Cardiff University

International Foundation Programme

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Accommodation Residence

Price Range £420.00 per week - £450.00 per week

Price Includes Full membership of the university and access to library, sports and social facilities

Beginners Not for beginners

Class Size 14 maximum

Course Length 30 weeks

Town / City & Region Cardiff , Wales

Tuition Style Group

Tuition Hours Per Week 20.0

Ages 18 - 25

Course Type University Prep

Other Information

The International Foundation Programme is a one-year academic programme taught at Cardiff University. It is designed to give you the academic and English language skills needed to enter an undergraduate degree scheme. The Cardiff University IFP is the only foundation programme that offers automatic progression into Cardiff University.
 The International Foundation Programme offers automatic progression in the following subject areas:
– Business
– Engineering
– Health & Life Sciences
 
 
 Students can also apply for progression to a variety of other courses offered at Cardiff University.
 
 Key facts about the Cardiff IFP
– Classes are taught on campus by Cardiff University staff.
– You will be a full member of Cardiff University and benefit from all academic, welfare, social and sporting facilities.
– The IFP offers high levels of pastoral care through the dedicated IFP office and system of personal tutors.
– University accommodation is guaranteed for the duration of the course.
– The IFP office has well-established and successful working relationships with many embassies and sponsorship organisations throughout the world.
– You are provided with a comprehensive induction programme including free coach collection services, information events and social activities.
 
 Entry requirements
Academic Requirements
Country
Qualification
Score*
Arab States
Tawjhiya, Thanawia Certificate of General Education
At least an 85% average with at least 85% in the relevant subject areas
Azerbaijan
Certificate of Secondary Education
4/5 average with at least a grade 4 in relevant subject areas
Ghana
SSCE (WAEC)
B average with at least a B in the relevant subject areas and a C grade in English
India
CBSE or ICSE
65% average with at least 65% in relevant subject areas
Japan
Upper Secondary School Certificate
4/5 average with at least a grade 4 in relevant subject areas
Kazakhstan
Certificate of Secondary Education
4/5 average with at least a grade 4 in relevant subject areas
Kenya
KCSE
B average with at least a B in relevant subject areas
Libya
Tawjhiya, Thanawia Certificate of General Education
At least an 85% average with at least 85% in the relevant subject areas
Nigeria
SSCE (WAEC)
B average with at least a B in the relevant subject areas and a C grade in English
Pakistan
HSSC
75% average with at least 75% in the relevant subject areas
People’s Republic of China
Senior High School Graduation Examination
At least an 80% average with 80% in each of the relevant subject areas
Russia
Certificate of Secondary Education
4/5 average with at least a grade 4 in relevant subject areas
South Korea
High School Diploma from Specialised High Schools
B average with B in relevant subject areas
Taiwan
Senior High School Leaving Certificate
At least an 80% average with 80% in each of the relevant subject areas
Turkey
State/Private High School Diploma
3/5 average with at least a 3 in relevant subject areas
Vietnam
High School Certificate
At least 7.0 average
 
*please note these scores are required by students wishing to progress into Cardiff Business School, Cardiff School of Engineering, Cardiff School of Biosciences and Cardiff School of Chemistry. Students wishing to apply for other undergraduate subjects such as Medicine should contact the IFP office on foundation@cardiff.ac.uk for further information

 

English Language Entry Requirements
Examination
Level
TOEFL
iBT: 68* (Minimum subscores: Reading 08, Writing 17, Speaking 19, Listening 13)
IELTS
(Academic)
5.5* (minimum subscores: 4.0 in all areas)

 

*Please note that the English language entry requirement for students wanting to study the IFP in Health and Life Sciences with a view to applying for Medicine is IELTS 6.0, TOEFL iBT 78.
 

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