International Certificate of Higher Education in Science

Equivalent to the first year of a Scottish degree, the International Certificate of Higher Education in Science leads you directly into year two of a number of specialist degrees from Biomedical Science to Pharmacology.

Why apply for the International Certificate of Higher Education programme?

  • guaranteed university placement for all successful students
  • equivalent to a first year Scottish undergraduate degree programme
  • direct entry to the second year of undergraduate study
  • full university status

There are three course options available:

  • International Foundation (3 terms) - this is the standard option
  • Extended International Foundation (4 terms) - this option features an additional term of English at the beginning for extra language support
  • Extended International Foundation (5 terms) - this option features two additional terms of English at the beginning for extra language support

 

 
  • About this course
  • Module descriptions
  • Entry requirements
  • Dates and prices
  • Progression

What is special about this programme?

The International Certificate of Higher Education programme (previously known as Foundation) prepares you for entry to Year 2 of an undergraduate degree at Glasgow Caledonian University. This programme ensures that you meet the English language and academic entry requirements for second-year entry to Glasgow Caledonian University.

In Scotland, INTO academic preparation courses count directly towards your degree, meaning it is possible to graduate with an ordinary degree after just two further years of study following the International Certificate of Higher Education - a great opportunity to get a head start in your career.

You'll also benefit from:

  • a quality assured university programme
  • a campus based programme with access to university facilities
  • a conditional offer of a place on the first year of a relevant undergraduate degree at Glasgow Caledonian University
  • multiple start dates
  • the highest levels of personal care and support

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Who should apply for the International Certificate programme?

If you have completed secondary school education in your home country, the International Certificate of Higher Education 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. In some circumstances you may be able to enrol on the Foundation programme in order to change your specialist subject.

This course is not available for UK or EU students.

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