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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.


Take a look at an overview of all our programmes starting in January and September each year.

Learn more about:

Fees and funding

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January 2019

The deadline for International Foundation Programmes starting in January 2019 has now passed. Applications for January 2020 will open in March 2019.

For details on programmes which have already started, see Pathway to Medicine, Science, and Social Sciences and Humanities

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