Programme Curriculum

The Foundation Programme consists of 4 non-credit courses for one semester or 8 non-credit courses for two semesters. The program also incorporates a 14-hour seminar component for a fundamental review of mathematics. All students admitted into the programme are required to follow all courses and seminars.

The curriculum gives students a combination of theoretical and practical skills:

Course Schedule – First Semester (Fall Term)

Curriculum Class Hours
English for Academic Purposes – Oral & Presentation Skills I 3 hours per week for 15-weeks
English for Academic Purposes – Writing & Reading I 3 hours per week for 15-weeks
Introduction to Research
Methods & Thesis Writing I
3 hours per week for 15-weeks
Introduction to Belgian Culture Degree Studies 3 hours per week for 15-weeks

 

Course Schedule – Second Semester (Spring Term)

Curriculum Class Hours
English for Academic Purposes – Oral & Presentation Skills II 3 hours per week for 15 weeks
English for Academic Purposes – Writing & Reading II 3 hours per week for 15 weeks
Introduction to Research
Methods & Thesis Writing II
3 hours per week for 15 weeks
Practical Business Communication 3 hours per week for 15 weeks

 

Seminar (Fall & Spring Semester) Class Hours
Foundation Mathematics 4 hours per week for 4 weeks

*Subject to change