Foundation Pathways - fast track for undergraduates
Beginners Not for beginners
Course Length 28 weeks
Town / City & Region Edinburgh , Scotland
Tuition Style Group
Tuition Hours Per Week 20.0
Ages 18 - 99
Course Type Academic Purposes
Our Foundation Pathway provides an opportunity for international students who meet the subject specific entry requirements for entry to stage 1 but have not yet met the required level in English language to begin their studies at Heriot-Watt. It is a one year programme of study at an equivalent level to stage 1 of a university undergraduate programme.
Students study selected stage 1 courses from the University’s undergraduate programmes and dedicated English language courses with emphasis on their chosen Foundation Pathway.
Students who successfully complete the Foundation Pathway - Business will be able to apply for direct entry to stage 2 of the undergraduate programmes in the following disciplines: Accountancy & Finance, Economics, Business MAnagement, Information Systems.
Students who successfully complete the Foundation Pathway - Engineering & Science will be able to apply for direct entry to stage 2 of the undergraduate programmes in the following disciplines: Architectural Engineering, Biology, Civil Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering
Students will also take two English for Academic Preparation courses that will be common across all pathways plus two Academic Focus courses based upon business or science.