University Programmes

The International Foundation Year is a one-year pre-university qualifications which is ideally suitable for students who do not meet the minimum entry requirements to enroll to undergraduate level programmes. IFY provides the pathway for students to develop the skills and knowledge required to commence their undergraduate studies in selected disciplines. At successful completion of the IFY students can directly enter in to the Year 1 of a Degree programme.


The programme emphasizes on developing the students core competencies on English Language & Communication Skills with a focus on preparing students for higher studies and specialized modules in Computing and Business to be able to proceed towards undergraduate studies.

Entry Requirements

Minimum of 5 passes in the GCE Ordinary Level with Credit passes in English & Mathematics.

Programme Structure

To complete the qualification, students’ must study and pass eight (8) modules, which includes six (6) core/ compulsory modules and two (2) elective/ optional modules in either Computing or Business streams.

Programme Modules

Core/ Compulsory Modules Elective/ Optional Modules
Developing English Language Skills
Advanced English Language Skills
English for Academic Purposes
Study & Communication Skills
Culture Studies
Foundation Mathematics
Introduction to Computing
Introduction to Programming
Introduction to Business
Introduction to Accounting and Economics

Delivery Method

The programme is taught face-to-face through lectures and tutorials.

Assessments and Examinations

The modules are assessed by either examination or coursework assignments


1 Year (Full Time)

Academic Progression (Pathway Majors*)

Upon successful completion of the programme students may enter the year 1 of the following degree programmes or transfer your credits to other UK universities*.

  • • BSc (Hons) Software Engineering
  • • BA (Hons) International Business
*Subject to University entry requirements and approval.


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