TRC University Foundation Programme (TRC UFP)

Guaranteed Entry to University – 100% success

If you have completed secondary school education in your home country, successful completion of the TRC UFP direct university entry to Kursk State Medical University and a wide range of degree subjects at universities in the UK, EU, Canada, USA, Australia and New Zealand, in just one academic year.

Whether you want to be an accountant, engineer, lawyer, business person, scientist, pharmacist, doctor or dentist, we will match you with the appropriate academic subjects that you need to progress to study your chosen degree. 98% of our students enter university first time on completion of their course – 100% ultimately.

Our guarantee to you:

If you have done all that is required of you but do not pass the TRC University Foundation Programme or gain entry to university from it, we teach you for FREE until you do.

However, we feel confident that you will be successful first time!

What is special about the TRC International Foundation programme?

The TRC International Foundation programme provides you with:

  • A quality-assured and Kursk State Medical University (KSMU) overseen programme in all subjects
  • College university status – you therefore receive a university transcript from this world leading university for successfully completing the foundation programme
  • A conditional offer of a place on the first year of a relevant degree at one of our partner universities from the very start of your TRC UFP
  • Guaranteed university placement for all successful students
  • Professional support and guidance with university applications
  • Flexible entry dates – January – April – June & September at most centres
  • The highest levels of personal care and support.


Key Facts:

Approximately two thirds of the programme is devoted to academic modules specific to your chosen pathway.

  • Language support

    All students will complete a course in English for Academic Purposes and take further IELTS tests. The required level that needs to be achieved will depend on your initial level of English, and the level required for your chosen degree programme.

    Advanced or Native English speakers will be assigned higher level report and research exercises to develop more advanced skills. A second language e.g. Russian, will be studied at Beginner’s level as required for university entry.

  • Core studies (compulsory)

    • English language (IELTS)
    • Study skills
    • Research skills
    • IT for university
    • Second language (if required)
  • Academic units

    (3 units to be taken according to your chosen degree pathway)

    • Accounting
    • Biology
    • Business Studies
    • Chemistry
    • Economics
    • Further Mathematics
    • Government & Politics
    • Law
    • Physics
    • Psychology
    • Sociology
  • Academic entry requirement

    (3 units to be taken according to your chosen degree pathway)

    Completion of 12/13 years of schooling (or the local equivalent to meet the same standard) with Pass Grades.

    English language entry requirement:

    • 4 term Extended programme; IELTS 4.0+ or equivalent
    • 3 term Standard programme; IELTS 4.5+ or equivalent
    • 2 term Intensive programme; IELTS 5.5+ or equivalent