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Before you start your University of Bradford degree course

International Certificate of Foundation Studies (ICFS)

This course is a pre-degree access foundation year programme for all subjects. Find the entrance requirements for your subject.

There are pre-sessional courses available if you need to improve your English before you start the ICFS course.  You may start a pre-sessional course with a minimum overall UKVI IELTS score of 3.5.

Pre-sessional course entrance requirements for foundation courses requiring IELTS 5.0* (5.0 in sub-tests):

Your UKVI IELTS scoreCourse length/start dateTuition fee
3.5 (with no sub-test less than 3.5 30 weeks, starts in January  £7,800
4.0 (with no sub-test less than 4.0) 20 weeks, starts in April £5,200
4.5 (with no sub-test less than 4.5) 10 weeks, starts early July £2,600
5.0 (with no sub-test less than 4.5) 6 weeks, starts late July   £1,560

Pre-sessional course entrance requirements for degree courses requiring IELTS 6.0* (5.5 in sub-tests):

Your UKVI IELTS scoreCourse length/start dateTuition fee
4.5 (with no sub-test less than 4.0) 30 weeks, starts in January  £7,800
5.0 (with no sub-test less than 4.5) 20 weeks, starts in April £5,200
5.0 (with no sub-test less than 5.0) 10 weeks, starts early July £2,600
5.5 (with no sub-test less than 5.0) 6 weeks, starts late July   £1,560

Pre-sessional course entrance requirements for degree courses requiring IELTS 6.5* (5.5 in sub-tests):

Your UKVI IELTS scoreCourse length/start dateTuition fee
5.0 (with no sub-test less than 4.0) 30 weeks, starts in January  £7,800
5.5 (with no sub-test less than 4.5) 20 weeks, starts in April  £5,200
5.5 (with no sub-test less than 5.0) 10 weeks, starts early July  £2,600
6.0 (with no sub-test less than 5.0) 6 weeks, starts late July  £1,560

*If you have a different IELTS entrance requirement, please contact us for advice. 


Pre-arrival information

Download the Pre-sessional Pre-arrival booklet now to access important and practical information about living and studying in the UK.   You can find out about using the free airport collection service at the start of your course as well as accommodation and money matters.  Pre-sessional Pre-arrival booklet, 2016-7 (PDF, 2140 KB).

Timetables

Find your timetable for your Language Centre course on the Timetables and Attendance website.

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