International Foundation in Computing, Science and Engineering

Prepare for direct entry to Year 1 of an undergraduate degree in areas such as aeronautical engineering, computer science, engineering with management and entrepreneurship and telecommunications at City, University of London.

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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, 4.5 in all other subskills) or equivalent.

Age requirements: 16 years and above

All 16 year olds wishing to join an INTO City, University of London International Foundation must meet our current entry requirements and be 16 years old on the start date of their INTO City, University of London course.

Academic requirements:

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

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

Are you top of your class? At INTO City, University of London, we are committed to awarding gifted 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 £4,000 towards your tuition fees.

If you can’t see a scholarship that applies to you, keep checking back – this page is regularly updated with the latest information.


Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
20 September 2021 17 June 2022 3 Terms
View Term dates
£17,495
10 January 2022 2 September 2022 3 Terms
View Term dates
£17,495

Class information

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 18
Course Delivery Method On-Campus
Class duration:
  • English classes per week: 4-6 hours
  • Subject module classes per week: 18-20 hours
  • Average total per week: 22-25 hours

Morning and afternoon classes are held Monday to Friday between 09.00 - 18.00 excluding bank holidays.


Where will it take me?

Featured progression degree
Two students listen to a teacher in a computer lab

Do you love coding? Fascinated by how software is built? If so, a degree in Computer Science at City, University of London could be the perfect choice. Specialist modules will give you a comprehensive foundation in computer software and IT technologies, and how to use this knowledge in real-world contexts.

Beyond the foundations of computing, you’ll learn about the structure of various programming languages and how to code creatively. Learn about the latest developments in computer science and, most importantly, gain commercially valuable skills on a course that offers chartered status.


What will I study?

All students complete modules tailored to your chosen degree subjects.

How will I be assessed?

Assessment is both formal and informal. Entry to all City, University of London honours degrees is highly competitive, so the purpose of the assessment process is to help you improve and build on your success. Marks from the International Foundation programme do not count towards a final degree, but help the University determine whether you meet key criteria for progression.

You will receive support from your tutor throughout your course and be assessed by a combination of:

exams at the end of each term coursework which may include written assignments, reports, practical exercises, group and individual research projects, presentations and problem-solving exercises.

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:

RequirementsEnter the marketing team english entry requirementsIELTS 4.5 (with a minimum of 4.5 in writing, 4.0 in all other subskills) 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 16 year olds wishing to join an INTO City, University of London International Foundation must meet our current entry requirements and be 16 years old on the start date of their INTO City, University of London course.

Academic requirements:

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

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

Are you top of your class? At INTO City, University of London, we are committed to awarding gifted 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 £4,000 towards your tuition fees.

If you can’t see a scholarship that applies to you, keep checking back – this page is regularly updated with the latest information.


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 2020/2021 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 2021/2022 pricing.


Class information

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 18
Course Delivery Method On-Campus
Class duration:
  • English classes per week: 4-6 hours
  • Subject module classes per week: 18-20 hours
  • Average total per week: 22-25 hours

Morning and afternoon classes are held Monday to Friday between 09.00 - 18.00 excluding bank holidays.


Where will it take me?

Featured progression degree
Two students listen to a teacher in a computer lab

Do you love coding? Fascinated by how software is built? If so, a degree in Computer Science at City, University of London could be the perfect choice. Specialist modules will give you a comprehensive foundation in computer software and IT technologies, and how to use this knowledge in real-world contexts.

Beyond the foundations of computing, you’ll learn about the structure of various programming languages and how to code creatively. Learn about the latest developments in computer science and, most importantly, gain commercially valuable skills on a course that offers chartered status.


What will I study?

All students complete modules tailored to your chosen degree subjects.

How will I be assessed?

Assessment is both formal and informal. Entry to all City, University of London honours degrees is highly competitive, so the purpose of the assessment process is to help you improve and build on your success. Marks from the International Foundation programme do not count towards a final degree, but help the University determine whether you meet key criteria for progression.

You will receive support from your tutor throughout your course and be assessed by a combination of:

exams at the end of each term coursework which may include written assignments, reports, practical exercises, group and individual research projects, presentations and problem-solving exercises.

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, 4.5 in all other subskills) or equivalent.

Age requirements: 16 years and above

All 16 year olds wishing to join an INTO City, University of London International Foundation must meet our current entry requirements and be 16 years old on the start date of their INTO City, University of London course.

Academic requirements:

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

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

Are you top of your class? At INTO City, University of London, we are committed to awarding gifted 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 £4,000 towards your tuition fees.

If you can’t see a scholarship that applies to you, keep checking back – this page is regularly updated with the latest information.


Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
19 September 2022 23 June 2023 3 Terms
View Term dates
*
9 January 2023 1 September 2023 3 Terms
View Term dates
*

Class information

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 18
Course Delivery Method On-Campus
Class duration:
  • English classes per week: 4-6 hours
  • Subject module classes per week: 18-20 hours
  • Average total per week: 22-25 hours

Morning and afternoon classes are held Monday to Friday between 09.00 - 18.00 excluding bank holidays.


Where will it take me?

Featured progression degree
Two students listen to a teacher in a computer lab

Do you love coding? Fascinated by how software is built? If so, a degree in Computer Science at City, University of London could be the perfect choice. Specialist modules will give you a comprehensive foundation in computer software and IT technologies, and how to use this knowledge in real-world contexts.

Beyond the foundations of computing, you’ll learn about the structure of various programming languages and how to code creatively. Learn about the latest developments in computer science and, most importantly, gain commercially valuable skills on a course that offers chartered status.


What will I study?

All students complete modules tailored to your chosen degree subjects.

How will I be assessed?

Assessment is both formal and informal. Entry to all City, University of London honours degrees is highly competitive, so the purpose of the assessment process is to help you improve and build on your success. Marks from the International Foundation programme do not count towards a final degree, but help the University determine whether you meet key criteria for progression.

You will receive support from your tutor throughout your course and be assessed by a combination of:

exams at the end of each term coursework which may include written assignments, reports, practical exercises, group and individual research projects, presentations and problem-solving exercises.

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:

RequirementsEnter the marketing team english entry requirementsIELTS 4.5 (with a minimum of 4.5 in writing, 4.0 in all other subskills) 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 16 year olds wishing to join an INTO City, University of London International Foundation must meet our current entry requirements and be 16 years old on the start date of their INTO City, University of London course.

Academic requirements:

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

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

Are you top of your class? At INTO City, University of London, we are committed to awarding gifted 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 £4,000 towards your tuition fees.

If you can’t see a scholarship that applies to you, keep checking back – this page is regularly updated with the latest information.


Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
19 September 2022 1 September 2023 4 Terms
View Term dates
*

Class information

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 18
Course Delivery Method On-Campus
Class duration:
  • English classes per week: 4-6 hours
  • Subject module classes per week: 18-20 hours
  • Average total per week: 22-25 hours

Morning and afternoon classes are held Monday to Friday between 09.00 - 18.00 excluding bank holidays.


Where will it take me?

Featured progression degree
Two students listen to a teacher in a computer lab

Do you love coding? Fascinated by how software is built? If so, a degree in Computer Science at City, University of London could be the perfect choice. Specialist modules will give you a comprehensive foundation in computer software and IT technologies, and how to use this knowledge in real-world contexts.

Beyond the foundations of computing, you’ll learn about the structure of various programming languages and how to code creatively. Learn about the latest developments in computer science and, most importantly, gain commercially valuable skills on a course that offers chartered status.


What will I study?

All students complete modules tailored to your chosen degree subjects.

How will I be assessed?

Assessment is both formal and informal. Entry to all City, University of London honours degrees is highly competitive, so the purpose of the assessment process is to help you improve and build on your success. Marks from the International Foundation programme do not count towards a final degree, but help the University determine whether you meet key criteria for progression.

You will receive support from your tutor throughout your course and be assessed by a combination of:

exams at the end of each term coursework which may include written assignments, reports, practical exercises, group and individual research projects, presentations and problem-solving exercises.

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, 4.5 in all other subskills) or equivalent.

Age requirements: 16 years and above

All 16 year olds wishing to join an INTO City, University of London International Foundation must meet our current entry requirements and be 16 years old on the start date of their INTO City, University of London course.

Academic requirements:

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

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

Are you top of your class? At INTO City, University of London, we are committed to awarding gifted 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 £4,000 towards your tuition fees.

If you can’t see a scholarship that applies to you, keep checking back – this page is regularly updated with the latest information.

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
20 September 2021 17 June 2022 3 Terms
View Term dates
£17,495
10 January 2022 2 September 2022 3 Terms
View Term dates
£17,495

Class information

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 18
Course Delivery Method On-Campus
Class duration:
  • English classes per week: 4-6 hours
  • Subject module classes per week: 18-20 hours
  • Average total per week: 22-25 hours

Morning and afternoon classes are held Monday to Friday between 09.00 - 18.00 excluding bank holidays.

Where will it take me?

Featured progression degree
Two students listen to a teacher in a computer lab

Do you love coding? Fascinated by how software is built? If so, a degree in Computer Science at City, University of London could be the perfect choice. Specialist modules will give you a comprehensive foundation in computer software and IT technologies, and how to use this knowledge in real-world contexts.

Beyond the foundations of computing, you’ll learn about the structure of various programming languages and how to code creatively. Learn about the latest developments in computer science and, most importantly, gain commercially valuable skills on a course that offers chartered status.

What will I study?

All students complete modules tailored to your chosen degree subjects.

How will I be assessed?

Assessment is both formal and informal. Entry to all City, University of London honours degrees is highly competitive, so the purpose of the assessment process is to help you improve and build on your success. Marks from the International Foundation programme do not count towards a final degree, but help the University determine whether you meet key criteria for progression.

You will receive support from your tutor throughout your course and be assessed by a combination of:

exams at the end of each term coursework which may include written assignments, reports, practical exercises, group and individual research projects, presentations and problem-solving exercises.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

RequirementsEnter the marketing team english entry requirementsIELTS 4.5 (with a minimum of 4.5 in writing, 4.0 in all other subskills) 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 16 year olds wishing to join an INTO City, University of London International Foundation must meet our current entry requirements and be 16 years old on the start date of their INTO City, University of London course.

Academic requirements:

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

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

Are you top of your class? At INTO City, University of London, we are committed to awarding gifted 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 £4,000 towards your tuition fees.

If you can’t see a scholarship that applies to you, keep checking back – this page is regularly updated with the latest information.

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 2020/2021 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 2021/2022 pricing.

Class information

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 18
Course Delivery Method On-Campus
Class duration:
  • English classes per week: 4-6 hours
  • Subject module classes per week: 18-20 hours
  • Average total per week: 22-25 hours

Morning and afternoon classes are held Monday to Friday between 09.00 - 18.00 excluding bank holidays.

Where will it take me?

Featured progression degree
Two students listen to a teacher in a computer lab

Do you love coding? Fascinated by how software is built? If so, a degree in Computer Science at City, University of London could be the perfect choice. Specialist modules will give you a comprehensive foundation in computer software and IT technologies, and how to use this knowledge in real-world contexts.

Beyond the foundations of computing, you’ll learn about the structure of various programming languages and how to code creatively. Learn about the latest developments in computer science and, most importantly, gain commercially valuable skills on a course that offers chartered status.

What will I study?

All students complete modules tailored to your chosen degree subjects.

How will I be assessed?

Assessment is both formal and informal. Entry to all City, University of London honours degrees is highly competitive, so the purpose of the assessment process is to help you improve and build on your success. Marks from the International Foundation programme do not count towards a final degree, but help the University determine whether you meet key criteria for progression.

You will receive support from your tutor throughout your course and be assessed by a combination of:

exams at the end of each term coursework which may include written assignments, reports, practical exercises, group and individual research projects, presentations and problem-solving exercises.

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, 4.5 in all other subskills) or equivalent.

Age requirements: 16 years and above

All 16 year olds wishing to join an INTO City, University of London International Foundation must meet our current entry requirements and be 16 years old on the start date of their INTO City, University of London course.

Academic requirements:

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

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

Are you top of your class? At INTO City, University of London, we are committed to awarding gifted 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 £4,000 towards your tuition fees.

If you can’t see a scholarship that applies to you, keep checking back – this page is regularly updated with the latest information.

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
19 September 2022 23 June 2023 3 Terms
View Term dates
*
9 January 2023 1 September 2023 3 Terms
View Term dates
*

Class information

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 18
Course Delivery Method On-Campus
Class duration:
  • English classes per week: 4-6 hours
  • Subject module classes per week: 18-20 hours
  • Average total per week: 22-25 hours

Morning and afternoon classes are held Monday to Friday between 09.00 - 18.00 excluding bank holidays.

Where will it take me?

Featured progression degree
Two students listen to a teacher in a computer lab

Do you love coding? Fascinated by how software is built? If so, a degree in Computer Science at City, University of London could be the perfect choice. Specialist modules will give you a comprehensive foundation in computer software and IT technologies, and how to use this knowledge in real-world contexts.

Beyond the foundations of computing, you’ll learn about the structure of various programming languages and how to code creatively. Learn about the latest developments in computer science and, most importantly, gain commercially valuable skills on a course that offers chartered status.

What will I study?

All students complete modules tailored to your chosen degree subjects.

How will I be assessed?

Assessment is both formal and informal. Entry to all City, University of London honours degrees is highly competitive, so the purpose of the assessment process is to help you improve and build on your success. Marks from the International Foundation programme do not count towards a final degree, but help the University determine whether you meet key criteria for progression.

You will receive support from your tutor throughout your course and be assessed by a combination of:

exams at the end of each term coursework which may include written assignments, reports, practical exercises, group and individual research projects, presentations and problem-solving exercises.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

RequirementsEnter the marketing team english entry requirementsIELTS 4.5 (with a minimum of 4.5 in writing, 4.0 in all other subskills) 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 16 year olds wishing to join an INTO City, University of London International Foundation must meet our current entry requirements and be 16 years old on the start date of their INTO City, University of London course.

Academic requirements:

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

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

Are you top of your class? At INTO City, University of London, we are committed to awarding gifted 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 £4,000 towards your tuition fees.

If you can’t see a scholarship that applies to you, keep checking back – this page is regularly updated with the latest information.

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
19 September 2022 1 September 2023 4 Terms
View Term dates
*

Class information

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 18
Course Delivery Method On-Campus
Class duration:
  • English classes per week: 4-6 hours
  • Subject module classes per week: 18-20 hours
  • Average total per week: 22-25 hours

Morning and afternoon classes are held Monday to Friday between 09.00 - 18.00 excluding bank holidays.

Where will it take me?

Featured progression degree
Two students listen to a teacher in a computer lab

Do you love coding? Fascinated by how software is built? If so, a degree in Computer Science at City, University of London could be the perfect choice. Specialist modules will give you a comprehensive foundation in computer software and IT technologies, and how to use this knowledge in real-world contexts.

Beyond the foundations of computing, you’ll learn about the structure of various programming languages and how to code creatively. Learn about the latest developments in computer science and, most importantly, gain commercially valuable skills on a course that offers chartered status.

What will I study?

All students complete modules tailored to your chosen degree subjects.

How will I be assessed?

Assessment is both formal and informal. Entry to all City, University of London honours degrees is highly competitive, so the purpose of the assessment process is to help you improve and build on your success. Marks from the International Foundation programme do not count towards a final degree, but help the University determine whether you meet key criteria for progression.

You will receive support from your tutor throughout your course and be assessed by a combination of:

exams at the end of each term coursework which may include written assignments, reports, practical exercises, group and individual research projects, presentations and problem-solving exercises.

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