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International Foundation Fast Track (T&D)

The International Foundation Fast Track programme in Engineering and Technology consists of two terms. If your IELTS score is high enough and you feel ready to quickly adjust to your new academic and living environment, then this programme is right for you.

 

The Fast-Track programme prepares you for success in THUAS’ English-taught Bachelor’s programmes in Engineering and Technology. THUAS’ expert lecturers and industry leaders will teach you how to develop smart engineering and technological solutions to meet today’s challenges across a wide variety of fields and industries.

  • HIGH SCHOOL

  • HALF-YEAR

     FOUNDATION PROGRAMME
  • YEAR 2

    BACHELOR'S DEGREE
  • YEAR 3

    BACHELOR'S DEGREE
  • YEAR 4

    BACHELOR'S DEGREE

 

 

Programme overview

Stage 1: International Foundation Fast Track

The international foundation year consists of the following modules and terms: 

MODULE 1 – ENGLISH & ACADEMIC SKILLS

TERM 2

EC

TERM 3

EC

English & Academic skills

10

English & Academic skills

10

MODULE 2 – MANAGEMENT & SOCIAL SCIENCES

TERM 2

EC

TERM 3

EC

- Math for engineering

- Physics

- Project/ assignment

- Chemistry *)

10

- Math for engineering

- Physics

- Project/ assignment

- Chemistry *)

10

*) only for Process & Food Technology students

Each half of an academic year corresponds to 40 EC. Normally, 40EC are equivalent to a total workload of 1,000–1,200 hours.

 

THPC also offers Dutch classes with main focus on the Dutch language and culture. The course helps the students to settle and feel more integrated into Dutch society.This course is optional and students will not obtain any EC by following it.

Stage 2: First Year Degree

After you finish The Hague Pathway College International Foundation Year, you’ll enter one of two degree programmes in Engineering and Technology. You will learn the fundamental skills needed to develop a solid foundation in engineering and technology.

Stages 3 and 4: Second and Third Year Degree

In Stages 3 and 4, you continue to gain knowledge and practical skills in coursework and elective modules in order to successfully complete your degree. The lectures and workshops will provide you with in-depth knowledge as well as with experience in working in a global team.

You’ll also get to put your knowledge into action during a semester-long internship at an international company in the Netherlands or abroad.

 

 

THUAS Bachelor's Degree Programmes

The above pathway leads to the following degree programmes. Click below to learn more.

Industrial Design Engineering (BSc)
Process and Food Technology (BSc, official name: Chemical Engineering)

 

 

Entry Requirements & Important dates

 International Foundation Fast-track programme in Management & Social Sciences 

Duration
January - June
Application deadline
01 November*
Visa & Payment deadline
08 November*
General English Language Requirements
IELTS 5.5 overall, 5.5 in writing and no other scores below 5.0**
Academic Entry Requirements More information can be found here.

 *For early application information which applies to candidates from specific countries please consult important dates webpage.

**For exceptions and alternative diplomas please consult our admission requirements webpage.

 

 

Tuition fees

The International Fast-track Foundation Programme costs €9,000. A complete overview of the tuition fees can be found here.

 

 

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