International Foundation Year

Foundation Programme

Why study IFY at Cardiff Academy

Your best possible start Most foundation programmes offer you very limited choices, often to just one university. Cardiff Academy gives students access to a wide range of universities and degree courses worldwide. Programmes also include a specialist English for Academic Purposes module designed to provide the language and study skills that will give students a head start on their undergraduate degrees in the UK.

Cardiff Academy offers outstanding academic and social facilities, giving students access to a stimulating and safe learning environment. All of our staff are fully qualified and are experts in their field. Excellent university progression 

Pathways Offered


Key points

  • Small class sizes with an average of ten students per class
  • Expert teaching from subject specialists, most of whom are also examiners
  • High degree of individual academic and pastoral support
  • Regular exam-based testing and feedback
  • Flexible subject combinations
  • Expert up-to-date university admissions (UCAS) advice

Key facts

  • Age: 17+
  • Course Length: 1 academic year
  • English level: IELTS 5.5 or equivalent
  • Academic entry requirements: Completion of 12 years of schooling (or local equivalent to meet the same standard) with good grades
Get in touch to find out how we can help you

Cardiff Academy

Cardiff Academy Ltd,

Harlech Court, Bute Terrace,

Cardiff, CF10 2FE

Company No. 3687879

Tel –  +44 (0) 2920 318 318

Email – enquiries@cardiffacademy.co.uk

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