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Foundation Programmes

International Foundation Programmes (IFP) at QMUL provide a clear route to undergraduate study in the faculties of Humanities and Social Sciences, and Science and Engineering. Queen Mary IFPs offer a unique student experience : excellent standards in teaching and learning, a truly diverse international cohort, and life as a member of a Russell Group university with a calm campus in the exciting and dynamic heart of London.   

Queen Mary University of London offers the following foundation programmes:

International Science and Engineering Foundation Programme 

Our International Science Foundation Programme (ISEF) for international students enables you to develop the knowledge, communication skills, and academic skills to succeed on your future undergraduate programme.  Both our 4-year programme and 1-year programme include our highly successful Language Centre modules English Language 1 and Communication in Science and Technology. 

International Foundation Programme in Business and Management

A unique foundation programme that is perfect for you if you wish to study in the School of Business Management at QMUL.   Progress to world class degrees in Business Management, Marketing, and Accounting. 

International Foundation Programme in Humanities and Social Sciences

An excellent flexible foundation if you want to broaden your horizons before choosing a degree subject. 

Progress to any degree in the faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, or specialise with one of our widely-respected pathways:


New for September 2018 : Four-year Business and Management Degrees with an integrated foundation year

If you are not eligible for direct entry to the School of Business and Management at Queen Mary, international students can now apply for a BSc in Business Management, Marketing and Management, or Accounting and Management with an integated foundation year. 


New for September 2018 : Four-year Economics and Finance Degrees with an integrated foundation year

If you are not eligible for direct entry to the School of Economics and Finance at Queen Mary, international students can now apply for any of the degrees offered by the school with an integated foundation year. Subjects include Economics, Economics and Finance, Economics and International Finance, Economics and Politics, Economics, Statistics and Mathermatics, and Economics, Finance and Management.  January-start options are also available.








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