Foundation Course

Guaranteed Placement in
Top Universities

The Sciences Foundation course at DIFC is the perfect preparation for international students hoping to complete a wide range of science related degree programmes throughout Ireland and the UK.

Our Science students go on to exciting and rewarding careers in a vast range of disciplines:

  • Pharmacy
  • Environmental Science
  • Psychology
  • Physics
  • Actuarial Science
  • Biomedical Science
  • Microbiology
  • Forensic Science
  • Biology

At DIFC we ensure your needs as a young student are catered for and help you to settle in, adapt to a new and exciting culture and do everything we can to make sure you enjoy all that Ireland has to offer. At DIFC we provide a personal approach to learning and student life that you won’t find with any other education provider.

September & January


7 – 9 months


Thousands of
University courses

Universities to choose from

Top 100 ranked Universities

Tuition Fees

Sciences Foundation Course€15,600$17,300£13,200

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Application Process

Complete online application form

Attach academic certificates, results, transcripts, English Language level certification (IELTS), passport and CV

We will assess your application and respond within 3 working days. If successful we will issue a Conditional Offer Letter and invoice

To secure your place on the programme, full fees must be paid (payment plans may be available)

We will send you a Final Acceptance Letter (which you will need for your visa application) and information about accommodation options

Apply for your visa (if required). We will help you with your visa application

Receive your visa and book your flights to Ireland!

Engineering & Technology Foundation
Course Content

Programme ElementHours per week
English for Academic Purposes6
Assessment Support for Engineering Studies2
Mathematics for Science6
Science – two subjects: Chemistry and Physics at 4 hours/week each6
ICT class1
Pastoral care/progression counselling1

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