SOAS University of London

International Foundation Courses and English Language Studies


  • NEWS FLASH! The free application period for ICC Foundation and FDPS Pre-master's finishes at the end of this month. Applications received after midnight on Saturday 30 April (UK time) will be subject to a late application fee of £90.

  • Once again there will be 12 £2000 scholarships available for IFCELS students – 6 for ICC and 6 for FDPS - joining our programmes in 2017 and going on to degrees at SOAS the following year. See the IFCELS Scholarships page for details.

  • Check the IFCELS Summer Programme page for the latest information on our 2017 summer programme including an exciting new Advanced Reading and Writing course for final year high school students and recent high school graduates.

    We provide a range of university preparation and language improvement programmes for international students. Since 1985 over 3000 students have gone on to undergraduate and postgraduate courses at British universities. 

Details of international visits by IFCELS staff members


020 7898 4800