The International Foundation Diploma (IFD) is a preparatory course in Art, Design and Media. On this course, you’ll have the option to study an integrated programme of English language tuition, alongside the creative aspects of the course.

This course is ideal for overseas students who can’t start a one-year Foundation Diploma in September, or who need additional English language development. Students can develop their creative skills and produce a professional portfolio of work ready to progress on to one of our degree courses within just 24 weeks.

Tuition fee and discounts

Course Full fee for paying in instalments (0% discount) Early payment OR Progression discount (10% discount) Early payment AND Progression discount (10% + 10% discount)
International Foundation Diploma (IFD) £9,000 £8,100 £7,290
International Foundation Diploma with English (IFD+E) £12,900 £11,610 £10,449
  • Overseas (Non EU) students who successfully complete this course will obtain a 10% fee reduction each year they are enrolled in one of our BA courses.
  • We welcome applications from students from the European Union.  EU students are reminded that they may alternatively be entitled to study the one-year Foundation Diploma, starting in September 2019, under the same fee arrangements as UK students.  This is not guaranteed, and will depend on negotiations between the EU27 and the UK government.