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International Foundation Year in Sciences Life Sciences and the Environment (2 Semesters), Leading to Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Geology Study Group - Royal Holloway University of London International Study Centre Study Group - Royal Holloway University of London International Study Centre, UK

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GBP 18100

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*Subject to change and other fees
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 Free

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45 months

Duration

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5

IELTS

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55%

Min GPA

Program Overview

International Foundation Year in Sciences Life Sciences and the Environment
The international Foundation Year in Sciences Life Sciences and the Environment is designed to prepare you for the first year of your undergraduate degree at Royal Holloway. This is a fast-paced, three-term foundation programme, specifically designed for international students interested in beginning their international education journey.

What you will study
The programme consists of core and optional modules. Core modules will improve your academic and English language skills, and optional modules will teach you more about your chosen progression degree.

Once you have successfully completed your International Foundation Year and achieved the required progression grades, you will be well-equipped to start your undergraduate degree at Royal Holloway.

Leading to: Geology BSc (Hons)

To understand the physical Earth and the dynamic processes that continue to alter and change our environment it is important to understand the geology of our planet.

  • BSc Geology combines disciplines including chemistry, physics, maths, and geography to fully comprehend the past, present, and future of our planet
  • We offer a broad range of optional courses to allow you to tailor your degree to your own learning interests
  • You’ll study a hands-on degree with over 60 days of fieldwork both in the UK and overseas and over 60% of timetabled study time taken up by hands on practical classes
  • Study in a department consistently ranked among the top 10 in the country and home to an inspiring research culture that informs our teaching
  • Take advantage of our flexible degree programmes, which provide you the opportunity to take a placement year studying abroad, working, volunteering, or all three

Field trips

Fieldwork is the glue that brings together all aspects of the taught programme in Earth Sciences, as well as providing a chance for staff and students to get to know each other. The fieldwork programme is designed to provide progressive training over years 1 and 2 in preparation for fieldwork associated with year 3 dissertation projects, involving either geological mapping or environmental data collection.

The fieldwork programme includes year 1 trips to Devon, Pembrokeshire, Charnwood Forest, and Oxfordshire, year 2 trips to Scotland, Almeria, Southwest England, and for Independent Mapping, and year 3 has a trip to either Tenerife or Cyprus.

  • Combine disciplines including chemistry, physics, maths and geography.
  • Choose from a broad range of optional courses to tailor your learning to your own interests.
  • Benefit from a pioneering research culture.
  • Enjoy fieldwork opportunities in the UK and overseas.
  • An ideal preparation for a wide range of employment both inside and outside the subject area.

From time to time, we make changes to our courses to improve the student and learning experience. If we make a significant change to your chosen course, we’ll let you know as soon as possible.

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Additional Information

Program Level Undergraduate Pathway

College/University Processing Time 30 Days

Program Format Full-Time

Post-Study Work Visa (PSWV) work permit

Program Intake

Open

Sep 2024

Closed

Jan 2024, Nov 2023

General Admission Requirement

    Academic Requirement

    • Minimum Level of Education Required: To be accepted for this program, students must have Standard XII Higher Secondary Certificate.

     

    5 IELTS Score
    51 PTE Score Minimum Overall Score
    55% CGPA Minimum Overall Score

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    Tuition Fee

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    Average Tuition Fee Per Year

    18100

    Tuition Fee
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     Free

    Application Fee
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    12006 Per year

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