NCUK International Foundation Year (IFY) is recognised by the University of Manchester

Why University of Manchester?

As a member of the UK Russell Group, the University of Manchester has a distinguished history in research, innovation and enterprise over 180 years. Based in one of the most popular student cities in the world, the University of Manchester offers a world-class learning experience rooted in a rich educational heritage. Its reputation for outstanding academic achievement attracts students from 154 countries.

The University of Manchester is at the forefront of research with 25 Nobel Prize winners among former and current staff and students. Manchester’s enthusiasm for research and passion for innovation have made a tremendous impact on industry and society.

Supported by world-leading academics and practical experiences, you'll graduate from Manchester ready to lead and make a difference in your world.

Course Details

Age: 17+

English level: IELTS 5.5 or equivalent

Academic entry requirements: Completion of 12 years of schooling (or local equivalent to meet the same standard) with good grades

Course length: 1 academic year

Fees for 2020/21: £18,900 (MPW Birmingham) or £20,850 (MPW Cambridge). This includes a £850 registration fee which we will pay to NCUK on your behalf.

How the NCUK IFY can get you there?

Guaranteed offer

As a founding member of NCUK, the University of Manchester, amongst other NCUK members, develops and assures all NCUK programmes meet the highest academic standard, equipping you with the skills and knowledge you need to succeed at university.

If you pass your NCUK IFY, NCUK will guarantee you a place on a suitable programme at one of their partner universities. The entry criteria varies for each of their universities, so where you are placed will depend on how well you do in your exams. The better you perform, the greater chance you have of getting a place at your first choice.

Why MPW Birmingham?

MPW Birmingham is one of the leading independent 6th form colleges in the West Midlands. The college has a long history of success and students regularly gain places at not only the UK’s top universities but also on specialist degree programmes such as dentistry. MPW Birmingham is a special place to study because it helps inspire and motivate its students to achieve outstanding things. Our goal is to develop the confidence, maturity, knowledge and skills in all of our students, seeing them as individuals with their own unique talents. We endeavour to create a learning culture in which our students feel valued and enjoy working hard. We have high expectations and provide an academically disciplined College in which to learn.

How to apply?

For further information on how to apply the NCUK International Foundation Year programme, please download our prospectus or get in touch with our international team by filling in our enquiry form.