International Foundation Year | Diploma Level 3
NCC Education Foundation Year
NCC Education’s Level 3 International Foundation Diploma for Higher Education Studies (L3IFDHES) is designed for speakers of English as a foreign language who are seeking to gain entry to Higher Education qualifications taught and assessed in English.
This Foundation Diploma is:
A valuable university preparation qualification which allows candidates to demonstrate their English language skills (both general and academic) together with key transferable study skills, cultural knowledge, and mathematical understanding, as well as an understanding of the essential concepts of business and economics (Business electives) or computer programming (Computing electives).
Regulated by Ofqual under the Regulated Qualifications Framework and is Quality assured and well established in the UK and worldwide.
Recognised and valued by many universities, both in the UK and in other countries. There are over fifty university progression routes to UK and overseas universities. For more details of the universities that successful L3IFDHES candidates can progress to, visit our website.
A pathway to NCC Education’s Level 4 Diploma qualifications and greater employment opportunities
This qualification is ideal for school leavers who need to brush up on basic skills such as English, Maths and study techniques. It also provides an introduction to a range of computing and IT topics.
Qualification and Unit Entry Requirements
- Students must have successfully completed secondary school education in an appropriate range of subjects;
- Have the required minimum result in the NCC Education Standard English Placement Test.
- Have a valid score of 4.5 or above in the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) examination or equivalent.
Students who successfully complete this qualification gain access to the first step within the degree pathway, the International Diploma in Computing.Candidates must pass all core Units and two elective Units to be awarded the Level 3 International Foundation Diploma for Higher Education Studies certificate.
Developing English Language Skills
Advanced English Language Skills
English For Academic Purposes
Study and Communication Skills
Introduction to Computing
Introduction to Programming
Introduction to Business
Introduction to accounts and Economics
€4000: EU Students Full Price
€5500: Non EU Students Full Price
Monday 22nd January 2018
Monday 07th January 2019
Monday to Friday
9:00am to 3:15pm