International Foundation Year

Preparing you for your university degree with a tailored programme, designed to support your learning by easing you into university-style teaching. Learn with confidence through subject-based modules and interactive language classes designed to strengthen your academic language skills.

The International Foundation Year allows you to study core modules (common across all our International Foundation Year Programmes), and then tailor your learning by taking progression degree-related streams

Core modules you will study include:

  • English for Academic Purposes (EAP)
  • Research and Study Skills
  • Mental Wealth: Professional Life

In addition to the Core modules, you will choose one of the following specialist streams:

Key Facts for International Foundation Year

Start dates: September 2024
January 2025
Visa type: Visa for International Foundation Year only
Duration: 2 semesters
Cost: £14,550 (Pricing is indicative, and there might be an incremental rise for 2024 – 2025)
Scholarships Available: Scholarship of £2,000 available for eligible students
Course Info: International Foundation Year qualification level: RQF Level 3
Accredited by the University of East London

Minimum English Language Level:

UKVI IELTS 4.5 overall (with no subtest below 4.0).

Academic Entry Requirements:

  • Academic Entry Requirements: GCSE/IGCSE with minimum grades of 44444 (or equivalent).
  • Each application will be considered individually and assessed on their ability to succeed on the International Foundation Year.

Minimum Age Requirement:

September Start: 16 years of age. All students must turn 17 years of age by 31 December 2024.
January Start: All students must be 17 years of age.