International Foundation in Science and Engineering

The International Foundation in Science and Engineering prepares you for direct entry on to the first year of a Computing, Mathematics, Engineering, Science or related undergraduate degree at an NCUK university.

Flexible study plans if you can't travel overseas

We are accepting applications for all of our face-to-face courses for August/September 2020. If you are unable to travel to start one of our face-to-face courses, you have the opportunity to start your studies online and later transfer to study at your chosen campus when face-to-face teaching resumes.

Course features

  • Develop the knowledge and skills for your chosen degree through a specialist pathway.
  • Guaranteed university placement for all successful students. Find out more about our money back guarantee.
  • Adapt to studying in the UK thanks to modules designed to equip you with the skills you need for university.
  • Guidance with your university applications, so you choose the best degree for you.
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Develop both your academic knowledge and English language skills in just nine months.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

IELTS 5.0 (with a minimum of 5.0 in writing) or equivalent. • …For info on alternative accepted tests if starting online, please see: https://www.intostudy.com/ielts-alternatives

Age requirements: 16 years and above

All students commencing courses on a published September start date must be 17 years old by 31 December of that calendar year. For January start dates, students must have turned 17 years old by the 31st December immediately preceding the course. Applicants who are under that may be accepted, but require a referral to the centre for approval first.

Academic requirements:

Completion of 12 years of schooling (or local equivalent to meet the same standard) with good grades.

Entry requirements additional information:

If you have achieved the minimum IELTS score overall but do not have the required score in writing for direct entry, you will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Please note that in addition to UKVI IELTS, INTO is able to accept other English language qualifications. For more information on accepted qualifications please see: www.intostudy.com/selt-alternatives

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English
Scholarships

Are you a leader? At INTO Manchester, we are committed to awarding gifted and driven international students with academic scholarships, helping them achieve their goals of studying at a world-class university in the UK.

With a range of generous scholarships on offer for the highest-achieving students, you could be eligible to receive up to £5,000 off your tuition fees.


Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
14 September 2020 18 June 2021 3 Terms
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£16,255

Class information

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 20
Class duration:

Typically held Monday to Friday between 08.00 - 19.00 excluding bank holidays. However, there may be instances where classes need to be held outside these times due to unforeseen circumstances.


Where will it take me?

View progression options below, or contact us to find out the full range of progression options available from this course.
"Your university choices"
Two INTO international students in an electronics lab, one studying on a computer, the other on an electrical unit

University of Cambridge Computer Science BSc (Hons)

The University of Manchester Chemical Engineering BEng (Hons)

The University of Leeds Biochemistry BSc (Hons)

Manchester Metropolitan University Electrical and Electronic Engineering BEng (Hons)

University of Bradford Software Engineering BEng (Hons)


What will I study?

All students complete modules tailored to your chosen degree subjects.

How will I be assessed?

Assessment will be by:

  • coursework
  • assignments, unit tests, experimental reports, computer
  • mid-course and end-of-course examinations
Study one (or more) term(s) of English before continuing on to your academic pathway programme. Perfect if you need to improve your English level by 0.5 IELTS point.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

IELTS 4.5 (with a minimum of 4.5 in writing) or equivalent.

Age requirements: 16 years and above

All students commencing courses on a published September start date must be 17 years old by 31 December of that calendar year. For January start dates, students must have turned 17 years old by the 31st December immediately preceding the course. Applicants who are under that may be accepted, but require a referral to the centre for approval first.

Academic requirements:

Completion of 12 years of schooling (or local equivalent to meet the same standard) with good grades.

Entry requirements additional information:

If you have achieved the minimum IELTS score overall but do not have the required score in writing for direct entry, you will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Please note that in addition to UKVI IELTS, INTO is able to accept other English language qualifications. For more information on accepted qualifications please see: www.intostudy.com/selt-alternatives

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English
Scholarships

Are you a leader? At INTO Manchester, we are committed to awarding gifted and driven international students with academic scholarships, helping them achieve their goals of studying at a world-class university in the UK.

With a range of generous scholarships on offer for the highest-achieving students, you could be eligible to receive up to £5,000 off your tuition fees.


Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
28 June 2021 17 June 2022 4 Terms
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*Please note the dates and prices for the academic year 2020-2021 are not yet confirmed.

We will confirm all dates and prices for the academic year 2020-2021 on or before 20 January 2020, with the prices being subject to a maximum increase of up to 5% on the prices for the current academic year.  If you submit an application prior to this date and are eligible to be issued with an offer of a place it will contain pricing for the current academic year. If you accept an offer and confirm your place before 20 January 2020 you will be charged the current price. If you accept an offer and confirm your place on or after 20 January 2020 the increased prices will apply and we will issue you with a new offer showing the new prices payable by you.


Class information

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 20
Class duration:

Typically held Monday to Friday between 08.00 - 19.00 excluding bank holidays. However, there may be instances where classes need to be held outside these times due to unforeseen circumstances.


Where will it take me?

View progression options below, or contact us to find out the full range of progression options available from this course.
"Your university choices"
Two INTO international students in an electronics lab, one studying on a computer, the other on an electrical unit

University of Cambridge Computer Science BSc (Hons)

The University of Manchester Chemical Engineering BEng (Hons)

The University of Leeds Biochemistry BSc (Hons)

Manchester Metropolitan University Electrical and Electronic Engineering BEng (Hons)

University of Bradford Software Engineering BEng (Hons)


What will I study?

Please select your course delivery method with the toggle below.
Develop both your academic knowledge and English language skills in just nine months.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

IELTS 5.0 (with a minimum of 5.0 in writing) or equivalent.

Age requirements: 16 years and above

All students commencing courses on a published September start date must be 17 years old by 31 December of that calendar year. For January start dates, students must have turned 17 years old by the 31st December immediately preceding the course. Applicants who are under that may be accepted, but require a referral to the centre for approval first.

Academic requirements:

Completion of 12 years of schooling (or local equivalent to meet the same standard) with good grades.

Entry requirements additional information:

If you have achieved the minimum IELTS score overall but do not have the required score in writing for direct entry, you will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Please note that in addition to UKVI IELTS, INTO is able to accept other English language qualifications. For more information on accepted qualifications please see: www.intostudy.com/selt-alternatives

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English
Scholarships

Are you a leader? At INTO Manchester, we are committed to awarding gifted and driven international students with academic scholarships, helping them achieve their goals of studying at a world-class university in the UK.

With a range of generous scholarships on offer for the highest-achieving students, you could be eligible to receive up to £5,000 off your tuition fees.


Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
13 September 2021 17 June 2022 3 Terms
View Term dates
*

*All students who confirm their offer on or before 31 January 2021 will pay the 2019/2020 price as per their existing offer letter. After 31 January 2021, where tuition fees have increased, all current offers will be reissued and students will receive a new offer with the new 2020/2021 pricing.


Class information

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 20
Class duration:

Typically held Monday to Friday between 08.00 - 19.00 excluding bank holidays. However, there may be instances where classes need to be held outside these times due to unforeseen circumstances.


Where will it take me?

View progression options below, or contact us to find out the full range of progression options available from this course.
"Your university choices"
Two INTO international students in an electronics lab, one studying on a computer, the other on an electrical unit

University of Cambridge Computer Science BSc (Hons)

The University of Manchester Chemical Engineering BEng (Hons)

The University of Leeds Biochemistry BSc (Hons)

Manchester Metropolitan University Electrical and Electronic Engineering BEng (Hons)

University of Bradford Software Engineering BEng (Hons)


What will I study?

All students complete modules tailored to your chosen degree subjects.

How will I be assessed?

Assessment will be by:

  • coursework
  • assignments, unit tests, experimental reports, computer
  • mid-course and end-of-course examinations
Study one (or more) term(s) of English before continuing on to your academic pathway programme. Perfect if you need to improve your English level by 0.5 IELTS point.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

IELTS 4.5 (with a minimum of 4.5 in writing) or equivalent.

Age requirements: 16 years and above

All students commencing courses on a published September start date must be 17 years old by 31 December of that calendar year. For January start dates, students must have turned 17 years old by the 31st December immediately preceding the course. Applicants who are under that may be accepted, but require a referral to the centre for approval first.

Academic requirements:

Completion of 12 years of schooling (or local equivalent to meet the same standard) with good grades.

Entry requirements additional information:

If you have achieved the minimum IELTS score overall but do not have the required score in writing for direct entry, you will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Please note that in addition to UKVI IELTS, INTO is able to accept other English language qualifications. For more information on accepted qualifications please see: www.intostudy.com/selt-alternatives

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English
Scholarships

Are you a leader? At INTO Manchester, we are committed to awarding gifted and driven international students with academic scholarships, helping them achieve their goals of studying at a world-class university in the UK.

With a range of generous scholarships on offer for the highest-achieving students, you could be eligible to receive up to £5,000 off your tuition fees.


Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
27 June 2022 16 June 2023 4 Terms
View Term dates
*

*All students who confirm their offer on or before 31 January 2021 will pay the 2019/2020 price as per their existing offer letter. After 31 January 2021, where tuition fees have increased, all current offers will be reissued and students will receive a new offer with the new 2020/2021 pricing.


Class information

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 20
Class duration:

Typically held Monday to Friday between 08.00 - 19.00 excluding bank holidays. However, there may be instances where classes need to be held outside these times due to unforeseen circumstances.


Where will it take me?

View progression options below, or contact us to find out the full range of progression options available from this course.
"Your university choices"
Two INTO international students in an electronics lab, one studying on a computer, the other on an electrical unit

University of Cambridge Computer Science BSc (Hons)

The University of Manchester Chemical Engineering BEng (Hons)

The University of Leeds Biochemistry BSc (Hons)

Manchester Metropolitan University Electrical and Electronic Engineering BEng (Hons)

University of Bradford Software Engineering BEng (Hons)


What will I study?

All students complete modules tailored to your chosen degree subjects.

How will I be assessed?

Assessment will be by:

  • coursework
  • assignments, unit tests, experimental reports, computer
  • mid-course and end-of-course examinations
Please select your course delivery method with the toggle below.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

IELTS 5.0 (with a minimum of 5.0 in writing) or equivalent. • …For info on alternative accepted tests if starting online, please see: https://www.intostudy.com/ielts-alternatives

Age requirements: 16 years and above

All students commencing courses on a published September start date must be 17 years old by 31 December of that calendar year. For January start dates, students must have turned 17 years old by the 31st December immediately preceding the course. Applicants who are under that may be accepted, but require a referral to the centre for approval first.

Academic requirements:

Completion of 12 years of schooling (or local equivalent to meet the same standard) with good grades.

Entry requirements additional information:

If you have achieved the minimum IELTS score overall but do not have the required score in writing for direct entry, you will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Please note that in addition to UKVI IELTS, INTO is able to accept other English language qualifications. For more information on accepted qualifications please see: www.intostudy.com/selt-alternatives

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English
Scholarships

Are you a leader? At INTO Manchester, we are committed to awarding gifted and driven international students with academic scholarships, helping them achieve their goals of studying at a world-class university in the UK.

With a range of generous scholarships on offer for the highest-achieving students, you could be eligible to receive up to £5,000 off your tuition fees.

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
14 September 2020 18 June 2021 3 Terms
View Term dates
£16,255

Class information

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 20
Class duration:

Typically held Monday to Friday between 08.00 - 19.00 excluding bank holidays. However, there may be instances where classes need to be held outside these times due to unforeseen circumstances.

Where will it take me?

View progression options below, or contact us to find out the full range of progression options available from this course.