What will I learn?

This one-year (3 term) programme offers successful students progression to Coventry University. You will study your Foundation programme at our state-of-the-art Centre located at the heart of the Coventry University campus. This programme offers 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?

This programme is designed to prepare international students, who have completed senior secondary education, for entry to undergraduate studies at Coventry University. If you successfully complete the IFP you can progress on to a suitable programme of undergraduate study at Coventry University. The IFP is set at level 3, which is equivalent to A-level standard in the UK.

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 support to develop your English language.

There are five 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 fully prepare you for university study. A 4 term Extended Art & Design and Life Sciences programme is available for students who do not meet the entry requirements for the 3 term programme.

Business, Economics, Finance and Management pathway includes:

  • Economics and Finance
  • Business Behaviours
  • Skills for Business

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 examination.

Study options

Full Time (9 months)

Tuition fees
£14,490 is Standard Tuition fees (annually); £15,480 This fee is for Lab Based Tuition fees (anually). 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 September 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 4.5 or equivalent, with no single element less than 4.0, for 3-term IFP. 4 - Term programmes are available if they do not have the required English language level. These programmes include an English language module (ELM) followed by the 3 terms of Foundation required to apply for entry to the first year of your undergraduate degree.

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