International Foundation in Science and Engineering


The International Foundation in Science and Engineering will prepare you for your chosen undergraduate degree.

Key information

  • You're guaranteed entry to your chosen degree when you pass your course at the International College at the required level, with good attendance.
    -You’ll study on campus and have access to university facilities.
  • You’ll benefit from expert teaching and support services.
  • You will receive extensive support at Glasgow International College, from the moment you arrive until you progress to your degree. You'll benefit from one-on-one sessions with your personal tutor, and expert teachers who will do everything possible to ensure you achieve success.
  • When you study in Glasgow, you'll be able to stay at one of two student residences. Both buildings were refurbished in 2017, and you'll enjoy access to a common room with games and a pool table, as well as a quiet study room and WiFi.
  • Glasgow is Scotland's largest city, and the College's central location means you will be perfectly placed to explore all the attractions the city has to offer. You'll also be close to Scotland's beautiful countryside, where you can enjoy breath-taking natural scenery.

Entry requirements

Age requirement
Academic requirements
High school diploma; Minimum 3.0 GPA (out of 5.0).
English language entry requirements
2 Terms: IELTS 5.5

Dates & Fees

September 2023 start
(2 Terms)
Mon 11 September 2023 - Thu 13 June 2024


Compulsory Modules
English for Academic Purposes
Extended Project
Specialist Modules
Geography and Earth Science
Intermediate Mathematics
Introduction to Sociology
Laboratory Skills and Scientific Writing
Science and Society


 =  Placement option available
 =  Study abroad option available
Final level
English level
Additional requirements

BEng (Hons) Aeronautical Engineering

BEng (Hons) Aerospace Systems

BEng (Hons) Biomedical Engineering

BEng (Hons) Civil Engineering

BEng (Hons) Electronics and Electrical Engineering

BEng (Hons) Mechanical Design Engineering

BEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering

BEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering with Aeronautics

BEng (Hons) Mechatronics

BEng (Hons) Product Design Engineering

BSc (Hons) Anatomy

BSc (Hons) Biochemistry

BSc (Hons) Chemistry

BSc (Hons) Chemistry and Mathematics

BSc (Hons) Chemistry with Medicinal Chemistry

BSc (Hons) Computing Science

BSc (Hons) Environmental Geoscience

BSc (Hons) Environmental Science & Sustainability

BSc (Hons) Genetics

BSc (Hons) Geography

BSc (Hons) Human Biology

BSc (Hons) Human Biology and Nutrition

BSc (Hons) Immunology

BSc (Hons) Marine and Freshwater Biology

BSc (Hons) Mathematics

BSc (Hons) Mathematics and Physics

BSc (Hons) Mathematics and Statistics

BSc (Hons) Microbiology

BSc (Hons) Molecular and Cellular Biology

BSc (Hons) Molecular and Cellular Biology (with Biotechnology)

BSc (Hons) Molecular and Cellular Biology (with Plant Science)

BSc (Hons) Neuroscience

BSc (Hons) Pharmacology

BSc (Hons) Physics

BSc (Hons) Physics with Astrophysics

BSc (Hons) Physiology and Sports Science

BSc (Hons) Physiology, Sports Science and Nutrition

BSc (Hons) Software Engineering

BSc (Hons) Statistics

BSc (Hons) Theoretical Physics

BSc (Hons) Zoology