Pre-Bachelors Degree (International Foundation Year)

Equivalent to 

A level

Duration

9 Months

Fees

$ 1500

Admission

Admission Requirements

O Level/SSC Pass

Students must also meet the English language entry requirements of studying in English at secondary school level

Course Overview

International Foundation Diploma is a One year Pre-University Course that prepares O-level/SSC passed students for entry into Foreign University. Students who completing this qualification will directly enter into the first year of university without needing A-Levels/HSC.

With agreements in place with over 70 universities across the globe, students’ can progress with confidence to a higher education course for further study.

International Universities focus on the basic skills a student should have before undertaking a Bachelors course. Hence this internationally accepted British Foundation Diploma focuses on building research, report writing, communication skills land an introduction to the specialization a student wishes to study at Bachelors.

Course Structure

Candidates must pass all core Units and two elective Units to be awarded the Pre-University Foundation certificate. Students can select the two electives for specialization in computer science, business, engineering, health sciences and higher finance.

The qualification consists of six core units:

  • Developing English Language Skills – This module helps students to develop English language skills to be able to communicate effectively beyond simple everyday contexts. It aims to improve one’s reading, writing, listening and speaking and enables student to acquire a broad range of knowledge which can be used to confidently and effectively communicate in English. It guides students through Intermediate and Upper Intermediate levels of English language study.
  • Advanced English Language Skills – This module enables a student to put into practice the language acquired and develop this into an advanced user of English. Students will make extensive use of the four skills of speaking, reading, listening and writing, as well as extending the knowledge of complex grammar and advanced vocabulary.
  • English for Academic Purposes – This module helps students to develop the understanding and use of key linguistic skills where necessary to engage effectively in an academic environment.
  • Study and Communication Skills – This module equips students with the essential study skills needed to succeed at university level. Students will learn the basic skills necessary to conduct independent research, write academic papers, give formal oral presentations and apply what has been taught during lectures to your studies.
  • Culture Studies – This module enables students to gain awareness and an increased understanding of other cultures. Students will learn about various features of a foreign country and its culture, with a particular focus on student life and studying abroad.
  • Foundation Mathematics – This module builds upon student’s knowledge of mathematics whilst introducing new topics appropriate across a range of academic disciplines and for their future career.

Six core units plus

  • Introduction to Business – This module provides an introduction to the purpose, types and organisation of businesses. Students become familiar with a range of business concepts such as basic marketing practices.
  • Introduction to Accounting and Economics – This module introduces the key principles of accounting and economics. Students become accustomed to concepts such as market structures and monetary policy and also learn how to produce simple financial statements.

Six core units plus

  • Introduction to Computer Science – This module provides a basic introduction to a range of IT topics including organisation of a computer system, the relationship between hardware and software, applications of computers, databases, networking (with a focus on the Internet), graphics and multimedia.
  • Introduction to Programming – This module exposes students to extensive practical use of the modern programming language Visual Basic, to illustrate the classic programming principles of sequencing, selection and iteration in the context of object-oriented computer programming.

Six core units plus

  • Introduction to Accounting and Economics – This module introduces the key principles of accounting and economics. Students become accustomed to concepts such as market structures and monetary policy and also learn how to produce simple financial statements.
  • Further Mathematics – This module provides students with an understanding of different mathematical concepts and ideas, building on the work covered in the Foundation Mathematics module. It will allow students to develop further algebraic techniques on a broad range of mathematical topics, building towards area often seen and used in university courses.

Six core units plus

  • Further Mathematics – This module provides students with an understanding of different mathematical concepts and ideas, building on the work covered in the Foundation Mathematics module. It will allow students to develop further algebraic techniques on a broad range of mathematical topics, building towards area often seen and used in university courses.
  • Physics – This module equips students with a fundamental background of the principles of physics. It focuses on Newton’s mechanics, electrostatics and electrodynamics. The principles of thermal physics and magnetism are also introduced.

Six core units plus

  • Physics – This module equips students with a fundamental background of the principles of physics. It focuses on Newton’s mechanics, electrostatics and electrodynamics. The principles of thermal physics and magnetism are also introduced.
  • Chemistry – This module enables you to gain an understanding of the three main branches of chemistry: inorganic, physical and organic. Theoretical concepts will be illustrated using several practical laboratory sessions.

Six core units plus

  • Biology – This module introduces the fundamental ideas of how the human body works. Starting with the cell as the building blocks of life and the looking at each of the major body systems. The purpose of this to give the underpinning knowledge which will prepare students to study health related subjects at higher levels.
  • Chemistry – This module enables you to gain an understanding of the three main branches of chemistry: inorganic, physical and organic. Theoretical concepts will be illustrated using several practical laboratory sessions.

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University Progression by country

NCC Education has agreements with over 70 universities in many countries, including the UK, Australia, Canada and the USA. After completing the International Foundation Year students can progress to Year 1 of various courses in these universities. 

Australia

United Kingdom

United States of America

New Zealand

Guaranteed Entry

Universities that guarantee NCC Education students a place on their chosen course after successful completion of NCC Education qualifications.

  • Fraser International College
  • Lakehead University
  • Thompson Rivers University
  • York University

Berkeley College
Carroll University
Eastern Connecticut State University Heidelberg University
Humboldt State University
Southern Oregon University University of Idaho
University of North Alabama

  • Anglia Ruskin University
  • Arts University Bournemouth
  • Aston University
  • Birmingham City University
  • De Montfort University
  • Leicester Keele University
  • Kingston University London
  • Leeds Beckett University
  • Liverpool Hope University
  • Liverpool John Moores University
  • London Metropolitan University
  • Manchester Metropolitan University
  • Middlesex University London
  • Northumbria University
  • Nottingham Trent University
  • Oxford Brookes University
  • Sheffield Hallam University
  • Teeside University
  • University of Northampton
  • University Centre Croydon
  • University for the Creative Arts
  • University of Central Lancashire
  • University of Derby
  • University of Essex
  • University of Exeter
  • University of Gloucestershire
  • University of Greenwich
  • University of Leeds
  • University of Liverpool
  • University of London (International)
  • University of Nottingham
  • University of Plymouth
  • University of Sunderland
  • University of the West of England
  • (UWE Bristol)
  • University of Westminster
  • University of Worcester
  • University of York
  • CQUniversity
  • Deakin University
  • La Trobe University
  • Southern Cross University
  • Swinburne University of Technology
  • University of Canberra
  • Fraser International College
  • Lakehead University
  • Thompson Rivers University
  • York University

Berkeley College
Carroll University
Eastern Connecticut State University Heidelberg University
Humboldt State University
Southern Oregon University University of Idaho
University of North Alabama

  • Anglia Ruskin University
  • Arts University Bournemouth
  • Aston University
  • Birmingham City University
  • De Montfort University
  • Leicester Keele University
  • Kingston University London
  • Leeds Beckett University
  • Liverpool Hope University
  • Liverpool John Moores University
  • London Metropolitan University
  • Manchester Metropolitan University
  • Middlesex University London
  • Northumbria University
  • Nottingham Trent University
  • Oxford Brookes University
  • Sheffield Hallam University
  • Teeside University
  • University of Northampton
  • University Centre Croydon
  • University for the Creative Arts
  • University of Central Lancashire
  • University of Derby
  • University of Essex
  • University of Exeter
  • University of Gloucestershire
  • University of Greenwich
  • University of Leeds
  • University of Liverpool
  • University of London (International)
  • University of Nottingham
  • University of Plymouth
  • University of Sunderland
  • University of the West of England
  • (UWE Bristol)
  • University of Westminster
  • University of Worcester
  • University of York

Where are NCC Students in 2020

Students who have completed International Foundation Year in 2019 have achieved admission into reputed universities such as LSE UK, Simnon Fraser Canada, Monash University, Australia & many more. 

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Admission:

For admission please fill up the application form by clicking the apply now or call: 01302699881