Pre-Bachelor International Foundation in Psychology

University of Manchester
En Manchester (Inglaterra)

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  • Bachelor's degree
  • Manchester (Inglaterra)
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Prepare for direct entry to an undergraduate degree at The University of Manchester with the International Foundation in Psychology.

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Requisitos: English Language Requirements IELTS Take IELTS test 5.5 IMPORTANT NOTE: The UK government confirmed new requirements for secure English language testing for visa and immigration purposes. Learn more

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Inicio Ubicación
09 agosto 2016
Manchester
Oxford Road, M13 9PL, Greater Manchester, Inglaterra
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¿Qué aprendes en este curso?

Psychology
English
Mathematics
International
University
Writing
GCSE Mathematics
Skills and Training

Temario

Course Content You will study the following modules:

English for Academic Purposes and Study Skills

  • This module introduces reading techniques for academic study and the structure and function of academic writing. You will develop skills in writing English clearly and appropriately as well as the ability to take part in academic discussion. The Study Skills element is an essential preparation for university life. This part of the course will help you work in groups, present ideas, manage your time, conduct research, make lecture notes, organise the content of essays and understand how to evaluate your own work.

ICT ((Information Communication Technologies)

  • This module will teach you how to use word processing, spreadsheets, databases and presentation software, as well as using the Internet, e-mail and virtual learning environment (VLE) software in support of your learning.

Independent Research

The module is intended to prepare you for independent study through developing your research skills and abilities. The aim of this module is to:
  • introduce you to the academic culture of UK higher education provide you with the intellectual development necessary for undergraduate study in the UK
  • help support key study skills for successful undergraduate study
You can choose three from the following eight specialist modules (please note that the choice of subjects will depend on the student's chosen degree programme): Biology
  • This module takes an evolutionary approach to biology and considers different levels of organisation in living systems. You will study life processes showing fundamental similarities between living things.
Business and Management
  • This module examines key features of commerce, including models of management, the business environment and managing people and leadership. Teaching is mainly through seminars with the use of case studies and project work.
Chemistry
  • This module builds on the fundamental principles of general chemistry to develop concepts of physical, inorganic and organic chemistry. You will develop an appreciation of the social, environmental, economic and technological impact of chemistry on the community.
Economics
  • This module explores microeconomics and macroeconomics and includes key terminology, and important theoretical models and concepts used in both areas. You will look at various real-world applications and develop your skills in essay writing and presentations.
Further Mathematics
  • This module is intended for more expert mathematicians and extends into a wide variety of more complex areas of mathematics.
Mathematics
  • Part 1: in this module, you will develop a methodical approach to problem solving using mathematical techniques and theory.
  • Part 2 (for science pathways): this module develops mathematical topics that can be applied to the world of science and technology. Your studies will involve calculator-based, computer-assisted and computer-algebra activities and data-handling exercises.
Physics
  • A wide variety of topics is included of particular relevance to students wishing to pursue a degree in physics or an engineering-related field.
Politics
  • The module is designed to help you develop a critical awareness of British politics through knowledge and understanding of the different political institutions, the structures of authority and power within them, and how they differ from other countries.
Audience

You should apply for this course if you have completed secondary school education in your home country. The International Foundation programme provides academic preparation for first year entry and ensures that you meet the minimum English language requirement for entry to your chosen undergraduate degree programme at The University of Manchester. Succcesful completion of this programme will also allow you to apply for entry to other universities in the UK.