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Foundation In Business and Humanities


International Foundation in Business and Management

International Foundation in Humanities and Social Sciences



Jan & Sep (3 term), June & Sep (4 term)




English Language Requirement: 

3 term: IELTS 5.5 (with a minimum of 4.5 in all subskills) or equivalent 

4 term: IELTS 5.0 (with a minimum of 4.5
in all subskills) or equivalent

Progression Business degree major:


Accounting and Finance 


Economics and Business Management 

Economics and Finance 

Politics and Economics 

Progression Humanities & Social Sciences degree major:

Media, Communication and Cultural Studies 



Subject Rankings:

#6 in Philosophy 

#21 in Business and Management Studies

#27 in Law

(The Complete University Guide 2020)


Newcastle University was granted university status in 1963 and currently has just over 20,000 students enrolled, of which 4,000 are international. The University is in the north-east of England and is a member of the prestigious Russell Group of research-intensive universities. Newcastle University is considered one of the top 150 universities in the world by QS and overall satisfaction at the University is at 91%, one of the highest scores in the country. A survey from Graduate Destinations also showed 94% of Newcastle University leavers were in employment or further study six months after graduating.


International Foundation in Business and Humanities  (NCUK Foundation)



March (2 term), Jan & Sep (3 term), June & Sep (4 term)




English Language Requirement: 

2 term: UKVI IELTS 6.0 (with a minimum of 6.0 in writing) or equivalent 

3 term: UKVI IELTS 5.0 (with a minimum of 5.0 in writing) or equivalent 

4 term: UKVI IELTS 4.5 (with a minimum of 4.5 in writing) or equivalent 

Partnership with NCUK that lead to guaranteed progression to one of 16 universities below if you successfully complete your pathway programme:

    ▪    Aston University

    ▪    Bristol University

    ▪    Kingston University

    ▪    Leeds Beckett University

    ▪    Liverpool John Moores University

    ▪    Manchester Metropolitan University

    ▪    Queen Mary, University of London

    ▪    Sheffield Hallam University

    ▪    University of Birmingham

    ▪    University of Bradford

    ▪    University of Huddersfield

    ▪    University of Kent

    ▪    University of Leeds

    ▪    University of Manchester

    ▪    University of Salford

    ▪    University of Sheffield



The INTO Manchester Study Centre is located in Bridgewater House, an impressive Edwardian building, right in the heart of bustling Manchester. It offers you the chance to study in one of the most exciting and culturally diverse cities in the world. The Centre's facilities have been designed with students like you in mind. You can take advantage of the modern classrooms and multimedia resources, giving you everything you need to study and socialise in one location. Our academic programmes are taught in a similar way to what you'll experience at university and our English language classes are taught in an interactive, inclusive classroom environment to help build your language skills through classroom participation.


International Foundation Year in Business, Economics, Accounting and Finance

International Foundation Year in Humanities, Law and Social Science



Jan & Sep



£19,250 (Business pathway)

£19,000 (Humanities pathway)

English Language Requirement: 

IELTS for UKVI 5.0 (5.0 in writing, minimum of 4.0 in all other skills)

Subject Rankings:

#5 in Law

#8 in Philosophy 

#9 in Business and Management Studies

(The Complete University Guide 2020)

Progression Business degree major:

Accounting and Finance 

Accounting and Management

Business and Management


Marketing and Management



Durham University is a world top 100, collegiate university with long traditions, forward-thinking values and a global reputation for the quality of teaching and research. Students have access to research-led education delivered by world-leading experts in outstanding study facilities. This approach to education ensures that the courses are up-to-date with current developments. The Durham University International Study Centre is located at Durham University’s Queen’s Campus in Stockton-on-Tees. It is a modern purpose-built site, offering a wide range of facilities and study resources in a nurturing environment where international students can prepare for degree study at Durham City.

Progression Humanities, Law & Social Sciences degree major:



Chinese Studies



Education Studies

English Literature



International Relations

Japanese Studies

Liberal Arts



Philosophy, Politics and Economics



Sport, Exercise and Physical Activity

Theology and Religion

Visual Arts and Film

Health and Human Sciences

Sport and Exercise Sciences

Combined Honours in Social Sciences


Education Studies- Geography/Psychology/Sociology

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