International Foundation Year in London

The NCUK International Foundation Year prepares you for studying at some of the world’s most prestigious pathways universities. In this course you are eased into university study with classroom teaching that is interactive and supportive. In this programme, you will get used to university-style teaching whilst building your abilities to study effectively through 24 hours of class teaching per weeks and regular personal tutorial sessions.

Studying three academic modules plus English for Academic Purposes will give you the knowledge you need in order to help meet your full potential.

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)

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

Business Management stream specific modules include:

  • Business Studies
  • Economics

Plus the optional choice of modules between:

  • International Relations


  • Mathematics for Business

Humanities & Social Science stream specific modules include:

  • Business Studies
  • Society & Politics
  • International Relations

Accounting & Finance stream specific modules include:

  • Business Studies
  • Economics
  • Mathematics for Business

Key Facts for the International Foundation Year

Start dates: 20 September 2021
10 January 2022
Tuition Fee: £15,750
Tuition Scholarship: Up to £4,000

Minimum English Language Level:

UKVI IELTS 5.5 with no subtest below 5.0.

Academic Entry Requirements:

Academic Entry Requirements vary depending on where you studied. Please see the link for details for your country.

Minimum Age Requirement September intake:

16 years of age. Students must turn 17 by December 31 of the year of course commencement.

Minimum Age Requirement January intake:

17 years of age.