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International Foundation Year

International Foundation Year

UCAS code: N/A

Year of entry: 2021

UCAS Tariff: N/A

Duration: 1YR (FT)

Institution code: G53

Location: Wrexham

Wrexham Glyndŵr University is excited to be working with the highly regarded independent education provider, Malvern House International, to deliver a range of pre-degree pathway courses for international students. The courses will develop your English language skills and prepare you academically for university-level study.


By taking a pathway course you will be fully enrolled as a Glyndŵr student, giving you the benefit of on-campus accommodation and access to all University facilities and services. After completing the course, you will then be able to progress seamlessly to full degree-level study without having to apply for a new visa.


The International Foundation Year is an intensive 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 good preparation for their future studies and involving a variety of delivery modes. Language lessons cover a wide variety of language and culture related aspects with an 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)
  • International Foundation Year (Media and Creative Technology)


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.‌


Course dates 2021

October 4th


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