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International Foundation Programme: Engineering Pathway, Pre-Bachelor

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    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
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Each term you will study five key subject related modules. Core Skills is a research driven qualification that focuses on developing transferrable skills for university.

The programme

Admissions tutors at the UK’s top universities recognise the quality of an Abbey College Cambridge Education. Our International Foundation Programme Graduates progress onto some of best institutions, including members of the prestigious ‘Russell Group’ such as Durham University, King’s College London, the University of Birmingham, and the University of York.

On the Engineering pathway you will focus on the building blocks of the discipline; Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. You will consider in detail; mechanics, electricity, magnetism, solids and fluids.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Mechanics
  • Mathematics for Engineering

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

  • Resume
  • Personal Statement
  • Letter of Recommendation
  • Official Transcripts

Tuition Fee

  • International

    29952 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 29950 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Cambridge

  • 846 - 1470 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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