Foundation Courses And requirement

Why do students need to study foundation degree?

A foundation course refers to a prerequisite qualification that prepare an international school-leaver to enrol in a degree level course at UK/Canada colleges/universities. This is a one-year course. This course prepares an international student who has studied in a non-British/UK curriculum and want to enrol at UK/Canada universities in a subject like Business, Computing, Medicine, Law, Media, Social Science, Science. This course is also helpful for the international school- leavers who need to improve their English language skills and want to be familiars with UK or Canada culture and life before enrolling at university degree level courses.

Entry Requirement:

University foundation courses generally have two types of entry requirements for international students:

  1. Academic requirements
  2. Language proficiency

Academic Requirement:

*For Foundation courses: 10+12 years with minimum 50% marks.

*Or 5 GCSE / IGCSE pass at grade A-D, or equivalent.

English Language requirement:

*IELTS score of minimum 4.5 is required for international students wishing to study a foundation, with no single element less than 4.0(UKVI approved IELTS required for UK foundation courses).

*Or TOEFL – no less than IBT at least 60 or equivalent.

Please note that, few of the countries do not need IELTS to study in UK. Please contract us for more information.

Where can I study Foundation courses?

*UK and Canada


*January, May and September

Course Duration and Fees

*Duration for foundation courses usually 2 or 3 terms. This means that your degree will take 4 years to complete. During Stage 1 you will complete a range of modules relevant to your chosen degree, as well as modules concentrating on the skills that are vital for University level.

*Fees starting from £4500-£35000 thousand depend on the countries and institutions