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International Foundation Programme

Programme Summary

International Foundation Programme (IFP) is one of our most popular courses, an alternative to GCE and the International Baccalaureate. The IFP provides a bridge between international schools and UK universities. The IFP is a 1 year / 6 months full-time course which offers students an alternative entry route to British University degree courses. The Foundation provides a bridge between international high school and studying at UK universities. You will receive a good grounding in your chosen subject/s, as well as learning study skills and research methods that you will require
at university.

•  The IFP course covers everything you need to succeed during an undergraduate course at a UK University.

•  The IFP is a modular course, which allows students entry onto most British university degree courses.

•  IFP at LSB has a 100% success rate in securing its successful students a place at a British University.

•  The IFP is an alternative to GCE A levelsand the International Baccalaureate (IB).

•  A first track route to UK universities for international students.

Key facts

UK/EU/Full Time – £9,250
International – £12,500

Start date
January, April, August, October

1 Year

On Campus

Course Options


Year 1

  • Academic English
  • Study Skills
  • Business Communications
  • Introduction to Business
  • Quantitative Methods

Entry requirements




Please contact us to find out country-specific entry requirements as below:

•   International country-specific entry requirements
•   EU country-specific entry requirements

Fees & Funding

Tuition fees cover the cost of a student’s academic studies. This usually includes teaching costs, registration and examination fees (not repeat or tailing modules, re-sit fees or coursework re-submission). Any costs associated with work placements will be students responsibility.

2017 Applicants

UK and EU students

Full-time fees – £9,250 per year

For full details, please contact us.

International students

Full-time fees – £12,500 per year

For full details, please contact us.


LSB offers a wide range of generous fee waivers and bursaries. To find out more about the scholarships, awards and bursaries available, please visit the scholarships webpage.

Who is it for?

  • You may have an excellent educational track record in your own country, but your qualifications do not meet UK University entrance requirements.
  • You would like a challenging programme to develop your fluency and accuracy in English and also your study skills.
  • You want the flexibility to include an exam course Cambridge or IELTS or Business English, once you have the required level of English.
  • Your skills and special interest options allow you to tailor the course to your own needs.
  • You want an intensive period of studies in an English-speaking world to familiarise yourself with British culture and education.
  • You want an intensive period of studies in an English-speaking world to familiarise yourself with British culture and education.
  • You would like to lay a firm foundation to increase your success with any future studies or global career path.

Benefits to you

  • Guarantees a place in the UK Universities
  • Develop the study skills for further studies
  • Gain an experience of British culture
  • Gain an understanding of British way of life
  • Gain an understanding of British way of life
  • Boost your CV to enhance your career prospects

Career Opportunity

The BSc (Hons) in International Business Management degree aims to equip graduates to use their business training; in-depth knowledge of specialist areas such as marketing, finance, human resources and general management, to pursue a career in business, nationally or internationally.

Recent business graduates have gone on to work for:

  • British Airways
  • L’Oréal
  • NHS Graduate Schemes
  • Oxfam
  • IBM
  • Samsung
  • McLaren
  • HSBC Bank plc
  • BMW Group
  • British Council
  • Apple
  • Unilever
  • Bank of England
  • Facebook
  • Volkswagen Group
  • ScottishPower
  • Nationwide
  • Fujitsu

Pursuing potential career opportunities within the following areas:

  • British and management consultancy
  • Project management
  • Accounting and auditing
  • Advertising, marketing, public relations and sales
  • Financial management
  • Recruitment and human resource
  • Insurence agency
  • Investment banking
  • Real estate management
  • Government advisory and consultancy organisations
  • International government and private organisations



Apply Now

Applicants wishing to study a course at London School of Business will need to apply directly to LSB.
Please contact admissions@lsbuk.com to discuss your requirements and obtain an application form.