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International Graduate Studies Preparation Program Research Track

Pre-Master
6 months
Duration
24000 USD/full
24000 USD/full
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Tuition fee
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About

The International Graduate Studies Preparation Program Research Track at University of California, Irvine (UCI) offers UCI academic credit courses to help students show their strengths in their chosen specialized areas and/or fulfill the pre-requisites that may be required and accepted by the future graduate program.

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Overview

Enroll in the  International Graduate Studies Preparation Program Research Track at  University of California, Irvine (UCI)  to experience U.S. university-level courses and/or to fulfill the pre-requisites for application to a graduate degree program.

Benefits

  • Expert guidance on U.S. graduate school selection and assistance with the application process
  • Intensive test preparation courses to improve scores on the GRE, GMAT, TOEFL & IELTS
  • Special admission conditions to partner schools and access to exclusive graduate recruitment fairs
  • Academic research skills training and networking opportunities across a variety of disciplines
  • Graduate Preparation Seminar that provides students smooth transition into rigorous graduate culture at a top university
  • Comprehensive academic support and individualized advising
  • Enhanced CV that will include a professional certificate through our Accelerated Certificate Programs or UCI coursework, plus volunteer and gain real work experience through an internship
  • Intensive Academic English support, including coursework and tutoring in English, American culture, and academic university study skills
  • Intercultural conversation experiences with current UCI students who will meet in one-on-one or group conversational settings
  • Access to career-related services, including Internship and Optional Practical Training (OPT) advising
  • Social events and excursions with other international and American students

Programme Structure

First Quarter

  • UCI Major / General Education  Academic Courses
  • One IGSPP Research Elective Course

Second Quarter

  • UCI Major / General Education  Academic Courses
  • One IGSPP Research Elective Course 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 6 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

The application deadline is 1 month prior to the program start date. Applications received after the deadline will be considered on a space-available basis.

Language

English

Credits

24 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
3

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The Completed IGSPP APPLICATION with a non-refundable $200 application fee
  • Copies of all of your current official academic transcripts to prove your completion of at least three years of college education and to meet the minimum GPA requirement of 3.0 (or equivalent)
  • Copy of your current passport page that shows your photo
  • Copies of your or your sponsor’s financial statements (e.g., checking or savings accounts) that meets our financial requirements for a 6- or 9-month I-20 issuance:
  • Employment history details or resume, if available
  • Copies of English proficiency proof that meet any of the following minimum test scores:

Tuition Fee

  • International

    24000 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 24000 USD for the full programme and a duration of 6 months.
  • National

    24000 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 24000 USD for the full programme and a duration of 6 months.
  • 6 months: $24,000  USD
  • 9 months: $29,800 USD

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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International Graduate Studies Preparation Program Research Track
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University of California, Irvine (UCI)

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