Foundation year courses

An international foundation year course can prepare you extremely well for university study.

We accept a wide range of foundation year courses for progression into the first year of study at Alliance MBS. Please see below for a list of our accepted international foundation year providers. Please note that if your course is not included in this list, we would not normally be able to offer you a place. You will also need to pass our IELTS requirement in addition to the courses listed below.

Institution Standard Requirements Accounting Requirements

Abbey College, Manchester, Cambridge, Malvern Accept Business, Economics and Accounting Pathway

75% overall in the International foundation Programme from Abbey College with no less than 65% Mathematical Skills.

75% overall in the International foundation Programme with no less than 70% in Mathematical Skills

Bath Academy (David Game)

Grades AAB in your Major modules from the Bath Academy David Game International Foundation Course in your Major modules.

Grades AAB in your Major modules from the Bath Academy David Game International Foundation Course in your Major modules.

Bellerby's College

70% in the Bellerbys Business Foundation Programme with a minimum of 65% in Maths

75% in the Bellerbys Business Foundation Programme with a minimum of 70% in Maths

Birkbeck University of London, London Foundation Campus (Cambridge Education Group)

75% overall in the OnCampus Foundation course from LSE with no less than 70% for Maths

80% ooverall in the OnCampus Foundation course from LSE with no less than 75% for Maths

CATS: Canterbury, London, Cambridge

AAB in Core Modules from CATS College International Foundation Year including Maths or Further Maths, excluding English plus 6.5 IELTS with no component below 6

AAA in Core Modules from CATS College International Foundation Year including Maths or Further Maths, excluding English plus 6.5 IELTS with no component below 6

Chichester College

75% overall in the Chichester College Foundation Course with no less than 70% in Maths.

80% overall in the Chichester College Foundation Course with no less than 75% in Maths.

Concord International

70% overall in the ABE Certificate in Business Management course from Concord International

75% overall in the ABE Certificate in Business Management course from Concord International

OnCampus Coventry

75% overall in OnCampus Coventry Foundation course with no less than 70% for Maths

80% overall in OnCampus Coventry Foundation course with no less than 75% for Maths

David Game, London. International Foundation Programme

Grades AAB in your Major modules and no less than A in Minor Module Maths from David Game, London International Foundation Programme

Grades AAA in your Major modules and no less than A in Minor Module Maths from David Game, London International Foundation Programme

Exeter NCUK

AAB in the NCUK Foundation Course including Maths plus EAP B with no component less than B in writing and reading and no less than C in any other component

AAA in the NCUK Foundation Course including Maths plus EAP B with no component less than B in writing and reading and no less than C in any other component

Greenwich University

70% overall in the Greenwich University Foundation course

75% overall in the Greenwich University Foundation course

Kings Colleges advanced foundation. (Oxford, London and Bournemouth). DON’T CONFUSE WITH Kings College Foundation programme (make sure correct stream)

70% overall with no less than 65% in Maths in the Kings College, London advanced foundation course

75% overall in the Kings Colleges including Maths module at no less than 70%

Lancaster University Foundation Year Programme

70% overall in the Lancaster University Foundation Year Programme

75% overall in the Lancaster University Foundation Year Programme

Lansdown College- NCUK course

AAB in the NCUK Foundation Course including Maths plus EAP B with no component less than B in writing and reading and no less than C in any other component

AAA in the NCUK Foundation Course including Maths plus EAP B with no component less than B in writing and reading and no less than C in any other component

London School of Economics (LSE) International Foundation Programme (same programme as ONCAMPUS CEG)

75% overall in the OnCampus Foundation course from LSE with no less than 70% for Maths

80% ooverall in the OnCampus Foundation course from LSE with no less than 75% for Maths

Loughborough College - Business and Maths

Overall Distinction in Business and Maths International foundation programme

we cannot accept this course for BSc Accounting

NCUK

AAB in the NCUK Foundation Course including Maths plus EAP B with no component less than B in writing and reading and no less than C in any other component

AAA in the NCUK Foundation Course including Maths plus EAP B with no component less than B in writing and reading and no less than C in any other component

NCUK Malayasia IFY

AAB in the NCUK Foundation Course including Maths plus EAP B with no component less than B in writing and reading and no less than C in any other component

AAA in the NCUK Foundation Course including Maths plus EAP B with no component less than B in writing and reading and no less than C in any other component

Network Foundation

65% in the Network Foundation IFY with no less than 65% in both Maths and Economics.

70% in the Network Foundation IFYwith no less than 70% on both Maths and Economics.

Newcastle University NCUK course

AAB in the NCUK Foundation Course including Maths plus EAP B with no component less than B in writing and reading and no less than C in any other component

AAA in the NCUK Foundation Course including Maths plus EAP B with no component less than B in writing and reading and no less than C in any other component

Nottingham University (CELE)

Overall Distinction in the Nottingham University CEL

ndation Programme

we cannot accept this course for BSc Accounting

Nottingham: Central College Nottingham International Foundation in Economics and Management or Business. Will accept Accounting

The Central College Nottingham International Foundation in Economics and Management with overall 70% and 70% in maths

The Central College Nottingham International Foundation in Economics and Management with overall 75% and 75% in maths for BSc Accounting

ONCAMPUS CEG (same programme as London School of Economics (LSE) International Foundation Programme)

75% overall in the OnCampus Foundation course from LSE with no less than 70% for Maths

80% ooverall in the OnCampus Foundation course from LSE with no less than 75% for Maths

Oxford Brookes

70% overall in the Oxford Brookes International Foundation Diploma

75% overallin the Oxford Brookes International Foundation Diploma

Queen Mary University of London

70% overall in the International Foundation Diploma. Consideration of the subjects taken will depend on whether we accept this programme or not

75% overall in the International Foundation Diploma Consideration of the subjects taken will depend on whether we accept this programme or not

Shanghai Jiao Tong University Foundation Programme

87% Overall in Shanghai Jiao Tong University Foundation Programme with no less than 85% in Maths

90% Overall in Shanghai Jiao Tong University Foundation Programme with no less than 87% in Maths

Sheffield International College - DON’T ACCEPT JOURNALISM ROUTE

70% overall in the Sheffield International College International Foundation Year with no less than 65% in Maths

75% overall in the Sheffield International College International Foundation Year with no less than 70% in Maths

SOAS ICC Foundation programme School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), London

Achieve a minimum of 65% in each unit including Quantatative Methods For Business And Economics and an overall average of 67% in the SOAS ICC Foundation programme

Achieve a minimum of 75% in each unit including Quantatative Methods For Business And Economics and an overall average of 77% in the SOAS ICC Foundation programme

St Andrews University , Scotland

70% overall in the St Andrews University Foundation Programme

75% overall in the St Andrews University Foundation Programme

St Andrews, Cambridge

Distinction overall in the St. Andrews Business Foundation Course with no less than 65% in Maths

75% overall in the St Andrews University Foundation Programme with no less than 70% in Maths

St Clare's, Oxford

Grades AAB in the St Clair University Foundation Course

Grades AAA in the St Clair University Foundation Course

St Michaels College, Tenbury Wells

Overall grade A in Foundation programme with a minimum of grade B in Maths.

we cannot accept this course for BSc Accounting

Stratford Upon Avon

68% in the Stratford International Foundation Year with no less than 65% in each module and 65% in Maths

72% in the Stratford International Foundation Year with no less than 70% in each module and 70% in Maths

Surrey International Study Centre Foundation Year

70% overall in the Surrey International Study Centre Foundation Year. Must have taken Pathway 2 (which includes maths).

75% overall in the Surrey International Study Centre Foundation Year. Must have taken Pathway 2 (which includes maths).

Taylor's College Foundation, Malaysia

An average of 80% in final examinations in the Taylor's College Foundation, Malaysia

An average of 83% in final examinations in the Taylor's College Foundation, Malaysia

Tsinghua University (Global Academic Pathway) - We ONLY ACCEPT THE BUSINESS STREAM and students must study the right modules

Completion of the Tsinghua University, Global Academic Pathway Business Stream with an overall average of 80% and at least 85% for Introduction to Algebra and Calculus, 80% each for Elementary Business Studies, Introduction to Accounting and Finance, Fundamentals of Economics.

Completion of the Tsinghua University, Global Academic Pathway Business Stream with an overall average of 90% and at least 95% for Introduction to Algebra and Calculus, 90% each for Elementary Business Studies, Introduction to Accounting and Finance, Fundamentals of Economics.

University College London (Language Centre) MUST BE TAKING UPCH NOT ENGINEERING STREAM UPCSE

70% overall in the UPCH Foundation programme from University College London, Language Centre

75% overall in the UPGH Foundation programme from University College London, Language Centre

University of London - International Foundation Programme

Achieve a minimum of 65% overall and no less than 60% in Maths and Statistics in the University of London IFP

Achieve a minimum of 75% overall and no less than 70% in Maths and Statistics in the University of London IFP

Warwick University IFP (Previously the Higher Education Foundation Programme)

Completion of the Warwick University IFP with Two Distinctions at no less than 70% and two Credits at no less than 60% including at least a 60% in maths

Completion of the Warwick University IFP with Three Distinctions at no less than 75% and one Credit at no less than 60% including at least 65% in maths

York College

75% in the level 3 subjects in the York College IFP

78% in the level 3 subjects in the York College IFP