International Foundation Certificate – Kent International College

INTERNATIONAL FOUNDATION CERTIFICATE

Our International Foundation Certificate (1+3 university foundation program) is tailored to  equip students with basic skills as well as foundation unit of studies as preparations for entry into universities overseas: English language skills, soft and hard skills, foundation cross-disciplinary knowledge… and acquaint them with developed countries’ teaching methodologies.

WHAT MAKES IT SPECIAL? 

  • Qualification: Recognised by many prestigious universities overseas, including Leeds beckett University (UK), University of the West of England (UK),…
  • Class size: Maximum 20 students/class, the optimal size for effective student-lecturer and student-student interactions as well as each student’s ability to absorb teaching content.
  • “Problem-based learning” methodology: Through resolving real business problems, team work, presentations…, students are equipped with up-to-date industry knowledge and practices, problem solving skills, critical thinking and leadership skills. This ensures our students’ successful transition into universities’ programs overseas.  
  • Lecturers: Most are native speakers and are seasoned business experts in their own academic field and have held significant positions at major local and overseas corporations.
  • Academic pathway: After completion of the International Foundation Certificate, students will progress to universities overseas to acquire Bachelor’s Degree in three years, with the option of  taking another extra year to obtain Master’s Degree.

ELIGIBILITY & ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

  • High school students who are currently in Year 10th and 11th: Students will study part-time and will have completed the International Foundation Certificate program in 2 years. After completion of the program, students can commence the 2+2 International Bachelor’s Degree program at Kent Vietnam or commence Bachelor’s Degree program at universities in Australia or the UK.
  • High school students who have completed Year 11th: Student will study full-time in 1 year. After completion of the International Foundation Certificate program, students can commence the 2+2 International Bachelor’s Degree program at Kent Vietnam or commence Bachelor’s Degree program at universities in Australia or the UK.
  • High school students who have completed Year 12th: Student will study full-time in 1 year. After completion of the International Foundation Certificate program, students can commence the 2+2 or the 3+1* International Bachelor’s Degree program at Kent International College or commence Bachelor’s Degree program at universities in Australia or the UK. 

    *Note: Students who have completed Year 11th and the International Foundation Certificate program are not eligible for entry into the 3+1 International Bachelor’s Degree program at Kent Vietnam as in accordance with Vietnam’s regulations on education.

REQUIREMENTS FOR PROGRAM COMPLETION

  • Complete all units of study
  • Submit IELTS certificate of minimum 5.5.* 

    Note: Students must have a minimum IELTS score of 6.0 to be eligible for entry into Bachelor’s Degree program in English-speaking countries.Students must have a minimum IELTS score of 5.5 to be eligible for entry into Bachelor’s Degree program (study in English) in European countries.

TUITION FEE

  • Tuition fee: VND 136,000,000.
  • Admission fee: VND 2,000,000.

UNITS OF STUDY

No. Unit of Study Hours
1 English Language Skills and IELTS Preparation 300
2 Academic English 150
3 Academic Study and Communication Skills 150
4 Foundation Mathematics 150
5 Introduction to Computing 150
6 Introduction to Business 150
7 Introduction to Accounting and Economics 150
  TOTAL 1,200