Apply to your International Foundation Programme

How you apply depends on your chosen pathway and where you live. Find out how to apply to your chosen International Foundation Programme.

How to apply for Dentistry 

Find out how to apply for the Dentistry pathway.

How to apply for all other pathways

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.

The application process for mainland China

This application process is for applicants from mainland China. If you are applying from outside of mainland China, please apply through Kaplan International Pathways.

Please be aware that places on the International Foundation Programme are limited. If places on the programme are filled early, applications could close early.

Step 1

Check the entry requirements for your pathway. You'll need to meet these requirements.

Step 2

Choose the pathway for you.
Find out more about your options

Step 3

Complete and send us your application.

Step 4

Get an email to say your application has been received. Within 10 working days, you will receive an email with a decision.

Step 5

If you receive an offer you will need to sign and return the offer acceptance form. This form will be emailed to you with your offer.

Step 6

Unless you are a sponsored student, you will need to pay a deposit. Details on how much and how to pay will be in your offer letter.

Step 7

Send us your supporting documents, if required, to show us that you have met your entry requirements. 

Step 8

Once you have paid your deposit and met your entry requirements, we will give you a Confirmation of Acceptance for Studies (CAS).

Step 9

Tell us about any disabilities or learning conditions. This will not affect our decision to offer you a place. We will use this information to help support you in your studies and your life at Bristol. 

Step 10

Choose and book your accommodation.

Step 11

You will receive emails from us telling you everything you need to know to prepare for your arrival in Bristol. 

Ask a question

  • Contact mainland China:

Email: ifp-china@bristol.ac.uk
Phone: 00 8610 8515 1899

  • Contact from outside mainland China:

Please fill out a contact form from Kaplan's International Pathways.

  • For questions about Dentistry

Email: fohs-ifp@bristol.ac.uk

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