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Are you from outside of mainland China?
You can find more information through Kaplan International Pathways, our trusted education partner for applications and admissions to the International Foundation Programme.
Find out what you can study on our International Foundation Programme.
Arts and Humanities
Preparing you for degrees in English, history, film, theatre and other subjects. Find out more about the Art and Humanities pathway.
Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
Preparing you for degrees in engineering, biology, geography, mathematics, psychology and other subjects. Find out more about the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics pathway.
Social Sciences and Law
Preparing you for degrees in law, sociology, business, politics, childhood studies, criminology and other subjects. Find out more about the Social Sciences and Law pathway.
Preparing you for a degree in dentistry. Find out more about the Dentistry pathway.
International Foundation Programme Plus
If you have a high level of English you will be placed on this programme.
|IELTS minimum||Language CERT|
(Level III or IV)
|IELTS 7.0 with a minimum of 6.0 in writing and 5.5 in each part of the test||C1 Expert Pass||Level IV: pass in all skills Level III: merit in writing and pass in all other skills||67 overall, minimum 59 in writing and 54 in any band|
You will take the same subject units, but different academic English units which will aim to further develop your academic language and literacy through a problem-based learning approach, as well as your understanding of how we communicate and why. During these units, you will focus on your reading, writing, listening and speaking. You will also develop appropriate academic vocabulary and grammar.
Download the 2022/23 admissions statement (PDF, 115kB).