International Foundation Programmes

Loughborough College

12 months
11250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The Loughborough College International Foundation Programme is designed for international students who have good end of school grades but are in need of an extra year of study before beginning their university studies in the UK.


Loughborough College International Foundation Programme students can be confident that, throughout their studies, they will receive high-quality academic teaching, guidance from a Progress Tutor, and ongoing help and advice from an experienced International Team. 

Other study benefits include:

  • Teaching staff who are experienced in supporting learners throughout the transition to study in the UK
  • The opportunity to study with students from all over the world
  • Support to develop both the language and study skills needed for success at university in the UK
  • Study through seminars, lectures, group work, independent research, and laboratory work

All Loughborough College International Foundation Programme students undertake a comprehensive induction, which introduces them to their course, the College, the surrounding area, and living in the UK, through a variety of activities and events. This enjoyable and informative experience ensures that students quickly settle into the College, whilst also providing an ideal opportunity to meet new people and make new friends.

Programme Structure

Course Content

Academic English Study

These classes help students to develop the skills essential for success at university, including note-taking, researching, extended writing, presenting, and summarising.

Subject-specific modules

These focus on equipping students with the foundation-level subject knowledge required to progress on to more specialised study at university. Written and developed over many years specifically with international students in mind, they will help you learn all of the essential subject knowledge for your university study.

Tutorials Progress 

Tutors work closely with students throughout the programme, supporting them in their academic development and monitoring their progress. 

IELTS support

English language tutors are on hand to support those students who need to improve their IELTS score before starting their degree programme. 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

Admission requirements:

  • Recent Academic Transcripts or Certificates achieved
  • Your Passport
  • Record of previous UK student study /visitor visas if applicable

Tuition Fee

  • International

    11250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11250 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

Check the official programme website for potential updates.

International Foundation Programmes
Loughborough College