Exeter International Foundation

Prepare for direct entry to Year 1 of an undergraduate degree at the University of Exeter in subject areas ranging from accounting, business and management to biological and environmental sciences, computer science, engineering and humanities.

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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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Your course options

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Please select your course delivery method with the toggle below.
Develop both your academic knowledge and English language skills in this accelerated progamme delivered over a shorter timeframe than our standard programme.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

IELTS 6.0 (with a minimum of 5.5 in all subskills) or equivalent

Age requirements: 16 years and above

All students must be 17 by the end of their academic year of study, no later than 31 August.

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 Exeter, 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.


Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
28 March 2022 26 August 2022 2 Terms
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£18,995

Class information

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 17
Course Delivery Method On-Campus
Class duration:
  • English classes per week: 8-10 hours
  • Subject module classes per week: 12-16 hours
  • Tutorial classes per week: 1-2 hours
  • Average total per week: 24-25 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:

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 both formative and summative, designed not simply to pass or fail students, but to help you build on our success and meet the requirements for entry to the the first year of a degree. Marks from the 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 examinations and coursework, which may include:

  • essays
  • reports
  • practical exercises
  • group and individual research projects
  • portfolios
  • oral presentations
  • seminar discussions
  • class tests
  • problem solving exercises

Through formative assessments, you'll receive feedback on your performance which will enable you to improve before the final summative assessments.

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 (with a minimum of 4.5 in writing and no less than 4.0 in all other subskills) or equivalent.

Age requirements: 16 years and above

All students must be 17 by the end of their academic year of study, no later than 31 August.

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 Exeter, 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.


Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
27 June 2022 9 June 2023 4 Terms
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*

*All students who confirm their offer on or before 31 January 2021 will pay the 2020/2021 price as per their existing offer letter. After 31 January 2021, where tuition fees have increased, all current offers will be reissued and students will receive a new offer with the new 2021/2022 pricing.


Class information

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 17
Course Delivery Method On-Campus
Class duration:
  • English classes per week: 8-10 hours
  • Subject module classes per week: 12-16 hours
  • Tutorial classes per week: 1-2 hours
  • Average total per week: 24-25 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:

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 both formative and summative, designed not simply to pass or fail students, but to help you build on our success and meet the requirements for entry to the the first year of a degree. Marks from the 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 examinations and coursework, which may include:

  • essays
  • reports
  • practical exercises
  • group and individual research projects
  • portfolios
  • oral presentations
  • seminar discussions
  • class tests
  • problem solving exercises

Through formative assessments, you'll receive feedback on your performance which will enable you to improve before the final summative assessments.

Please select your course delivery method with the toggle below.
Develop both your academic knowledge and English language skills in this accelerated progamme delivered over a shorter timeframe than our standard programme.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

IELTS 6.0 (with a minimum of 5.5 in all subskills) or equivalent

Age requirements: 16 years and above

All students must be 17 by the end of their academic year of study, no later than 31 August.

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 Exeter, 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.


Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
27 March 2023 1 September 2023 2 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: 8-10 hours
  • Subject module classes per week: 12-16 hours
  • Tutorial classes per week: 1-2 hours
  • Average total per week: 24-25 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:

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 both formative and summative, designed not simply to pass or fail students, but to help you build on our success and meet the requirements for entry to the the first year of a degree. Marks from the 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 examinations and coursework, which may include:

  • essays
  • reports
  • practical exercises
  • group and individual research projects
  • portfolios
  • oral presentations
  • seminar discussions
  • class tests
  • problem solving exercises

Through formative assessments, you'll receive feedback on your performance which will enable you to improve before the final summative assessments.

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 no less than 4.5 in all other subskills) or equivalent

Age requirements: 16 years and above

All students must be 17 by the end of their academic year of study, no later than 31 August.

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 Exeter, 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.


Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
19 September 2022 9 June 2023 3 Terms
View Term dates
*
9 January 2023 1 September 2023 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: 8-10 hours
  • Subject module classes per week: 12-16 hours
  • Tutorial classes per week: 1-2 hours
  • Average total per week: 24-25 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:

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 both formative and summative, designed not simply to pass or fail students, but to help you build on our success and meet the requirements for entry to the the first year of a degree. Marks from the 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 examinations and coursework, which may include:

  • essays
  • reports
  • practical exercises
  • group and individual research projects
  • portfolios
  • oral presentations
  • seminar discussions
  • class tests
  • problem solving exercises

Through formative assessments, you'll receive feedback on your performance which will enable you to improve before the final summative assessments.

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 (with a minimum of 4.5 in writing and no less than 4.0 in all other subskills) or equivalent.

Age requirements: 16 years and above

All students must be 17 by the end of their academic year of study, no later than 31 August.

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 Exeter, 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.


Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
3 October 2022 1 September 2023 4 Terms
View Term dates
£23,645
26 June 2023 7 June 2024 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: 8-10 hours
  • Subject module classes per week: 12-16 hours
  • Tutorial classes per week: 1-2 hours
  • Average total per week: 24-25 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:

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 both formative and summative, designed not simply to pass or fail students, but to help you build on our success and meet the requirements for entry to the the first year of a degree. Marks from the 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 examinations and coursework, which may include:

  • essays
  • reports
  • practical exercises
  • group and individual research projects
  • portfolios
  • oral presentations
  • seminar discussions
  • class tests
  • problem solving exercises

Through formative assessments, you'll receive feedback on your performance which will enable you to improve before the final summative assessments.

Please select your course delivery method with the toggle below.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

IELTS 6.0 (with a minimum of 5.5 in all subskills) or equivalent

Age requirements: 16 years and above

All students must be 17 by the end of their academic year of study, no later than 31 August.

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 Exeter, 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.

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
28 March 2022 26 August 2022 2 Terms
View Term dates
£18,995

Class information

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 17
Course Delivery Method On-Campus
Class duration:
  • English classes per week: 8-10 hours
  • Subject module classes per week: 12-16 hours
  • Tutorial classes per week: 1-2 hours
  • Average total per week: 24-25 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:

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 both formative and summative, designed not simply to pass or fail students, but to help you build on our success and meet the requirements for entry to the the first year of a degree. Marks from the 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 examinations and coursework, which may include:

  • essays
  • reports
  • practical exercises
  • group and individual research projects
  • portfolios
  • oral presentations
  • seminar discussions
  • class tests
  • problem solving exercises

Through formative assessments, you'll receive feedback on your performance which will enable you to improve before the final summative assessments.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

IELTS 4.5 (with a minimum of 4.5 in writing and no less than 4.0 in all other subskills) or equivalent.

Age requirements: 16 years and above

All students must be 17 by the end of their academic year of study, no later than 31 August.

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 Exeter, 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.

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
27 June 2022 9 June 2023 4 Terms
View Term dates
*

*All students who confirm their offer on or before 31 January 2021 will pay the 2020/2021 price as per their existing offer letter. After 31 January 2021, where tuition fees have increased, all current offers will be reissued and students will receive a new offer with the new 2021/2022 pricing.

Class information

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 17
Course Delivery Method On-Campus
Class duration:
  • English classes per week: 8-10 hours
  • Subject module classes per week: 12-16 hours
  • Tutorial classes per week: 1-2 hours
  • Average total per week: 24-25 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:

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 both formative and summative, designed not simply to pass or fail students, but to help you build on our success and meet the requirements for entry to the the first year of a degree. Marks from the 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 examinations and coursework, which may include:

  • essays
  • reports
  • practical exercises
  • group and individual research projects
  • portfolios
  • oral presentations
  • seminar discussions
  • class tests
  • problem solving exercises

Through formative assessments, you'll receive feedback on your performance which will enable you to improve before the final summative assessments.

Please select your course delivery method with the toggle below.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

IELTS 6.0 (with a minimum of 5.5 in all subskills) or equivalent

Age requirements: 16 years and above

All students must be 17 by the end of their academic year of study, no later than 31 August.

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 Exeter, 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.

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
27 March 2023 1 September 2023 2 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: 8-10 hours
  • Subject module classes per week: 12-16 hours
  • Tutorial classes per week: 1-2 hours
  • Average total per week: 24-25 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:

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 both formative and summative, designed not simply to pass or fail students, but to help you build on our success and meet the requirements for entry to the the first year of a degree. Marks from the 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 examinations and coursework, which may include:

  • essays
  • reports
  • practical exercises
  • group and individual research projects
  • portfolios
  • oral presentations
  • seminar discussions
  • class tests
  • problem solving exercises

Through formative assessments, you'll receive feedback on your performance which will enable you to improve before the final summative assessments.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

IELTS 5.0 (with a minimum of 5.0 in writing and no less than 4.5 in all other subskills) or equivalent

Age requirements: 16 years and above

All students must be 17 by the end of their academic year of study, no later than 31 August.

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 Exeter, 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.

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
19 September 2022 9 June 2023 3 Terms
View Term dates
*
9 January 2023 1 September 2023 3 Terms
View Term dates
*
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