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Students on the IFP will gain invaluable exposure to the UK educational system and style of teaching ahead of undertaking an undergraduate degree.

Experienced Professors

Highly qualified academic professors are recruited to teach the programme and undergo ongoing training by the University of London International Academy. Tutors' periodic performance reports and assessments are designed to track students’ progress.


Classes will be delivered in an inclusive tuition-style environment that encourages full participation to develop advanced English skills and academic knowledge to fulfill the programme requirements.

Faculty Profile

Mathematics and Statistics / Pure Mathematics


Eliani Ardi

Dean / Physical Sciences Professor

Academic Degrees
Ph.D. Kyoto University, Physics and Astronomy
M.S. Kyoto University, Physics and Astronomy
B.S. Bandung Institute of Technology, Astronomy

International Relations


Lincoln Wee

Business Law Professor

Academic Degrees
Ph.D. Southhampton University, International Law
LL.M. Hull University, International Law
LL.B. Hull University, Law
M.A. East Asia School of Theology, Inter-cultural Studies



Peter Blocksom

Founder / International Studies Professor

Academic Degrees
Ph.D. Kyoto University, Faculty of Law, Political Science (pending)
M.A. Kyoto University, Faculty of Law, International Politics
B.A. University of Idaho, History



Janne Rytkonen

Sociology Tutor

Academic Degrees
Post Graduate Diploma
James Cook University, Education
B.A. James Cook University, Communications and English
T.E.S.O.L. University of the Nations
Diploma of Applied Science
University of South Queensland
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