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International Year One in Science, Sport, Computing and Engineering

Offered on an integrated basis, you'll complete a preparation year and then enter Year 2 of your undergraduate degree at the University of Stirling. There are a variety of degree subjects available, including Biological Sciences, Computing, Mathematics and Software Engineering. A flexible modular degree structure means you can keep your options open and tailor your degree to your interests and ambitions. As a single programme of study, you can apply for one visa for the full duration of your programme.

Course features

  • A specialist programme helping you to develop the knowledge and skills for your chosen degree.
  • Guaranteed university placement for all successful students - find out more about our money back guarantee.
  • Our class sizes are smaller than you’ll typically experience at university – so you'll have more time with your teachers.
  • You will have university-style lessons for subject-based modules, to help you adapt to the studying in the UK.
  • Guidance with your university application, ensuring you choose the best degree for you.
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A quality-assured university programme, validated by University of Stirling.
Combining your pathway with your chosen degree, you can apply for one visa for the full duration of your studies.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

IELTS 5.0 (with a minimum of 5.0 in all subskills) or equivalent.

Age requirements: 17 years and above

All students commencing courses with a published September start date must be 17 years old by 31 December of that calendar year. For all other start dates, students must be 17 years old on the published start date of the programme.

Academic requirements:

Completion of 12 years of schooling (or the local equivalent to meet the same standard) with good grades.

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English
Scholarships

Find out if you qualify for one of our pathway scholarships.

When you continue to your degree at the University of Stirling you may also qualify for a progression scholarship worth up to £3,000.

All students are welcome to apply, no matter what your background or financial circumstance.


Dates and prices

Choose your:
Start date:
Course length:

Class information

Class hours:

21 hours per week on average

Class size: 16
Class duration:
  • English classes per week: 6 hours
  • Subject module classes per week: 15 hours
  • Average total per week: 21 hours

Classes are held Monday to Friday between 9.00am-5.30pm, excluding bank holidays.


Where will it take me?

Featured progression degree

In the last accreditation review, the British Psychological Society described the University of Stirling as being "at the forefront of the student-led teaching experience ... in psychology across the UK”.

This degree has a vibrant and active research focus, with outstanding laboratory space, high-quality equipment, and support from technical staff for areas such as:

  • brain imaging
  • action research
  • vision attention
  • health psychology
  • evolutionary psychology and
  • animal research

You’ll benefit from hands-on experience designing and conducting experiments, individual and group research, and the opportunity to undertake an industry placement.


What will I study?

All students complete modules tailored to your chosen degree subjects.

Please note that the module descriptions shown are for the 2018/19 academic year.

How will I be assessed?

Assessment is both formal and informal. Informally, you will receive advice and feedback throughout your programme from your teachers. You'll also be assessed by a combination of examinations at the end of each semester and coursework, which may include:

  • written assignments
  • reports
  • practical exercises
  • group and individual research projects
  • presentations
  • problem-solving exercises
Combining your pathway with your chosen degree, you can apply for one visa for the full duration of your studies.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

IELTS 5.5 (with a minimum of 5.5 in all subskills) or equivalent.

Age requirements: 17 years and above

All students commencing courses with a published September start date must be 17 years old by 31 December of that calendar year. For all other start dates, students must be 17 years old on the published start date of the programme.

Academic requirements:

Completion of 12 years of schooling (or the local equivalent to meet the same standard) with good grades.

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English
Scholarships

Find out if you qualify for one of our pathway scholarships.

When you continue to your degree at the University of Stirling you may also qualify for a progression scholarship worth up to £3,000.

All students are welcome to apply, no matter what your background or financial circumstance.


Dates and prices

Choose your:
Start date:
Course length:

Class information

Class hours:

21 hours per week on average

Class size: 16
Class duration:
  • English classes per week: 6 hours
  • Subject module classes per week: 15 hours
  • Average total per week: 21 hours

Classes are held Monday to Friday between 9.00am-5.30pm, excluding bank holidays.


Where will it take me?

Featured progression degree

In the last accreditation review, the British Psychological Society described the University of Stirling as being "at the forefront of the student-led teaching experience ... in psychology across the UK”.

This degree has a vibrant and active research focus, with outstanding laboratory space, high-quality equipment, and support from technical staff for areas such as:

  • brain imaging
  • action research
  • vision attention
  • health psychology
  • evolutionary psychology and
  • animal research

You’ll benefit from hands-on experience designing and conducting experiments, individual and group research, and the opportunity to undertake an industry placement.


What will I study?

All students complete modules tailored to your chosen degree subjects.

Please note that the module descriptions shown are for the 2018/19 academic year.

How will I be assessed?

Assessment is both formal and informal. Informally, you will receive advice and feedback throughout your programme from your teachers. You'll also be assessed by a combination of examinations at the end of each semester and coursework, which may include:

  • written assignments
  • reports
  • practical exercises
  • group and individual research projects
  • presentations
  • problem-solving exercises

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

IELTS 5.0 (with a minimum of 5.0 in all subskills) or equivalent.

Age requirements: 17 years and above

All students commencing courses with a published September start date must be 17 years old by 31 December of that calendar year. For all other start dates, students must be 17 years old on the published start date of the programme.

Academic requirements:

Completion of 12 years of schooling (or the local equivalent to meet the same standard) with good grades.

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English
Scholarships

Find out if you qualify for one of our pathway scholarships.

When you continue to your degree at the University of Stirling you may also qualify for a progression scholarship worth up to £3,000.

All students are welcome to apply, no matter what your background or financial circumstance.

Dates and prices

Choose your:
Start date:
Course length:

Class information

Class hours:

21 hours per week on average

Class size: 16
Class duration:
  • English classes per week: 6 hours
  • Subject module classes per week: 15 hours
  • Average total per week: 21 hours

Classes are held Monday to Friday between 9.00am-5.30pm, excluding bank holidays.

Where will it take me?

Featured progression degree

In the last accreditation review, the British Psychological Society described the University of Stirling as being "at the forefront of the student-led teaching experience ... in psychology across the UK”.

This degree has a vibrant and active research focus, with outstanding laboratory space, high-quality equipment, and support from technical staff for areas such as:

  • brain imaging
  • action research
  • vision attention
  • health psychology
  • evolutionary psychology and
  • animal research

You’ll benefit from hands-on experience designing and conducting experiments, individual and group research, and the opportunity to undertake an industry placement.

What will I study?

All students complete modules tailored to your chosen degree subjects.

Please note that the module descriptions shown are for the 2018/19 academic year.

How will I be assessed?

Assessment is both formal and informal. Informally, you will receive advice and feedback throughout your programme from your teachers. You'll also be assessed by a combination of examinations at the end of each semester and coursework, which may include:

  • written assignments
  • reports
  • practical exercises
  • group and individual research projects
  • presentations
  • problem-solving exercises

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

IELTS 5.5 (with a minimum of 5.5 in all subskills) or equivalent.

Age requirements: 17 years and above

All students commencing courses with a published September start date must be 17 years old by 31 December of that calendar year. For all other start dates, students must be 17 years old on the published start date of the programme.

Academic requirements:

Completion of 12 years of schooling (or the local equivalent to meet the same standard) with good grades.

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English
Scholarships

Find out if you qualify for one of our pathway scholarships.

When you continue to your degree at the University of Stirling you may also qualify for a progression scholarship worth up to £3,000.

All students are welcome to apply, no matter what your background or financial circumstance.

Dates and prices

Choose your:
Start date:
Course length:

Class information

Class hours:

21 hours per week on average

Class size: 16
Class duration:
  • English classes per week: 6 hours
  • Subject module classes per week: 15 hours
  • Average total per week: 21 hours

Classes are held Monday to Friday between 9.00am-5.30pm, excluding bank holidays.

Where will it take me?

Featured progression degree

In the last accreditation review, the British Psychological Society described the University of Stirling as being "at the forefront of the student-led teaching experience ... in psychology across the UK”.

This degree has a vibrant and active research focus, with outstanding laboratory space, high-quality equipment, and support from technical staff for areas such as:

  • brain imaging
  • action research
  • vision attention
  • health psychology
  • evolutionary psychology and
  • animal research

You’ll benefit from hands-on experience designing and conducting experiments, individual and group research, and the opportunity to undertake an industry placement.

What will I study?

All students complete modules tailored to your chosen degree subjects.

Please note that the module descriptions shown are for the 2018/19 academic year.

How will I be assessed?

Assessment is both formal and informal. Informally, you will receive advice and feedback throughout your programme from your teachers. You'll also be assessed by a combination of examinations at the end of each semester and coursework, which may include:

  • written assignments
  • reports
  • practical exercises
  • group and individual research projects
  • presentations
  • problem-solving exercises
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