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International Foundation One Year (T&D)

The International Foundation One Year programme in Engineering and Technology consists of three terms. This programme will help you improve your English and academic skills. It will also enable you to adjust smoothly to a new academic and living environment.

 

The programme prepares you for successfully completing 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.

 

The Hague Pathway College is open for on campus teaching since September 2020.

Programme overview


Stage 1: International Foundation

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

MODULE 1 – ENGLISH & ACADEMIC SKILLS

TERM 1

EC

TERM 2

EC

TERM 3

EC

English & Academic skills

10

English & Academic skills

10

English & Academic skills

10

MODULE 2 – MANAGEMENT & SOCIAL SCIENCES

TERM 1

EC

TERM 2

EC

TERM 3

EC

- Math for Engineering

- Project/ assignment

10

- Math for Engineering

- Physics 

- Project/ assignment

- Chemistry *)

10

- Math for Engineering

- Physics 

- Project/ assignment

- Chemistry *)

10

*) only for Process & Food Technology students

The programme corresponds to 60 EC. Normally, this is equivalent to a total workload of 1,500–1,800 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 One Year programme in Management & Social Sciences 

Duration
September - June
Application deadline
15 July*
Visa & Payment deadline
1 August*
General English Language Requirements
IELTS 5.0 overall, 5.0 in writing and no other scores below 4.5**
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 One Year Foundation Programme costs €12,500. A complete overview of the tuition fees can be found here.

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