A Technology & Engineering Foundation Year

The NCUK International Technology & Engineering Foundation Year programme is specifically designed for international students to help you prepare for success in your university studies. By taking a Foundation Course, you will benefit from:

  • Enhanced academic English skills, including presentation skills
  • Improved subject knowledge in Maths, Chemistry and Physics
  • Adapt to western teaching styles, lecture environments and academic standards
  • Personalised university placement advice and support
  • Guaranteed accessto an NCUK university upon successful completion of the course

Who needs a Foundation Course?

The International Technology & Engineering Foundation Year programme is designed for international students who:

  • Have completed their local high school qualification (or O-Level qualification)
  • Have completed A-Levels, IB Diploma or equivalent, but do not meet the entry requirements for university admission
  • Need to improve their English language before studying university in Ireland or UK
  • Would like to keep their options open and receive full support with their university applications
Course Details

September & January


In Campus


9 months (September intake) or 7 months (January intake)


€15,600 plus registration (€2,000 scholarship available for September 2023)

Entry Requirements

  • Successfully completed high school examinations.
  • Have a minimum English level of 5.0 IELTS.