What will I learn?

This intensive two term programme offers successful students progression to Coventry University. You will study your Intensive Foundation programme at our state-of-the-art Centre located at the heart of the Coventry University campus. This programme can offer progression to Year 1 of a wide range of undergraduate degrees or the International Year One in Business & Management.

Who is this programme designed for?

The Intensive IFP is designed to prepare international students, who have completed senior secondary education, for entry to undergraduate studies at Coventry university. All students who successfully complete the Intensive IFP are guaranteed placement on a suitable programme of undergraduate study at the host partner university. The duration of the Intensive IFP is six months.

What will I study?

This programme includes English and three academic subject modules. English will be integrated into the teaching of academic subjects, as well as being taught separately. If you need additional English support to develop your English language, further support classes are available.

There are two academic pathways to choose from and you will study the pathway most suited to your chosen progression degree. Academic skills relevant to the specific subject area will be taught to help you prepare for university study.

Humanities and Social Sciences Pathway Includes:

  • Globalisation and Internationalisation
  • Human Interactions
  • Skills for Humanities and Social Science

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed at regular intervals throughout the programme to ensure you are making the progress required to successfully complete the programme. Full assessment of the programme will take place in the final term. Assessment methodologies are aligned to those that will be experienced in the University environment, and include project work, essays, presentations and unseen examinations.

What support will I receive?

You will be supported by a personal tutor and subject pathway leaders who will regularly check your progress.

Study options

Full Time (6 months)

Tuition fees
Standard Tuition fee (annually): £14,490; Standard Tuition fee - Lab based (annually): £15,580. All programmes are subject to a £300 registration fee and a £2,200 refundable deposit.

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

Expected November 2020



Priory Street,

Priory Street,


CV1 5FB, England

Entry requirements

For international students

Students with successful completion of 11-12 years of schooling with good grades. Students minimum age should be 16+. Students need to have an IELTS score of 5.5 or equivalent, with no single element less than 5.0

About this uni

After successful completion, students can study for a degree at Coventry University, which has recently been ranked the UK’s 15th best university.

  • Based on Coventry University’s vibrant campus
  • QS five-star rated university
  • Several progression programmes to choose from
  • Strong support services available for all students