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International Foundation Studies

International Foundation Studies

Programme Fees

Local Applicants International Applicants
  • Application Fee: S$ 100
  • Programme Fees: S$ 4,800
  • Student Development Fee: S$ 300
  • Admin Fee: S$ 200
  • Medical Fee: S$ 80 (Optional)
  • Application Fee: S$ 350
  • Programme Fees: S$ 4,800
  • Student Development Fee: S$ 300
  • Admin Fee: S$ 300
  • Medical Fee: S$ 80 (Compulsory)
  • ICA Student Pass: S$ 120

The above fees are subject to prevailing GST, unless otherwise stated.

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Further information (learning support, minimum class size, teaching staff )

Classroom learning may comprise:

  • Lectures
  • Tutorials
  • Online Learning
  • Discussion and Presentation

Teacher: student ratio: 1:20-45

Minimum Class Size – 15. In an event that the class cannot commence due to low take up rate, applicants will be informed within 2 weeks before programme commencement.

Teaching staff: Students can be taught by Ngee Ann Academy full time lecturer or adjunct lecturer. Full details of the lecturing staff can be found here.

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Programme Details:

The International Foundation Studies programme consists of 6 modules.

Further Information

Key information:

  • Programme Title: International Foundation Studies (IFS)
  • Awarded by Ngee Ann Academy
  • Duration: 8 Months* (Full Time)
  • Programme type: Foundation Studies
  • Intakes: January, April, July, October

Programme Overview:

The International Foundation Studies (IFS) is designed for students to fast-track their studies into a Bachelor’s degree. SOAS University of London provide guaranteed progression upon successful completion and meeting the progression requirement at the foundation level into its bachelor’s degree programmes delivered at Ngee Ann Academy.

Students who have successfully completed Secondary School, or GCE O level, or an equivalent qualification could complete the IFS within 8 months. High school leavers (GCE A levels, IB Diploma or equivalent) who do not meet the entry requirements for a Bachelor’s Degree may be able to fast-track their studies and complete the IFS within a shorter duration through credit exemptions for relevant module(s).

Modules:

IFS111 – Academic Skills*
IFS112 – Contemporary Global Issues*
IFS113 – Quantitative Methods
IFS114 – Economics Foundation
IFS115 – Business Management
IFS116 – Accounting and Finance

* Compulsory Modules

Award & Graduation:

Students who successfully complete all academic requirements of the programme will be awarded the International Foundation Studies by Ngee Ann Academy.

Entry Requirements:

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Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements

  • Minimum three GCE O Level credit passes (Grade 1 to 6); or
  • Higher Nitec
  • Other qualifications will be assessed based on the equivalence to GCE O level examinations.
  • Minimum 16 Years old (based on date of birth) at point of course commencement
  • Minimum Successful completion of secondary school certificate; or
  • Completion of Grade 10 and above
  • Other qualifications will be assessed based on the equivalence to Grade 10 or Secondary School Certificate
  • Minimum 16 Years old (based on date of birth) at point of course commencement

English requirements

English Requirements

  • GCE O level English (Grade 1 to 6); or
  • IELTS with an overall score of at least 5.5; or
  • TOEFL score of at least 550 (paper-based); or
  • PTE Academic score of at least 42/100; or
  • An equivalent English language qualification.
  •  IELTS with an overall score of at least 5.5; or
  • TOEFL score of at least 550 (paper-base); or
  • PTE Academic score of at least 42/100; or
  • Medium of Instruction & Assessment is English in Secondary School with a pass in English subject.
  • An equivalent English language qualification.

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