Pre-Bachelor On Campus

International Foundation Programme

University of London

12 months
2080 GBP/year
2080 GBP/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
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The International Foundation Programme of the University of London prepares you with the skills, knowledge, and experience you need to gain direct entry to undergraduate degrees. The programme’s world-class teaching is recognised globally. The IFP is one of the most widely accepted foundation programmes in the world.


About the Programme

The International Foundation Programme of the University of London is delivered by one of our Recognised Teaching Centres across the world and you are taught in classrooms with access to our Virtual Learning Environment.

The studies are academically rigorous and cover a wide range of topics including Law, Economics, Politics and more.

This pre-university programme is equivalent in standard to qualifications to Year 13 (i.e. A levels) for UK based students.

You are guaranteed entry to the wide ranging undergraduate degrees offered through the University of London and with academic direction from its member intuitions; London School of Economics (LSE), Goldsmiths, King’s College London and Royal Holloway.

As an IFP student, you can also apply to study at a wide range of universities in the UK and other countries.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Mathematics and Statistics
  • Accounting and finance
  • Economics
  • International Relations
  • Law
  • Politics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

To register for the International Foundation Programme, you will need to meet the following minimum criteria:

  • Age 17+ by 31 December in the year of registration.
  • Hold four separate subjects at GCSE / O level (grades A*-C / 9-4), or the equivalent.
  • Meet the English language requirements.
  • Have a place to study at a Recognised Teaching Centre for the programme.

We will need to see evidence that you have a good standard of English. This may include:

  • GCSE in English language (grade C) or equivalent.
  • Proof that you spent five years at a secondary school taught only in English.
  • A proficiency test passed within the last three years.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    2080 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2080 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2080 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2080 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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