International Foundation International Foundation

The International Foundation prepares you for direct entry into year 1 of an undergraduate degree course at the University of East Anglia. The programme has five pathways: 

  • Business, Economics, Society and Culture
  • Humanities and Law
  • Mathematics and Actuarial Sciences
  • Pharmacy, Health and Life Sciences
  • Physical Sciences and Engineering


The International Foundation combines academic study, intensive English language preparation, study skills and cultural orientation – all that is needed for university success. It offers:

  • Full university status.
  • A quality-assured, university-validated programme.
  • A campus-based programme with access to university facilities. 
  • A conditional offer of a place on the first year of a relevant undergraduate degree at the
  • University of East Anglia.
  • Guaranteed progression to chosen university degree, subject to meeting the specified entry
  • requirements.
  • Professional support and guidance with university applications.
  • Multiple start dates.
  • The highest level of pastoral care and support.

Progression to the University of East Anglia

If you successfully complete the International Foundation and meet the specified course requirements, you are guaranteed progression onto your chosen undergraduate degree programme at the University of East Anglia.

Students on all pathways will be given support if they wish to apply for entry to other universities in the UK, and we offer a range of English language support courses for students who don't meet the minimum English language entry requirements.

Learn more about INTO UEA courses or download the latest INTO UEA brochure.