University of Surrey International Study Centre
To study on the International Foundation Year you need to meet the following requirements:
*If your qualification or country is not listed then please contact us for more information.
*If your qualification is not listed then please contact us for more information.
Required English language level*
International Foundation Year
Academic IELTS for UKVI 5.5 overall(minimum 5.0 in all subskills)**
1 semester English Language Preparation (for International Foundation Year)
Academic IELTS for UKVI 5.0 overall(minimum 4.5 in all subskills)**
2 semester English Language Preparation (for International Foundation Year)
Academic IELTS for UKVI 4.5 overall(minimum 4.0 in all subskills)**
* The English language entry requirements stated are for information regarding entry to the course. If you require a UK visa to study, depending on the type of visa you need, the English language requirements and valid English tests to satisfy the UK visa criteria may differ.
** If you do not need a Tier 4 visa, or are exempted in another way, we can accept equivalent proof of English.
There is a very high level of competition for degree places at the University of Surrey. The number of students applying from within the UK and the European Union region are especially high. Therefore, we do not accept HEU* students. We strongly recommend that these students consider joining an A Level programme.
*Definition of HEU students HEU (Home/EU) students include the following categories: