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Entry requirements

International Foundation Programme

English requirements

  • from 4.5 IELTS or equivalent, with no single element less than 4.0, for 3-term IFP*

* 4 term Extended programmes are available if you do not have the required English language level. These programmes include an English language module (ELM) followed by the 3 terms of Foundation required to apply for entry to the first year of your undergraduate degree.

A 4 term IFP is available on the Life Sciences and Art & Design pathways if you do not have the required English language level and academic background/portfolio level. Each term includes English Language and academic modules. 

If your language level is below 4.0 IELTS or equivalent then we offer the English Language Preparation Programme (ELPP)

Academic requirements


Intensive International Foundation Programme

English requirements

  • from 5.5 IELTS or equivalent, with no single element less than 5.0

International Year One

English requirements:

Business, Engineering, Art & Design and Psychology pathways*:

  • From 5.5 IELTS or equivalent (no component below 5.0) for 3 terms
  • From 5.0 IELTS or equivalent (no component below 4.5) for 4 terms

Academic entry requirements - Engineering pathway

To study this programme, you will need to have completed high school with an A level equivalent including Maths and Physics grades at least D/50% OR have an Engineering foundation equivalent with 50% pass in Maths and Physics.

*Your application will be assessed and you may be offered a 3 or 4 term programme depending on your English level and academic background. Extended programmes are also available if you do not have the required English language level for the 3 or 4 term programme. These programmes include English language modules (ELM) followed by the 3 or 4 terms of International Year One required to apply for entry to the second year of your undergraduate degree. 

Academic requirements


Master's Qualifying Programme

English requirements

  • 3 terms – from 5.0 IELTS or equivalent, with no single element less than 4.5
  • 2 terms – from 5.5 IELTS or equivalent, with no single element less than 5.0
  • 1 term – from 6.0 IELTS or equivalent, with no single element less than 5.5*

*Extended programmes are available if you do not yet have the required English language level. These programmes last 4 or 5 terms and include English language modules (ELM) followed by the 3 terms of Master’s Qualifying required to apply for entry to the first year of your Master’s degree. If your language level is below 4.0 IELTS or equivalent then we offer the English Language Preparation Programme (ELPP).

Academic Entry Requirements

To study this programme you will need to have successfully completed your Bachelor’s degree or equivalent, from a recognised university.

Academic requirements


English Language Preparation Programme

If your language level is 4.0 IELTS or above (or equivalent) then Extended Foundation and Master's Foundation Programmes are available. These programmes last 4 or 5 terms and include English language modules followed by the 3 terms of your main programme. 

ELPP is subject to availability, please check for the next start date available by emailing admissions@foundationcampus.com 

*Progression is subject to meeting the requirement English language level on completion of the programme. 


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