This programme is as a bridge between your current qualifications and UK University undergraduate entry requirements. Furthermore, if a prospective student does not have a relatively high Apolytirion Grade or his/her English Level cannot be verified to be high (TOEFL/IELTS) then the foundation program must be taken.
Extended programmes are not only designed to bridge academic gaps, but also help you improve your English and learn about UK life and culture in preparation for university.
By sucessfully completing this programme a prospective University student is guaranteed a direct entry to an Undergraduate Program at the University of Greenwich or alternatively, to greately enhance the likelyhood to enter a study Program in another UK University.
The aim of the Year 0 suite is to provide students with the knowledge and skills base required to undertake an undergraduate programme in Engineering, Computing, Science and Humanities and consists of four pathways, Computing, Engineering, Humanities and Science.
The curriculum is designed to provide a broad programme of subject content that will enable students with a wide range of academic backgrounds and aspirations to develop an understanding and knowledge of the theory and practice of fundamental principles appropriate to each named pathway. In addition, each Year 0 pathway has been designed to allow transfer to other cognate programmes across the University. Each pathway consists of a common 60 credits designed to develop skills in the partnered subject areas of mathematics and information and communication technology and to develop personal transferable skills such as self-learning, time-management, communication, analytical and critical abilities.
Each pathway then contains a further 60 credits of courses core to the subject discipline.To complete your programme, students will need to accrue 120 credits per year.
Please note that 15 credit courses are normally intended to be taught over one semester and assessed at the end of that semester whilst 30-credit courses are normally taught and assessed over two semesters.
English Language Requirements
IELTS band : 6
To study at this university, you have to speak English. We advice you to
take an IELTS test. More About IELTS
The admissions process involves a comprehensive review of your academic background, test scores, application essay, recommendations, and activities both in school and in your community.
All candidates for undergraduate admission must submit the following:
English Language Requirement
Students are required to have a good standard of English before starting any program. For students whose native language is not English, NYC requires a minimum of TOEFL score of 197 (computer based test), IELTS 6.0, or a recognized equivalent.
All non-native English speakers who do not possess any of the above-mentioned certificates, will be required to take an English language placement test, which is offered at NYC free of charge.
Students that have attained Cambridge Proficiency or TOEFL score of 197 or higher are exempt from the placement test and may enroll full-time.
No work experience is required.
"The Academic Excellence Scholarship can provide up to a 50 % reduction in tuition per semester. These scholarships will be renewed if the student maintains superior academic performance during each semester of their 3-year Bachelor programme. The scholarship will be directly applied to the student’s tuition fees."
Scholarships for students who are already attending the University of Reading.
The University of Amsterdam aims to attract the world’s brightest students to its international classrooms. Outstanding students from outside the European Economic Area can apply for an Amsterdam Merit Scholarship.
* The scholarships shown on this page are suggestions first and foremost. They could be offered by other organisations than New York College.