University of Derby has opted into the TEF and received a Gold award.
If you are an international student and do not have the qualifications and/ or English language level to start a degree, our International Foundation Programme will give you a recognised qualification so that you can move straight on to an undergraduate degree. This course will help you to develop the English and academic skills that you will need during your degree. You will study alongside other international students in a friendly and supportive environment. Our expert tutors will guide and help you to develop your skills. During the specialist modules, you may be taught by the lecturers who will also teach you during your degree.The International Foundation Programme will prepare you for a range of degrees in subjects such as business, events management and tourism, law, engineering, design, technology and art and design
How to apply
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
15 January*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
There are no qualification requirements for this course.
There are no formal entry requirements, however, you will need to demonstrate a commitment and ability to study at this level, and take a literacy test before we can offer you a place.
English language requirements
IELTS overall score at a minimum of 4.5; with at least IELTS 4.0 in each band (Reading, Listening, Speaking, Writing) or another Secure English Language Test(SELT)at CEFR level B2 or above
Fees and funding
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|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|
Additional fee information
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