International Foundation in Humanities and Law with English

The Foundation course combines academic study, intensive English language teaching and study skills to prepare you for entry into the first year of a university degree in subjects ranging from law to politics.

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If you find this course cheaper elsewhere, we will match the price and give you a £50 voucher when you book*.

*Applies only to like-for-like dates at the same school on the same course for the same duration.


Minimum entry requirements

  • Minimum age: 17
  • English level: B1: Intermediate / | IELTS 5
  • Academic level:

    You need to have completed 12 years of schooling (or the local equivalent to meet the same standard) with very good grades. Students who have achieved the minimum IELTS score overall but do not have the required score in writing for direct entry will be considered on a case by case basis.

Course format

  • Length of study: From 3 terms
  • Hours per week: 20
  • Maximum class size: 14
  • Typical student age: 17- 24
  • Typical student mix:
    30% European, 40% Far Eastern, 30% Middle Eastern

Dates and fees

  • Start dates:
    • 7 Jul 2014
    • 22 Sep 2014
    • 29 Sep 2014
    • 5 Jan 2015
  • Tuition fees: From 13995.00 GBP

    Tuition length options

    • 3 terms: 13995.00 GBP
    • 4 terms: 18245.00 GBP
  • Compulsory fees

    • Our admin fee: 49 GBP
    • Enrolment fee: 150.00 GBP
    • Textbooks per term: 60.00 GBP
  • Other expenses:

What will I study?

Foundation Mathematics

This module covers basic mathematical concepts including algebra, logarithms, quadratics, coordinates, trigonometry, differential and integral calculus, polynomial root-finding, and basic techniques of statistics and probability.

Academic English and Study Skills

Improve and develop your skills in academic reading, writing, listening and speaking. By doing practical tasks you will develop the skills to read and interpret academic texts and write academic assignments.

International and Development Studies

This module introduces theoretical perspecticves and looks at recent history and current trends in world development. It also covers the evolving structure and role of international institutions such as the United Nations.


In order to understand the backgrond of the legal system you will study the constitution and various aspects of law. The module covers EU law as well as the European Convention on Human Rights.

Society and Culture

Topics covered include race and ethnicity, gender and sexuality, religion and the mass media. You'll examine contemporary culture, issues related to consumption, popular culture and the influence of globalisation.

Where does it take me?

This course leads to the following Bachelor degrees at the University of East Anglia:

Norwich Law School and School of American Studies

  • LLB Law
  • LLB Law with American Law
  • LLB Law with European Legal Systems
  • BA American History with Politics with year abroad
  • BA American Studies
  • BA American Studies with year abroad

School of Philosophy  Norwich Business School

  • BA Philosophy
  • BA Philosophy and Film Studies
  • BSc Accounting and Finance
  • BSc Accounting with Management
  • BSc Business Management

School of Film and Television Studies and School of World Art Studies and Museology

  • BA Film and American Studies
  • BA Film and Television Studies
  • BA Media Studies
  • BA Archaeology, Anthropology and Art History
  • BA Film Studies and Art History
  • BA History of Art

School of Computing Science and School of International Development

  • BSc Business Information Systems
  • BSc Computer Graphics
  • BEng Computer Systems Engineering
  • BSc Computing for Business
  • BSc Computing for Business with a Year in Industry
  • BSc Computing Science
  • BSc Computing Science, Imaging and Multimedia
  • BSc Computing Science with a Year in Industry
  • BSc Software Engineering
  • BA International Development
  • BA International Development with Overseas Experience
  • BA International Development with Social Anthropology and Politics
  • BA International Development with Social Anthropology and Politics with Overseas experience

School of Language and Communication Studies and School of Political, Social and International Studies

  • BA Cross Cultural Communication with Business Management
  • BA International Relations and European Politics
  • BA International Relations and Politics
  • BA International Relations
  • BA Philosophy and Politics
  • BA Politics
  • BA Media and Politics
  • BA Society, Culture and Media
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