Level 3 International Foundation Diploma for Higher Education Studies (L3IFDHES)

At ELITECH International University, we create English degree courses, which, both academically and personally, prepare you for the working world.

Start date: March 2021
Duration: 9-12 months

The Level 3 International Foundation Diploma for Higher Education Studies (L3IFDHES) is a one-year pre-university qualification which includes a significant degree of English language teaching to equip you with the skills and expertise to further your studies and progress onto Level 4 (Bac+1) Level 5 (Bac +2) Level 6 (Bac +3) Diplomas in Computer Science and Business Management.

Why study this course?

The Level 3 International Foundation Diploma for Higher Education Studies (L3IFDHES) aims to improve your general and academic English language ability, enhance your study skills and cultural understanding and introduce you to academic study in English in the fields of computing and/or business at a suitable level.

Combining academic theory and practical teaching, we focus on developing your knowledge and understanding of English language skills, while we provide you with a range of practical skills to enable you to succeed in the workplace.

Your programme of Study

The programme will introduce you to key areas in the study of English language skills. As you progress through your studies, you will have the freedom to choose optional modules specialising in either Computer Science or Business Management.

Depending on the optional modules you choose, you will be able to further your studies at:

  • level 4 (Bac+1) Computing with Business Management
  • Level 4 (Bac+1) Business Management,
  • Level 5 (Bac +2) Computing
  • Level 5 (Bac+2) Computing with Cyber Security
  • Level 5 (Bac+3) Business Management
  • Level 6(Bac +3) Computing and Information Systems
  • Level 6 (Bac+3) Business Strategy and Business Management.

Interested in this course? Apply here : https://www.elitech.education/admissionuk/

Core Units

  • Developing English Language Skills– This module helps students to develop English language skills to be able to communicate effectively beyond simple everyday contexts. It aims to improve one’s reading, writing, listening and speaking and enables student to acquire a broad range of knowledge which can be used to confidently and effectively communicate in English. It guides students through Intermediate and Upper Intermediate levels of English language study.
  • Advanced English Language Skills– This module enables students to put into practice the language acquired and develop this into an advanced user of English. Students will make extensive use of the four skills of speaking, reading, listening and writing, as well as extending the knowledge of complex grammar and advanced vocabulary.
  • English for Academic Purposes– This module helps students to develop the understanding and use of key linguistic skills where necessary to engage effectively in an academic environment.
  • Study and Communication Skills– This module equips students with the essential study skills needed to succeed at university level. Students will learn the basic skills necessary to conduct independent research, write academic papers, give formal oral presentations and apply what has been taught during lectures to your studies.
  • Culture Studies– This module enables students to gain awareness and an increased understanding of other cultures. Students will learn about various features of a foreign country and its culture, with a particular focus on student life and studying abroad.
  • Foundation Mathematics– This module builds upon student’s knowledge of mathematics whilst introducing new topics appropriate across a range of academic disciplines and for their future career.

Optional Units

A further two units must be taken from a choice of 2 electives depending on the stream of your choice:

STREAM 1: Computer Science

  • Introduction to Computer Science– This module provides a basic introduction to a range of IT topics including organisation of a computer system, the relationship between hardware and software, applications of computers, databases, networking (with a focus on the Internet), graphics and multimedia.
  • Introduction to Programming– This module exposes students to extensive practical use of the modern programming language Visual Basic, to illustrate the classic programming principles of sequencing, selection and iteration in the context of object-oriented computer programming.


STREAM 2: Business Management

  • Introduction to Business– This module provides an introduction to the purpose, types and organisation of businesses. Students become familiar with a range of business concepts such as basic marketing practices.
  • Introduction to Accounting and Economics– This module introduces the key principles of accounting and economics. Students become accustomed to concepts such as market structures and monetary policy and also learn how to produce simple financial statements.
  • BAC at overall grade 10 and over
  • Professional certification (BTP/BTS) with minimum score of 12 out of 20.

English Language Requirements:
Students must also meet the English language entry requirements through our FREE online placement test  that will be provided to you by our team

ELITECH UNIVESITY provides access to the IELTS exam that is included in both programs:  

  • Level 3 International Foundation Diploma for Higher Education Studies (L3IFDHES).
  • Skills Booster : English Training Program. 

Advantages of the IELTS Exam :  

  • Recognized around the world
  • Needed in the VISA procedures 
  • Opens access to university studies 
  • Required for the professional field 

For further information, please check this link :  https://www.ielts.org/

Phone Number : +33 1 88 88 00 44

E-mail : learninguk@elitech.education

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