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.
Minimum of 5 passes in the GCE Ordinary Level with Credit passes in English & Mathematics.
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.
|Core/ Compulsory Modules||Elective/ Optional Modules|
| Developing English Language Skills
Advanced English Language Skills
English for Academic Purposes
Study & Communication Skills
| Introduction to Computing
Introduction to Programming
Introduction to Business
Introduction to Accounting and Economics
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
January | September