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Preparatory Studies

Preparatory Studies

Preparatory study programs are designed to help students gain eligibility for post secondary education and future employment. Preparatory programs let you gain the equivalency of a high school diploma, improve your language skills for study abroad or help you gain access to postgraduate education unrelated to your undergraduate degree.

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Preparatory English Language Course
Stenden University of Applied Sciences
Language course
Leeuwarden, Netherlands
The Preparatory English Language Course at Stenden University in the Netherlands is an education programme designed to equip students with...
International Foundation Year
University of Debrecen
Language course
Debrecen, Hungary
Program  name/academic level:  International Foundation Year Starting date:  September For those students who require additional instruction or review in sciences...
Foundation Program
Monash South Africa
Diploma program
Johannesburg, South Africa
If you don't meet the entry requirements for direct entry to the bachelor degree you'd like to study, the Monash South Africa...
International Students - Bond College Foundation Program
Bond University
Diploma program
Gold Coast, Australia
The Bond College Foundation Program has been specifically designed for international students and accelerates a student's way to a university degree. The Bond College...
English Language Preparatory Programmes
BKF University of Applied Sciences, Budapest
Language course
Budapest, Hungary
The English Language Preparatory Programmes at Budapest College of Communication, Business and Arts (BKF) are designed for individuals who would...
Brasenose International Program
Brasenose College Oxford
Summer / Winter program
Oxford, England
This program develops English language skills and deepens your understanding of British Culture and History. Lessons include a wide variety...
Safeguarding in an International Context MSc (Distance Learning)
University of Central Lancashire
Master's degree
Online / distance learning
The first course of its kind in the world, our Safeguarding in an International Context Master’s degree is ideal for...
Associate Degree in Music Production
Long Beach City College
Diploma program
California, United States of America
The Associate Degree in Music Production is directed towards students who want to prepare music major for a successful audition...
Preparatory course for fashion and design academies
Scuola Leonardo Da Vinci
Diploma program
Multiple (2)
The Preparatory course for fashion and design academies course is intended for students who wish to attend Italian Fashion and...
Italian Preparatory Course for Fashion Shows
Scuola Leonardo Da Vinci
Diploma program
Milan, Italy
Are you a fan of “ Made in Italy ” and a fashion addict? Whether you are an amateur or...
Foundation English for Academic Purposes (EAP)
University of Buckingham
Diploma program
Buckingham, England
The 6-month Foundation English for Academic Purposes (EAP) course aims to provide a mixture of English language and academic preparation...
Advanced English for Academic Purposes (EAP)
University of Buckingham
Diploma program
Buckingham, England
The Advanced English for Academic Purposes course is 10 weeks long and aims to prepare students with an already advanced...
Associate Degree in Child Development
Long Beach City College
Diploma program
California, United States of America
The Associate Degree in Child Development is directed towards students who wish to transfer to a four-year degree program in...
Diploma preparation course
Scuola Leonardo Da Vinci
Diploma program
Multiple (4)
The preparatory courses for the italian examinations "firenze" ail at Scuola Leonardo Da Vinci is a preparatory course for the...
Pre-University Program for International Students
Tambov State Technical University
Diploma program
Tambov, Russia
The Program consists of two terms. At the beginning the students receive intensive training in the Russian language, the second...
Countryside Management Extended Foundation Degree
Askham Bryan College
Diploma program
York, England
The Countryside Management extended foundation degree programme is taught by Askham Bryan College's Countryside and Environment Department. This first year of...
Agriculture with Land Management Extended Foundation
Askham Bryan College
Diploma program
York, England
The Agriculture with Land Management Extended Foundation Degree programme is taught by Askham Bryan College's Department of Agriculture. This Extended...
Graduate Certificate in Business
International College of Management, Sydney
Diploma program
Sydney, Australia
The Graduate Certificate in Business programme is designed for individuals who are interested in the Macquarie University Master of Commerce...
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Preparatory studies let you fulfill your ambitions, even if you were perhaps unsure of what they were when you were 15. Most programs offer the choice to gain qualifications within any of the basic subjects included in a high school education. Such subjects include English, biology, chemistry, mathematics and introductory computer applications to name a few. After the necessary courses are completed, you will be eligible to apply for the further education or employment you wish.

Specialised Programs

Some schools offer more specialized programs, preparing for further study in for example music. Another common reason to seek preparatory knowledge, is if you are looking to study abroad, but do not have the relevant language skills for acceptance. A preparatory course can help you improve your comprehension and communication abilities enough to pass the language tests commonly required for acceptance to foreign education. Another possibility offered by preparatory study courses is to become eligible for post graduate courses unrelated to your first degree. Certain Master's courses such as MBA programs or medical schools set requirements of previous knowledge for acceptance. Such knowledge can at some schools be acquired at a quicker rate through a preparatory course.

Studying Preparatory Courses

Options for preparatory study are offered at most universities. If you know what course or job you want to become equipped for, you can generally find a course to fit your description. If your language skills are already up to speed, completing your qualifications abroad should not be a problem. Most preparatory courses are open to anyone, whether they hold a high school diploma or not. It is often encouraged to take responsibility for researching what qualifications are required to continue on the path that you are aiming for. Courses are available on a full or part time basis, and can that way be combined with parallel employment or family engagements.