Why study NCUK International Foundation Year (IFY) in Science at Amrak Sri Lanka?

Are you looking for a pathway that guarantees admission to reputable English-speaking universities around well-doing countries like the UK, USA, New Zealand, Australia, and Canada? If you are a student who is interested in the science field and is finding it difficult to find the right pathway to pursue your education abroad, this blog is for you. In this blog, we will be exploring the NCUK International Foundation Year One (IFY) in Science that is available at Amrak Institute of Medical Science in Sri Lanka. 


What is NCUK?

NCUK (Northern Consortium United Kingdom) is an educational organization that helps international students gain admission to top universities in the UK, USA, New Zealand, Australia, and Canada. NCUK, which was founded in 1987, works with a network of recognized UK universities to provide a variety of academic programs, including foundation courses and pre-master courses.

These programs are created specifically to prepare students for the intellectual and language challenges of higher education in the UK, USA, New Zealand, Australia, and Canada. NCUK seeks to provide a friendly and inclusive learning environment to assist international students in developing the skills and knowledge required to succeed in their chosen degree programs. Students that collaborate with NCUK have the option to pursue their educational goals at prestigious universities.


What NCUK programme is available at Amrak Institute in Sri Lanka?

For all the students who are planning to pursue their higher education in the field of Science, Amrak offers the science foundation course, ‘NCUK International Foundation Year (IFY) in Science’ which aims to prepare science students for first-year entry to undergraduate degree courses in reputable universities.

Additionally, the increased demand for degrees connected to science means that having a confirmed university pathway assures you that, upon passing the foundation course, you will be given entrance to reputed universities abroad.

The program comprises lessons in Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, and Physics, among other subjects. To improve their academic English proficiency, students also enroll in English for Academic Purposes (EAP) classes.

The NCUK International Foundation Year (IFY) in Science is a demanding course that calls for a lot of effort from the students. But it’s also a fulfilling curriculum that assists students in pursuing their science degree by guaranteeing access to a suitable course at an NCUK Partner University after completing the foundation program.


Why should you choose NCUK at Amrak Institute for your foundation course in Science?

  • Improved academic English proficiency, including presentation skills – Students who do not speak English as their first language can obtain a competitive advantage by improving their academic English. The curriculum provides specialized language training with an emphasis on essential abilities such as reading, writing, listening, and speaking. 
  • Increased proficiency in mathematics, chemistry, and biology– By choosing NCUK at Amrak Institute, you can be assured of receiving a well-structured, comprehensive foundation course that covers essential topics in mathematics, chemistry, and biology. 
  • Adapt to Western academic standards, lecture settings, and instructional methods- Amrak Institute’s NCUK science foundation course adheres to Western academic standards, ensuring that students obtain a world-class education. 
  • Personalized guidance and assistance with university placement- With a reputation for excellence in education, NCUK at Amrak Institute stands out as a premier choice for students seeking comprehensive support and a seamless transition to top universities.
  • Flexibility to take into account a wide range of degrees from more than 60 colleges throughout the world- By partnering with NCUK, Amrak Institute offers an international perspective on education. Interacting with peers from diverse cultural backgrounds, students gain valuable global exposure and develop skills necessary to thrive in an interconnected world.
  • Guaranteed admission to an NCUK university after passing the programme- NCUK offers a pathway that opens doors to some of the UK’s top-ranking universities, providing a seamless transition from foundation studies to undergraduate degrees.

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What are the entry requirements to study NCUK International Foundation Year (IFY) in Science at Amrak?

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

Note- All students are required to demonstrate a baseline competence in English via a password test by NCUK at Amrak.(This is to make sure the students won’t have any language barriers while following the course)


What are the modules you get to study when you follow NCUK International Foundation Year (IFY) in Science at Amrak?


The areas of study included in the term “biology” include genetics, physiology, histology, anatomy, and immunology.
Students can use this course to prepare for degrees in medicine, pharmacy, and other sciences.


Under the heading of chemistry, other areas like general chemistry, organic chemistry, inorganic chemistry, and biochemistry are taught. This course prepares students for majors in medicine and science at any university in the UK or another European country.

Mathematics for Science

This module covers all areas of mathematics, including algebra, statistics, and geometry.

English for Academic Purpose

English is the main language of lecture delivery. Before enrolling in NCUK International Foundation Year (IFY) in Science, all of our students are expected to have a base level competence in English. Students will receive academic English instruction throughout IFY that will be used at the institution.


What is the academic structure of NCUK International Foundation Year (IFY) in Science at Amrak?

70% of the assessments for the NCUK International Foundation Year in Science will be based on exams, and 30% will be based on assignments.

In conclusion, for students wishing to get ready for undergraduate study in the UK, USA, New Zealand, Australia, and Canada, the NCUK International Foundation Year at Amrak Institute of Medical Science is a very successful swap for traditional schooling. It is an ideal choice for individuals who want to achieve academically and professionally due to its personalized approach, contemporary learning, hands-on learning chances, and solid track record of success.

If your desired study pathway to move abroad is in the field of Science, joining this 9-month foundation course in science will help you reach your ultimate goal. Visit our website at www.amrak.lk or contact us at 0777 974 479 to connect with us today! Click here for more details on the NCUK International Foundation Year in Science conducted by Amrak Institute.