This 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 and healthcare-related undergraduate degree programme. It is a one-year foundation year (level 0) programme taught at Regulated Qualification Framework (RQF) level 3.The International Foundation Year - Science and Healthcare Route 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 and healthcare-related undergraduate degree programmes offered by the University of Leeds. For a list of these degree programmes please see the International Foundation Year website
The list shown below represents typical modules/components studied and may change from time to time. Read more in our Terms and conditions.
For more information and a full list of typical modules available on this course, please read International Foundation Year - Science and Healthcare Route in the course catalogue
Learning and teaching
You will be taught by University of Leeds academics typically within the departments which specialise in the modules you are studying. You will study through lectures, group work, examples classes and laboratory work where appropiate. This is all alongside a comprehensive Academic Skills module which will enable you to develop appropiate science-related academic study skills so that you can succeed in your future degree. You will be assigned a tutor who you will meet with regularly. You will have access to the range of extensive libraries and learning resources we have on campus.