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Master's Foundation Programme

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9 months
Duration
12990 GBP/year
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About

The Master's Foundation Programme at ONCAMPUS Sunderland is available as a one, two or three-term programme, with guaranteed progression to a wide range of Master’s degrees at the University of Sunderland. You will study your Foundation programme at our state-of-the-art Centre located at the heart of the University of Sunderland City campus.

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Overview

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 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 9 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

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.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

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).
5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated 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.
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

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.
  • Tuition fees vary depending on the programme's length.
  • 1 term: £4,330
  • 2 terms: £8,660
  • 3 terms: £12,990

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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