International Foundation Programme
The International Foundation Programme provides guaranteed entry to a range of undergraduate degrees offered via the University of London International Programmes, including the LSE-led degrees in Economics, Management, Finance and Social Sciences. Furthermore, many of the UK’s most prestigious Universities will accept successful completion of the International Foundation Programme as meeting their entry requirements for certain courses and will consider applications from students who have this qualification.
For more information on the International Foundation Programme visit: http://www.londoninternational.ac.uk/courses/foundation/lse/international-foundation-programme
How does the programme prepare me for undergraduate study?
You will gain the academic skills, time management and confidence to study successfully for further education.
Attending classes at Universal College Lahore (UCL) will help you structure your studies, gain study skills, understand difficult concepts and gain feedback on your progress.
You will be introduced to real-life issues and academic texts that relate to your interests.
The University of London provides academic direction for the International Foundation Programme. The University has a long history of providing international education and is regarded as a centre of academic excellence.
In order to satisfy the entrance requirements you must:
Have passed at least four separate subjects at GCSE or GCE O level, with grades A to C or the equivalent; OR
Have passed at least four separate subjects in FA/FSc/I-Com with 50% or better marks; AND
Provide proof of competence in English which is acceptable to the University. (A test of proficiency may be required – see below for more details)
English Proficiency Requirements
For the International Foundation Programme, you must provide evidence showing that you have:
Passed acceptable examinations equivalent to GCSE or GCE ‘O’ level English language at grade C or above; OR
Demonstrated fluency in academic English gained through either:
a) Five years at a secondary school where you were taught only in English; OR
b) Have, within the past three years, passed a test of proficiency in English language at the appropriate level from an organisation that is acceptable to the University.
The International Foundation Programme consists of four courses to be chosen from the following:
Accounting and finance
Mathematics and Statistics