Degree preparation online
Degree preparation online
If you are unable to come to the UK to study, you can take a degree preparation course online from your home country, before progressing to an in-person degree at your chosen university in the UK.
You can choose from four digital degree preparation courses (also known as pathway courses) at two different levels: a Foundation Certificate, leading to an undergraduate degree, and a Pre-Master’s, leading to a postgraduate degree.
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Add a virtual internship
You can gain valuable work experience during your studies by adding an integrated online internship to your course, which is taken in your home country. Simply select the internship option of your preferred course when you apply.
Digital degree preparation courses can lead to degree subject areas such as:
You can progress to these universities
The following institutions recognise and accept digital degree preparation courses for entry, and progression to your degree is guaranteed when you pass at the required level with good attendance.
What are my online study options for each university?
|Progression university||Foundation Certificate||Pre-Master’s|
|University of Birmingham||✓||✓|
|City, University of London||✓|
|Nottingham Trent University||✓||✓|
|Queen Mary University of London||✓||✓|
|University of Essex||✓||✓|
|University of Liverpool||✓||✓|
|University of Nottingham||✓||✓|
|University of York||✓||✓|
Support while you study online
Studying remotely often presents different types of challenges to in-person study. If you need further support while studying online, there’s no need to worry — we’ll be here for you at every step of the way.
Our friendly support team are available online during your studies and can help with:
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What are the entry requirements?
Typical requirements for a Foundation Certificate are:
- Academic: at least 11 years of education
- English language: UKVI IELTS 4.0 to 5.5 or accepted equivalent
Typical requirements for a Pre-Master’s are:
- Academic: at least 3 years of higher education or equivalent
- English language: UKVI IELTS 4.5 to 5.5 or accepted equivalent
Please note: Entry requirements vary. The duration of your digital degree preparation course will vary between five and 15 months. The course length depends on your needs and English level.
What are the tuition fees?
- Foundation Certificate: tuition fees from £14,700
- Pre-Master’s: tuition fees from £14,700
For more details, see the UK digital course information booklet.
Are there any additional costs?
Other costs to consider are:
You’ll be charged a £200 administration fee to cover administration costs related to your application. This is payable at the same time as your tuition deposit if you accept an offer to study a digital pathway course.
From £200 to £400
The cost of the course learning materials varies depending on your degree preparation course length. The exact amount will be confirmed in the invoice that accompanies your offer letter.
What will my study experience be like?
You’ll enjoy interactive lessons with lots of discussion and chances to improve your English, as well as self-study time. Your Learning Advisor will help you stay on track with progressing to your chosen degree. You’ll engage with live sessions via Zoom or similar from Monday to Friday during UK teaching hours, so will need to fit your schedule around this.
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How will I be assessed?
You’ll receive continual feedback on the tasks and assessments that your tutors set you. Assessments will be a mix of:
- audio and video submissions
- live Q&A sessions
- projects and coursework
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What are the exit requirements for TEDI-London?
If you plan to progress to TEDI-London, you’ll need to complete your digital degree preparation course with the following in order to meet degree entry requirements:
- UKVI IELTS 6.0 overall (at least 6.0 in writing and 5.5 in all other skills)
- pass a TEDI-London online interview