Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics pathway

Are you from outside of mainland China?

You can find more information through Kaplan International Pathwaysour trusted education partner for applications and admissions to the International Foundation Programme.

Learn the academic skills you need for an undergraduate degree whilst focusing on science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

How to apply

Programme structure

In class

  • Minimum 15 class hours per week
  • Classes, lectures, labs and tutorials
  • Peer-assisted study sessions to develop independent learning
  • Classes held between Monday and Friday, 9am and 6pm.

Independent study

  • Access to subject-specific libraries, computer rooms and study areas across campus
  • Access to tutors and academics during their office hours
  • Access to Blackboard the University’s online learning environment

You can find detailed information about units, contact hours and programme structure on our online unit catalogue. The unit options will depend upon your intended degree, your IELTS level and timetable constraints.

Progression to an undergraduate degree

You will need to meet the entry requirements of your chosen degree which could include a GCSE or equivalent grade in a specific subject. We will confirm that you meet the entry requirements for your chosen degree before you start the programme. 

This pathway prepares you for degree studies related to:

  • chemistry
  • engineering
  • geography
  • physics
  • psychology
  • pharmacology
  • veterinary science
  • many other disciplines.

Find out more about progression to an undergraduate degree and see the prospectus for undergraduate courses offered at the University of Bristol.

Entry requirements

Find out the entry requirements for this pathway.

Course dates

The programme runs from September to June. This is split into two terms with holiday periods in between.

Have a look at our fees and dates page for details.

How much does it cost?

Find out about the course fees and additional costs for academic year 2020/21 on the fees and dates page.

Read our policies

Find important information about admissions policies on the online programme finder

Ask a question

  • Contact mainland China:

Email: ifp-china@bristol.ac.uk
Phone: 00 8610 8515 1899

  • Contact from outside mainland China:

Please fill out a contact form.

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