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International Foundation at City College Plymouth

City College Plymouth is a tertiary institution and further education college in South West England having two main sites: the Goschen Centre in Keyham and the Kings Road Centre in Devonport, both in Plymouth, Devon. The Kings Road Centre is built on the site of the former Devonport Kings Road railway station. It is also a partner college of the University of Plymouth. The college was formerly known as the Plymouth College of Further Education and was officially renamed on 1 January 2007

City College Plymouth's International Foundation Courses have been specifically designed as pathways to higher educationin the UK for international student (non-EU and EU). Student from countries with a 12 year education system will need to take a Foundation course year before applying to most universities in the UK.


  • Course Structure:
    • 6 months course (Pre university studies life experience student exchange alike)
    • Conducted by City College of Plymouth, UK
    • Entire study in UK
    • Duration - 24 weeks
    • Science (Physics or Biology) pathway or Business pathway
      • Science
        • Biology or physics
        • Chemistry
        • Advanced Math
        Compulsory Subjects
        • English For Academics Purpose
        • Math
        • Study Skills
        Art
        • Understanding business
        • Accounting & Finance
        • Business Law

        * Total 6 subjects
    • Equivalent to NQF level 3
    • Widely recognized by UK Universities and local learning institutions in Malaysia
    • Multi-exit international foundation program to various UK Universities
    Global Recognition
    • World class education standdard with promising entry rate to well established UK universities.
    • Wide recognition throughout UK and local learning institutions in Malaysia.

    More rounded educational system
    • NOT 100% exam-based
    • Combination of examination, project and assignments academic assessments
    • Examination syllabus on term based not ACCUMULATIVE
    • Pre-exposure experiences to undergraduate assessment systems:
      • Easily adaptable
      • Training ground for developing leadership, communication skills which is essential in higher level education study

    Conditional Offers
    • Conditional offers are reserved to many of the well established UK Universities

    No Long waiting period gap
    • Start in January, ends in July and undergraduate degree in the coming September, the same year!

    Location and rewarding student life
    • Safe Environment, adaptable weather, Occasional weekend visits to different hot spots in UK

  • Extra Services Pre-departure Briefing (Pre-departure preparatory sessions are offered for free)
    • Networking with other students
    • Motivational talks for better mental preparation
    • Giving out of general information (eg. bus routes, places, other reach-outs)
    • Consultations and counseling

    1-Stop service
    • No hassle of Visa, IELTS examination
    • Consultants will fly with you for ground-end works
    • Follow up application for undergraduate course upon completion of course
    The package include:
    • Home-stay accommodation
      2 person in a room (same gender)
      Local British host family taking care of you
    • 3 meals per day
    • Laundry Services
    • Bills included (Electricity/Gas/Water)
    • Free College Bus from City Centre to College
    • Airport pickups (Return Airport Transfer from KLIA/LCCT to Hotel for Pre-departure session & Airport to College)
    • All college facilities including library and resource centre
    • Include internet fee at host accommodation
    • IELTS examination fee is uncluded & to be taken during study
  • Entry Requirement
    • 5 credits including English and Math
    • (Actual forecast Results-SPM, GCE O Level, UEC or Other Equivalent Qualification)

  • Grading Schema
    • Distinction 70& and above
    • Merit: 55-69%
    • Pass: 40-54%

  • Intake
      • Course Start Date: 23/01/2017
      • Course End Date : 07/07/2017
      • Course duration : 24 weeks

      • IMPORTANT DATES

        Period Descriptions
        23 Jan - 12 Feb Study weeks
        13 Feb - 19 Feb term break
        20 Feb - 2 Apr Study weeks
        3 Apr - 18 Apr Easter holiday
        19 Apr - 28 May Study weeks
        29 May - 4 Jun term break
        5 Jun - 7 Jul Study weeks

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Pre-Departure

College

University Life

Graduation

Student's Trip