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The Centre for International Foundation Programmes

Currently open for applications to September 2016.

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Science & Arts (January Intake)

Apply now to study Science, Arts or Medicine starting in January 2016



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In-sessional English Language Service

IELS provides free tutorials, workshops and resources to support you during your studies

New University English Programme

Apply now for our full-time English language and UK acculturation programme

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The Centre for International Foundation Programmes (CIFP) offers a range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses to prepare students for degree-level studies.

Find out when we will be in your country.


Pre-sessional class

ELT offers a range of pre-sessional courses for students who have an offer to study at the University, including the Presearch course for students aiming to study at M.Phil or PhD level.


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IELS provides a free language service for matriculated students who use English as an additional language.

See also our credit-bearing modules.


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