University / Pathway Programmes


International Foundation Year (IFY)

Minimum age:17 years old
Course dates:September
Course duration:32 weeks

The International Foundation Year is a university pathway qualification specifically designed for international students. It gives you access to year one of a UK undergraduate degree programme with guaranteed admission to any of our 16 partnering universities.

Studying in small classes on our IFY programme before starting your degree will give you the confidence and academic skills needed to succeed on your chosen degree course. Quality is at the heart of our university pathway programmes, so our IFY qualification meets the highest academic standards set by NCUK university partners. As well as academic knowledge, the IFY will give you specialist English language, study and cultural skills that are an essential part of your UK degree course. This combination will help you to get in to the university of your choice and progress with your future career.


Nursing Programmes

Minimum age:23 years
Course dates:September
Course duration:8-11 Months

Our Medical Programmes provide a pathway for individuals who were trained as a professional nurse overseas (3 years nursing degree with a minimum 500 hours clinical practice), to gain a UK nursing qualification. The programme provides English preparation for OET Level B required for registration with NMC. This also gives them the opportunity to apply for employment within the United Kingdom. The programme combines General English, Medical English and OET Test preparation.


Medi-Prep Programme

Minimum age:17 years
Course dates:September
Course duration:9 months

The Medi-Prep Programme is a 9-month university pathway programme designed to prepare aspiring international medical and dentistry students for application to UK universities.

Throughout the 9-month period they will be given the opportunity to undertake study visits to health centres, dental practices and hospitals as well as receiving specialist training days in a range of clinical practices and technologies provided by the renowned private healthcare training and consultancy company 3fivetwo-healthcare.

Foyle International will help you reach your full potential by providing you with support to achieve the criteria to gain entry into University.