University of London International Foundation Programme
A challenging, prestigious one-year study programme
Pre-university programme of study
The main purpose of this programme is to equip you with the skills and knowledge to embark on a wide range of demanding undergraduate degrees.
Start date: 13 September 2021
End date: 27 May 2022
Venue: On campus or online
Duration: One academic year, full-time
Visa requirements: Student visa (formerly Tier 4 visa)
Course level: Level 3
Qualification: University of London International Foundation Certificate
Awarding body: University of London
The University of London is one of the oldest and most prestigious universities in the UK and is internationally regarded as a centre of academic excellence.
Successful completion of High School in your own country (year 11+), minimum age 17 years. Academic IELTS 6.0 (with minimum 5.5 in writing and reading) or an equivalent English language assessment recognised by the University of London.
Download the programme leaflet (PDF)
The Bournemouth and Poole College is a high performing UoL Recognised Teaching Centre and has been delivering the International Foundation Programme since 2014.
Mathematics and Statistics; Economics; International Relations; and a choice between 2 options: Social Psychology or Pure Mathematics.
All examinations are conducted by the University of London.
International Foundation Programme (IFP) students have progressed to undergraduate study at LSE, Durham, King’s College London, Warwick and to prestigious universities in Australia, Canada, Europe and the USA.
- On successful completion of the IFP, students are guaranteed entry to most degrees offered at University of London Recognised Teaching Centres overseas (China, France, India, Japan …).
- Students are also qualified for online degrees from, for instance, LSE, Royal Holloway offered through the University of London.
Benefits of the course
Quality of Learning:
Engage with contemporary issues, using real-world examples, and benefit from support from tutors at the region’s only UoL Recognised Teaching Centre.
A trusted name in global education:
The University of London is one of the oldest and most prestigious universities in the UK and it is internationally regarded as a centre of academic excellence. Students have gone on to study at prestigious universities in the UK and around the world.
High performing Recognised Teaching Centre:
100% of Bournemouth and Poole College students in 2018 were awarded Distinctions, and all students progressed to their choice of UK university.
A stepping stone to undergraduate study:
The programme has been designed to ensure that you achieve high academic standards, learn appropriate
subject knowledge and acquire both the skills and intellectual curiosity necessary to succeed at university.
The Bournemouth and Poole College is a University of London Recognised Teaching Centre