Frequently Asked Questions / FAQs
What is the relationship between GRBS and NCC Education?
GRBS is accredited as a partner centre to deliver the NCC Education International Foundation Year (IFY) British Qualification.
Who is NCC Education?
NCC Education is a regulated UK Awarding Body and a global provider of British education. They are based in Manchester (UK) with three regional offices. All students wishing to study for an NCC Education qualification can sign up with GRBS, where specially trained and approved staff are appointed to administer and teach the qualifications set by NCC Education.
In partnership with GRBS and UK universities NCC Education provide students with affordable qualifications in Business and IT, from foundation through to degree and master’s level.
More information about NCC Education can be found here: www.nccedu.com
When do the NCC Education courses start at GRBS?
GRBS organizes 2 intakes of the NCC Education IFY course a year:
The 1st intake (Fall intake) – October (deadline: September, 15th)
The 2nd intake (Winter Intake) – January (deadline: December, 15th)
How long are the NCC Education courses?
The course duration is 9 month.
What courses do GRBS offer?
GRBS offers International Foundation Year by NCC Education.
The International Foundation Year (IFY) is a one year pre-university qualification, including a significant degree of English language teaching. The qualification is designed to provide you with an entry route to UK university courses or progression onto the NCC Education Level 4 Diplomas in Computing, Business and Business IT.
The IFY aims to improve your general and academic English language ability, enhance your study skills and cultural understanding and introduce you to academic study in English in the fields of computing and/or business at a suitable level.
What do your students say about GRBS?
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What are the entry requirements?
To enter the IFY program you should be the last year student of the secondary school (11th year student) and to have IELTS 4.5 score. If you do not have the IELTS score you can pass the equivalent test in our centre.
What support do GRBS provide their students?
After receiving the NCC Education IFY Diploma GRBS provides the service of the student placement to their students free of charge.
Do I need to buy any books for my NCC Education course?
No. GRBS will provide you with all necessary books and tuition materials.
Can I visit GRBS or attend an open day?
We are very glad to meet you in our centre and to answer all your questions about the program. To trace the dates of the open days and events pleas follow our official Facebook page:
How much do they cost?
The course fee is 4650 GBP.
(The fee includes: IFY tuition year, tuition materials, everyday lunch, coffee-breaks, free assistance an d support in student placement after receiving the IFY Diploma)
How do I register?
To register you can visit our office on 77 Samad Vurghun str., Zabitler Parki or fill in the online registration form.
Who gives the Diploma while the course is finished?
Once the IFY course is finished and the student passed the assessment cycles the Diploma is released to the student in 2 months. The diploma is given by NCC Education (UK)
FAQs for NCC Education students can be found here: