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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 September 2016 or January 2017.

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September 2016

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