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Bachelor Degree with Integrated International Foundation Year (Science)

Programme code:BS-IIFY/SCIUCAS code:
Duration:4 Years Method of Attendance: Full Time
Programme manager:Anne Lawrence Contact address:A.E.Lawrence@leeds.ac.uk

Total credits: 120

Entry requirements:

Academic Requirements: Applicants are required to achieve specific grades in an appropriate qualification (usually deemed equivalent to AS Level). For further details including country-specific qualifications, please refer to our wesite: www.leeds.ac.uk/ifyentry .

English Language Requirements: Applicants will be expected to provide evidence of English language skills equivalent to IELTS Overall score of 5.5, with a minimum of 5.5 in each component.

A number of English language qualifications are accepted for entry. For details of accepted qualifications and equivalences, please refer to:
https://www.leeds.ac.uk/info/130552/international_foundation_year/458/entry_requirements .

School/Unit responsible for the parenting of students and programme:

International Pathways Centre

Examination board through which the programme will be considered:

The Examination Boards of the University Schools / Centres responsible for delivering the modules.

Relevant QAA Subject Benchmark Groups:

The initial year (IFY) of the programme is at NQF level 3 and QAA Subject Benchmarks are not applicable. Years 1-3 are already validated full degree programmes and are referenced to subject benchmarks.

Programme specification:

The Bachelor Degree with Integrated International Foundation Year (Science) is an extended 4-year degree. It offers an opportunity to those international students who have the potential and motivation to succeed, but who do not yet have the formal qualifications required for entry to Year 1 of a University of Leeds Science-related undergraduate degree programme.

The International Foundation Year will provide a firm grounding in the subjects required for the students’ intended continued undergraduate study. Successful completion of the initial year will guarantee you progression onto your chosen undergraduate degree at Leeds.


Year1 - View timetable

[Learning Outcomes, Transferable (Key) Skills, Assessment]

Compulsory modules:

Optional modules:

Chemistry

All students will be required to study one of the following compulsory Academic Study Skills modules.

ELU0033Academic Study Skills40 creditsSemesters 1 & 2 (Sep to Jun)
ELU0035Academic Study Skills for Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths40 creditsSemesters 1 & 2 (Sep to Jun)

Mathematics

MATH0111Elementary Differential Calculus (Version 1)10 creditsSemester 1 (Sep to Jan)
MATH0212Elementary Integral Calculus (Version 1)10 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)
MATH0360Introduction to Applied Mathematics 110 creditsSemester 1 (Sep to Jan)
MATH0365Foundation Probability and Statistics10 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)
MATH0370Introduction to Applied Mathematics 210 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)
MATH0390Foundation Pure and Applied Mathematics10 creditsSemester 1 (Sep to Jan)

Students taking mathematics will study 4 of the above 6 modules.

Chemistry

CHEM0811Elementary General and Inorganic Chemistry (IFY)10 creditsSemester 1 (Sep to Jan)
CHEM0821Elementary Physical Chemistry (IFY)10 creditsSemester 1 (Sep to Jan)
CHEM0831Elementary Organic Chemistry (IFY)10 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)
CHEM0841Elementary Analytical Chemistry and Chemistry Project10 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)

Biology

LLLC0138Biology for International Foundation Year (1)15 creditsSemester 1 (Sep to Jan)
LLLC0139Biology for International Foundation Year (2)15 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)
LLLC0179The Biology of Populations10 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)

Physics

PHYS0016Thermal and Materials Physics10 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)
PHYS0025Waves and Particles10 creditsSemester 1 (Sep to Jan)
PHYS0036Fields and Electricity10 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)
PHYS0040Physics Laboratory10 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)

Chemistry with Geology

CHEM0811Elementary General and Inorganic Chemistry (IFY)10 creditsSemester 1 (Sep to Jan)
CHEM0821Elementary Physical Chemistry (IFY)10 creditsSemester 1 (Sep to Jan)
CHEM0831Elementary Organic Chemistry (IFY)10 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)
SOEE0011Introductory Geological Sciences (IFY)10 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)

Physics with Geology

PHYS0016Thermal and Materials Physics10 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)
PHYS0025Waves and Particles10 creditsSemester 1 (Sep to Jan)
PHYS0036Fields and Electricity10 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)
SOEE0011Introductory Geological Sciences (IFY)10 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)

Computing

COMP0011Programming for the Web (IFY)10 creditsSemester 1 (Sep to Jan)
COMP0021Introduction to Web Technologies (IFY)10 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)

Music

MUSS0040Introduction to Music Studies40 creditsSemesters 1 & 2 (Sep to Jun)

Business (Financial Maths)

LUBS0010Foundations of Economics20 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)
LUBS0040Introductory Accounting and Finance20 creditsSemester 1 (Sep to Jan)

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