International Foundation Certificate (IFC) in Legal Studies (Face-to-face or Online Distance Learning)

Our International Foundation Certificate (IFC) in Legal Studies is the ideal preparation for progressing to one of our LLB (Hons) degree programmes. When combined with your LLB (Hons) degree it forms the first year of BPP University’s four-year extended LLB (Hons) degree. The modules are designed to give you a thorough grounding in the skills that underpin your chosen law degree. These include English Language for Academic Purposes, plus core academic introductory subjects. We also offer an online study mode to enable students to benefit from flexible study, without compromising on the quality of your learning.

International Foundation Certificate (IFC) in Legal Studies is awarded by BPP University.

Programme details

London Shepherd’s Bush
Online: Distance learning

Start Date

January, May and September

Length of programme

Two terms (full-time) 20 hours a week over 10 weeks
Two term (part-time)

Modes of study

Online: Distance Learning


We use different methods of assessment depending on the module. These include: portfolio coursework, seen and unseen assessments and examinations

How to apply

To apply online please apply direct or request a call back for more information.

**Subject to any UK regulatory requirement

Key Information

  • Our English language provision is accredited by the British Council
  • Receive assistance from personal tutors and international student advisers to help you settle in and increase your confidence when you study our face-to-face option
  • If you choose classroom study, you will have a minimum of 16 hours face-to-face tuition, plus homework and self-study to undertake each week
  • Study books and online study materials are included within the fees
  • Guaranteed progression onto your BPP University LLB (Hons) programme on successful completion of all the programme assessments**
  • A choice of start dates for added flexibility
  • Enjoy learning from a select group of academic and legal professionals
  • You will have access to online resources on BPP University’s Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) allowing you to revise anytime, anywhere