International Foundation Year

This International Foundation Year is designed to help you succeed in a UK classroom environment and meet the entry requirements for undergraduate study.

Students in a science classroom

Programme description

You can choose from four International Foundation Year pathways:

  • Economics and Management
  • Engineering and Technology
  • Science
  • Society and Culture

Each International Foundation Years pathways are modular in structure. The modules have been carefully designed to focus on the academic area most useful to your chosen degree. Each pathway includes coursework, lectures, small group seminar work and self-study.

You will be assessed regularly throughout the programme. This will ensure that you are on track to achieve the required grades for progression to your degree. Assessment methods include coursework, examinations, presentations and extended essays.

Study plan options

IELTS Length Jun Sep Jan Jun Aug Sep
4.0 * 4 terms       Start your degree
4.0 * 4 terms      
5.0 overall^ 3 terms      
5.0 overall^ 3 terms      

Key:

  • English Language Preparation
  • International Foundation Year
  • Vacation

* All bands min 4.0
^ Min 5.0 in writing

Key Facts and Term Dates

Course length
Three terms

Start dates
September and January

Term dates

January 19
Term 1 – 07/01/2019 to 22/03/2019
Term 2 – 01/04/2019 to 07/06/2019
Term 3 – 10/06/2019 to 09/08/2019

Pathways and Progression

Economics and Management

On the International Foundation year in Economics and Management, the modules you will be studying have been carefully designed to focus on the academic area most useful to your chosen degree.

Academic English Skills
Academic English Skills aims to provide you with thorough training in the language and related academic skills which will enable you to best achieve your academic potential at University. These skills include the processes of academic writing, effective and extensive reading strategies, effective participation in seminars and delivery of presentations, and listening to and recording information effectively from lectures. You will also develop the accuracy and range of written and spoken language required to use language effectively and appropriately, with clarity and confidence in an academic context.

Core Mathematics
This module contains algebra and statistics. You will develop your knowledge and understanding of mathematical terms and techniques and apply these to solving problems. Students opting to do some BSc degrees will study the Core Mathematics module and take the Core Mathematics final exam. In addition, these students will also need to take the Pure Mathematics 1 final exam. Students will be offered extra support to do this.

Project Study, including Computing (word-processing) Skills
You will complete a self-study project on a topic of your choice that relates to the degree programme that you will undertake.

Business and the Modern Market Economy
You will study the operational and strategic problems facing business people in the modern market economy. You will focus on a wide range of issues, such as management, human resource practice, marketing and ethical aspects.

Economics 1
You will gain an understanding of economics systems, types of goods, allocation of resources, elasticity, price controls, types of markets, cost and revenue, economies of scale and market failure.

Economics 2
You will look at aggregate demand and aggregate supply, economic policies, inflation, unemployment, international trade and development economics.

Globalisation and Global Issues
You will be introduced to the study and analysis of problems, issues and dynamics that have come to shape contemporary political life and society at the international, transnational and global levels. You will consider the cause and effects of globalisation.

Introduction to Financial Accountancy
You will study double entry bookkeeping, preparation of trial balances, profit and loss statements, depreciation, limited companies, manufacturing accounts and interpretation of accounts.

Progression

Once you complete the programme and achieve the required grades, you can enter the first year of your chosen undergraduate degree at the University.

You will need to obtain an overall grade at the end of the course, and a minimum English grade on the final English Skills module.

Department Degree Pathway Overall requirement Module requirements Academic English Skills
Archaeology Archaeology BA All 60% n/a 60%
Archaeology Ancient History and Archaeology BA All 65% n/a 60%
Biosciences Biological Sciences BSc Science 65% n/a 60%
Biosciences Biological Sciences (Biochemistry) BSc Science 60% n/a 60%
Biosciences Biological Sciences (Genetics) BSc Science 65% n/a 60%
Biosciences Biological Sciences (Microbiology) BSc Science 65% n/a 60%
Biosciences Biological Sciences (Neuroscience) BSc Science 65% n/a 60%
Biosciences Biological Sciences (Physiology with Pharmacology) BSc Science 65% n/a 60%
Biosciences Biological Sciences (Zoology) BSc Science 65% n/a 60%
Biosciences Medical Biochemistry BSc Science 65% n/a 60%
Biosciences Medical Genetics BSc Science 65% n/a 60%
Biosciences Medical Microbiology BSc Science 65% n/a 60%
Biosciences Medical Physiology Science 65% n/a 60%
Chemistry Chemistry BSc Science 60% 65% (Chemistry 1 and 2 average) and 60% Pure Maths 1 50%
Chemistry Chemistry with Forensic Science BSc Science 60% 60% (Chemistry 1 and 2 average) and 60% Pure Maths 1 50%
Chemistry Pharmaceutical Chemistry BSc Science 60% 60% (Chemistry 1 and 2 average) and 60% Pure Maths 1 50%
Chemistry Chemistry with Forensic Science MChem Science 60% 70% (Chemistry 1 and 2 average) and 65% Pure Maths 1 50%
Chemistry Pharmaceutical Chemistry MChem Science 60% 70% (Chemistry 1 and 2 average) and 65% Pure Maths 1 50%
Computer Science Computer Science MComp All 65% 65% Pure Maths 1 50%
Computer Science Computer Science BSc All 65% 65% Pure Maths 1 50%
Computer Science Computer Science Major All 65% 65% Pure Maths 1 50%
Economics Accounting (Hons) All  65% 65% Pure Maths 60%
Economics Banking and Finance BA All 65% 65% Core Maths 60%
Economics Business Economics BA All 65% 65% Core Maths 60%
Economics Economics BA All 65% 65% Core Maths 60%
Economics Economics and Accounting BA All 65% 65% Core Maths 60%
Economics Financial Economics BA All 65% 65% Core Maths 60%
Economics Banking and Finance BSc All 65% 65% Pure Maths 1 60%
Economics Business Economics BSc All 65% 65% Pure Maths 1 60%
Economics Economics BSc All 65% 65% Pure Maths 1 60%
Economics Economics and Accounting BSc All 65% 65% Pure Maths 1 60%
Economics Financial Economics BSc All 65% 65% Pure Maths 1 60%
Criminology Criminology BSc All 65% n/a 60%
Engineering Aerospace BEng Engineering and Technology 60% 65% Pure Maths 1 and 2 (average) 50%
Engineering Electronic and Electrical BEng Engineering and Technology 60% 65% Pure Maths 1 and 2 (average) 50%
Engineering General BEng Engineering and Technology 60% 65% Pure Maths 1 and 2 (average) 50%
Engineering Mechanical BEng Engineering and Technology 60% 65% Pure Maths 1 and 2 (average) 50%
Engineering Aerospace MEng Engineering and Technology 65% 70% Pure Maths 1 and 2 (average) 50%
Engineering Electronic and Elcetrical MEng Engineering and Technology 65% 70% Pure Maths 1 and 2 (average) 50%
Engineering General MEng Engineering and Technology 65% 70% Pure Maths 1 and 2 (average) 50%
Engineering Mechanical MEng Engineering and Technology 65% 70% Pure Maths 1 and 2 (average) 50%
Engineering Software Engineering BSc Engineering and Technology 65% 70% Pure Maths 1 and 2 (average) 50%
Geography Human Geography BA All 65% n/a 60%
Geography Geography BA All 65% n/a 60%
Geography Geography BSc All 65% n/a 60%
Geography Physical Geography BSc Science 65% n/a 60%
Geology Geology BSc Engineering and Technology / Science 65% n/a 50%
Geology Geology with Palaeontology BSc Engineering and Technology / Science 65% n/a 50%
Geology Geology with Applies and Environmental Geology BSc Engineering and Technology / Science 65% n/a 50%
Geology Geology MGeol Engineering and Technology / Science 70% n/a 50%
Geology Geology with Palaeontology MGeol Engineering and Technology / Science 70% n/a 50%
Geology Geology with Applies and Environmental Geology MGeol Engineering and Technology / Science 70% n/a 50%
Geology Geology with Geophysics BSc Engineering and Technology 65% n/a 50%
Geology Geology with Geophysics MGeol Engineering and Technology 70% n/a 50%
History History BA All 65% n/a 60%
History Contemporary History BA All 65% n/a 60%
History History and Politics BA All 65% n/a 60%
History History and American Studies BA All 65% n/a 60%
History History and Archaeology BA All 65% n/a 60%
History Ancient History and History BA All 65% n/a 60%
History of Art and Film Film Studies BA All 60% n/a 60%
History of Art and Film Film and Media Studies All 60% n/a 60%
History of Art and Film History of Art BA All 60% n/a 60%
Law English and French Law LLB/Maitrise All 70% A-level or equivalent (grade B or above) in French 70%
Law Law LLB All 70% n/a 70%
Law Law with Criminology LLB All 70% n/a 70%
Law Law with Politics LLB All 70% n/a 70%
Law Law with a Modern Language LLB All 70% A-level or equivalent (grade B or above) in French, Spanish or Italian 70%
Management Management Studies BA All 65% n/a 60%
Management Marketing BA All 65% n/a 60%
Management Human Resource Management BA All 65% n/a 60%
Management Management Studies and Economics BA All 65% 65% Core Maths 60%
Management Accounting and Finance BSc All 65% 65% Core Maths 60%
Mathematics Mathematics MMath Engineering and Technology 70% 75% Pure Maths 1 and 2 (average) 50%
Mathematics Mathematics BSc Engineering and Technology 60% 70% Pure Maths 1 and 2 (average) 50%
Mathematics Mathematics and Actuarial Science BSc Engineering and Technology 60% 70% Pure Maths 1 and 2 (average) 50%
Media and Communications Media and Communication BA All 65% n/a 60%
Media and Communications Media and Society BA All 65% n/a 60%
Modern Languages European Studies BA All 65% A-level grade B or equivalent qualification in French, Italian or Spanish 60%
Modern Languages French and Italian BA All 65% A-level grade B or equivalent qualification in French, or Italian 60%
Modern Languages French and Spanish BA All 65% A-level grade B or equivalent qualification in French or Spanish 60%
Modern Languages Italian and Spanish BA All 65% A-level grade B or equivalent qualification in Italian or Spanish 60%
Modern Languages Modern Language Studies BA All 65% A-level grade B or equivalent qualification in French, Italian or Spanish 60%
Modern Languages Modern Languages and Translation BA  All  65% A-level grade B or equivalent qualification in French, Italian or Spanish   60%
Modern Languages Modern Languages with Translation BA All 65% A-level grade B or equivalent qualification in French, Italian or Spanish 60%
Modern Languages Modern Languages with Management BA All 65% A-level grade B or equivalent qualification in French, Italian or Spanish 60%
Modern Languages Modern Languages with Film Studies BA All 65% A-level grade B or equivalent qualification in French, Italian or Spanish 60%
Physics Physics BSc Engineering and Technology 65% 65% Pure Maths 1 and 2 (average)
Physics 1 and 2 (average)
50%
Physics Physics MPhys Engineering and Technology 65% 65% Pure Maths 1 and 2 (average)
Physics 1 and 2 (average)
50%
Physics Physics with Astrophysics BSc Engineering and Technology 65% 65% Pure Maths 1 and 2 (average)
Physics 1 and 2 (average)
50%
Physics Physics with Astrophysics MPhys Engineering and Technology 65% 65% Pure Maths 1 and 2 (average)
Physics 1 and 2 (average)
50%
Physics Physics with Space Science BSc/MPhys Engineering and Technology 65% 65% Pure Maths 1 and 2 (average)
Physics 1 and 2 (average)
50%
Physics Physics with Space Science BSc/MPhys Engineering and Technology 65% 65% Pure Maths 1 and 2 (average)
Physics 1 and 2 (average)
50%
Politics and International Relations Politics BA All 60% n/a 60%
Politics and International Relations International Relations BA All 60% n/a 60%
Politics and International Relations International Relations and History BA All 60% n/a 60%
Politics and International Relations Politics and Sociology BA All 60% n/a 60%
Politics and International Relations Politics and Economics BA All 60% 65% Core Maths 60%
Psychology Psychology BSc All 70% n/a 60%
Psychology Applied Psychology BSc All 70% n/a 60%
Psychology Psychology with Cognitive Neuroscience BSc All 70% n/a 60%
Sociology Sociology BA All 60% n/a 60%

Major / Minor degree options available

Major degrees - accounts for 75% of your degree

Degree Pathway Overall requirement Module requirements Academic English Skills
Accounting and Finance All 65% 65% Core Maths 60%
Archaeology All 60% n/a 60%
Criminology All 65% n/a 60%
Film Studies All 60% n/a 60%
French Studies (Beginners) All 65% A-level grade B or equivalent qualification in a foreign language 60%
French Studies (Advanced) All 65% A-level grade B or equivalent qualification in French 60%
History All 65% n/a 60%
History of Art All 60% n/a 60%
Human Geography All 65% n/a 60%
Human Resource Management All 65% n/a 60%
International Relations All 65% n/a 60%
Italian Studies (Beginners) All 65% A-level grade B or equivalent qualification in a foreign language 60%
Italian Studies (Advanced) All 65% A-level grade B or equivalent qualifications in Italian 60%
Management Studies All 65% n/a 60%
Mathematics Engineering and Technology 60% 70% Pure Maths 1 and 2 (average) 50%
Media Studies All 65% n/a 60%
Politics All 60% n/a 60%
Sociology All 60% n/a 60%
Spanish and Latin American Studies (Beginners) All 65% A-level grade B or equivalent qualification in a foreign language 60%
Spanish and Latin American Studies (Advanced) All 65% A-level grade B or equivalent qualification in Spanish 60%

Minor degrees - accounts for 25% of your degree

Accounting and Finance French Language (Advanced) * Media Studies
American History and Politics Gender Studies  
American Literature and Culture   Politics
Ancient History History  
Archaeology History of Art  
Creative Writing Human Resource Management Sociology
Criminal Justice International Relations Spanish Language (Beginners)
Criminal Behaviour     
  Italian Language (Beginners) Spanish Language (Advanced) *
  Italian Language (Advanced)*  
English Language    
English Literature Management Studies  
Film Studies Management Studies with Politics  
French Language (Beginners) Marketing  

Notes about Major/Minor degrees

Not all Major/Minor combinations are possible - for more details, please see https://le.ac.uk/study/undergraduates/teaching-learning/your-degree-your-choice

Specific Minor progression requirements:

* A-level grade B or equivalent qualification in a foreign language
^ Engineering and Technology pathway - 65% (average) in the Pure Maths 1 and 2 modules, other pathways - 65% in Core Maths
+ Engineering and Technology pathway - 70% (average) in the Pure Maths 1 and 2 modules, other pathways - 70% in Core Maths


All

 Chemistry
 Chemistry
 Chemistry

60%
60%

All
All
A-level grade B or equivalent qualification in French
A-level grade B or equivalent qualification in French
Italian Language (Beginners)
Italian Language (Beginners)
Italian Language (Beginners)
Leisure, Sport and Consumption
Leisure, Sport and Consumption
Leisure, Sport and Consumption

Engineering and Technology

When you study the International Foundation Year in Engineering and Technology, you will study modules that have been carefully designed to focus on the academic area most useful to your chosen degree.

Academic English Skills
Academic English Skills aims to provide you with thorough training in the language and related academic skills which will enable you to best achieve your academic potential at University. These skills include the processes of academic writing, effective and extensive reading strategies, effective participation in seminars and delivery of presentations, and listening to and recording information effectively from lectures. You will also develop the accuracy and range of written and spoken language required to use language effectively and appropriately, with clarity and confidence in an academic context.

Pure Mathematics 1
You will study straight lines and linear equations, set theory and probability, statistics, linear programming, indices and logarithms as well as experimental laws.

Project Study, including Computing (word-processing) Skills
You will complete a self-study project on a topic of your choice that relates to the degree programme that you will undertake.

Mechanics 1
You will study vectors, forces and equilibrium, relative motion, Newton’s Laws of Motion, friction and work, energy and power.

Mechanics 2
You will continue your study of mechanics by examining advanced vectors, forces as fixed vectors, centres of gravity/centres of mass and particle dynamics.

Physics 1
You will concentrate on sound, reflection, refraction, interference, diffraction, electromagnetic waves, strengths of solids, fluids, heat and gases and the structure of the atom.

Physics 2
You will examine electrical current and charge, potential difference, resistance, capacitance, transistors and amplifiers, electrical fields, gravitational fields, magnetic fields and electromagnetic fields.

Pure Mathematics 2
You will look at further algebra, co-ordinate geometry, trigonometry, differentiation, integration, numerical methods and vectors.

Progression

Once you complete the programme and achieve the required grades, you can enter the first year of your chosen undergraduate degree at the University.

You will need to obtain an overall grade at the end of the course, and a minimum English grade on the final English Skills module.

Department Degree Pathway Overall requirement Module requirements Academic English Skills
Archaeology Archaeology BA All 60% n/a 60%
Archaeology Ancient History and Archaeology BA All 65% n/a 60%
Biosciences Biological Sciences BSc Science 65% n/a 60%
Biosciences Biological Sciences (Biochemistry) BSc Science 60% n/a 60%
Biosciences Biological Sciences (Genetics) BSc Science 65% n/a 60%
Biosciences Biological Sciences (Microbiology) BSc Science 65% n/a 60%
Biosciences Biological Sciences (Neuroscience) BSc Science 65% n/a 60%
Biosciences Biological Sciences (Physiology with Pharmacology) BSc Science 65% n/a 60%
Biosciences Biological Sciences (Zoology) BSc Science 65% n/a 60%
Biosciences Medical Biochemistry BSc Science 65% n/a 60%
Biosciences Medical Genetics BSc Science 65% n/a 60%
Biosciences Medical Microbiology BSc Science 65% n/a 60%
Biosciences Medical Physiology Science 65% n/a 60%
Biosciences  Natural Sciences BSc Science  65%  40% Pure Maths 1 and Physics 1 and 2, or Chemistry 1 and 2   50%
Chemistry Chemistry BSc Science 60% 65% (Chemistry 1 and 2 average) and 60% Pure Maths 1 50%
Chemistry Chemistry with Forensic Science BSc Science 60% 60% (Chemistry 1 and 2 average) and 60% Pure Maths 1 50%
Chemistry Pharmaceutical Chemistry BSc Science 60% 60% (Chemistry 1 and 2 average) and 60% Pure Maths 1 50%>
Chemistry Chemistry with Forensic Science MChem Science 60% 70% (Chemistry 1 and 2 average) and 65% Pure Maths 1 50%
Chemistry Pharmaceutical Chemistry MChem Science 60% 70% (Chemistry 1 and 2 average) and 65% Pure Maths 1 50%
Computer Science Computer Science MComp All 65% 65% Pure Maths 1 50%
Computer Science Computer Science BSc All 65% 65% Pure Maths 1 50%
Computer Science Computer Science Major All 65% 65% Pure Maths 1 50%
Economics Banking and Finance BA All 65% 65% Core Maths 60%
Economics Business Economics BA All 65% 65% Core Maths 60%
Economics Economics BA All 65% 65% Core Maths 60%
Economics Economics and Accounting BA All 65% 65% Core Maths 60%
Economics Financial Economics BA All 65% 65% Core Maths 60%
Economics Banking and Finance BSc All 65% 65% Pure Maths 1 60%
Economics Business Economics BSc All 65% 65% Pure Maths 1 60%
Economics Economics BSc All 65% 65% Pure Maths 1 60%
Economics Economics and Accounting BSc All 65% 65% Pure Maths 1 60%
Economics Financial Economics BSc All 65% 65% Pure Maths 1 60%
Criminology Criminology BSc All 65% n/a 60%
Engineering Aerospace BEng Engineering and Technology 60% 65% Pure Maths 1 and 2 (average) 50%
Engineering Electrical and Electronic BEng Engineering and Technology 60% 65% Pure Maths 1 and 2 (average) 50%
Engineering General BEng Engineering and Technology 60% 65% Pure Maths 1 and 2 (average) 50%
Engineering Mechanical BEng Engineering and Technology 60% 65% Pure Maths 1 and 2 (average) 50%
Engineering Aerospace MEng Engineering and Technology 65% 70% Pure Maths 1 and 2 (average) 50%
Engineering Electronic and Eletrical MEng Engineering and Technology 65% 70% Pure Maths 1 and 2 (average) 50%
Engineering General MEng Engineering and Technology 65% 70% Pure Maths 1 and 2 (average) 50%
Engineering Mechanical MEng Engineering and Technology 65% 70% Pure Maths 1 and 2 (average) 50%
Engineering Software Engineering BSc Engineering and Technology 65% 70% Pure Maths 1 and 2 (average) 50%
Geography Human Geography BA All 65% n/a 60%
Geography Geography BA All 65% n/a 60%
Geography Geography BSc All 65% n/a 60%
Geography Physical Geography BSc Science 65% n/a 60%
Geology Geology BSc Engineering and Technology / Science 65% n/a 50%
Geology Geology with Palaeobiology BSc Engineering and Technology / Science 65% n/a 50%
Geology Geology with Applies and Environmental Geology BSc Engineering and Technology / Science 65% n/a 50%
Geology Geology MGeol Engineering and Technology / Science 70% n/a 50%
Geology Geology with Palaeobiology MGeol Engineering and Technology / Science 70% n/a 50%
Geology Geology with Applies and Environmental Geology MGeol Engineering and Technology / Science 70% n/a 50%
Geology Geology with Geophysics BSc Engineering and Technology 65% n/a 50%
Geology Geology with Geophysics MGeol Engineering and Technology 70% n/a 50%
History History BA All 65% n/a 60%
History Contemporary History BA All 65% n/a 60%
History History and Politics BA All 65% n/a 60%
History History and American Studies BA All 65% n/a 60%
History History and Archaeology BA All 65% n/a 60%
History Ancient History and History BA All 65% n/a 60%
History of Art and Film Film Studies and the Visual Arts BA All 60% n/a 60%
History of Art and Film Film and Media Studies All 60% n/a 60%
History of Art and Film History of Art BA All 60% n/a 60%
Law English and French Law LLB/Maitrise All 70% A-level or equivalent (grade B or above) in French 70%
Law Law LLB All 70% n/a 70%
Law Law with Criminology LLB All 70% n/a 70%
Law Law with Politics LLB All 70% n/a 70%
Law Law with a Modern Language LLB All 70% A-level or equivalent (grade B or above) in French, Spanish or Italian 70%
Management Management Studies BA All 65% n/a 60%
Management Management Studies (Finance) BA All 65% n/a 60%
Management Management Studies (Marketing) BA All 65% n/a 60%
Management Management Studies (Organisation Studies) BA All 65% n/a 60%
Management Management Studies and Economics BA All 65% 65% Core Maths 60%
Management Accounting and Finance BSc All 65% 65% Core Maths 60%
Mathematics Mathematics MMath Engineering and Technology 70% 75% Pure Maths 1 and 2 (average) 50%
Mathematics Mathematics BSc Engineering and Technology 60% 70% Pure Maths 1 and 2 (average) 50%
Mathematics Mathematics and Actuarial Science BSc Engineering and Technology 60% 70% Pure Maths 1 and 2 (average) 50%
Media and Communications Media and Communication BA All 65% n/a 60%
Media and Communications Media and Society BA All 65% n/a 60%
Modern Languages European Studies BA All 65% A-level grade B or equivalent qualification in French, Italian or Spanish 60%
Modern Languages French and Italian BA All 65% A-level grade B or equivalent qualification in French, or Italian 60%
Modern Languages French and Spanish BA All 65% A-level grade B or equivalent qualification in French or Spanish 60%
Modern Languages Italian and Spanish BA All 65% A-level grade B or equivalent qualification in Italian or Spanish 60%
Modern Languages Modern Language Studies BA All 65% A-level grade B or equivalent qualification in French, Italian or Spanish 60%
Modern Languages Modern Languags with Translation BA  All  65%  A-level grade B or equivalent qualification in French, Italian or Spanish  60%
Modern Languages Modern Languags andTranslation BA  All  65%  A-level grade B or equivalent qualification in French, Italian or Spanish  60%
Modern Languages Modern Languages with Management BA All 65% A-level grade B or equivalent qualification in French, Italian or Spanish 60%
Modern Languages Modern Languages with Film Studies BA All 65% A-level grade B or equivalent qualification in French, Italian or Spanish 60%
Physics Physics BSc Engineering and Technology 65% 65% Pure Maths 1 and 2 (average)
Physics 1 and 2 (average)
50%
Physics Physics MPhys Engineering and Technology 65% 65% Pure Maths 1 and 2 (average)
Physics 1 and 2 (average)
50%
Physics Physics with Astrophysics BSc Engineering and Technology 65% 65% Pure Maths 1 and 2 (average)
Physics 1 and 2 (average)
50%
Physics Physics with Astrophysics MPhys Engineering and Technology 65% 65% Pure Maths 1 and 2 (average)
Physics 1 and 2 (average)
50%
Physics Physics with Space Science BSc/MPhys Engineering and Technology 65% 65% Pure Maths 1 and 2 (average)
Physics 1 and 2 (average)
50%
Physics Physics with Space Science BSc/MPhys Engineering and Technology 65% 65% Pure Maths 1 and 2 (average)
Physics 1 and 2 (average)
50%
Politics and International Relations Politics BA All 60% n/a 60%
Politics and International Relations International Relations BA All 60% n/a 60%
Politics and International Relations International Relations and History BA All 60% n/a 60%
Politics and International Relations Politics and Sociology BA All 60% n/a 60%
Politics and International Relations Politics and Economics BA All 60% 65% Core Maths 60%
Psychology Psychology BSc All 70% n/a 60%
Psychology Applied Psychology BSc All 70% n/a 60%
Psychology Psychology with Cognitive Neuroscience BSc All 70% n/a 60%
Sociology Sociology BA All 60% n/a 60%

Major / Minor degree options available

Major degrees - accounts for 75% of your degree

Degree Pathway Overall requirement Module requirements Academic English Skills
Accounting and Finance All 65% 65% Core Maths 60%
Archaeology All 60% n/a 60%
Criminology All 65% n/a 60%
Film Studies All 60% n/a 60%
French Studies (Beginners) All 65% A-level grade B or equivalent qualification in a foreign language 60%
French Studies (Advanced) All 65% A-level grade B or equivalent qualification in French 60%
History All 65% n/a 60%
History of Art All 60% n/a 60%
Human Geography All 65% n/a 60%
Human Resource Management All 65% n/a 60%
International Relations All 65% n/a 60%
Italian Studies (Beginners) All 65% A-level grade B or equivalent qualification in a foreign language 60%
Italian Studies (Advanced) All 65% A-level grade B or equivalent qualifications in Italian 60%
Management Studies All 65% n/a 60%
Mathematics Engineering and Technology 60% 70% Pure Maths 1 and 2 (average) 50%
Media Studies All 65% n/a 60%
Physics Engineering and Technology 65% 65% Pure Maths 1 and 2, Physics 1 and 2 (average) 50%
Politics All 60% n/a 60%
Sociology All 60% n/a 60%
Spanish and Latin American Studies (Beginners) All 65% A-level grade B or equivalent qualification in a foreign language 60%
Spanish and Latin American Studies (Advanced) All 65% A-level grade B or equivalent qualification in Spanish 60%

Minor degrees - accounts for 25% of your degree

Accounting and Finance French Language (Advanced)* Media Studies
American History and Politics Gender Studies  
American Literature and Culture   Politics
Ancient History History  
Archaeology History of Art  
Creative Writing HumanResource Management Sociology
Criminal Justice International Relations Spanish Language (Beginners)
Criminal Behaviour    
  Italian Language (Beginners) Spanish Language (Advanced)*
  Italian Language (Advanced)*  
English Language Leisure, Sport and Consumption Sustainability
English Literature Management Studies  
Entrepreneurship  Management Studies with Politics  
Film Studies Marketing
French Language (Beginners)    

Notes about Major/Minor degrees

Not all Major/Minor combinations are possible - for more details, please see https://le.ac.uk/study/undergraduates/teaching-learning/your-degree-your-choice

Specific Minor progression requirements:

* A-level grade B or equivalent qualification in a foreign language
^ Engineering and Technology pathway - 65% (average) in the Pure Maths 1 and 2 modules, other pathways - 65% in Core Maths
+ Engineering and Technology pathway - 70% (average) in the Pure Maths 1 and 2 modules, other pathways - 70% in Core Maths


All

 Chemistry
 Chemistry
 Chemistry

60%
60%

All
All
A-level grade B or equivalent qualification in French
A-level grade B or equivalent qualification in French
Italian Language (Beginners)
Italian Language (Beginners)
Italian Language (Beginners)
Leisure, Sport and Consumption
Leisure, Sport and Consumption
Leisure, Sport and Consumption

Science

The International Foundation Year in Science includes modules that have been carefully designed to focus on the academic area most useful to your chosen degree.

Academic English Skills
Academic English Skills aims to provide you with thorough training in the language and related academic skills which will enable you to best achieve your academic potential at University. These skills include the processes of academic writing, effective and extensive reading strategies, effective participation in seminars and delivery of presentations, and listening to and recording information effectively from lectures. You will also develop the accuracy and range of written and spoken language required to use language effectively and appropriately, with clarity and confidence in an academic context.

Pure Mathematics 1
You will study straight lines and linear equations, set theory and probability, statistics, linear programming, indices and logarithms as well as experimental laws.

Project Study, including Computing (word-processing) Skills
You will complete a self-study project on a topic of your choice that relates to the degree programme that you will undertake.

Biology 1
You will look at biological molecules, cellular structure, cell division, movement through cell membranes, enzymes and metabolic pathways.

Biology 2
You will gain an understanding of the cardiovascular system, the respiratory system, the digestive system, osmo-regulation, control and coordination and reproduction.

Chemistry 1
You will study formulae, equations and moles, atomic structure, introduction to redox systems, thermodynamics and bonding.

Chemistry 2
You will examine equilibriums, acid-base equilibrium, kinetics and organic chemistry.

Further Studies in Biology & Chemistry
You will study genetics, ecology and plant biology plus inorganic chemistry, oxidation/reduction reactions and transition element chemistry.

Progression

Once you complete the programme and achieve the required grades, you can enter the first year of your chosen undergraduate degree at the University.

You will need to obtain an overall grade at the end of the course, and a minimum English grade on the final English Skills module.

Department Degree Pathway Overall requirement Module requirements Academic English Skills
Archaeology Archaeology BA All 60% n/a 60%
Archaeology Ancient History and Archaeology BA All 65% n/a 60%
Biosciences Biological Sciences BSc Science 65% n/a 60%
Biosciences Biological Sciences (Biochemistry) BSc Science 60% n/a 60%
Biosciences Biological Sciences (Genetics) BSc Science 65% n/a 60%
Biosciences Biological Sciences (Microbiology) BSc Science 65% n/a 60%
Biosciences Biological Sciences (Neuroscience) BSc Science 65% n/a 60%
Biosciences Biological Sciences (Physiology with Pharmacology) BSc Science 65% n/a 60%
Biosciences Biological Sciences (Zoology) BSc Science 65% n/a 60%
Biosciences Medical Biochemistry BSc Science 65% n/a 60%
Biosciences Medical Genetics BSc Science 65% n/a 60%
Biosciences Medical Microbiology BSc Science 65% n/a 60%
Biosciences Medical Physiology Science 65% n/a 60%
Biosciences Natural Sciences BSc  Science  65%  40% Pure Maths 1 and Physics 1 and 2, or Chemistry 1 and 2  60%
Chemistry Chemistry BSc Science 60% 65% (Chemistry 1 and 2 average) and 60% Pure Maths 1 50%
Chemistry Chemistry with Forensic Science BSc Science 60% 60% (Chemistry 1 and 2 average) and 60% Pure Maths 1 50%
Chemistry Pharmaceutical Chemistry BSc Science 60% 60% (Chemistry 1 and 2 average) and 60% Pure Maths 1 50%
Chemistry Chemistry with Forensic Science MChem Science 60% 70% (Chemistry 1 and 2 average) and 65% Pure Maths 1 50%
Chemistry Pharmaceutical Chemistry MChem Science 60% 70% (Chemistry 1 and 2 average) and 65% Pure Maths 1 50%
Computer Science Computer Science MComp All 65% 65% Pure Maths 1 50%
Computer Science Computer Science BSc All 65% 65% Pure Maths 1 50%
Computer Science Computer Science Major All 65% 65% Pure Maths 1 50%
Economics Banking and Finance BA All 65% 65% Core Maths 60%
Economics Business Economics BA All 65% 65% Core Maths 60%
Economics Economics BA All 65% 65% Core Maths 60%
Economics Economics and Accounting BA All 65% 65% Core Maths 60%
Economics Financial Economics BA All 65% 65% Core Maths 60%
Economics Banking and Finance BSc All 65% 65% Pure Maths 1 60%
Economics Business Economics BSc All 65% 65% Pure Maths 1 60%
Economics Economics BSc All 65% 65% Pure Maths 1 60%
Economics Economics and Accounting BSc All 65% 65% Pure Maths 1 60%
Economics Financial Economics BSc All 65% 65% Pure Maths 1 60%
Criminology Criminology BSc All 65% n/a 60%
Engineering Aerospace BEng Engineering and Technology 60% 65% Pure Maths 1 and 2 (average) 50%
Engineering Electronic and Electrical BEng Engineering and Technology 60% 65% Pure Maths 1 and 2 (average) 50%
Engineering General BEng Engineering and Technology 60% 65% Pure Maths 1 and 2 (average) 50%
Engineering Mechanical BEng Engineering and Technology 60% 65% Pure Maths 1 and 2 (average) 50%
Engineering Aerospace MEng Engineering and Technology 65% 70% Pure Maths 1 and 2 (average) 50%
Engineering Electronic and Electrical MEng Engineering and Technology 65% 70% Pure Maths 1 and 2 (average) 50%
Engineering General MEng Engineering and Technology 65% 70% Pure Maths 1 and 2 (average) 50%
Engineering Mechanical MEng Engineering and Technology 65% 70% Pure Maths 1 and 2 (average) 50%
Engineering Software Engineering BSc Engineering and Technology 65% 70% Pure Maths 1 and 2 (average) 50%
Geography Human Geography BA All 65% n/a 60%
Geography Geography BA All 65% n/a 60%
Geography Geography BSc All 65% n/a 60%
Geography Physical Geography BSc Science 65% n/a 60%
Geology Geology BSc Engineering and Technology / Science 65% n/a 50%
Geology Geology with Palaeobiology BSc Engineering and Technology / Science 65% n/a 50%
Geology Geology with Applies and Environmental Geology BSc Engineering and Technology / Science 65% n/a 50%
Geology Geology MGeol Engineering and Technology / Science 70% n/a 50%
Geology Geology with Palaeobiology MGeol Engineering and Technology / Science 70% n/a 50%
Geology Geology with Applies and Environmental Geology MGeol Engineering and Technology / Science 70% n/a 50%
Geology Geology with Geophysics BSc Engineering and Technology 65% n/a 50%
Geology Geology with Geophysics MGeol Engineering and Technology 70% n/a 50%
History History BA All 65% n/a 60%
History Contemporary History BA All 65% n/a 60%
History History and Politics BA All 65% n/a 60%
History History and American Studies BA All 65% n/a 60%
History History and Archaeology BA All 65% n/a 60%
History Ancient History and History BA All 65% n/a 60%
History of Art and Film Film Studies and the Visual Arts BA All 60% n/a 60%
History of Art and Film Film and Media Studies All 60% n/a 60%
History of Art and Film History of Art BA All 60% n/a 60%
Law English and French Law LLB/Maitrise All 70% A-level or equivalent (grade B or above) in French 70%
Law Law LLB All 70% n/a 70%
Law Law with Criminology LLB All 70% n/a 70%
Law Law with Politics LLB All 70% n/a 70%
Law Law with a Modern Language LLB All 70% A-level or equivalent (grade B or above) in French, Spanish or Italian 70%
Management Management Studies BA All 65% n/a 60%
Management Management Studies (Finance) BA All 65% n/a 60%
Management Management Studies (Marketing) BA All 65% n/a 60%
Management Management Studies (Organisation Studies) BA All 65% n/a 60%
Management Management Studies and Economics BA All 65% 65% Core Maths 60%
Management Accounting and Finance BSc All 65% 65% Core Maths 60%
Mathematics Mathematics MMath Engineering and Technology 70% 75% Pure Maths 1 and 2 (average) 50%
Mathematics Mathematics BSc Engineering and Technology 60% 70% Pure Maths 1 and 2 (average) 50%
Mathematics Mathematics and Actuarial Science BSc Engineering and Technology 60% 70% Pure Maths 1 and 2 (average) 50%
Media and Communications Media and Communication BA All 65% n/a 60%
Media and Communications Media and Society BA All 65% n/a 60%
Modern Languages European Studies BA All 65% A-level grade B or equivalent qualification in French, Italian or Spanish 60%
Modern Languages French and Italian BA All 65% A-level grade B or equivalent qualification in French, or Italian 60%
Modern Languages French and Spanish BA All 65% A-level grade B or equivalent qualification in French or Spanish 60%
Modern Languages Italian and Spanish BA All 65% A-level grade B or equivalent qualification in Italian or Spanish 60%
Modern Languages Modern Language Studies BA All 65% A-level grade B or equivalent qualification in French, Italian or Spanish 60%
Modern Languages Modern Languages and Translation BA All   65% A-level grade B or equivalent qualification in French, Italian or Spanish   60%
Modern Languages Modern Languages with Translation BA All 65% A-level grade B or equivalent qualification in French, Italian or Spanish 60%
Modern Languages Modern Languages with Management BA All 65% A-level grade B or equivalent qualification in French, Italian or Spanish 60%
Modern Languages Modern Languages with Film Studies BA All 65% A-level grade B or equivalent qualification in French, Italian or Spanish 60%
Physics Physics BSc Engineering and Technology 65% 65% Pure Maths 1 and 2 (average)
Physics 1 and 2 (average)
50%
Physics Physics MPhys Engineering and Technology 65% 65% Pure Maths 1 and 2 (average)
Physics 1 and 2 (average)
50%
Physics Physics with Astrophysics BSc Engineering and Technology 65% 65% Pure Maths 1 and 2 (average)
Physics 1 and 2 (average)
50%
Physics Physics with Astrophysics MPhys Engineering and Technology 65% 65% Pure Maths 1 and 2 (average)
Physics 1 and 2 (average)
50%
Physics Physics with Space Science BSc/MPhys Engineering and Technology 65% 65% Pure Maths 1 and 2 (average)
Physics 1 and 2 (average)
50%
Physics Physics with Space Science BSc/MPhys Engineering and Technology 65% 65% Pure Maths 1 and 2 (average)
Physics 1 and 2 (average)
50%
Politics and International Relations Politics BA All 60% n/a 60%
Politics and International Relations International Relations BA All 60% n/a 60%
Politics and International Relations International Relations and History BA All 60% n/a 60%
Politics and International Relations Politics and Sociology BA All 60% n/a 60%
Politics and International Relations Politics and Economics BA All 60% 65% Core Maths 60%
Psychology Psychology BSc All 70% n/a 60%
Psychology Applied Psychology BSc All 70% n/a 60%
Psychology Psychology with Cognitive Neuroscience BSc All 70% n/a 60%
Sociology Sociology BA All 60% n/a 60%

Major / Minor degree options available

Major degrees - accounts for 75% of your degree

Degree Pathway Overall requirement Module requirements Academic English Skills
Accounting and Finance All 65% 65% Core Maths 60%
Archaeology All 60% n/a 60%
Criminology All 65% n/a 60%
Film Studies All 60% n/a 60%
French Studies (Beginners) All 65% A-level grade B or equivalent qualification in a foreign language 60%
French Studies (Advanced) All 65% A-level grade B or equivalent qualification in French 60%
History All 65% n/a 60%
History of Art All 60% n/a 60%
Human Geography All 65% n/a 60%
Human Resource Management All 65% n/a 60%
International Relations All 65% n/a 60%
Italian Studies (Beginners) All 65% A-level grade B or equivalent qualification in a foreign language 60%
Italian Studies (Advanced) All 65% A-level grade B or equivalent qualifications in Italian 60%
Management Studies All 65% n/a 60%
Mathematics Engineering and Technology 60% 70% Pure Maths 1 and 2 (average) 50%
Media Studies All 65% n/a 60%
Politics All 60% n/a 60%
Sociology All 60% n/a 60%
Spanish and Latin American Studies (Beginners) All 65% A-level grade B or equivalent qualification in a foreign language 60%
Spanish and Latin American Studies (Advanced) All 65% A-level grade B or equivalent qualification in Spanish 60%

Minor degrees - accounts for 25% of your degree

Accounting and Finance French Language (Advanced)* Media Studies
American History and Politics Gender Studies  
American Literature and Culture   Politics
Ancient History History  
Archaeology History of Art  
Creative Writing HumanResource Management Sociology
Criminal Justice International Relations Spanish Language (Beginners)
Criminal Behaviour    
  Italian Language (Beginners) Spanish Language (Advanced)*
  Italian Language (Advanced)*  
English Language Leisure, Sport and Consumption Sustainability
English Literature Management Studies  
Entrepreneurship Management Studies with Politics
 
Film Studies Marketing  
French Language (Beginners)    

Notes about Major/Minor degrees

Not all Major/Minor combinations are possible - for more details, please see https://le.ac.uk/study/undergraduates/teaching-learning/your-degree-your-choice

Specific Minor progression requirements:

* A-level grade B or equivalent qualification in a foreign language
^ Engineering and Technology pathway - 65% (average) in the Pure Maths 1 and 2 modules, other pathways - 65% in Core Maths
+ Engineering and Technology pathway - 70% (average) in the Pure Maths 1 and 2 modules, other pathways - 70% in Core Maths


All

Chemistry
Chemistry
 Chemistry

60%
60%

All
All
A-level grade B or equivalent qualification in French
A-level grade B or equivalent qualification in French
Italian Language (Beginners)
Italian Language (Beginners)
Italian Language (Beginners)
Leisure, Sport and Consumption
Leisure, Sport and Consumption
Leisure, Sport and Consumption

Society and Culture

The International Foundation Year in Society and Cultures includes modules that have been carefully designed to focus on the academic area most useful to your chosen degree.

Academic English Skills
Academic English Skills aims to provide you with thorough training in the language and related academic skills which will enable you to best achieve your academic potential at University. These skills include the processes of academic writing, effective and extensive reading strategies, effective participation in seminars and delivery of presentations, and listening to and recording information effectively from lectures. You will also develop the accuracy and range of written and spoken language required to use language effectively and appropriately, with clarity and confidence in an academic context.

Core Mathematics
This module contains algebra and statistics. You will develop your knowledge and understanding of mathematical terms and techniques and apply these to solving problems. Students opting to do some BSc degrees will study the Core Mathematics module and take the Core Mathematics final exam. In addition, these students will also need to take the Pure Mathematics 1 final exam. Students will be offered extra support to do this.

Project Study, including Computing (word-processing) Skills
You will complete a self-study project on a topic of your choice that relates to the degree programme that you will undertake.

Business and the Modern Market Economy
You will study the operational and strategic problems facing business people in the modern market economy. You will focus on a wide range of issues, such as management, human resource practice, marketing and ethical aspects.

Economics 1
You will gain an understanding of economics systems, types of goods, allocation of resources, elasticity, price controls, types of markets, cost and revenue, economies of scale and market failure.

Globalisation and Global Issues
You will be introduced to the study and analysis of problems, issues and dynamics that have come to shape contemporary political life and society at international, transnational and global levels. You will consider the causes and effects of globalisation.

Media and Society
You will be introduced to the key concepts in a range of media activities and consider the role and impact of the media in the context of the wider society.

Law
You will be provided with a basic grounding in the institutions, procedures, methodology and traditions of English Law and the legal system. You will study how the law is made and applied and the constitutional context in which it operates.

Progression

Once you complete the programme and achieve the required grades, you can enter the first year of your chosen undergraduate degree at the University.

You will need to obtain an overall grade at the end of the course, and a minimum English grade on the final English Skills module.

Department Degree Pathway Overall requirement Module requirements Academic English Skills
Archaeology Archaeology BA All 60% n/a 60%
Archaeology Ancient History and Archaeology BA All 65% n/a 60%
Biosciences Biological Sciences BSc Science 65% n/a 60%
Biosciences Biological Sciences (Biochemistry) BSc Science 60% n/a 60%
Biosciences Biological Sciences (Genetics) BSc Science 65% n/a 60%
Biosciences Biological Sciences (Microbiology) BSc Science 65% n/a 60%
Biosciences Biological Sciences (Neuroscience) BSc Science 65% n/a 60%
Biosciences Biological Sciences (Physiology with Pharmacology) BSc Science 65% n/a 60%
Biosciences Biological Sciences (Zoology) BSc Science 65% n/a 60%
Biosciences Medical Biochemistry BSc Science 65% n/a 60%
Biosciences Medical Genetics BSc Science 65% n/a 60%
Biosciences Medical Microbiology BSc Science 65% n/a 60%
Biosciences Medical Physiology Science 65% n/a 60%
Chemistry Chemistry BSc Science 60% 65% (Chemistry 1 and 2 average) and 60% Pure Maths 1 50%
Chemistry Chemistry with Forensic Science BSc Science 60% 60% (Chemistry 1 and 2 average) and 60% Pure Maths 1 50%
Chemistry Pharmaceutical Chemistry BSc Science 60% 60% (Chemistry 1 and 2 average) and 60% Pure Maths 1 50%
Chemistry Chemistry with Forensic Science MChem Science 60% 70% (Chemistry 1 and 2 average) and 65% Pure Maths 1 50%
Chemistry Pharmaceutical Chemistry MChem Science 60% 70% (Chemistry 1 and 2 average) and 65% Pure Maths 1 50%
Computer Science Computer Science MComp All 65% 65% Pure Maths 1 50%
Computer Science Computer Science BSc All 65% 65% Pure Maths 1 50%
Computer Science Computer Science Major All 65% 65% Pure Maths 1 50%
Economics Banking and Finance BA All 65% 65% Core Maths 60%
Economics Business Economics BA All 65% 65% Core Maths 60%
Economics Economics BA All 65% 65% Core Maths 60%
Economics Economics and Accounting BA All 65% 65% Core Maths 60%
Economics Financial Economics BA All 65% 65% Core Maths 60%
Economics Banking and Finance BSc All 65% 65% Pure Maths 1 60%
Economics Business Economics BSc All 65% 65% Pure Maths 1 60%
Economics Economics BSc All 65% 65% Pure Maths 1 60%
Economics Economics and Accounting BSc All 65% 65% Pure Maths 1 60%
Economics Financial Economics BSc All 65% 65% Pure Maths 1 60%
Criminology Criminology BSc All 65% n/a 60%
Engineering Aerospace BEng Engineering and Technology 60% 65% Pure Maths 1 and 2 (average) 50%
Engineering Electronic and Electrical BEng Engineering and Technology 60% 65% Pure Maths 1 and 2 (average) 50%
Engineering General BEng Engineering and Technology 60% 65% Pure Maths 1 and 2 (average) 50%
Engineering Mechanical BEng Engineering and Technology 60% 65% Pure Maths 1 and 2 (average) 50%
Engineering Aerospace MEng Engineering and Technology 65% 70% Pure Maths 1 and 2 (average) 50%
Engineering Electronic and Electrical MEng Engineering and Technology 65% 70% Pure Maths 1 and 2 (average) 50%
Engineering General MEng Engineering and Technology 65% 70% Pure Maths 1 and 2 (average) 50%
Engineering Mechanical MEng Engineering and Technology 65% 70% Pure Maths 1 and 2 (average) 50%
Engineering Software Engineering BSc Engineering and Technology 65% 70% Pure Maths 1 and 2 (average) 50%
Geography Human Geography BA All 65% n/a 60%
Geography Geography BA All 65% n/a 60%
Geography Geography BSc All 65% n/a 60%
Geography Physical Geography BSc Science 65% n/a 60%
Geology Geology BSc Engineering and Technology / Science 65% n/a 50%
Geology Geology with Palaeobiology BSc Engineering and Technology / Science 65% n/a 50%
Geology Geology with Applies and Environmental Geology BSc Engineering and Technology / Science 65% n/a 50%
Geology Geology MGeol Engineering and Technology / Science 70% n/a 50%
Geology Geology with Palaeobiology MGeol Engineering and Technology / Science 70% n/a 50%
Geology Geology with Applies and Environmental Geology MGeol Engineering and Technology / Science 70% n/a 50%
Geology Geology with Geophysics BSc Engineering and Technology 65% n/a 50%
Geology Geology with Geophysics MGeol Engineering and Technology 70% n/a 50%
History History BA All 65% n/a 60%
History Contemporary History BA All 65% n/a 60%
History History and Politics BA All 65% n/a 60%
History History and American Studies BA All 65% n/a 60%
History History and Archaeology BA All 65% n/a 60%
History Ancient History and History BA All 65% n/a 60%
History of Art and Film Film Studies and the Visual Arts BA All 60% n/a 60%
History of Art and Film Film and Media Studies All 60% n/a 60%
History of Art and Film History of Art BA All 60% n/a 60%
Law English and French Law LLB/Maitrise All 70% A-level or equivalent (grade B or above) in French 70%
Law Law LLB All 70% n/a 70%
Law Law with Criminology LLB All 70% n/a 70%
Law Law with Politics LLB All 70% n/a 70%
Law Law with a Modern Language LLB All 70% A-level or equivalent (grade B or above) in French, Spanish or Italian 70%
Management Management Studies BA All 65% n/a 60%
Management Management Studies (Finance) BA All 65% n/a 60%
Management Management Studies (Marketing) BA All 65% n/a 60%
Management Management Studies (Organisation Studies) BA All 65% n/a 60%
Management Management Studies and Economics BA All 65% 65% Core Maths 60%
Management Accounting and Finance BSc All 65% 65% Core Maths 60%
Mathematics Mathematics MMath Engineering and Technology 70% 75% Pure Maths 1 and 2 (average) 50%
Mathematics Mathematics BSc Engineering and Technology 60% 70% Pure Maths 1 and 2 (average) 50%
Mathematics Mathematics and Actuarial Science BSc Engineering and Technology 60% 70% Pure Maths 1 and 2 (average) 50%
Media and Communications Media and Communication BA All 65% n/a 60%
Media and Communications Media and Society BA All 65% n/a 60%
Modern Languages European Studies BA All 65% A-level grade B or equivalent qualification in French, Italian or Spanish 60%
Modern Languages French and Italian BA All 65% A-level grade B or equivalent qualification in French, or Italian 60%
Modern Languages French and Spanish BA All 65% A-level grade B or equivalent qualification in French or Spanish 60%
Modern Languages Italian and Spanish BA All 65% A-level grade B or equivalent qualification in Italian or Spanish 60%
Modern Languages Modern Language Studies BA All 65% A-level grade B or equivalent qualification in French, Italian or Spanish 60%
Modern Languages Modern Language Studies BA  All  65% A-level grade B or equivalent qualification in French, Italian or Spanish   60%
Modern Languages Modern Languages with Translation BA All 65% A-level grade B or equivalent qualification in French, Italian or Spanish 60%
Modern Languages Modern Languages with Management BA All 65% A-level grade B or equivalent qualification in French, Italian or Spanish 60%
Modern Languages Modern Languages with Film Studies BA All 65% A-level grade B or equivalent qualification in French, Italian or Spanish 60%
Physics Physics BSc Engineering and Technology 65% 65% Pure Maths 1 and 2 (average)
Physics 1 and 2 (average)
50%
Physics Physics MPhys Engineering and Technology 65% 65% Pure Maths 1 and 2 (average)
Physics 1 and 2 (average)
50%
Physics Physics with Astrophysics BSc Engineering and Technology 65% 65% Pure Maths 1 and 2 (average)
Physics 1 and 2 (average)
50%
Physics Physics with Astrophysics MPhys Engineering and Technology 65% 65% Pure Maths 1 and 2 (average)
Physics 1 and 2 (average)
50%
Physics Physics with Space Science BSc/MPhys Engineering and Technology 65% 65% Pure Maths 1 and 2 (average)
Physics 1 and 2 (average)
50%
Physics Physics with Space Science BSc/MPhys Engineering and Technology 65% 65% Pure Maths 1 and 2 (average)
Physics 1 and 2 (average)
50%
Politics and International Relations Politics BA All 60% n/a 60%
Politics and International Relations International Relations BA All 60% n/a 60%
Politics and International Relations International Relations and History BA All 60% n/a 60%
Politics and International Relations Politics and Sociology BA All 60% n/a 60%
Politics and International Relations Politics and Economics BA All 60% 65% Core Maths 60%
 Psychology  Psychology BSc All 70% n/a 60%
Psychology Applied Psychology BSc All 70% n/a 60%
Psychology Psychology with Cognitive Neuroscience BSc All 70% n/a 60%
Sociology Sociology BA All 60% n/a 60%

Major / Minor degree options available

Major degrees - accounts for 75% of your degree

Degree Pathway Overall requirement Module requirements Academic English Skills
Accounting and Finance All 65% 65% Core Maths 60%
Archaeology All 60% n/a 60%
Criminology All 65% n/a 60%
Film Studies All 60% n/a 60%
French Studies (Beginners) All 65% A-level grade B or equivalent qualification in a foreign language 60%
French Studies (Advanced) All 65% A-level grade B or equivalent qualification in French 60%
History All 65% n/a 60%
History of Art All 60% n/a 60%
Human Geography All 65% n/a 60%
Human Resource Management All 65% n/a 60%
International Relations All 65% n/a 60%
Italian Studies (Beginners) All 65% A-level grade B or equivalent qualification in a foreign language 60%
Italian Studies (Advanced) All 65% A-level grade B or equivalent qualifications in Italian 60%
Management Studies All 65% n/a 60%
Mathematics Engineering and Technology 60% 70% Pure Maths 1 and 2 (average) 50%
Media Studies All 65% n/a 60%
Politics All 60% n/a 60%
Sociology All 60% n/a 60%
Spanish and Latin American Studies (Beginners) All 65% A-level grade B or equivalent qualification in a foreign language 60%
Spanish and Latin American Studies (Advanced) All 65% A-level grade B or equivalent qualification in Spanish 60%

Minor degrees - accounts for 25% of your degree

Accounting and Finance French Language (Advanced)* Media Studies
American History and Politics Gender Studies  
American Literature and Culture   Politics
Ancient History History  
Archaeology History of Art  
Creative Writing HumanResource Management Sociology
Criminal Justice International Relations Spanish Language (Beginners)
Criminal Behaviour    
  Italian Language (Beginners) Spanish Language (Advanced)*
  Italian Language (Advanced)*  
English Language Leisure, Sport and Consumption Sustainability
English Literature Management Studies  
Entrepreneurship Management Studies with Politics
 
Film Studies Marketing  
French Language (Beginners)    

Notes about Major/Minor degrees

Not all Major/Minor combinations are possible - for more details, please see https://le.ac.uk/study/undergraduates/teaching-learning/your-degree-your-choice

Specific Minor progression requirements:

* A-level grade B or equivalent qualification in a foreign language
^ Engineering and Technology pathway - 65% (average) in the Pure Maths 1 and 2 modules, other pathways - 65% in Core Maths
+ Engineering and Technology pathway - 70% (average) in the Pure Maths 1 and 2 modules, other pathways - 70% in Core Maths


All

 Chemistry
 Chemistry
 Chemistry

60%
60%

All
All
A-level grade B or equivalent qualification in French
A-level grade B or equivalent qualification in French
Italian Language (Beginners)
Italian Language (Beginners)
Italian Language (Beginners)
Leisure, Sport and Consumption
Leisure, Sport and Consumption
Leisure, Sport and Consumption

Entry Requirements

Nationality
Only available to overseas students, non-UK and non-EU

Age
You should be 17 years or older

English language
Academic IELTS for UKVI 5.0 (minimum 5.0 in writing)*

Academic
Good high school graduation grades or equivalent academic study

For full entry requirements information, please visit entry requirements page.

*If you do not need a Tier 4 visa, or are exempted in another way, we can accept equivalent proof of English.

 

English Language Preparation

If you don’t meet the English language requirements, you can attend the English Language Preparation course to raise your level of English up to the required level of IELTS 5.0.*.

Course length
One term

Start dates
June or September
(June 2018 intake is not running)

Entry requirements

Academic IELTS for UKVI 4.0 (all bands minimum 4.0)*