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Does this course keep your options open?

check-box-128You will have access to our full network of over 40 universities offering over 4,000 undergraduate and post-graduate degree courses

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Quality of Universities

check-box-1285 of our university partners are ranked in the Top 100 Universities in the World (QS Rankings 2016)

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Guaranteed access if you pass

check-box-128100% of students who successfully pass the Foundation programme will achieve a University place

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Fast-tracked University admission

check-box-128DIFC provides a 7- or 9-month Foundation pathway, rather than a 2-year A Levels pathway

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Personalised approach to placement

check-box-190DIFC provides personalised University placement guidance and support as a central part of your study plan, ensuring you secure the University and degree placement that suits you best100% of students who successfully pass the Foundation programme will achieve a University place

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Quality of teaching

check-box-128The academic expertise of our staff means you will receive the best academic preparation to put you ahead of the rest when you progress to your degree

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English for Academic Purposes (EAP) recognised

check-box-190You will receive comprehensive support in English for Academic Purposes (EAP) and communication skills. Our EAP grades are recognised by our University partners for admission purposes, so you don’t have to re-sit your IELTS or other external English examination.

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Great Value for Money

check-box-128At DIFC, you save up to 25% on the cost of your Foundation studies, compared to studying the same programme in the UK

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Flexible Start Dates

check-box-128You can choose to start your studies with DIFC in September or January each year – across two campuses: Dublin or Cork

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Campus Experience

check-box-128Both our Dublin and Cork campuses are located on Griffith College campuses with full facilities available to students

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Multinational, multicultural experience

check-box-128DIFC has over 30 nationalities studying our programmes

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Support for settling in

check-box-128From helping you get your Visa to helping to find the right accommodation for your needs, DIFC prides itself on offering unparalleled support for getting you here and settling you in

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Country culture

check-box-128Ireland has an unbeatable reputation as one of the most friendly and  welcoming countries in the world for people of all races

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Entertainment and Social Life

check-box-128Dublin and Cork rank very high on international lists of most exciting places to live. But more than that, DIFC organises student social events and goes to great lengths to ensure every student has a great social experience.

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