Getting into University of Sheffield with NCUK International Foundation Year (IFY) at MPW Birmingham

Why University of Sheffield?

Home to over 6,000 international students from 116 countries, the University of Sheffield is constantly developing and evolving in its desire to become a leading global university.

As a research-intensive university, Sheffield places great emphasis on academic freedom and offers world-class research infrastructure to its students. In the most recent assessment of research quality in UK universities, 33% of its research was rated as world-leading and a further 52% as internationally excellent. 

Sheffield works with a range of partners including Boeing, Unilever, GSK, Rolls-Royce and Siemens on issues that impact society, business, government, the environment and the community. Through innovative partnerships, students benefit from the opportunity to gain relevant work experience with these active industry partners.

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 2016/17: The total fee payable for this 3-term programme is £15,950


How the NCUK IFY can get you there?

Guaranteed offer

As a founding member of NCUK, the University of Sheffield, 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.