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International Foundation Programme (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics), Pre-Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
University rank #58 (QS) Bristol, United Kingdom
On the International Foundation Programme (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) offered by the University of Bristol you will take classes in academic language and study skills.
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  • On the International Foundation Programme (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) offered by the University of Bristol you will be able to choose some subject-specific units. 
  • Your choice of units will depend on the degree to which you want to progress and may include physics, mathematics, chemistry and biomedical sciences.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Text Response
  • Academic Writing
  • Accelerated Academic Language and Literacy
  • Foundations of Chemistry
  • Foundations of Physics
  • Introductory Foundations of Mathematics
For more information, please visit the programme website.

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • You must have graduated from year 12 of your high school in your own country with a good grade point average (GPA).

Tuition Fee

  • EU/EEA

    9252 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
  • International fees are reviewed annually and are not fixed for the duration of your studies. You should budget for an increase of up to five per cent each year.

Living costs for Bristol

  • 750 - 1260 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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