• Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 9 months
    Duration

About

Who is this programme designed for?

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

How long will I study for?

The duration of the programme is dependent on the number of terms studied (three, six or nine months). 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.

How will I be assessed?

Each module will have an assessment schedule, which will be completed by the end of the appropriate term, and will include formative and summative assignments and other assessment tasks. 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 normally include coursework, essays, reports and other structured assignments, oral examination and unseen written examinations.

Programme Structure

Modules included:

  • Organisations and Behaviour and Principles of Management
  • Principles of Management and Business Environment or Marketing 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 9 months
    • Duration description
      Course length: 1, 2 or 3 terms (3 to 9 months)
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

    Schedule IELTS

General Requirements

  • Minimum age: 21+

English requirements

  • 3 terms – from 4.5 IELTS or equivalent, with no single element less than 4.0
  • 2 terms – from 5.0 IELTS or equivalent, with no single element less than 4.5
  • 1 term – from 5.5 IELTS or equivalent, with no single element less than 5.0*

*A 4-term programme is available if you do not yet have the required English language level. This programme includes an English language module (ELM) followed by the 3 terms of Master’s Foundation required to apply for entry to the first year of your Master’s degree. 

Academic Entry Requirements

To study this programme you will need to have successfully completed your Bachelor's degree or equivalent, from a recognised university.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    12990 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12990 GBP per year and a duration of 9 months.
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  • Tuition fees vary depending on the programme's length.
  • 1 term: £4,330
  • 2 terms: £8,660
  • 3 terms: £12,990

Living costs for Sunderland

  • 758 - 1440 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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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Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, Studyportals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.

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