Science (International Foundation) January 2021 entry
The January Science International Foundation programme enables students to experience university teaching and research from the first day of their studies. This programme allows students to complete their studies in time to enter university in September of the same year.
The programme has a high success rate with an average of more than 97% of students completing the programme successfully over the past three years. Graduates have gone on to study for degrees at the University of St Andrews and other top UK universities.
Depending on your degree, there is a wide range of career options available to you. Former Science Foundation programme students have done postgraduate degrees in the UK or USA, or are working in research and private and public companies.
Applications are now closed
This course is now closed for applications for January 2021 entry. Course information for January 2022 entry will be available on this page in March 2021.
The University of St Andrews as a whole was voted top in the UK for student academic experience in The National Student Survey 2019 as 95% of St Andrews final year students gave the University top marks for the quality of the learning and teaching experience.
The University has secured a TEF Gold Award for the quality of teaching and the undergraduate experience.