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Extended International Foundation Year

This programme is specifically designed to meet the needs of international students.

What is the Extended International Foundation Year?

The Extended International Foundation Year is a three-semester undergraduate foundation programme. It offers extra support and training to ensure smooth progression to the first year to your chosen degree at LJMU.

Who is this programme for?

This programme perfect for international students who are unable to gain direct entry on to the International Foundation Year and who need extra support in business or science subjects.

What can I study?

This international foundation programme offers two pathways, which lead to undergraduate study at Liverpool John Moores University. Students on the Extended International Foundation Year can choose between studying either Business, Law and Social Studies or Engineering, Computing and Life Sciences. Completion of either pathway will lead on to a variety of progression degrees.

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Business, Law and Social Studies

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Engineering, Computing and Life Sciences

Entry requirements and fees

You can find the entry requirements for the Extended International Foundation Year on the relevant route page. You can learn more about the programme fees here.

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Join us on campus

Find out more about studying with us, how your programme will be delivered, and tips for preparing to travel.

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Pre-sessional English

The Pre-sessional English is a programme designed to help students with a conditional offer to study at LJMU improve their English score so they are ready to start their university studies.

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Prepare for Success

5 weeks before your selected course you will be automatically enrolled in our Prepare for Success online programme in order to help you get everything you need.