All NCUK qualifications also include a specialist English for Academic Purposes (EAP) module designed to give students the language ability and study skills that will give them a head start on their undergraduate degree in the UK.
Successful completion of the IFY provides guaranteed access to one of over 40 NCUK Universities. Progression options include University of Birmingham, University of Bristol, Durham University, University of Exeter and University of Manchester, as well as a number of high-ranking universities in the UK and worldwide.
|Course Start Date||September|
|English Level (minimum)||IELTS 5.5, with 5.0 in any band|
Other English language levels may be accepted. Highly academically qualified students with an overall IELTS of 5.5 will be considered on a case-by-case basis
|Age (on entry)||17+|
|Academic Qualifications||Academic completion of 12 years of schooling (or local equivalent) with good grades|
NCUK is a consortium of leading universities dedicated to giving international students guaranteed access to universities and helping students succeed when they get there. NCUK qualifications are recognised by NCUK universities and by most other universities across the UK, including many Russell Group institutions and also by universities worldwide.
Since 1987, NCUK has helped over 30,00 international students gain guaranteed access to leading UK universities.