INTERNATIONAL FOUNDATION YEAR
The NCUK International Foundation Year (IFY) qualification is carefully designed to bridge the gap between your current qualifications, and the start of your first-year university degree. Developed in cooperation with our university partners, the Foundation year gives you the skills, knowledge and opportunities you need to secure a place at a UK or international university.
Develop essential academic knowledge and skills:
Throughout the IFY course, you will study with high academic standards set by our university partners. This will give you a superb foundation for future academic success upon the start of your degree.
The NCUK IFY gives you a unique combination of knowledge, skills and opportunities to help you to get into your university of choice, and provide the best possible start in your future career.
Gain the confidence to live and study overseas: By first studying the qualification at UPC, within a supportive small-class environment, you will feel ready to take on the challenge of starting a degree course at the University of your Choice. You will also gain essential cultural knowledge and skills designed make your time abroad easier and more enjoyable.
Successfully apply to universities: The NCUK IFY qualification has seen tens of thousands of students, just like you, successfully placed at leading universities in the UK and other destinations. UPC & NCUK will support you throughout the application process, with a guarantee of at least two conditional offers and one guaranteed placement when you pass the IFY.
To explore full range of thousands of degree courses at NCUK universities, use our Course Finder at www.ncuk.ac.uk
INTERNATIONAL YEAR ONE
Advanced access to the 2nd year of university – guaranteed. On the International Year One, you will study relevant and carefully designed syllabi, academically equivalent to the first year of a degree course, all in the supportive environment of UPC. Then, on passing the first year, you will gain credits that are recognized by the leading universities in the UK. Students have also progressed on to university in Australia. In this way, your qualification will allow you to join the second year of an undergraduate degree course at a UK or international university of your choice.
A university degree closer to home. There are many reasons why you may wish to graduate from a UK university, while taking part of your studies closer to home. Taking the Year One qualification allows you to do exactly this: studying locally for an extra year to gain university credits, then transferring to a full degree in the UK.
Preparing you for academic success. When taking the International Year One, you can choose to focus on the subject areas which are most relevant to the degree you want to: Business, Accounting & Finance, Economics, Events Management or a range of Engineering specialties. The NCUK syllabi meet the high academic standards set by our university partners, giving you a superb foundation for academic success when you enter the 2nd year of your UK university degree.
You can choose from:
Guaranteed access to university. The NCUK International Year One qualification has seen thousands of students, just like you, successfully placed into the second year of undergraduate degrees at leading universities in the UK and other destinations. UPC and NCUK will support you throughout the application process, with a guarantee of at least two conditional offers and a one guaranteed placement, upon completion of the IYO qualification.
What degree can I study the International Year One?
The NCUK International Year One routes to hundreds of undergraduate degrees in Business and Engineering related subjects. Your NCUK qualification guarantees you two conditional offers and one guaranteed place.