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International Foundation Certificate

The University Of Glasgow

This International Foundation Year prepares international students for guaranteed entry1 to undergraduate degrees at The University Of Glasgow. On successful completion of this course, you can progress directly to the second year of selected degree programs.

  • Location
    Glasgow
    United Kingdom
  • Progression
    The University Of Glasgow
  • Start Dates
    Jan, Jun, Jul, Sep, Nov
    2 - 3 terms
    Next start date: 17 Jan 2022
  • Course Fees
    From £18,290 - calculate fees
  • Rankings & Awards
    United Kingdom: 12th
    Satisfaction: 86.4%
    World: 92nd
  • Course Provider
    University of Glasgow International College
  • Why Choose This Course?
    • Equivalent to the first year of an undergraduate degree at The University of Glasgow. Guaranteed progression to the second year of a four year degree on successful completion.
    • A member of the prestigious Russell Group, the UK's own 'Ivy League'.
    • One of the world's top ranked universities, with excellent research credentials, especially in medicine and the sciences.
    • Study in one of Europe's most vibrant and cosmopolitan cities.
    • Low cost of living compared to other large student cities in the UK and Europe.

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About This Course

The International Foundation Certificate is a comprehensive programme of academic subjects, study skills and English language. It is specially designed for international students who want to study an undergraduate degree at The University Of Glasgow, but do not have the academic qualifications or English level required for direct entry. The course is equivalent to the first year of a degree at the university, but with additional support for overseas students to improve study skills and English language abilities.

On successful completion of this course, you can progress directly to the second year of selected degrees at The University Of Glasgow. That means you will complete your studies in the same amount of time as direct entry students.

Subject Pathways

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Study Options

  • 2 Terms
    2 terms starting Jan, Sep
  • 2.5 Terms
    2.5 terms starting Jul, Nov
  • 3 Terms
    3 terms starting Jun, Sep

Entry Requirements

Academic Successful completion of high school, equivalent to 5 IGCSE subjects with very good grades (AABBB).
English 2 Terms
English level equivalent to IELTS 5.5 (4.5+ in all skills).
2.5 Terms
English level equivalent to IELTS 5.0 (4.0+ in all skills).
3 Terms
English level equivalent to IELTS 4.5 (4.0+ in all skills).

Top Ranked Subjects at The University Of Glasgow

The University Of Glasgow ranks particularly well for the following subjects (United Kingdom ranking shown in brackets).

  • Accounting & Finance (2)
  • Film Production & Photography (3)
  • Dentistry (4)
  • Forensic Science & Archaeology (4)
  • Geography & Environmental Studies (5)
  • Law (5)
  • Sports Science (8)
  • Pharmacy & Pharmacology (9)

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1 Entry is guaranteed for students who achieve the minimum grades required for progression.

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