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.

On campus and online study options This program is available to study either on campus or online – giving you the flexibility to choose what’s best for you.

If you start online in January 2022, you’ll have the opportunity to transfer to an on-campus program in March/April. You’ll need to meet any visa requirements and demonstrate good attendance and performance during your studies online.

If you’re applying for an Online Extended program, you’ll be offered an Online Academic English plus online or on-campus academic pathway study plan.

Ready to get your future on track? We offer university-validated programs, exceptional support and flexible study options to help you choose what’s right for you.

As an INTO student, you’ll get to travel, experience new cultures and make friends from all over the world – all while developing the knowledge you need for a successful career when you graduate.

Start one of our on-campus or online programs this January, and you’ll progress to your degree as early as September 2022 – saving you both time and money.

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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Your course options

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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.

Scholarships aren't currently available at INTO Manchester. Keep checking back - our scholarships are regularly reviewed.


Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
10 January 2022 26 August 2022 3 Terms
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£16,475
12 September 2022 16 June 2023 3 Terms
View Term dates
*
9 January 2023 25 August 2023 3 Terms
View Term dates
*

Class information

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 20
Course Delivery Method Multi-Delivery
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)

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.

Scholarships aren't currently available at INTO Manchester. Keep checking back - our scholarships are regularly reviewed.


Dates and prices

Choose your:
Start date:
Course length:

Class information

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 20
Course Delivery Method Multi-Delivery
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)

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. 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.

Scholarships aren't currently available at INTO Manchester. Keep checking back - our scholarships are regularly reviewed.


Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
10 January 2022 26 August 2022 3 Terms
View Term dates
£16,475
12 September 2022 16 June 2023 3 Terms
View Term dates
*
9 January 2023 25 August 2023 3 Terms
View Term dates
*

*All students who confirm their offer on or before 31 January 2022 will pay the 2021/2022 price as per their existing offer letter. After 31 January 2022, where tuition fees have increased, all current offers will be reissued and students will receive a new offer with the new 2022/2023 pricing.


Class information

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 20
Course Delivery Method Multi-Delivery
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)

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.

Scholarships aren't currently available at INTO Manchester. Keep checking back - our scholarships are regularly reviewed.


Dates and prices

Choose your:
Start date:
Course length:

Class information

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 20
Course Delivery Method Multi-Delivery
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.