International Foundation Programme

Our one-year programme prepares you for the undergraduate degree of your choice. Through tailored English language and academic units, we give you the skills you need to succeed.

Why choose us?

There are many reasons to choose our International Foundation Programme – the University, the teaching, the students and the city. Discover what makes Bristol special.

What grades do I need?

We want students to succeed on the programme and at degree level. Find out what academic and language qualifications we ask for.

How much does it cost?

Studying at Bristol is a solid investment in your future career. We even offer scholarships to the best students. Read about fees and funding.

Where will I live?

The University has a wide range of halls, houses and flats – including alcohol-free and single-sex options. Find out about accommodation and visas.

What can I study?

Our three tailored pathways prepare you for undergraduate study. This helps you progress to a degree of your choice. Look at your academic options.

How do I apply?

Applying is easy and our friendly staff will help guide you through it. Find out how and apply direct.


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We have taught students from 60 countries