6 months
14130 GBP/full
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The Environmental Consultancy - Master's Foundation Programme (MFP) at ONCAMPUS Southampton is a 2, 3 or 4-term programme, with guaranteed progression to a wide range of Master’s degrees at the University of Southampton. 

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This programme is designed to prepare international students for postgraduate study in the UK. The Environmental Consultancy - Master's Foundation Programme (MFP) at ONCAMPUS Southampton will allow you to improve your English while learning the study skills and research methods that you will need during your Master's degree studies. Depending on the length of your programme, you may also study academic modules relating to your chosen progression route.

How long will I study for?

Each term consists of seven to eight teaching weeks, one reading week, and an assessment week. The weekly hours of study varies by term with students on average studying around 18-23 (and up to 25) hours per week.

English Language forms up to six hours of your timetable, is compulsory for students who are below the required level for progression, and will be integrated into the teaching of academic subjects as well as being taught separately if you need additional support. Students who are at or above the required English level for progression are likely to follow a reduced timetable. Students will be expected to timetable self-study hours in addition to the classroom-based hours.

How will I be assessed?

Each module will have an assessment schedule, which will be completed by the end of the appropriate term. Assessments will be designed to demonstrate learning across the individual modules of the programme and to allow you to experience a wide range of the assessment methods used in UK postgraduate programmes. 

Assessments will include coursework, essays, reports and other structured assignments, oral examination and unseen written examinations. 

Programme Structure

What will I study

  • You will study two core units (a research project and postgraduate skills development), plus English language.
  • You will also study two additional academic subject units, relating to your intended progression degree on the three-term MFP.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 6 months

Start dates & application deadlines


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Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • IELTS: 6.5 overall. 60% overall. Cognate degree requirements: Environmental Sciences, Geography, Zoology, Oceanography, Biology, Geology, Physics.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14130 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14130 GBP for the full programme during 6 months.

Tuitions vary between £14130 and £26,195 depending on your chosen pathway and length of programme

Living costs for Southampton

697 - 1093 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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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