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International Foundation Year*

International Foundation Year*

UCAS code: N/A

Year of entry: 2019

UCAS Tariff: N/A

Duration: 1YR (FT)

Institution code: G53

Location: Wrexham

The International Foundation Year is an intensive full-time, two-semester pathway programme designed to provide international students with supportive access into undergraduate degree programmes at Wrexham Glyndŵr University. The course, with up to 25 hours guided tuition per week has been designed by qualified and experienced language lecturers in collaboration with the University’s specialist departments offering highly rated programmes with a Silver Award for their teaching. Tuition takes place in modules through seminars, tutorials and lectures – giving students a good preparation for their future studies and involving a variety of delivery modes. Part of the language lessons are taught in our language laboratory, and they cover a wide variety of language and culture related aspects. The average group size is 10-20 participants, and lessons usually run between 9 am and 4 pm, Monday-Friday.


The pathway programme is offered in four subject areas:


International Foundation Year (Art & Design)

International Foundation Year (Business)

International Foundation Year (Computing)

International Foundation Year (Engineering)


The course has been created for students who have completed a 12-year school system and need to bridge both the required academic entry standards into their undergraduate degree programme and to upgrade and enhance their skills and knowledge of English to satisfy the University’s entry criteria in English.


*Subject to re-validation As part of its continuous quality assurance and enhancement, the University has new and updated courses in development. The details of these courses are in the process of being finalised and are awaiting their turn in the approval cycle, known as the ‘validation’ process. As soon as the programmes are validated the details of the course will be confirmed. The majority of new courses that are still ‘subject to validation’ are approved by their validation process; however, this is not guaranteed and should the course not go ahead as planned, or be significantly amended, you will be informed by the university and assistance will be provided to those who have been offered a place to find a suitable alternative course either at Wrexham Glyndwr University or at another provider.

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