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2020/21 Undergraduate Programme Catalogue

International Foundation Year – Science and Healthcare Route

Programme code:ND-IFY/SCIHCUCAS code:
Duration:1 Year Method of Attendance: Full Time
Programme manager:Anne Lawrence Contact address:A.E.Lawrence@leeds.ac.uk

Total credits: 120

Entry requirements:

A good performance in the final school leaving certificate for the student's country of origin (or equivalent) plus a recognised English Language qualification.

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

International Pathways Centre (International Foundation Year)

Examination board through which the programme will be considered:

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

Relevant QAA Subject Benchmark Groups:

Not applicable - Level 0.

Programme specification:

The International Foundation Year – Science and Healthcare Route programme 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 level 1 of a University of Leeds science-related or healthcare-related undergraduate degree programme.
It is a one year foundation year (level 0) programme taught at National Qualification Framework (NQF) level 3.
The programme provides a firm grounding in the subjects required for the students’ intended undergraduate degree programmes. Those who successfully complete level 0 are admitted to one of a wide range of science-related or healthcare-related undergraduate degree programmes offered by the University. For a list of these degree programmes please see the International Foundation Year website.


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

Students will be required to study 120 credits.

Compulsory modules:

Optional modules:

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

ELU0033Academic Study Skills40 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
ELU0034Academic Study Skills for Dentistry, Medicine and Healthcare Professions40 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
ELU0035Academic Study Skills for Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths40 creditsSemesters 1 & 2

Mathematics

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

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

Chemistry

CHEM0811Elementary General and Inorganic Chemistry (IFY)10 creditsSemester 1
CHEM0821Elementary Physical Chemistry (IFY)10 creditsSemester 1
CHEM0831Elementary Organic Chemistry (IFY)10 creditsSemester 2
CHEM0841Elementary Analytical Chemistry and Chemistry Project10 creditsSemester 2
LLLC0138Biology for International Foundation Year (1)15 creditsSemester 1
LLLC0139Biology for International Foundation Year (2)15 creditsSemester 2
LLLC0179The Biology of Populations10 creditsSemester 2

Physics

PHYS0016Thermal and Materials Physics10 creditsSemester 2
PHYS0025Waves and Particles10 creditsSemester 1
PHYS0036Fields and Electricity10 creditsSemester 2
PHYS0040Physics Laboratory10 creditsSemester 2

Chemistry with Geology

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

Physics with Geology

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

Computing

COMP0011Programming for the Web (IFY)10 creditsSemester 1
COMP0021Introduction to Web Technologies (IFY)10 creditsSemester 2
LUBS0030Introduction to Marketing10 creditsSemester 2
LUBS0050Introduction to International Business10 creditsSemester 1

Business for Science

LUBS0010Foundations of Economics20 creditsSemester 2
LUBS0040Introductory Accounting and Finance20 creditsSemester 1

Music

MUSS0040Introduction to Music Studies40 creditsSemesters 1 & 2

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