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The IS1 is the equivalent to the first year of a four year Scottish undergraduate degree. This programme is designed to help you develop your academic knowledge and skills within your subject area. You will also focus on improving your English academic literacy in preparation for continuing onto your chosen University of Dundee undergraduate degree. Studied across three terms, you will continue straight onto Year two* of your degree course at the University once you have successfully completed your IS1.

Your IS1 journey at ICD

Your IS1 journey at ICD

Pathways

Depending on your chosen undergraduate degree, you will study subject-specific modules which relate to your degree course. You can choose a specialist pathway in the following subjects:

View our continuation degrees January 2021

* These courses are 3 year, rather than 4 year courses. This means continuation from ICD to UoD will be into Year 1 (not year 2)

-  LLB (Hons) Law Eng/NI
-  LLB (Hons) Law Eng/NI with Oil and Gas Law
-  BSc Applied Computing: Human Computer Interaction
-  BSc Adult Nursing
-  BSc Child Nursing
-  BSc Mental Health Nursing

Core modules

As well as well as modules unique to your specific route, you will also study several core modules common to each course. The core modules are:

Course start dates

Flexible enrolment dates with robust catch-up plans in place to support students during these challenging times.

  Sep-20 Jan-21
Course start 5 October 2020 11 January 2021
Last Enrolment Date 19 October 2020 1 February 2021

Entry Requirements

 

Course Academic Requirements English Language Requirements
IS1 High school diploma or equivalent from your home country IELTS 5.5 with no less than 5.5
IS1 + 6 week PSE High school diploma or equivalent from your home country IELTS 5.0 with no less than 4.5
IS1 + 12 week PSE High school diploma or equivalent from your home country IELTS 4.5 with no less than 4.0
Faye from India IS1 Life and Biomedical Sciences
“I think Dundee is a beautiful place with a lot going on. Everything is also quite convenient. I’ve honestly not felt homesick since I came to Dundee as everyone has been very welcoming and you feel like you are at home.”

Faye from India IS1 Life and Biomedical Sciences