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International Foundation Programme

We offer students three Foundation Pathways to prepare them to study at UK universities.

On all 3 pathways students complete Core Skills modules in Mathematics, Information Technology, Presentation & Research Skills, and English for Academic Purposes.

All three pathways are designed to give students a thorough grounding in the key concepts and theories they will meet during their undergraduate studies.

Find out more about Abbey College International Foundation Programmes by downloading the full brochure here

Abbey College Cambridge Business Management and Economics Course

Our Business Management and Economics foundation pathway covers accounting, business studies, economics and mathematics for business. You will develop a critical understanding of organisations, markets, competition and added value. Typical university courses accessed by this pathway include Finance and Accounting, Economics, Business Management, International Business, Banking and Marketing.

Abbey College Cambridge Engineering Foundation Pathway

Our Engineering pathway is designed for students who want to go on to study engineering disciplines at university. You will focus on the building blocks of the discipline; physics, chemistry and mathematics. From here you will move on to consider, in detail mechanics, electricity, magnetism, solids and fluids. Typical university courses accessed by our Engineering pathway include Civil and Mechanical Engineering, Electronics and Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computing and Technology.

Abbey College Cambridge Science and Pharmacy Foundation Pathway

Our Science and Pharmacy pathway covers biology, chemistry, mathematics and core skills. You will develop an in-depth knowledge of chemical principles, study additional mathematics modules and gain practical scientific skills. You can apply these skills to a range of university courses and careers.



Course Start Date September
English Level (minimum) IELTS 5.0 (or equivalent)
Age 17 years +
Qualifications 5 GCSE passes at grade C, or their equivalent
A Level Student Ieng


“What I like most about Abbey Cambridge is its studious environment. I am motivated to work hard in my studies when I see others dong the same. Learning at Abbey Cambridge is very exciting, and the teachers give me the support I need to achieve my best.”

Sunsovisal Ieng, Cambodia
Sunsovisal is now studying Economics at the University of Reading.

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