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Centre for International Foundation Programmes


The CIFP international foundation programmes combine academic subjects with language development and the skill set you need to be successful in your university studies.


Detailed course information and prospectuses on our foundation programmes.

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How to accept your offer and what happens next.


About us

Learn more about us, our programmes and the University of St Andrews.

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How to apply

Apply for Pre-Masters 2016 or one of our January 2017 programmes.

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What programmes are open for applications?

We are currently open for applications to the September 2016 Pre-Masters programme. We are also open for applications to our January 2017 programmes: Science (January Intake), Arts (January Intake) and Pathway to Medicine (January Intake).