International Pathways

Kent International Foundation Programme (IFP)

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International Foundation Programme (IFP)

Our IFP prepares international students for academic study on a range of undergraduate degree programmes


Based on the Canterbury campus, our International Foundation Programme (IFP) is a 1 year full-time course designed to prepare you for undergraduate study in the UK and give you the best start possible. Our Autumn IFP runs over three terms and starts in September. We also offer an accelerated Spring IFP for selected programmes starting in February that runs over two terms.

We offer guaranteed progression to over 300 degree programmes at Kent including Business and Economics, Law, Architecture, Politics & International Relations, and Psychology providing you meet the necessary progression requirements.

Centre for English and World Languages, Chipperfield Building, University of Kent, CT2 7PE

Enquiries: +44 (0)1227 824401 or contact us

Last Updated: 28/02/2019