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Centre for International Foundation Programmes


The CIFP international foundation programmes combine academic subjects with language development and the skill set you need to be successful in your university studies.


Detailed course information and prospectuses on our foundation programmes.

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How to accept your offer and what happens next.


About us

Learn more about us, our programmes and the University of St Andrews.

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How to apply

Apply for a foundation programme to start in Sep 2017.

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What programmes are open for applications?

Undergraduate foundation programmes starting in September 2017 and the Pre-Masters programme starting in January 2018.