International Foundation in Science and Engineering

The International Foundation in Science and Engineering prepares you for direct entry on to the first year of a Computing, Mathematics, Engineering, Science or related undergraduate degree at an NCUK university.

Course features

  • Develop the knowledge and skills for your chosen degree through a specialist pathway.
  • Guaranteed university placement for all successful students. Find out more about our money back guarantee.
  • Benefit from smaller class sizes than at university, meaning you'll have more time with your teachers.
  • Adapt to studying in the UK thanks to modules designed to equip you with the skills you need for university.
  • Guidance with your university applications, so you choose the best degree for you.
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Your course options

View detailed course content by selecting one of the options below:

Please select your course delivery method with the toggle below.
Study one (or more) term(s) of English before continuing on to your academic pathway programme. Perfect if you need to improve your English level by 0.5 IELTS point.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

IELTS 4.5 (with a minimum of 4.5 in writing) or equivalent.

Age requirements: 16 years and above

All students commencing courses on a published September start date must be 17 years old by 31 December of that calendar year. For January start dates, students must have turned 17 years old by the 31st December immediately preceding the course. Applicants who are under that may be accepted, but require a referral to the centre for approval first.

Academic requirements:

Completion of 12 years of schooling (or local equivalent to meet the same standard) with good grades.

Entry requirements additional information:

If you have achieved the minimum IELTS score overall but do not have the required score in writing for direct entry, you will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Please note that in addition to UKVI IELTS, INTO is able to accept other English language qualifications. For more information on accepted qualifications please see: www.intostudy.com/selt-alternatives

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English
Scholarships

Find out if you qualify for one of our pathway scholarships

All students are welcome to apply, no matter what your background or financial circumstance.


Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
24 June 2019 12 June 2020 4 Terms
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*Please note that the prices for courses due to commence in the academic year 2019 – 2020 have not yet been confirmed. The prices shown for the current academic year of 2018 – 2019 will be subject to an increase of up to a maximum of 4%. As soon as the prices for 2019 – 2020 are confirmed they will be updated so please continue to check here for the most up to date information*.


Class information

Class hours:

24 hours per week (20 hours per week during Term 1)

Class size: 20
Class duration:

Typically held Monday to Friday between 08.00 - 19.00 excluding bank holidays. However, there may be instances where classes need to be held outside these times due to unforeseen circumstances.


Where will it take me?

Please select a university below to see the full list of progression options available.
Your university choices
Two INTO International students in an Electronics lab, one studying on a computer the other on an electrical unit

University of Cambridge Computer Science BSc (Hons)

The University of Manchester Chemical Engineering BEng (Hons)

The University of Leeds Biochemistry BSc (Hons)

Manchester Metropolitan University Electrical and Electronic Engineering BEng (Hons)

University of Bradford Software Engineering BEng (Hons)


What will I study?

All students complete modules tailored to your chosen degree subjects.

Please note that the module descriptions shown are for the 2018/19 academic year.

How will I be assessed?

Assessment will be by:

  • coursework
  • assignments, unit tests, experimental reports, computer
  • mid-course and end-of-course examinations
Please select your course delivery method with the toggle below.
Develop both your academic knowledge and English language skills in just nine months.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

IELTS 5.0 (with a minimum of 5.0 in writing) or equivalent.

Age requirements: 16 years and above

All students commencing courses on a published September start date must be 17 years old by 31 December of that calendar year. For January start dates, students must have turned 17 years old by the 31st December immediately preceding the course. Applicants who are under that may be accepted, but require a referral to the centre for approval first.

Academic requirements:

Completion of 12 years of schooling (or local equivalent to meet the same standard) with good grades.

Entry requirements additional information:

If you have achieved the minimum IELTS score overall but do not have the required score in writing for direct entry, you will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Please note that in addition to UKVI IELTS, INTO is able to accept other English language qualifications. For more information on accepted qualifications please see: www.intostudy.com/selt-alternatives

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English
Scholarships

Find out if you qualify for one of our pathway scholarships

All students are welcome to apply, no matter what your background or financial circumstance.


Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
9 September 2019 12 June 2020 3 Terms
View Term dates
*

*Please note that the prices for courses due to commence in the academic year 2019 – 2020 have not yet been confirmed. The prices shown for the current academic year of 2018 – 2019 will be subject to an increase of up to a maximum of 4%. As soon as the prices for 2019 – 2020 are confirmed they will be updated so please continue to check here for the most up to date information*.


Class information

Class hours:

24 hours per week (20 hours per week during Term 1)

Class size: 20
Class duration:

Typically held Monday to Friday between 08.00 - 19.00 excluding bank holidays. However, there may be instances where classes need to be held outside these times due to unforeseen circumstances.


Where will it take me?

Please select a university below to see the full list of progression options available.
Your university choices
Two INTO International students in an Electronics lab, one studying on a computer the other on an electrical unit

University of Cambridge Computer Science BSc (Hons)

The University of Manchester Chemical Engineering BEng (Hons)

The University of Leeds Biochemistry BSc (Hons)

Manchester Metropolitan University Electrical and Electronic Engineering BEng (Hons)

University of Bradford Software Engineering BEng (Hons)


What will I study?

All students complete modules tailored to your chosen degree subjects.

Please note that the module descriptions shown are for the 2018/19 academic year.

How will I be assessed?

Assessment will be by:

  • coursework
  • assignments, unit tests, experimental reports, computer
  • mid-course and end-of-course examinations
Please select your course delivery method with the toggle below.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

IELTS 4.5 (with a minimum of 4.5 in writing) or equivalent.

Age requirements: 16 years and above

All students commencing courses on a published September start date must be 17 years old by 31 December of that calendar year. For January start dates, students must have turned 17 years old by the 31st December immediately preceding the course. Applicants who are under that may be accepted, but require a referral to the centre for approval first.

Academic requirements:

Completion of 12 years of schooling (or local equivalent to meet the same standard) with good grades.

Entry requirements additional information:

If you have achieved the minimum IELTS score overall but do not have the required score in writing for direct entry, you will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Please note that in addition to UKVI IELTS, INTO is able to accept other English language qualifications. For more information on accepted qualifications please see: www.intostudy.com/selt-alternatives

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English
Scholarships

Find out if you qualify for one of our pathway scholarships

All students are welcome to apply, no matter what your background or financial circumstance.

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
24 June 2019 12 June 2020 4 Terms
View Term dates
*

*Please note that the prices for courses due to commence in the academic year 2019 – 2020 have not yet been confirmed. The prices shown for the current academic year of 2018 – 2019 will be subject to an increase of up to a maximum of 4%. As soon as the prices for 2019 – 2020 are confirmed they will be updated so please continue to check here for the most up to date information*.

Class information

Class hours:

24 hours per week (20 hours per week during Term 1)

Class size: 20
Class duration:

Typically held Monday to Friday between 08.00 - 19.00 excluding bank holidays. However, there may be instances where classes need to be held outside these times due to unforeseen circumstances.

Where will it take me?

Please select a university below to see the full list of progression options available.
Your university choices
Two INTO International students in an Electronics lab, one studying on a computer the other on an electrical unit

University of Cambridge Computer Science BSc (Hons)

The University of Manchester Chemical Engineering BEng (Hons)

The University of Leeds Biochemistry BSc (Hons)

Manchester Metropolitan University Electrical and Electronic Engineering BEng (Hons)

University of Bradford Software Engineering BEng (Hons)

What will I study?

All students complete modules tailored to your chosen degree subjects.

Please note that the module descriptions shown are for the 2018/19 academic year.

How will I be assessed?

Assessment will be by:

  • coursework
  • assignments, unit tests, experimental reports, computer
  • mid-course and end-of-course examinations
Please select your course delivery method with the toggle below.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

IELTS 5.0 (with a minimum of 5.0 in writing) or equivalent.

Age requirements: 16 years and above

All students commencing courses on a published September start date must be 17 years old by 31 December of that calendar year. For January start dates, students must have turned 17 years old by the 31st December immediately preceding the course. Applicants who are under that may be accepted, but require a referral to the centre for approval first.

Academic requirements:

Completion of 12 years of schooling (or local equivalent to meet the same standard) with good grades.

Entry requirements additional information:

If you have achieved the minimum IELTS score overall but do not have the required score in writing for direct entry, you will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Please note that in addition to UKVI IELTS, INTO is able to accept other English language qualifications. For more information on accepted qualifications please see: www.intostudy.com/selt-alternatives

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English
Scholarships

Find out if you qualify for one of our pathway scholarships

All students are welcome to apply, no matter what your background or financial circumstance.

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
9 September 2019 12 June 2020 3 Terms
View Term dates
*

*Please note that the prices for courses due to commence in the academic year 2019 – 2020 have not yet been confirmed. The prices shown for the current academic year of 2018 – 2019 will be subject to an increase of up to a maximum of 4%. As soon as the prices for 2019 – 2020 are confirmed they will be updated so please continue to check here for the most up to date information*.

Class information

Class hours:

24 hours per week (20 hours per week during Term 1)

Class size: 20
Class duration:

Typically held Monday to Friday between 08.00 - 19.00 excluding bank holidays. However, there may be instances where classes need to be held outside these times due to unforeseen circumstances.

Where will it take me?

Please select a university below to see the full list of progression options available.
Your university choices
Two INTO International students in an Electronics lab, one studying on a computer the other on an electrical unit

University of Cambridge Computer Science BSc (Hons)

The University of Manchester Chemical Engineering BEng (Hons)

The University of Leeds Biochemistry BSc (Hons)

Manchester Metropolitan University Electrical and Electronic Engineering BEng (Hons)

University of Bradford Software Engineering BEng (Hons)

What will I study?

All students complete modules tailored to your chosen degree subjects.

Please note that the module descriptions shown are for the 2018/19 academic year.

How will I be assessed?

Assessment will be by:

  • coursework
  • assignments, unit tests, experimental reports, computer
  • mid-course and end-of-course examinations
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