Pathway Programmes: Durham (7), Sheffield (18), Strathclyde (20), Surrey (21), Leeds (24), Cardiff (25), etc
|International Year One
University Pathway Programmes (Foundation & International Year One) are one-year programmes that allow students to progress onto year 1 and year 2 of an undergraduate programme in the UK. Many of these programmes are taught in dedicated teaching centres within university campuses and provide “guaranteed progression” to an undergraduate degree upon achieving the required grades in internal exams and coursework assessment.
Durham University (7)
A member of the Russell Group, Durham University is now ranked the 78th globally (QS 2024) and the 7th in the UK. In REF 2021, 90% of its research was assessed as being of “world-leading” or “internationally excellent”. The University teaches a wide range of academic disciplines, in which 26 disciplines are within top 10 in the UK. Like many traditional universities, Durham University is strongest in Law, the humanities (such as Music, English Language & Literature, etc) and sciences (such as Physics and Biological Sciences) while Accounting & Finance and Business Studies are both ranked as the 11th. Durham University is also one of the ten most targeted UK universities by leading recruiters in 2022/23. Notable alumni included Steve Easterbrook (CEO of McDonald’s), Cecil Chao (Hong Kong Billionaire) and Richard Adams (Founder of fairtrade organization Thraidcraft).
University of Sheffield (18)
Ranked the 104th globally (QS 2024) and the 18th in the UK, the University of Sheffield excels in a wide range of academic disciplines. Architecture, Communication & Media, Town Planning & Landscape Architecture,Materials Technology, General Engineering, Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Electrical & Electronic Engineering are all among top 10 in the UK. Sheffield’s reputable engineering school now educates more than 4000 students and is a leading institution in systems engineering and smart materials globally. In the latest research assessment exercise (REF 2021), 92% of researches by University of Sheffield were rated as “World Leading” and “Internationally Excellent”. New courses in recent years include Global Sustainable Development, Data Science, etc. Notable alumni include five Nobel laureates, as well as Chung Sze-Yuen (Senior Unofficial Member of Legislative Council of Hong Kong) and Douglas Young (founder of lifestyle design and retail brand G.O.D.).
University of Surrey (21)
Ranked the 244th globally (QS 2024) and the 21st in the UK, University of Surrey is a leading educator in Hospitality & Tourism, Food Science, Nutrition & Dietetics, Animal Science, as well as Music and Drama. Following the new veterinary school opened in 2014/15, the University will introduce a new Graduate-Entry Medicine programme in 2024/25, where the majority of quotas will be reserved for international students. Ranked the 15th in the world for Hospitality & Tourism (QS 2023), University of Surrey offers standalone degrees in Hospitality Management, Tourism Management and Events Management, as well as a MSc Air Transport Management in postgraduate level.
University of Leeds (24)
University of Leeds is a Russell Group university ranked the 75th globally (QS 2024). First made into top 10 in the UK in 2018, the University is known for its outstanding academic researches and teaching quality. Graduate surveys consistently put the University as one of the ten most sought-after universities by Britain’s top employers. Among many of its areas of strength, Accounting & Finance, Business Studies, Economics, Engineering, Sociology and Communication & Media are particularly outstanding. Star sociologist Zygmunt Bauman taught in the Department of Sociology before his retirement in 1990. It’s also where Leslie Cheung studied before he returned to Hong Kong for his career in the entertainment industry!
University of Sussex (48)
Ranked the 218th globally (QS 2024) and the 48th in the UK, University of Sussex excels in social sciences and the humanities. It’s ranked number one in the world for International Development (QS 2017-23). American Studies, Animal Science, History of Art, Anthropology, Education, Computer Science and Geography & Environmental Sciences are all within top 30 in the UK. University of Sussex is special in terms of its diverse offerings of interdisciplinary programmes (such as Law & Politics, Psychology & Sociology), which is suitable for students with diverse interest. University of Sussex is home to one of Europe’s largest International Relation departments. Its International Relation department and Communication & Media department are one of the few that offer both University Foundation and International Year One, allowing international students to start with a relatively lower entry requirement. Notable alumni include former president of South Africa and a number of Noble Prize winners.
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- Event: Pathway Programmes: Durham (7), Sheffield (18), Strathclyde (20), Surrey (21), Leeds (24), Cardiff (25), etc
- Date: 19/12（Tuesday）
- Time: 5:30PM - 7:00PM