NCUK Guaranty Access

NCUK GIVES YOU GUARANTEED ACCESS TO THOUSANDS OF UNIVERSITY DEGREES

AIC is a unique educational provider in the heart of Europe, the only NCUK Study Centre in Continental Europe offering high quality one-year-long preparatory courses suited to British universities.

NCUK Guaranty Access

WHY CHOOSE US

Getting into an NCUK university requires specific, tailor-made preparations and we are here with all our experience and carefully selected international teachers to offer you our tried and tested programmes.
Invest your time and money into your future wisely, choose the best courses for the world of tomorrow and let us guide you all the way right from your admission to AIC, click here for more information on our Tuition fees, Scholarship Program and Admission Procedure.

PROGRAMME AIMS

  • To provide international students with a high-quality pre-undergraduate education, with outcomes comparable with GCE and A-levels.

  • To prepare students for study at undergraduate level in English-language universities. The programme is designed to meet the requirements of NCUK partner universities.

  • To enhance the English language ability of students to enable them to communicate and study effectively and confidently at the undergraduate level in an English-language university.

  • To certify a student’s academic English language skills in a way that is recognised by NCUK partner universities, without the requirement for further assessment of English language ability.

  • To develop the learning skills, subject knowledge and related capabilities required for successful study at undergraduate level in an NCUK partner university.

  • To provide students with the necessary personal and key skills to enable them to develop as independent, autonomous learners.

  • To give students practical experience of different methods that may be used to develop and assess their learning.

  • To cultivate a commitment to good practice in academic work.

NCUK STREAMS IN FOCUS

Students joining AIC can choose from these three most sought after IFY Study Streams or main fields of study depending on what degree they wish to progress onto:

Engineering Stream

Students who wish to progress to an Engineering degree should follow the IFY Engineering Stream.

Science Stream

Students who wish to progress to a Science degree should follow the IFY Science Stream.

Business Stream

Students who wish to progress to Business degrees should follow the IFY Business Stream.

The NCUK International Foundation Year (IFY) in Engineering is a one-year qualification designed to prepare international students for first-year entry to undergraduate degree courses at reputable English speaking universities around the world. The core modules are Physics, Mathematics for Engineering, Further Mathematics, English for Academic Purposes.

The programme is particularly suited to those seeking a career in:

  • Aerospace Engineering

  • Architecture

  • Automotive Engineering

  • Chemical Engineering

  • Civil and Structural Engineering

  • Civil Engineering

  • Computer Science

  • Computer Systems Engineering

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

  • Electronic and Communications Engineering

  • Electronic Engineering

  • Mathematics

  • Mechanical Engineering

  • Medical Engineering

  • Physics

  • Product Design

  • Software Engineering

  • Software Engineering

Students of IFY – Engineering Stream completes the following modules:

In the Physics module, the basic phenomena of nature are discussed from classical physics to introductory modern physics. A-level knowledge of Mechanics, Kinematics, Thermodynamics, and Electromagnetism will be acquired and required for the completion of the course.

Basic mathematics knowledge is required for every science education, however, a tailor-made module for the relevant subjects in engineering are the basis of this course.

Higher-level mathematics builds onto the basic mathematics module with special emphasis on advanced mathematical concepts of complex analysis, linear algebra, and introductory computer science.
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.
The NCUK International Foundation Year (IFY) in Business is a one-year qualification with the core modules being Economics, Mathematics for Business, English for Academic Purposes. It is designed to prepare international students for entry to undergraduate degree courses at reputable English-speaking universities around the world.

 

The programme is particularly suited to those seeking a career in:

  • Accounting and Finance Architecture
  • Business Management
  • Computer Science

  • Criminology

  • Criminology and Sociology Economics

  • Economics and Finance

  • Economics and Politics

  • Human Resource Management

  • International Business

  • Law

  • Law with Criminology Marketing

  • Mathematics

  • Politics

  • Politics and Sociology

  • Psychology

  • Social Policy

  • Sociology

  • Software Engineering

  • Business studies

The following subjects are offered for IFY – Business Stream:

Economics is an introduction to macro and micro-economics. Topics covered in this module include the economic environment, the market mechanism, market structure and growth, inflation, international trade, and macroeconomic policy.

This module develops knowledge, understanding, skills, and application of a variety of mathematical and statistical techniques that are relevant in the fields of business, humanities, and social science disciplines.

Business Studies is an important module that ensures that students will have a basic understanding of the key concepts of business and management. Marketing, leadership, organizational structure, accounting and finance, human resource management, and corporate strategy are among the topics taught in this module.

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.

The NCUK International Foundation Year (IFY) in Science is a one-year qualification designed to prepare international students for first-year entry to undergraduate degree courses at reputable English speaking universities around the world. The core modules are Biology, Chemistry and Mathematics, English for Academic Purposes.

The programme is particularly suited to those seeking a career in:

  • Archaeology

  • Biochemistry

  • Biological Sciences

  • Biology

  • Biomedical Science(s)

  • Chemical Engineering

  • Chemistry

  • Civil Engineering

  • Computer Science

  • Software Engineering

  • Psychology

  • Zoology

  • Environmental Science

  • Genetics

  • Geography

  • Human Biology

  • Mathematics

  • Medical Biochemistry

  • Medicinal Chemistry

  • Pharmacology

  • Pharmacy

  • Physics

  • Physics with Astrophysics

  • Physiotherapy

The following subjects are offered for IFY – Science Stream:

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.

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.

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

All subjects of mechanics, dynamics, thermodynamics, and molecular physics are discussed in this credit. Physics is taught at the university level preparing students for first-year science majors in any UK university.

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.

NCUK UNIVERSITIES

On successful completion of the International Foundation Year at the AIC, students are guaranteed a place on thousands of courses at one of the 16 NCUK “guaranteed universities” as well at the other universities featured below:

NCUK UNIVERSITIES

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