International Foundation Group - Abu Dhabi

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Study in Abu Dhabi, UAE

International Foundation Group’s centre in Abu Dhabi gives students the opportunity to secure places at UK universities at undergraduate, Masters and doctoral level. The college is superbly located in the heart of the city, just by the National Theatre, Abu Dhabi Media Centre as well as many international schools and universities.

Our vision is to contribute to the vibrant, exciting and rapidly expanding educational and commercial activities of Abu Dhabi. It is a city of endless opportunities and we are proud to play our part in its progress. As well as our full time pathway courses for students wishing to enter UK university degree courses, we run a wide range of shorter professional courses helping to meet the needs of governmental and private institutions.

IFG’s campus is in a brand new building in an area well known for coffee bars and restaurants. There is lots of free parking to the rear of the College. You will study in bright, spacious and well-equipped classrooms and benefit from the IFG virtual learning environment which has an extensive range of resources to supplement your teaching and training sessions.

Our full time programmes offer the same progression routes to leading UK universities as in London and our English language courses are taught by native English speakers.

For further information, our friendly and experienced staff would be delighted to meet you at the college or hear from you by phone or email.

Business Management

  • United Arab Emirates
  • International Foundation Group - Abu Dhabi
  • 9 month(s)
  • Foundation Year
  • ID 6206

This course is specifically designed for High School students who wish to progress onto undergraduate courses in the UK to study on business related programmes.

 There is a strong emphasis on developing learning skills and approaches in preparation for higher education study in the UK in order that students who graduate from our programme are well equipped to face the challenge of studying at university level.

 The course is taught over one academic year. In the first part, there is a focus on improving academic and language skills as well as a module which introduces students to basic statistical concepts which are so important for most undergraduate level related to business. In the second part of the course, the main focus is on the three depth modules of business studies, accounting, and economics.

Throughout the course, students receive six hours per week of Academic English classes, helping them to prepare for the IELTS test.

Course Structure
Part One:
Study Skills
Statistics for Business
Communication Skills
Themes in Social Science
Academic English
Part Two:
Business Studies
Accounting
Economics
Academic English

$12000 Annual Fees

Social Sciences

  • United Arab Emirates
  • International Foundation Group - Abu Dhabi
  • 9 month(s)
  • Foundation Year
  • ID 6208

Summary
This course is intended for students wishing to progress onto degree courses in a range of social science subjects including Law, Politics, International Relations, Economics and related subjects.

Content
There is a strong emphasis on developing the learning skills required for studies at higher education level in the UK. Teaching of the three specialist modules – Politics, Law, and Economics – encourages students to evaluate and analyse information, construct balanced arguments, and to apply theories and concepts to current political, legal and economic issues.  

In Law, students are given an understanding of the English legal system and processes, and develop skills in applying legal rules and principles to specific cases. The first term gives students a firm foundation in law making and interpretation, court systems, negligence, and contract law. In the second term, students develop a more detailed understanding of criminal

law and explore issues of morality, justice, and judicial creativity. There is a strong emphasis on evaluating information and knowledge, and developing the ability to construct logical, coherent and balanced arguments.

Course Structure
Part One :
Study Skills
Statistics for Business
Communication Skills
Themes in Social Science
Academic English
Part Two :
Law
Politics
Economics
Academic English

$12000 Annual Fees

Computer Science

  • United Arab Emirates
  • International Foundation Group - Abu Dhabi
  • 9 month(s)
  • Foundation Year
  • ID 6209

 Summary
This foundation pathway is for students wishing to progress on to undergraduate degree courses in a wide range of computer-related subjects including Computer Science, Business Information Technology, Computer Systems and Networking and Cyber Security.

Content
There is a strong emphasis on developing learning skills and approaches in preparation for higher education study in the UK in order that students who graduate from our programme are well equipped with the skills and attributes required for degree level study.
In the first part, there is a focus on improving academic, mathematical and language skills as well as introductory modules to computer systems and programming. In the second and third parts of the course, the main focus is on the three depth modules of computing, further mathematics and business studies.
The computer science module covers a wide range of topics including programming, databases, networks and web development. The course is practically based with a strong emphasis on applying learning to real life situations in different fields. Students also have the opportunity to complete a  project which allows for more in-depth study of a chosen topic, and helps to develop research and analytical skills which are so important in order to succeed at a higher academic level.

Course structure
Part One :
Introduction to Computer Systems
Introduction to Computer Programming
Core Mathematics
Study Skills
Academic English
Part Two :
Computer Science
Business Studies
Further Mathematics
Academic English

$12000 Annual Fees

Medicine

  • United Arab Emirates
  • International Foundation Group - Abu Dhabi
  • 9 month(s)
  • Foundation Year
  • ID 6210

Summary
This new and innovative course is designed for students wishing to progress into medicine, dentistry, pharmacy and other life science fields including Biomedical Sciences and Pharmacology.  Medipathways courses have, over the last few years, achieved an extraordinarily high level of success in progressing students into UK medical and dental schools, and IFG is now delighted to be offering this course to our students. 

Course information
The programme helps students to acquire the knowledge base, academic and practical skills necessary for study at degree level. It provides an understanding of how the human body works through a study of anatomy, physiology and biochemistry.  It also introduces the study of some elements of pathology, microbiology, virology and parasitology, genetics and public health.
The course has been developed with an appreciation of the specific requirements of medical and dental schools. One example of this is using problem based learning in some parts of the syllabus where students learn from the study of specific cases - a method of teaching used increasingly in UK medical schools.
The course offers progression routes to the one year Pre-Med programme at the University of Buckingham which, in turn, offers a direct progression into Buckingham’s four and a half year medical degree programme: https://www.buckingham.ac.uk/pg-medicine-allied-health/certhe/pre-med/

The course also offers direct progression routes into other life science related degree courses.

Course Structure
Genes, Cells & Development
Atoms, Molecules & Reactions
Measurements in Life Sciences
Medicine, Disease & Society
Tissues, Systems & Regulation
Periodic & Organic Chemistry
Investigations in Biomedicine
Academic English - Students whose first language is not English also receive 6 hours of Academic English tuition, preparing them for IELTS tests

 

$12000 Annual Fees

Engineering

  • United Arab Emirates
  • International Foundation Group - Abu Dhabi
  • 9 month(s)
  • Foundation Year
  • ID 6276

This course is specifically designed for High School students who wish to progress onto undergraduate engineering courses at UK universities. It provides a foundation for all main areas of engineering including civil, mechanical, electrical and electronic, chemical and petroleum.
There is a strong emphasis on developing the learning skills required for studies at higher education level in the UK. Teaching of the three depth modules – Physics, Mathematics, and Chemistry – encourages students to evaluate and apply information, and to develop the problem solving skills required at undergraduate level. In Physics and Chemistry, students also develop skills in planning, executing, and analysing practical investigations.

In the second and third terms, students build on the knowledge already obtained and gain a deeper understanding of the topics studied.
They study energetics, rates of reaction and equilibria, performing multi step calculations in each case. They also study more organic chemistry and gain an understanding of additional functional groups of aromatic molecules. Students also develop their skills in planning and carrying out practical investigations.   

Course Structure
Part One:
Study Skills
Mathematics
Communication Skills
Chemistry
Physics
Academic English

Part Two :
Physics
Mathematics
Chemistry
Academic English

$12000 Annual Fees