The International Foundation Programme is a one year full-time programme designed to offer international students an alternative route to undergraduate study. This programme is suitable for international students who do not hold qualifications equivalent to the Irish Leaving Certificate or who need a further boost to their English language skills.
By the end of the course it is expected that students will:
Two streams are currently available, Science and Engineering or Business. Students study all the core modules plus the modules for their chosen stream. The programme will provide a solid foundation in the core subjects required to study for a degree in the Faculty of Science and Engineering or the Kemmy Business School.
|Semester 1||Semester 2|
|Core Modules||Core Modules|
|English Language for Study Purposes 1||English Language for Study Purposes 2|
|Writing Skills for Academic Study||Applied Communication Skills|
|Study Strategies and Techniques 1||Study Strategies and Techniques 2|
|Mathematics 1||Mathematics 2|
|Business Stream||Business Stream|
|Introduction to Economics||Irish Marketing Environment|
|Business Communication 1||Business Communication 2|
|Science and Engineering Stream||Science and Engineering Stream|
|Introduction to Engineering||Introduction to Electronic and Computer and Technology Foundation Course 1|
|Science Foundation 1||Science Foundation 2|
Students will have a Senior High School Diploma or equivalent.
All Students must meet the English language requirements. Any one of the following will be accepted:
The International Foundation Programme will start on Monday 07 September 2020 with induction day and will end on Friday 28 May 2021. Students must attend the course from Monday 07 September 2020,
The tuition fee for the course is €12,000 and includes the €50 non refundable administration fee.
The first step is to apply for an undergraduate course through the International Education Division of UL,www.ul.ie/international. Suitable candidates will then receive an offer letter from IED. ULLC will issue an offer letter shortly afterwards.
To secure a place on a course, students should pay full fees to the University of Limerick Language Centre. The administration fee of €50 is included in the tuition fee and is non-refundable. The Language Centre Terms and Conditions of Enrolment contain full details regarding payments. If you are in receipt of a scholarship then a financial guarantee should be provided along with your completed application form.
Please note that it is essential to read and accept the Language Centre Terms and Conditions of Enrolment in full before making an application for a course at the University of Limerick Language Centre.