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International Foundation – Business Stream

International Foundation Programme is designed for students that have completed their local or international Ordinary Level exams to allow them to enrol for a full degree programme at an Australian University. IFP is quality assured by Pearson UK, which is the largest awarding body in the world. Learners that complete this programme will receive their certification from Pearson UK. Programme has two streams to choose from: Information Technology (IT) and Business Management. The IFP is available country-wide via our extensive branch network, allowing your child to follow the qualification close to home. IFP is available at Colombo, Galle, Gampaha, Kandy, Matara, Jaffna, Kurunegala, Negombo, and Batticaloa.

Our current university partner for higher studies is the University of Newcastle, Australia. They are ranked #10 in Australia and #224 in the World QS rankings, and #251 in the Times Ranking. This is therefore exceptional value for money, due to their reputed status.

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Progression : Subject to academic performance of the student and other factors such as issuing of a Visa.


  • Those that have done London or Local O/L’s
  • Those that have not achieved ideal results in A/L’s

Duration :

  • 01 Year
  • Available as Part Time and Full Time
  • Covers 1200 hours as Total Qualification Time

Course Fee :


Common Modules

  • English Communication
  • Fundamentals Of Mathematics
  • Fundamentals Of Business & Management
  • Academic Writing
  • IT Applications

Business Stream (1 Compulsory Module + Choose 2)

  • Accounting & Finance (Compulsory Module)
  • Leadership & Management
  • Fundamentals Of Programming
  • Business Information Systems
  • Business Psychology

Leading To Degrees From


The University of Newscastle

Newcastle University, is an Australian public university established in 1965. Built on the principles of equity, excellence and engagement, the University of Newcastle has a reputation as a world-class institution making an impact within its own region, throughout Australia and across the globe. Across the five faculties – Business and Law, Education and Arts, Engineering and Built Environment, Health and Medicine and Science and Information Technology UON offers 213 undergraduate and postgraduate coursework programs and 173 research masters and PhD programs.

Degrees Specialising In

  • Information Technology
  • Computer Science
  • International Business
  • Leadership and Management
  • Accounting
  • Marketing
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • Human Resource Management
  • Entrepreneurship and Innovation
  • Construction Management
  • Civil Engineering
  • Electrical / Electronic Engineering
  • Tourism Management
  • Governance, Policy and Political Economic
  • Sports Management
  • Actuarial Studies and Risk Management

Batch Schedule

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