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Business International Foundation Pathway

Cert HE

Start date:

September 2024

Entry tariff:

Foundation Year entry: 64 UCAS points (or equivalent)

UCAS code:


Get ready to succeed in your business degree, and learn core academic and professional skills, while also developing your English language skills.

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You will develop your English language skills and gain the academic skills and business knowledge you need for your chosen undergraduate degree.

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These modules are those we currently offer and may be subject to change.

  • English for Academic Practice 1
  • English for Academic Practice 2
  • In-Sessional Integrated English Skills
  • Information Technology and Numerical Concepts
  • Academic Inquiry and Exploration  
  • Business Essentials: Introduction 
  • Business Essentials: Advanced


Gain the business skills that matter most to employers.

You will develop your English language and academic skills (speaking, listening, reading, and writing) and gain a basic understanding of using English for academic purposes and a thorough grounding in academic study skills, such as essay structure, exam technique, referencing, journal and library research. 

You’ll be introduced to core aspects of business and corporate life, gaining an understanding of business terminology, concepts and ideas. 


You’ll be taught via lectures, seminars and workshops by our passionate and committed academic staff. 

You’ll have regular contact with your academic guidance tutor to help you develop as well as face-to-face and online careers and study support. 

As our courses are taught over no more than three days per week, you’ll have the flexibility to take on paid part-time work, placements, or internships – helping you gaining real-world experience.


Benefit from assessments that prepare you for life beyond university.

You’ll be assessed using a wide range of theory and practical assessments that replicate the world of business today.  

This includes coursework, reports and online tests. 

Degree pathways

Once you’ve completed your IFP, you can progress onto your chosen undergraduate degree here at Roehampton.

Courses include:

Our careers support team is available to support you from the start of your studies. They will help you build your CV, prepare for interviews, and meet and learn from successful graduates working at the top of their careers.

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Get a real taste of our campus, community and what it’s like to study at Roehampton

International undergraduate students apply through our direct application system.

Specific entry tariff

  • IELTS: 4.5 / 5.0 / 5.5 
  • UCAS International Equivalents (64 entry tariff) 
  • 5 GCSE / GCSE passes at grade C/4 or in an international equivalent

September 2024 entry tuition fees


We offer a wide range of scholarships and bursaries. See our 2024 financial support pages for international students.

We also provide other ways to support the cost of living, including free buses and on-campus car parking, hardship support and some of the most affordable student accommodation and catering in London. Find out more about how we can support you.

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Continuing Education

Our range of vocational qualifications will provide you with alternative pathways into your chosen career.

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