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Southampton Solent University

Video and Streaming Technology with International Foundation Year

UCAS Code: VST5

Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

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4years

Full-time including foundation year | 2018

Would you like to improve your English language and academic skills before progressing onto a full undergraduate degree programme? This course aims to fully prepare those who speak English as a second language for full-time study on one of our degree programmes.

Part of a range of extended degree programmes for students whose first language is not English, this foundation year helps learners to reach a standard broadly equivalent to IELTS 6.0 overall (with a minimum of IELTS 5.5 in each language skill component) before starting undergraduate studies.

Solent University is proud to offer students a supportive learning environment. Face to face academic support is complemented by 24/7 access to our virtual learning environment. Students also benefit from access to our dedicated language centre, which offers a range of interactive resources designed to aid second language study.

Thinking of studying for a degree here in the UK? This foundation year will help you transition into academic life as smoothly as possible, improving your language, research and communication skills as you begin to learn about your chosen subject area.

The general and specialised language skills you develop during your course, along with valuable academic skills, will improve your employment prospects in the English-speaking world and ensure you can make the most of your undergraduate studies.

Our international foundation year is the perfect way to improve English language and academic skills ahead of a full undergraduate degree. Suitable candidates should be at a minimum of IELTS 4.5 before beginning the course.

On completion of this foundation year, you will progress onto the BSc (Hons) Video and Streaming Technology degree course.

Modules

Students study a total of 120 CATS points (equivalent to 60 ECTS) through six core units

*Business English Lower Intermediate
*Academic Skills for Undergraduate Study 1
*Business English Upper Intermediate
*Academic Skills for Undergraduate Study 3
*The UK Economy and Institutions
*Degree-related Portfolio

Assessment methods

You will be assessed through in-class tests, presentations, portfolio and assignment work. You must pass each language test component (reading, writing, listening and speaking) of the Academic Skills for Undergraduate Study 2 unit to pass the course overall.

Extra funding

Southampton Solent University offers a range of bursaries and scholarships that provide financial assistance or waive fees for tuition or accommodation. Each bursary or scholarship has specific eligibility criteria. Check out our bursaries and scholarships pages to find out more.

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