International Foundation

Denning International Foundation College

Program Overview

The International Foundation Diploma (IFD) is a one-year program being equivalent to the Inter Board Coordination Commission (IBCC), serving as a direct entry pathway to 150+ institutions, including the University of London, post O Levels/Matriculation or Intermediate. The IFD focuses on honing language skills—effective reading, active listening, persuasive speaking, and precise writing. This diploma, equivalent to A Levels, accelerates academic journeys, allowing students to complete an international qualification in one year. The Denning International Foundation College, renowned for its Skill Development Course (SDC), offers a holistic intellectual experience, empowering students to turn bold dreams into impactful realities through curated workshops, training, and competitions.


The International Foundation is a one-of-a-kind programme that is unique to Denning since it creates a powerful combination of international curriculum with a pioneering Skill Development Course that prepares the student for the real-world.

Core Modules

Developing English Language Skills
It equips learners to communicate fluently and accurately, both verbally and in writing. It focuses on speaking confidently on various topics, comprehending diverse texts, writing structured and descriptive pieces, and employing effective listening strategies for different types of conversations and presentations in English
Mathematics for University Study
The module provides a foundational understanding of number theory, algebra, geometry, statistics, and probability. Students learn to solve algebraic equations, geometric problems, and statistical analyses, while developing critical thinking skills to apply mathematical concepts in various contexts and effectively communicate mathematical information through interpretation, deduction, and graphical representation.
Research and Study Skills
The module empowers students to become efficient learners, excel academically, and produce high-quality academic work at university level. It covers strategies for understanding unfamiliar content, academic writing processes, drafting techniques, and research methodologies. Additionally, students learn critical reasoning skills to analyze arguments, solve problems systematically, and navigate the complexities of research contexts effectively.
English for Academic Purposes
The module equips students with essential language skills to succeed in academic settings. Through various reading and listening strategies, students comprehend academic texts and presentations, expanding their academic vocabulary and mastering sentence and paragraph structure for academic writing. Additionally, they refine speaking skills to fluently discuss academic topics, while developing critical reasoning abilities to analyze arguments systematically.

Elective Modules (any 2)

Introductory Accounting
This module introduces students to the fundamentals of management accounting and its significance in facilitating sustainable business operations and decision-making processes. Students learn to analyze financial statements to assess business performance, interpret financial concepts related to assets and liabilities, apply accounting principles to ownership interests, and conduct ratio analysis calculations. Additionally, they explore principles and issues surrounding corporate performance reporting and cash flow reporting.
International Business
The module provides a comprehensive understanding of global business dynamics, emphasizing the role of businesses in society and the importance of enterprise, objectives, structure, and stakeholders, including multinational corporations. It explores people and culture in international organizations, analyzing contemporary issues and management theories. Additionally, it covers international marketing strategies, operations management, finance, and addresses cultural, political, economic, social, technological, legal, environmental, and ethical challenges in international business, guiding the formulation of international business strategy.
Introductory Economics
This offers a foundational understanding of microeconomic theory, covering supply and demand principles, individual, firm, and industry behaviors. Students learn to evaluate and analyze microeconomic arguments, theories, and policies concerning the price system critically. Additionally, the module focuses on developing quantitative skills to apply analytical models in economic applications effectively.

Further Mathematics
This module delves deeper into mathematical principles, emphasizing algebra's role in generalizing mathematical reasoning across various contexts. It covers coordinate geometry, sequences, series, various types of equations and functions (including trigonometric, logarithmic, and exponential functions), calculus techniques (differentiation, integration), vectors, matrices, numerical solutions, differential equations, and complex numbers. Students learn to apply these concepts effectively in problem-solving and analytical contexts.
Computer Science and Programming
The module provides a comprehensive understanding of fundamental concepts in hardware and software, including data representation and computer networks. It explores cultural, ethical, and legal issues in computing. The module introduces Python programming, enabling students to design programs, analyze data, and solve problems using computational thinking, programming techniques, and algorithms effectively.
Law for University Students
This module provides an introduction to key legal concepts, terms, and processes in England and Wales, offering insights into professional practice and workplace law. It covers the types of law, validity, and enforceability, analyzing legal obligations, rights, and terms through legal reasoning and critical evaluation. Additionally, students learn essential skills for effective legal practice, including language use, drafting client care documents, and conducting client interviews and communications, enhancing critical thinking, decision-making, and professional conduct.

Skill Development Modules

Public Speaking

The Denning International Foundation College offers public speaking as a foundational course within its Skill Development Curriculum (SDC). This course is designed to equip students with essential communication skills necessary for success in various aspects of life, including academics, professional endeavors, and personal interactions.

Oral and Written Communication
The Denning International Foundation College integrates oral and written communication into its Skill Development Curriculum (SDC). This course emphasizes effective communication skills, covering verbal articulation, writing proficiency, and presentation techniques. Students learn to express ideas confidently and persuasively in both spoken and written formats for academic and professional success.
Advocacy Skills
In the Denning International Foundation College's Skill Development Curriculum (SDC), advocacy skills are honed to empower students in effectively presenting and defending viewpoints. Through structured training, students learn to articulate arguments persuasively, critically analyze information, and engage in constructive dialogue, fostering confident and impactful advocacy in various contexts.
IT Skills

In the Denning International Foundation College's Skill Development Curriculum (SDC), IT Skills are integrated to equip students with essential digital competencies. Through hands-on training, students learn to navigate software tools, utilize digital resources, and develop proficiency in areas such as coding, data analysis, and information management, preparing them for the digital age.

Visual and Performing Arts
The Denning International Foundation College integrates Visual and Performing Arts into its Skill Development Curriculum (SDC), fostering creativity and self-expression. Through diverse mediums such as painting, music, drama, and dance, students explore artistic concepts, develop technical skills, and cultivate a deeper appreciation for the arts, enriching their holistic education.
Foreign Language
The Denning International Foundation College offers Foreign Language courses as part of its Skill Development Curriculum (SDC). Through immersive instruction, students learn to communicate effectively in a new language, fostering cultural understanding and global competence. These courses enhance students' linguistic proficiency and broaden their perspectives in an interconnected world.

Fee Structure

The fee structure for the International Foundation Diploma for the academic session 2024-2025 shall be as follows:
Particulars Amount (PKR)

Tuition Fee

Rs. 335,000/-

Library Fee

Rs. 10,000/-

Student Activity Fee

Rs. 10,000/-

Admission Fee / Continuing Fee

Rs. 45,000/-

Total Fees

Rs. 400,000/-

NCC EDUCATION UK FEE STRUCTURE for the Academic Year 2024-2025

Description Deadline Amount (in GBP)
Initial Registration Fee 1st Nov, 2024 £850