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Tuition Fee
GBP 13,740
Per course
Start Date
Medium of studying
On campus
12 months
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About Program

Program Overview

International Foundation Year

Preparing you for your university degree with a tailored programme, designed to support your learning by easing you into university-style teaching. Learn with confidence through subject-based modules and interactive language classes designed to strengthen your academic language skills.

The International Foundation Year allows you to study core modules (common across all our International Foundation Year Programmes), and then tailor your learning by taking progression degree-related streams

Core modules you will study include:

  • English for Academic Purposes (EAP)
  • Research and Study Skills
  • Mental Wealth: Professional Life

In addition to the Core modules, you will choose one of the following specialist streams:


Gain the foundation that you need to study the RIBA Accredited BSc (Hons) Architecture.

Study the following modules:

  • Introduction to Architecture
  • Art and Design Workshop
  • Design Project

Business Management

Develop key innovative thinking and leadership skills on this stream. This specialism leads to progression degrees at UEL’s Business School.

  • Introduction to Business Environment
  • Introduction to Accounting
  • Introduction to Marketing

Humanities & Social Science

As part of this stream, you will choose two from the modules below:

  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Introduction to Sociology
  • Art & Design Portfolio

Engineering, Computing and Science

Designed to challenge you to think about the world around you differently. Technology is key to all aspects of our society, so why not take the first steps to harnessing it with this IFY stream. Leading to a wide range of degree programmes from Bioscience to Mechanical Engineering .

  • Introduction to Computing
  • Mathematical Applications
  • Physical Science

Key Facts for International Foundation Year

Progression to the following degrees: Upon successful completion of the programme, students may progress to the following programmes:

Progression Degrees from Business & Management Stream:

Progression Degrees from the Architecture Stream:

Progression Degrees from the Engineering, Computing & Science Stream:

Progression from Humanities & Social Science Stream: