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What makes a pathway in Social Science at the University of Worcester International College (UWIC) special?

The University’s £7m investment in a new life sciences building illustrates the commitment to learning and innovation. Opened in 2009, student, academics and researchers all benefit from the thriving collaborative environment and cutting edge facilities that it provides. 

The University has also invested in excellent skills and simulation facilities to support learning including a psychology lab, skills room and dedicated Ability House.

Overview

Overview

We add value to individuals and organisations by:

We add value to individuals and organisations by:

  • Working to improve business productivity and opportunity through research and consultancy
  • Improving the regional knowledge economy
  • Enhancing business opportunities for the region
  • Attracting new students, staff and businesses to the region
  • Providing a focal point for discussions and activities to support business growth programmes

Pathways at the University of Worcester

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Entry requirements

What qualifications will you need?

Entry requirements

Stage 1 (Foundation)

5 GCSE passes or equivalent, with a minimum C/4 grade average overall  

Please visit our entrance requirements page to find out more about equivalent qualifications from your own country.

English language requirements

The language of instruction at UWIC is English. To attain entry into the undergraduate or postgraduate pathway, you must be able to demonstrate you have a suitable level of English proficiency.

Course content

What will you study?

Stage 1

University Foundation

Compulsory Study Skills and Communication
Business & Economics
Critical Thinking
Globalisation
ICT Skills and Mass Communication

Specific Social Science module - World Cultures

Stages 2, 3 and 4

Stages 2, 3 and 4 follow the module structure of the First, Second and Third year of the University of Worcester degree programme that you decide to progress on to. Please see the relevant course page for details:

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Why choose UWIC?

Find out why the University of Worcester International College could be your perfect way to study in the UK.

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Qualification

Qualification

Awards

Successful completion of this pathway will lead to one of the following awards from the University of Worcester: 

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The City of Worcester

Discover why Worcester is such a great student city.

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Study duration and location

Study duration and location

Duration

Stage 1: Two semesters only

Stage 2: Two semesters

Intakes

Stage 1: September, January

Stage 2: September

Study Location

City Campus 
University of Worcester 
Castle Street 
Worcester 
WR1 3AS

Costs

How much will it cost?

Tuition fees

Tuition fees: 2018/19 academic year

University Foundation - £11,365 (one semester is £7,500)

International First Year Degree - £11,595*

Second and Third Year Degree - £12,100 per year

*Some of the first year programmes offered for specific degrees cost £12,565. For more details contact info@uwic.worc.ac.uk.

For more information on fees, please visit our UWIC admission and fees page.

All fees are subject to inflation and annual review. Fees for the 2019/20 academic year will be available soon.

Accommodation

Finding the right accommodation is paramount to your university experience, and our welcoming student communities are great places to live and study.

We have over 1,000 rooms across our halls of residence. With rooms to suit every budget and need, from our 'Traditional Hall' at £102 per week to 'En-suite Extra' at £165 per week (2019/20 prices).

For full details visit our accommodation page.

How to apply