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International Foundation Programme

A full-time, one-year university preparation course, designed to prepare international students for degree-level study at the University of Bristol. 

Student sitting with tutor Why study this programme?

  • Tailored towards success on a Bristol degree
  • Taught by University academics
  • Develop your academic language and literacy
  • Understand the University assessment requirements
  • Have access to all University facilities and resources

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If you are interested in studying a degree in dentistry, you can study the International Foundation Programme tailored towards dentistry. You can find more information through the Faculty of Health Sciences.

Find out more about the IFP for Dentistry

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If you are based in mainland China, you can apply directly to us through our office based in China. You will study here at the University alongside students from around the world. 

Find out more about the IFP for Chinese applicants.

Two students looking at a tablet I am based outside of mainland China

If you live outside of mainland China, please apply through our trusted recruitment and admissions partner, Kaplan International Pathways. You will study here at the University with students from all over the world.

Find out more about the IFP through Kaplan International Pathways.

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