University Foundation Course London

Living in London for 6 or 9 months can be a challenging experience for international students, and so with this in mind, SGI ,based in Central London, have constructed and developed a University Foundation Course (UFC) that is the perfect transition from homeland to confident participation at a British University.

Our highly personalised, professional and practical foundation course has ensured a 100% success rate for our students and guaranteed UK university places.

Why choose SGI’s University Foundation Course ?

  • Small groups (average 8 students): maximum personal attention  
  • Intensive Individual support: Individual Learning Plans and weekly tutorials
  • English language specialists: 50 years experience and expertise to get the right IELTS score
  • Experienced and exceptional academic team: many are Oxford and Cambridge graduates
  • Free and comprehensive University application assistance: helping students make the right choices 
  • Broad range of degree subjects can be followed after the course : including Business, Engineering, Politics, Economics, Law

We guarantee that by the time students have successfully finished their UFC at SGI London they will be confident with their English and have the necessary skills to succeed at a British University.

January 2014 Entry - Book Online
September 2014 Entry - Book Online

January 2014 Entry

This 6 month academic course gives students a foundation not only in English language and culture but also in the world of Business from a European perspective.

Key objective: To prepare students for a British University and give them the necessary skills to succeed. Minimum Entry point: IELTS 5.0 equivalent (Intermediate). Students at this level are not required to take Term 1.

September 2014 Entry

This 9 month academic course gives students a foundation not only in English language and culture but also in the world of Business from a European perspective.

Key objective: To raise students knowledge of the English language and increase their familiarity of life in Britain. Minimum Entry point: IELTS 4.5 equivalent (Low intermediate)

Where are they now?

We are proud of our students' achievements at SGI. Here are some University Placements of our former students into UK Higher Education.

Name

University Placement
Stavros Kampitoglu, BA Hons Law
(IELTS 6.5)
Daniel Pettersson, BA Hons Business Management
(IELTS 6.5)
Ksenia Zemskova, BA Hons Public Relations
(IELTS 6)
Wei-Chen“Jeff” Hung, BA Hons Marketing Management
(IELTS 6)
Nassim Benaouda, BA Hons Business Management
(IELTS 6)
Chafik Hamel, BA Hons Business Management
(IELTS 6)
Awa Leila Tidjani, BA Hons Business Management
(IELTS 7.5)
Evalina Mackenzie, BA Hons Urban Planning
(IELTS 8)
Barbara Komsta, MA Tourism Management
(IELTS 6.5)
Alina Nazmieva, MA Business Finance
(IELTS 6.5)
Jing Wu, Msc Finance
(IELTS 7.5)
Eduardo Barreira, Foundation in Photo Journalism
(IELTS 6)
Marcelo Bobadilla, BA Hons Journalism
(IELTS 7)
Ji Il Jeong, BA Business Management
(IELTS 6)
Suk Ki Kang, MA Design
(IELTS 6.5)
Hartwig Kos, Msc Finance
(IELTS 8)
Eunhee Yang, MA Design
(IELTS 6)
Abdolreza Saeedabadi, MA International Business
(IELTS 6.5)
Philip Choi, BA HonsBusiness Studies
(IELTS 7)
Sang Eun Lee,BA Hons International Business
(IELTS 76.5)
Begench Atayev, BA Hons Business Management
(IELTS 7)
Patricia Jamelot, MA Marketing Management
(IELTS 6.5)

Do you need more information? Max Loach, SGI School Director  is here to provide you with help and information on our University Foundation course.

Your course includes

  • Course book
  • E-learning programme (8-week post-course access)
  • Cambridge Placement test and interview
  • Welcome pack and party
  • Free Internet & WiFi access
  • Certificate of Progress
  • Study Centre access
  • Some social programme activities

January 2014 Entry

Group Size 14
Lessons Per Week 30 (1 lesson=45 min)
Duration 6 months
Levels Upper Intermediate
Minimum age 16
ProgressIndividual testing & guidance
Start dates06/01/2014

September 2014 Entry

Group Size 14
Lessons Per Week 30 (1 lesson=45 min)
Duration 9 months
Levels Lower Intermediate
Minimum age 16
ProgressIndividual testing & guidance
Start dates15/09/2014
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January 2014 Entry

September 2014 Entry

January 2014 Entry

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:15 – 10:45 9:15 – 10:45 9:15 – 10:45 9:15 – 10:45 9:15 – 10:45
IELTS
Exam Preparation
IELTS
Exam Preparation
IELTS
Exam Preparation
IELTS
Exam Preparation
IELTS
Exam Preparation
11:15 – 12:45 11:15 – 12:45 11:15 – 12:45 11:15 – 12:45 11:15 – 12:45

Academic Skills
Reading
Writing & Note-taking
Listening
Speaking

Academic Skills
Reading
Writing & Note-taking
Listening
Speaking
Academic Skills
Reading
Writing & Note-taking
Listening
Speaking
Academic Skills
Reading
Writing & Note-taking
Listening
Speaking
IT Skills
Word processing Spreadsheets
Presentations
13.30 - 15.00 13.30 - 15.00 13.30 - 15.00 13.30 - 15.00 13.30 - 15.00
Subject Area
Business Studies
Politics
Economics
Geography
Subject Area
Business Studies
Politics
Economics
Geography
Life in Britain
British Culture
Trips with follow up Work
Subject Area
Business Studies
Politics
Economics
Geography
Subject Area
Business Studies
Politics
Economics
Geography
15.30 - 17.00 15.30 - 17.00 15.30 - 17.00 15.30 - 17.00 15.30 - 17.00
Tutorials
& Guided Self-Study
Self  Study
Resource Centre
Self  Study
Resource Centre
Self  Study
Resource Centre
Self  Study
Resource Centre

September 2014 Entry

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9.15 - 10.45 9.15 - 10.45 9.15 - 10.45 9.15 - 10.45 9.15 - 10.45
Language Development
Grammar
For example: Tenses - Active & Passive
Language Development
Grammar
For example: Conditionals & Reported Speech
Language Development
Vocabulary
For example: Idioms, Collocations & Phrasal Verbs
Language Development
Grammar
For example: Adverbs, Adjectives & Countables, Quantifiers
Language Development
Grammar
For example: Articles & Prepositions
11.15 - 12.45 11.15 - 12.45 11.15 - 12.45 11.15 - 12.45 11.15 - 12.45
Skills Work
Reading
Academic Texts - Scanning & Skimming
Skills Work
Writing
Essay Structure & Cohesion
Skills Work
Listening
Lectures, Presentations & Authentic TV / Radio broadcasts
Skills Work
IELTS
Exam Skills
Skills Work
IELTS
Exam Skills
13.30 - 15.00 13.30 - 15.00 13.30 - 15.00 13.30 - 15.00 13.30 - 15.00
IT Skills
Windows, MS Office word processing, spreadsheets, databases & presentations
Social English
Communication Skills, Discussions & Debates
Life in Britain
British Culture Trips with follow up Project Work
Speaking
Seminar Preparation & Familiarisation
Guided Self Study
Resource Centre
15.30 - 17.00 15.30 - 17.00 15.30 - 17.00 15.30 - 17.00 15.30 - 17.00
Self Study
Resource Centre
Self Study
Resource Centre
Self Study
Resource Centre
Self Study
Resource Centre
Self Study
Resource Centre
Rossana Rita from Angola

Hi everyone! My name is Rossana and I used to be a student at SGI. I did a University Foundation course for 6 months and thanks to it I managed to improve my English and I’m now doing a ... Read more