SOAS University of London

International Foundation Courses and English Language Studies


  • The FDPS Scholarships have been awarded and the winners notified. Congratulations to the 6 scholars who will receive £1000 off their tuition fees for FDPS and a further £1000 off their Master's fees (as well as the 5% fee discount for FDPS students) if they go on to a degree at SOAS in 2019.
  • Congratulations to IFCELS EAP Teacher Robin Kearney, who shares the prestigious SOAS Director’s Teaching Prize 2017 for his innovative and inspiring teaching.
  • New for 2018! Early bird fee discounts for 2018. Accept your place on ICC or FDPS within a month of receiving your offer letter and save £500 on your tuition fees. See the ICC and FDPS programme pages for more details.
  • New for 2018! Guaranteed offers for FDPS Students for ALL SOAS Master’s programmes. Click here for more details.
  • See our Scholarships Page for details of the 2018 FDPS Progression Scholarships.
  • Find out when IFCELS staff will be in your country on our International Visits page.


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