International Foundation Programme in Humanities and Social Sciences
As part of the College's provision for international students, we also offer a one-year pre-undergraduate foundation course for Humanities and Social Sciences. The International Foundation Programme (IFP) provides English language tuition and academic courses in Business Management, Economics, Politics and International Relations, Mathematics, Spanish, Geography, Japanese and Literature, Art and Film.
The course is taught on the Mile End campus by Queen Mary teaching and research staff. Foundation students live in College accommodation and have access to all Queen Mary facilities.
Successful foundation students are guaranteed progression to linked degree programmes at Queen Mary including the LLB. The programme is also suitable for students who would like to study at other universities in the UK after their foundation year.
For further information and advice about the programme, contact:
Language and Learning Unit
Tel: +44 (0)20 7882 2826
Or see our dedicated page on our Language Centre webpages.
Science and Engineering Foundation Programme
The Science and Engineering Foundation Programme (SEFP) is open to both home and international students. The foundation year of this programme prepares students for entry to the first year of BSc/BEng degree programmes in the following departments at Queen Mary: Biological and Chemical Sciences, Electronic Engineering and Computer Science, Engineering and Materials Science, Environmental Science, Mathematics and Physics. The programme is taught entirely at the Mile End campus by university staff. Foundation students have access to all Queen Mary's facilities and are full-time students of the University.
Home students should apply though UCAS, using the appropriate UCAS code. For more information please contact the Science and Engineering Foundation Programme Office:
Tel: +44 (0)20 7882 7960
International students may apply for direct entry to the Science and Engineering Foundation Programme. For more information please contact:
Dr Priscilla Cunnan
Tel: +44 (0)20 7882 2761
For further information about the programme see the SEFP website:
or the admissions office of the department you are interested in joining.