Annex 2: Regulations for Specific Programmes


1.    These regulations apply to the International Foundation Programme (IFP) in the Centre for English Language and Foundation Studies. The programmes are modular and consist of 120 credit points. All units are equivalent to level 3 in the UK Qualifications and Credit Framework.

2.    The normal period of study is one academic year on a full-time basis.

3.    Any student registered on the International Foundation Programme will be offered a conditional place on an undergraduate degree at the University of Bristol.

4.    Students must achieve the pass mark (at least 40 out of 100) to gain credit for a unit. In order to complete the programme, students must acquire 120 credit points in the units specified by the programme.

5.    Notwithstanding clause 4, the Faculty Board of Examiners may choose to permit the award of 120 credit points on the basis of a pass overall in units specified by the programme.

6.    All students who pass the International Foundation Programme will receive a certificate of achievement.