia, from Colombia
Please select your course delivery method with the toggle below.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

IELTS 4.5 overall (with a minimum of 4.5 in Writing and Reading and no less than 4.0 in other subskills) or equivalent. IELTS 5.5 minimum overall with minimum of 5.5 in all subskills for students aiming to progress to Nursing, Physiotherapy or Occupational Therapy. IELTS 5.5 minimum overall with minimum of 5.0 in all subskills for students aiming to progress to Pharmacy. IELTS 6.0 minimum overall with minimum of 6.0 in all subskills for students aiming to progress to Speech and Language Therapy.

Age requirements: 16 years and above

All students must be 16 years old by the time they start their INTO UEA course and turn 17 years old by 15 September of the year they start their degree at UEA.

Academic requirements:

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

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

Are you top of your class? At INTO University of East Anglia, we are committed to awarding gifted 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 towards your tuition fees.

If you can’t see a scholarship that applies to you, keep checking back – this page is regularly updated with the latest information.

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
11 July 2022 2 June 2023 4 Terms
View Term dates
GBP £20,545

Class information

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 17
Course Delivery Method On-Campus
Class duration:
  • English classes per week: 6-8 hours
  • Subject module classes per week: 15-19 hours
  • Average total per week: 22-23 hours

Classes are held Monday to Friday between 8.30am-6.30pm, excluding bank holidays.

Where will it take me?

This course leads to the following degrees:
Featured progression degree
INTO students and teacher with wires

As the world reacts to the impacts of climate change, the need for engineers with expertise in wind turbines, nuclear power stations and biofuels becomes increasingly important.

Prepare for a career in the sector with a degree which has been developed in partnership with the East of England Energy Group.

You’ll gain a solid understanding of engineering as a subject area, before tailoring your course and going on to focus on energy. You’ll enjoy regular site visits, receive guest lectures from professional engineers and have the opportunity to gain experience through placements.

What will I study?

All students complete modules tailored to your chosen degree subjects.

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed in each module. Assessment is designed to help you build on your success and meet the requirements for entry to the first year of a degree. Grades from the International Foundation programme do not count towards the final degree but they help the University assess your abilities in your chosen field of study.

You are assessed by a combination of examination and course work, which may include:

  • essays
  • reports
  • practicals
  • exercises
  • group and individual research projects
  • portfolios
  • oral presentations
  • seminar discussions
  • class tests
  • problem solving exercises
INTO UEA student Sofia, from Colombia
Please select your course delivery method with the toggle below.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

IELTS 5.0 (with a minimum of 5.0 in Writing and Reading and 4.5 in all other subskills) or equivalent. IELTS 6.0 minimum overall with minimum of 6.0 in all subskills for students aiming to progress to Nursing, Physiotherapy or Occupational Therapy. IELTS 6.0 minimum overall with minimum of 5.5 in all subskills for students aiming to progress to Pharmacy. IELTS 6.5 minimum overall with minimum of 6.5 in all subskills for students aiming to progress to Speech and Language Therapy.

Age requirements: 16 years and above

All students must be 16 years old by the time they start their INTO UEA course and turn 17 years old by 15 September of the year they start their degree at UEA.

Academic requirements:

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

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

Are you top of your class? At INTO University of East Anglia, we are committed to awarding gifted 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 towards your tuition fees.

If you can’t see a scholarship that applies to you, keep checking back – this page is regularly updated with the latest information.

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
26 September 2022 2 June 2023 3 Terms
View Term dates
GBP £18,445
9 January 2023 25 August 2023 3 Terms
View Term dates
GBP £18,445

Class information

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 17
Course Delivery Method On-Campus
Class duration:
  • English classes per week: 6-8 hours
  • Subject module classes per week: 15-19 hours
  • Average total per week: 22-23 hours

Classes are held Monday to Friday between 8.30am-6.30pm, excluding bank holidays.

Where will it take me?

This course leads to the following degrees:
Featured progression degree
INTO students and teacher with wires

As the world reacts to the impacts of climate change, the need for engineers with expertise in wind turbines, nuclear power stations and biofuels becomes increasingly important.

Prepare for a career in the sector with a degree which has been developed in partnership with the East of England Energy Group.

You’ll gain a solid understanding of engineering as a subject area, before tailoring your course and going on to focus on energy. You’ll enjoy regular site visits, receive guest lectures from professional engineers and have the opportunity to gain experience through placements.

What will I study?

All students complete modules tailored to your chosen degree subjects.

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed in each module. Assessment is designed to help you build on your success and meet the requirements for entry to the first year of a degree. Grades from the International Foundation programme do not count towards the final degree but they help the University assess your abilities in your chosen field of study.

You are assessed by a combination of examination and course work, which may include:

  • essays
  • reports
  • practicals
  • exercises
  • group and individual research projects
  • portfolios
  • oral presentations
  • seminar discussions
  • class tests
  • problem solving exercises
INTO UEA student Sofia, from Colombia

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

IELTS 4.5 overall (with a minimum of 4.5 in Writing and Reading and no less than 4.0 in other subskills) or equivalent. IELTS 5.5 minimum overall with minimum of 5.5 in all subskills for students aiming to progress to Nursing, Physiotherapy or Occupational Therapy. IELTS 5.5 minimum overall with minimum of 5.0 in all subskills for students aiming to progress to Pharmacy. IELTS 6.0 minimum overall with minimum of 6.0 in all subskills for students aiming to progress to Speech and Language Therapy.

Age requirements: 16 years and above

All students must be 16 years old by the time they start their INTO UEA course and turn 17 years old by 15 September of the year they start their degree at UEA.

Academic requirements:

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

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

Are you top of your class? At INTO University of East Anglia, we are committed to awarding gifted 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 towards your tuition fees.

If you can’t see a scholarship that applies to you, keep checking back – this page is regularly updated with the latest information.

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
3 October 2022 25 August 2023 4 Terms
View Term dates
GBP £20,545
10 July 2023 31 May 2024 4 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): 17
Course Delivery Method On-Campus
Class duration:
  • English classes per week: 6-8 hours
  • Subject module classes per week: 15-19 hours
  • Average total per week: 22-23 hours

Classes are held Monday to Friday between 8.30am-6.30pm, excluding bank holidays.

Where will it take me?

This course leads to the following degrees:
Featured progression degree
INTO students and teacher with wires

As the world reacts to the impacts of climate change, the need for engineers with expertise in wind turbines, nuclear power stations and biofuels becomes increasingly important.

Prepare for a career in the sector with a degree which has been developed in partnership with the East of England Energy Group.

You’ll gain a solid understanding of engineering as a subject area, before tailoring your course and going on to focus on energy. You’ll enjoy regular site visits, receive guest lectures from professional engineers and have the opportunity to gain experience through placements.

What will I study?

All students complete modules tailored to your chosen degree subjects.

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed in each module. Assessment is designed to help you build on your success and meet the requirements for entry to the first year of a degree. Grades from the International Foundation programme do not count towards the final degree but they help the University assess your abilities in your chosen field of study.

You are assessed by a combination of examination and course work, which may include:

  • essays
  • reports
  • practicals
  • exercises
  • group and individual research projects
  • portfolios
  • oral presentations
  • seminar discussions
  • class tests
  • problem solving exercises
INTO UEA student Sofia, from Colombia
Please select your course delivery method with the toggle below.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

IELTS 5.0 (with a minimum of 5.0 in Writing and Reading and 4.5 in all other subskills) or equivalent. IELTS 6.0 minimum overall with minimum of 6.0 in all subskills for students aiming to progress to Nursing, Physiotherapy or Occupational Therapy. IELTS 6.0 minimum overall with minimum of 5.5 in all subskills for students aiming to progress to Pharmacy. IELTS 6.5 minimum overall with minimum of 6.5 in all subskills for students aiming to progress to Speech and Language Therapy.

Age requirements: 16 years and above

All students must be 16 years old by the time they start their INTO UEA course and turn 17 years old by 15 September of the year they start their degree at UEA.

Academic requirements:

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

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

Are you top of your class? At INTO University of East Anglia, we are committed to awarding gifted 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 towards your tuition fees.

If you can’t see a scholarship that applies to you, keep checking back – this page is regularly updated with the latest information.

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
25 September 2023 31 May 2024 3 Terms
View Term dates
*
8 January 2024 23 August 2024 3 Terms
View Term dates
*

Class information

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 17
Course Delivery Method On-Campus
Class duration:
  • English classes per week: 6-8 hours
  • Subject module classes per week: 15-19 hours
  • Average total per week: 22-23 hours

Classes are held Monday to Friday between 8.30am-6.30pm, excluding bank holidays.

Where will it take me?

This course leads to the following degrees:
Featured progression degree
INTO students and teacher with wires

As the world reacts to the impacts of climate change, the need for engineers with expertise in wind turbines, nuclear power stations and biofuels becomes increasingly important.

Prepare for a career in the sector with a degree which has been developed in partnership with the East of England Energy Group.

You’ll gain a solid understanding of engineering as a subject area, before tailoring your course and going on to focus on energy. You’ll enjoy regular site visits, receive guest lectures from professional engineers and have the opportunity to gain experience through placements.

What will I study?

All students complete modules tailored to your chosen degree subjects.

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed in each module. Assessment is designed to help you build on your success and meet the requirements for entry to the first year of a degree. Grades from the International Foundation programme do not count towards the final degree but they help the University assess your abilities in your chosen field of study.

You are assessed by a combination of examination and course work, which may include:

  • essays
  • reports
  • practicals
  • exercises
  • group and individual research projects
  • portfolios
  • oral presentations
  • seminar discussions
  • class tests
  • problem solving exercises
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How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

IELTS 4.5 overall (with a minimum of 4.5 in Writing and Reading and no less than 4.0 in other subskills) or equivalent. IELTS 5.5 minimum overall with minimum of 5.5 in all subskills for students aiming to progress to Nursing, Physiotherapy or Occupational Therapy. IELTS 5.5 minimum overall with minimum of 5.0 in all subskills for students aiming to progress to Pharmacy. IELTS 6.0 minimum overall with minimum of 6.0 in all subskills for students aiming to progress to Speech and Language Therapy.

Age requirements: 16 years and above

All students must be 16 years old by the time they start their INTO UEA course and turn 17 years old by 15 September of the year they start their degree at UEA.

Academic requirements:

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

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Scholarships

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

If you can’t see a scholarship that applies to you, keep checking back – this page is regularly updated with the latest information.

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
2 October 2023 23 August 2024 4 Terms
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Class information

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 17
Course Delivery Method On-Campus
Class duration:
  • English classes per week: 6-8 hours
  • Subject module classes per week: 15-19 hours
  • Average total per week: 22-23 hours

Classes are held Monday to Friday between 8.30am-6.30pm, excluding bank holidays.

Where will it take me?

This course leads to the following degrees:
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You’ll gain a solid understanding of engineering as a subject area, before tailoring your course and going on to focus on energy. You’ll enjoy regular site visits, receive guest lectures from professional engineers and have the opportunity to gain experience through placements.

What will I study?

All students complete modules tailored to your chosen degree subjects.

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed in each module. Assessment is designed to help you build on your success and meet the requirements for entry to the first year of a degree. Grades from the International Foundation programme do not count towards the final degree but they help the University assess your abilities in your chosen field of study.

You are assessed by a combination of examination and course work, which may include:

  • essays
  • reports
  • practicals
  • exercises
  • group and individual research projects
  • portfolios
  • oral presentations
  • seminar discussions
  • class tests
  • problem solving exercises
INTO UEA student Sofia, from Colombia
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