NCUK International Foundation Year (IFY) in Science

Duration: 9 Months

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The NCUK International Foundation Year (IFY) in Science is a nine month qualification designed to prepare international students for first-year entry to undergraduate degree courses at reputable English-speaking universities around the world. The core focus of the course is Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics for Science, and English for Academic Purposes.
NCUK is a foundation programme designed to allow students guaranteed access to the world’s top-ranking universities in the UK, the USA, Canada, Australia and New Zealand to pursue a degree in the science field. This advanced programme is designed in collaboration with NCUK university partners to ensure students receive an education encompassing an advanced academic curriculum.

If your dream career is in these fields, NCUK International Foundation Year in Science is ideal for you

• Archaeology
• Biochemistry
• Biological Sciences
• Biology
• Biomedical Science(s)
• Chemical Engineering
• Chemistry
• Computer Science
• Software Engineering
• Psychology
• Zoology
• Environmental Science
• Genetics
• Geography
• Human Biology
• Mathematics
• Medical Biochemistry
• Medicinal Chemistry
• Pharmacology
• Pharmacy
• Physiotherapy

Assessment Structure

The NCUK International Foundation Year in Science will consist of 70% examination-based assessments and 30% coursework (assignment based).

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Guaranteed University Placement

Students who successfully complete an NCUK qualification and submit university applications through NCUK will be guaranteed* entry to an NCUK University Partner.

*Guaranteed offers are subject to the satisfaction of:
-the minimum entry requirements presented in the University Course Finder; and
-the criteria set out in these terms.

NCUK IFY in Science at Amrak: Guaranteed University Placement

Globally recognised qualifications in over 45 universities, including:

Start Your Science Career with NCUK IFY at Amrak


Why Choose NCUK

Launch Your Science Career with NCUK IFY at Amrak

– Over 30 years of experience helping over 35,000 students secure their place at university.
– 90% of NCUK students who successfully complete their qualification get into their first-choice university.
– 80% of NCUK students obtain a first or second-class degree from the universities


Successful completion of 5 subjects at the GCE O/Levels with grades of C or above (including Math and English)
Successful completion of 5 modules at the GCSE O/Levels with grades of 4 or above (including Math and English)

Students who have not studied in the English medium will be required to demonstrate an English language competence level to follow the programme.

– Biology
Cell and molecular biology, genetics, physiology, histology, anatomy, and immunology are the subjects covered under the title of BIOLOGY.
This credit prepares students for medical, pharmaceutical, and other science majors.

– Chemistry
General chemistry, organic chemistry, inorganic chemistry, and biochemistry are taught under the title of chemistry. This credit prepares students for medical and science-oriented majors at any UK or other European university.

– Mathematics for Science
All aspects of mathematics including algebra, statistics, and geometry are taught in this credit.

– English for Academic Purpose
English is the language of instruction and science. All our students are expected to have achieved a good level of general English before they join IFY. During the course of IFY, students will be trained in academic English which will be later used at the university.

*One of the only institutes in Sri Lanka to offer NCUK International Foundation Year (IFY) in Science.