What is KIFYC? Your way to UK

KIFYC is a modular 30-week course that prepares students for first-year entry into leading UK universities, by providing them with the knowledge and skills to enter and excel in their undergraduate studies. The course consists of a combination of study and IT skills, English for Academic Purposes (EAP) and academic content to prepare students for their undergraduate studies. KIFYC program is offered at Kuwait College of Science and Technology (KCST) in which to cover the NCUK International Foundation Year qualification (IFY) in Kuwait, in the following majors: 
i)  Engineering     ii)  Business 

Why choose NCUK?

NCUK is unique in UK higher education and a consortium of leading universities dedicated to giving international students guaranteed access to universities and helping students succeed when they get there. 
NCUK qualifications are recognised by NCUK universities and by most others across the UK, including many in the Russell Group (UK’s Ivy League), and also by universities internationally. 
Since 1987, NCUK has helped over 30,000 international students gain guaranteed access to leading UK universities. 

The program Guarantee students - who pass their qualification - a place at an NCUK Guaranteed University and can choose from thousands of degree courses. Students also have the opportunity to study at one of the NCUK Worldwide Universities (located in Australia, New Zealand and the United States of America).
NCUK recruits students from over 100+ nationalities each year:

  • 90% of NCUK students get into their first choice university
  • 80% of NCUK students achieve a first or second class degree at university

For full terms and conditions of the NCUK Guarantee, click here

NCUK Universities

The 16 NCUK Universities offer students from Kuwait a wide range of study options. Students who pass their qualification are guaranteed a place at an NCUK University. The entry criteria for each of our universities varies that student placement depends on academic performance. However, all students that successfully pass their qualification are guaranteed a conditional firm and conditional insurance offer. 

International Foundation Year (IFY)

The NCUK International Foundation Year (IFY) is designed with NCUK university partners to prepare international students for first year entry to undergraduate degree courses. 
Its purpose is to help bridge the gap between a student's local qualification and starting a university degree. 
Students who successfully complete the IFY gain guaranteed access to thousands of degree courses at one of the NCUK Guaranteed Universities.

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