Foundation courses

UCLan offers a range of foundation courses for international students who do not meet the minimum academic and /or language entry requirements for a course.

UCLan international foundation programme

('International Foundation Programme in Academic English (year round pre-sessional')

This course is available to international students who meet all of UCLan’s academic requirements but fail to meet our English entry requirements. It is a year-long intensive course and it focuses on strengthening students' linguistic skills in preparation for their progression onto their undergraduate or postgraduate course. Students initial IELTS is typically 4.5.

ONCAMPUS pre-undergraduate / pre-masters Foundation Campus at UCLan

ONCAMPUS offers high quality pre-undergraduate and pre-masters foundation courses on our UCLan campus. These courses are designed for international students who need to improve their academic and linguistic background before joining their undergraduate/ postgraduate course at UCLan. An ONCAMPUS foundation course typically lasts from 9 to 12 months.