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International Foundation Programme

Our foundation programme offers international students a route into an Edinburgh degree.

Students outside the Scottish Parliament building at the foot of the Royal Mile in Edinburgh's Old Town

The International Foundation Programme (IFP) is a full-time, one-year university preparation course, designed to prepare international students for degree-level study within the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of Edinburgh. 

This pre-university programme is carefully tailored to give international students the experience and skills required to succeed at undergraduate level and help build confidence with academic English.

Foundation Programme in Arts, Humanities and Social Science

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​Entry requirements by country

How to apply