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Undergraduate Foundation Programme

A pathway to the second year of a four-year undergraduate degree

IELTS (UKVI)* Length Jun Aug Sep Dec Jan Jun Jul Aug Sep
5.0 overall (with minimum 4.5 in writing) 3 terms           Progress to year 2 of degree^
4.5 overall (with minimum 4.5 in writing) 4 terms        
5.0 overall (with minimum 4.5 in writing) 3 terms          
4.5 overall (with minimum 4.5 in writing) 4 terms        
4.0 overall (with minimum 4.5 in writing) 5 terms    

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*If you do not need a Tier 4 visa, or are exempted in another way, we can accept equivalent proof of English.
^Some exceptions may apply. Find out more on the individual programme pages.