Foundation years for international students

Keele University provides several foundation year options for international students, suitable for students whose current academic qualifications and / or English language level do not allow direct application to an undergraduate degree programme. These courses are designed to prepare international students to enter into Keele University undergraduate degrees.

  • Subject: All subjects across business, science, social sciences and humanities
  • Length: A one year preparatory programme
  • Entry requirement: SELT IELTS 5.0 (with 5.0 in all subtests) or above
  • Key information: A place on a degree programme at Keele is guaranteed, subject to successful completion of the Foundation Year with the required threshold marks and a new visa being obtained
  • Subject: All subjects across business, science, social sciences and humanities
  • Length: 4 - 6 years
  • Entry requirement: IELTS level 5.5 and 5.5 in all subtests
  • Key information: Upon successful achievement of the required grades in the International Foundation Year, students can progress to year one of an undergraduate degree at Keele

NCUK offers foundation and graduate pathway programmes, all qualifications include unique language and study skills preparation modules and English for Academic Purposes (EAP) which will equip you with the skills you need to succeed in your studies in the UK.

Advice and guidance for International Students