Science, Engineering and Computing International Foundation Year (For progression to Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam)

Science, Engineering and Computing International Foundation Year (For progression to Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam)

Secondary (high) school diploma
12 months
Processing time: 30 days
Full-time
Intakes: September
International tuition: €17,500

Program overview

This three-term programme comprises core and subject-related modules designed to prepare you for undergraduate study in Holland. These modules will develop your academic skills, English language, employability skills and subject knowledge and prepare you for an English-taught degree in the field of science, engineering and computing.

Studying in small classes for 16 hours per week, plus 20 hours of self-study per week, you will be thoroughly prepared to enter your chosen degree at one of our partner universities.

Study options

This program can be done
On campus

Requirements

Exams:

  • IELTS
  • TOEFL iBT

Generally, you need:

  • Good high school graduation grades or equivalent academic study
  • Students need to have GCSE grade C or above in Physics and GCSE grade A in Maths
  • Science, Engineering and Computing Pathway - Engineering Route: Physics is required subject with Grade C equivalent (equivalent grades will be noted below in markets). If Physics has been studied year 11 only, than a Life Science (grade C equivalent) is required in final year for progression onto the BSc Mechanical Engineering

To be aged 17 or older

English: 

  • IELTS 5.0 overall (5.0 in Writing, 4.5 in all components)
  • TOEFL Overall 35. Subskills W - 14, S - 12, L - 3, R - 3
  • TOEIC (600)

See country specific requirements

Career opportunities

Once you successfully complete your programme and achieve the required academic grades, you can progress to selected degrees at one of the following universities: 

  • Hanze University of Applied Sciences
  • Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

Campus location

Amsterdam , Netherlands

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