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A Pioneering Partnership: The American University of Science Joins Forces with NCC Education

In a groundbreaking move set to transform the future of global education, The American University of Science (AUS) and NCC Education have forged a dynamic partnership, heralding the introduction of the Level 3 International Foundation Diploma for Higher Education Studies (L3IFDHES) to AUS’s curriculum starting in the 2023 academic year. This collaboration marries AUS's commitment to innovation and inclusivity in higher education with NCC Education's storied tradition of providing top-tier British educational standards, promising to open new doors for students worldwide in pursuit of academic excellence and professional success.

(AUS) — In an unparalleled stride towards global educational innovation, The American University of Science (AUS) is thrilled to announce its esteemed partnership with NCC Education, a landmark collaboration set to broaden horizons for students worldwide. Through this alliance, AUS is now an accredited partner center, poised to offer the Level 3 International Foundation Diploma for Higher Education Studies (L3IFDHES), a prestigious Ofqual regulated qualification, starting in the 2023 academic year.

A Foundation for Future Success

Founded on a shared commitment to excellence, AUS, since its inception in Hawaii in 2021, has been at the forefront of fostering innovation, equality, and the advancement of scientific exploration in education and research. Joining forces with NCC Education, renowned for its legacy of delivering quality British education since 1966, this partnership is set to create unparalleled learning opportunities for students around the globe.

Introducing the Level 3 International Foundation Diploma

The L3IFDHES stands as a gateway to higher education, offering a comprehensive one-year pre-university qualification designed to endow students with the foundational knowledge and skills essential for successful progression to undergraduate studies. Catering to a wide range of disciplines including law, finance, accounting, economics, business, and engineering, this diploma ensures students are well-prepared for the academic challenges ahead.

The Advantages of This Groundbreaking Partnership
  • Worldwide Access to British Education: This collaboration extends the reach of British educational excellence to a global audience, providing students with a blend of rigorous academic content and practical skills tailored to the demands of the modern workforce.

  • Flexibility in Learning: Recognizing the diverse needs of its student body, the diploma offers versatile study options, enabling completion on a full-time basis in one year or part-time over two years.

  • Tailored Educational Pathways: The curriculum's structure allows for personalized learning experiences, with core units designed to enhance English language proficiency and elective units spanning multiple disciplines, enabling students to align their studies with their career goals.

  • Global Recognition and Seamless Progression: Graduates of the L3IFDHES gain recognition from over 100 institutions across more than 20 countries, ensuring a smooth transition to undergraduate programs and opening doors to international educational opportunities.

This partnership between The American University of Science and NCC Education marks a significant leap forward in making quality education accessible and relevant to a global audience, equipping the next generation of leaders with the knowledge, skills, and qualifications to thrive in a rapidly evolving world.

For further information about the L3IFDHES and application details, please visit Program Website or contact the Office of Academic Affairs directly at

The American University of Science

200 N Vineyard Blvd, Honolulu, Hawaii HI 96817


Phone: +1 808-646-7416

NCC Education

Adamson House, Towers Business Park, Wilmslow Road Didsbury

Manchester M20 2EZ, UK


Phone: +44 (0) 161 438 6200

by Leo Hawthorne

July 27, 2023 at 6:45:00 AM


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