Our team will advise you on all the course options and discuss your study and career goals. On successful completion of the Pre-IFY, you will be guaranteed a place on the International Foundation Year programme.

Your NCUK International Foundation Year qualification prepares you for routes to thousands of degree programmes at leading universities in the UK & Europe, USA and Australia. Our experienced counsellors will provide full assistance on your university application process. Click here for the Course Finder to find your ideal degree programme.

We will guide and help you to make the vital transition to university education and support you along the way.

You can download the application form, complete it and send it to
with all the supporting documents.

You can download the application form, print, complete and send it to University Foundation College, Al Jazira Al Arabiya Street, Madinat Khalifa South 34, Doha, Qatar with all the supporting documents.

Before you submit your application form, please make sure you have completed all the sections and particularly written a short Personal Statement of 150 words on why you would like to study on the Pre-IFY or International Foundation Programme and your chosen subject and career goals.

Please note that the application decision will be delayed if you have not attached or sent all the documents specified in the checklist below.

Documents required

  • Completed application form
  • Copies of your qualifications, certificates and transcript of marks or ‘Predicted Grades’
  • One passport size photo, copy of passport and residency permit
  • Proof of English proficiency if required: IELTS or TOEFL and should be valid for two years
  • Valid email address

What happens

Your application will be assessed by our team
and you will either receive an Academic
Conditional offer or a Rejection.
For the final stage after this, you will receive
an Unconditional offer.

When a final admissions decision is made, you will be invited for an interview. We will guide you on all the available course options.

Course places are allocated on a first-come-first-served basis. Those who submit their applications early and reserve a place will be offered places first. Applications are accepted at any time of the year and will be processed immediately regardless of when the course commences.

Numeracy & Communication Test

You will be required to sit for a numeracy & communication test (test date will be given). There is fee payable of QR300 for administering the test, marking and providing results.

Entry Requirements

As our students will come from Qatar and the region, the entry requirements for the Pre-IFY and the NCUK International Foundation Year programme are diverse. In general, we expect you to have completed secondary education and achieved a level of English Language equivalent to IELTS 4.0-4.5 for Pre-IFY and IELTS 5.0 and above for the NCUK International Foundation Year programme. Please click here for our comprehensive entry requirements.

If you have any another other Secondary School qualifications other than what is listed on our Course page, please Contact us. We can advise you whether you meet our programme entry requirements.

Tuition fees


You will be required to pay the full semester fees at the time of enrolment, minus the deposit you will have paid to receive your unconditional offer letter.

If you are being sponsored by your company or government, we will require an original full financial support letter outlining the details of the tuition and support fee.