Ulster University

Degree level: Undergraduate

International Foundation Programme - Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics

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Course summary

The International Foundation Programme (IFP) is a pre-undergraduate programme, designed to prepare international students for full-time undergraduate study at Ulster University. You will study a series of academic modules, study skills, cultural studies and, if required, English language support modules. Successful completion of the IFP will guarantee you an unconditional offer on to one of over 130 degree courses. The IFP is taught at our Jordanstown campus where you will be registered as a full time student with complete access to on-campus accommodation and all of our campus facilities.

Course details


How to apply

This course has limited vacancies, and is no longer accepting applications from some students. See the list below for where you normally live, to check if you’re eligible to apply.

EU

Wales

England

International

Scotland

Northern Ireland

Republic of Ireland

Application codes

Course code:
X301
Institution code:
U20
Campus name:
Belfast
Campus code:
B

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

There are no qualification requirements for this course.

The International Foundation Programme is aimed at international students who need to extend their academic knowledge and study skills, if required, improve on their English language skills. We will normally make offers to students who have successfully completed 12 years of education and have achieved exit grades in at least 5 subjects (including Mathematics) equivalent to Grade C or above in GCSE. English language requirement You must also show competence in English language, as follows: If you are not from a majority English-speaking country (as defined by the UKVI) the minimum requirement is, an overall score of 5.0 in the UKVI Academic IELTS examination with no individual band score of less than 5.0; If you have an UKVI Academic IELTS of 5.0 with one band score at 4.5 we offer an intensive Pre-sessional English course to improve your level before starting the IFP; If you are a national of a majority English-speaking country (as defined by the UKVI) the minimum requirement is English language GCSE Grade C (or equivalent). All applications are considered on a case by case basis.

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

https://www.ulster.ac.uk/international/international-foundation-programme


Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students

There is no data available for this course. For further information visit the Discover Uni website.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Northern Ireland £4530 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
EU £9250 Year 1

Additional fee information

Further information about full time undergraduate fees can be found at https://www.ulster.ac.uk/apply/fees-and-finance/undergraduate. Citizens of member countries of European Union shall pay a fee of £9,250 with the exemption of those from the Republic of Ireland. Students from ROI admitted to Ulster University will be treated as ‘Home’ based students for fee purposes. This means that students from the ROI will pay the same fee as students from Northern Ireland (£4,530 for 2021 entry) and may avail from the same benefits as a student from Northern Ireland .
International Foundation Programme - Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics at Ulster University - UCAS