Get guaranteed access to thousands of degree courses at NCUK Universities

We give you the necessary tools to take 1 year of the course in Mexico and the rest abroad.

Find out about our success story

Meet Karen Abril Dominguez, who studied the International Foundation Year with NCUK and graduated from Manchester Metropolitan University as one of the best students in her year.

Each year NCUK recruits’ students of more than 100 nationalities to worldwide study destinations.

+ 2,000

Bachelor's and master’s degrees


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Why choose NCUK?


NCUK Guarantee:

Students who successfully complete an NCUK qualification obtain guaranteed access to an NCUK University, with thousands of degree courses to choose from.


Wide range of degree courses available:

Students can choose between thousands of degree courses available at NCUK Universities.


Guaranteed success:

90% of NCUK students who successfully complete their qualification get into their first-choice university.


Qualifications recognised worldwide:

80% of NCUK students achieve a first or second class degree at university.

Discover the NCUK IFY program

International Foundation Year

Guaranteed access to thousands of university degrees

Various universities around the world and the NARIC (National Recognition Information Centre) in the United Kingdom formally recognize the NCUK International Foundation Year as comparable to the International Baccalaureate (I.B.), the SAT exam and the AP A-Level program.

How does it work?

  • 1

    High School

    12 years of education complete

  • 2

    Age 17 - 3 terms

    NCUK Foundation Year

  • 3


    Degree Year 1

  • 4


    Degree Year 2

  • 5


    Degree Year 3

  • 6


IFY fields of study at IH Mexico

The NCUK International Foundation Year (IFY) is designed with NCUK University Partners to prepare international students for first year entry to undergraduate degree courses.

Mathematics for business

Business Studies



EAPPU / RCS * (English for academic purposes for proficient users / Research and communication skills)

Requirements to take the NCUK IFY at IHM

  • Be at least 17 years old at the beginning of the course.
  • Have successfully completed high school.
  • English level: IELTS Band 6.0 or equivalent (if this level is not satisfied, ask us about the IH Mexico regularization program).
  • Mathematics admission exam.
  • You can apply while you are in your last year of the Baccalaureate.

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