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If you are looking to attain an international UK Undergraduate degree, then you are at the right place. The BIBF International Foundation Programme is your gateway to kick start your BSc degree. This programme is offered to High School graduates holding a High School Diploma attested by the Kingdom of Bahrain's Ministry of Education.
The programme will gradually introduce students to the fundamental knowledge areas of the Business world (refer to "Study Plans").
The knowledge attained during the Foundation Year will benefit students when progressing to Year I of the Undergraduate programmes offered at the BIBF.
It's a team effort at the BIBF, and we're with you every step of the way on the path towards your future.
As a student in any of our Academic Programmes, you'll get proficient teaching experience that gives you the opportunity to develop real-world skills that set you up for success in the classroom.
Our students explore critical inquiry while they delve into real-life case studies, viewpoints and methods that allow you to develop your own unique reasoning. With a high-level of support and resources throughout your programme, you'll graduate confident and ready to take on the industry you choose.
After completing the IFP Programme, the students can choose any of the following pathways:
|Code||Semester I||Code||Semester II|
|BST100||Emerging Business Trends||STA100||Introduction to Statistics|
|MAT100||Introduction to Mathematics for Business and Finance I||AWP100||Academic Writing and Presentation Skills|
|BEN100||Business English||ECO100||Introduction to Economics|
|ACS100||Academic Study Skills||ACF100||Principles of Accounting & Finance|
Duration: 1 Year
Fees: BD 2,000 per semester (excluding books and lab fees)
The BIBF offers the International Foundation Programme, which allows participants to enter directly into an undergraduate degree of their choice anywhere in the United Kingdom. The International Foundation Programme is recognised by the National Recognition Information Centre (UK NARIC) as of a comparable level to the General Certificate of Education (GCE) Advanced Level and the Scottish Advanced Higher Standard.
The BIBF International Foundation Programme has been designed to prepare students for degree level study in UK universities. Before a student who has completed high school in Bahrain and other GCC states can enter a UK university degree course, they must take and pass an approved foundation course, which is equivalent to UK A-Levels or the International Baccalaureate Diploma. Unlike many other UK foundation programmes, which give admission to only one university, The BIBF programme has been formally benchmarked by UK NARIC – the body responsible for determining the comparability of qualifications in the UK – as of a comparable level to UK A’ Levels, the IB Diploma and similar foundation programmes offered by UK Universities.