Undergraduate international 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.

InstitutionStandard RequirementsAccounting 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
INTO Exeter 65% in the INTO Exeter Management and Business Economics Foundation Course with no less than 60% in each component 70% in the INTO Exeter Management and Business Economics Foundation Course with no less than 65% in each 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

Average 70% overall in the INTO Newcastle Foundation programme with 65% in Maths

Average 75% overall in the INTO Newcastle Foundation programme with 65% in Maths

Nottingham University (CELE) Overall Distinction in the Nottingham University CELE Foundation 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