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INTERNATIONAL FOUNDATION DIPLOMA FOR HIGHER EDUCATION STUDIES

  • The NCC Education Level 3 International Foundation Diploma for Higher Education Studies (L3IFDHES) is an Ofqual-regulated program developed by esteemed UK academics. Its primary objective is to assist students in successfully transitioning to UK and international undergraduate studies with a view to holistic educational development. This bridging qualification provides an entry route to university programs or advancement to the NCC Education Level 4 programs. It is specifically designed for individuals whose first language is not English and who aspire to pursue higher education qualifications taught and assessed in English. 

     

    The diploma encompasses a diverse range of elective units that correspond to various fields of study, including business, computing, health sciences, finance, and engineering. It also helps students improve their study and research skills, equipping them for degree-level education comprehensively. The NCC Education Level 3 International Foundation Diploma for Higher Education Studies (L3IFDHES) is widely recognized and highly valued by universities worldwide, enabling successful candidates to progress to over seventy university programs in the UK and overseas. 

     

    Overall, this diploma is an invaluable university preparation qualification that enables individuals to showcase their English language skills, academic and general, along with key transferrable study skills, cultural knowledge, mathematical understanding, and grasp of the fundamental concepts of their chosen field. It is suitable for students aged 16 to 19 and adult learners. Additionally, it serves as a pathway to NCC Education's Level 4 Diploma qualifications and greater employment opportunities. 


    For more information, please visit the official website of the NCC Education Level 3 International Foundation Diploma for Higher Education Studies.


    STRUCTURE OF THE L3IFDHES QUALIFICATION

    Six streams of the Level 3 International Foundation Diploma for Higher Education Studies (L3IFDHES):


    • L3IFDHES Business Stream: Six core units plus Introduction to Business and Introduction to Accounting and Economics

    • L3IFDHES Computing Stream: Six core units plus Introduction to Computer Science and Introduction

    • L3IFDHES Higher Finance Stream: Six core units plus Further Mathematics and Introduction to

    • L3IFDHES Engineering Stream: Six core units plus Further Mathematics and Physics

    • L3IFDHES Chemical Engineering Stream: Six core units plus Further Mathematics and Chemistry

    • L3IFDHES Health Sciences Stream: Six core units plus Biology and Chemistry


    For more information, please read the L3IFDHES Qualification Unit Specification


    L3IFDHES Qualification Unit Specification v1.14-2
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    UNIVERSITY PROGRESSION

    The qualification is designed to provide an entry route to UK and international university courses or progression onto the NCC Education Level 4 Diplomas in Business and Computing.


    • Abertay University

    • Aberystwyth University

    • ACCA (Association of Chartered

    • Arts University Bournemouth

    • Aston University

    • Bangor University - Guaranteed

    • Berkeley College

    • Birmingham City University - Guaranteed

    • Carroll University - Guaranteed

    • CQUniversity Australia - Guaranteed

    • De Montfort University Leicester

    • Eastern Connecticut State University

    • Fraser International College

    • Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology

    • Glasgow Caledonian University

    • Heidelberg University

    • INTO Newcastle University

    • INTO Queens University Belfast

    • INTO University of East Anglia

    • Keele University

    • Kingston University London

    • La Trobe University

    • Lakehead University

    • Leeds Beckett University

    • Limerick Institute of Technology - Guaranteed

    • Liverpool Hope University - Guaranteed

    • Liverpool John Moores University

    • London Metropolitan University

    • Manchester Metropolitan University

    • Media Design School

    • National College of Ireland - Guaranteed

    • Northumbria University

    • Northwood University

    • Nottingham Trent University

    • Oxford Brookes University

    • Sheffield Hallam University

    • Southern Cross University

    • Southern Oregon University

    • Staffordshire University

    • Study Group Coventry University

    • Study Group University of Aberdeen

    • Study Group University of Huddersfield

    • Study Group University of Lincoln

    • Study Group University of Sussex

    • Swinburne University of Technology

    • Teesside University

    • Thompson Rivers University

    • University Centre Croydon

    • University for the Creative Arts

    • University of Canberra

    • University of Central Lancashire

    • University of Derby - Guaranteed

    • University of Essex

    • University of Exeter

    • University of Greenwich

    • University of Idaho

    • University of Leeds

    • University of Liverpool

    • University of London (International)

    • University of Nicosia Medical School - Guaranteed*

    • University of North Alabama

    • University of Northampton

    • University of Nottingham

    • University of Plymouth

    • University of South Wales

    • University of Strathclyde

    • University of Sunderland

    • University of Sunderland Hong Kong

    • University of the West of England (UWE Bristol)

    • University of Westminster

    • University of Worcester

    • University of York

    • York University


    For more information, please visit the official website of NCC Education University Progression or read the following resources:


    L3IFDHES Program Information Sheet


    L3IFDHES Program Information Sheet
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    L3IFDHES University Progession Booklet


    L3IFDHES University Progression Booklet
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    What Next? University Progression Booklet


    What Next University Progression Booklet
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  • Originally established as a computing initiative by the British Government in 1966, NCC Education is a UK awarding body and global provider of education. NCC Education is regulated by the Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation (Ofqual) and have qualifications listed on the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF) in England.



    The NCC Education Level 3 is listed in the Register of Regulated Qualifications by the Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation (Ofqual), a non-ministerial government department with jurisdiction in England. Ofqual regulates qualifications, examinations and assessments in England.



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