Foundation Studies in UK
This is a one-year university preparation course especially designed for overseas. Normally, it is for school leavers who have studied a non-British curriculum, but wish to pursue a degree in the England.
There are a variety of foundation courses on offer in the England, which cover a wide range of subjects such as business, computing, communications, law, art and design, engineering, and social science. Teaching methods are designed to enhance your study skills such as learn problem solving research and analytical thinking.
To gain entry on to a foundation course, you will need to be proficient in English. You will need an IELTS score of at least 4.5 or equivalent. However, some universities will require an IELTS score of 5.5, depending on your chosen course. Students who do not hold any formal English language qualification may have to attend an English language course prior to joining the foundation course. Alternatively we can help you achieve the required English level prior to applying for the course.Students should also hold an HSC certificate
Entry requirements to England universities and colleges are a competitive process and no student in the England is guaranteed acceptance on qualifications alone. The foundation course, will, however, provide you with the opportunity to achieve qualifications and develop skills, which you will need to be accepted. If you want to take an undergraduate degree at different university or college from the one where you are studying for your foundation course, you must check before hand that they will accept the foundation course qualification as part entry on to your degree course.
Choosing a Foundation Degree course
There are hundreds of Foundation Degree courses available. They cover a wide range of subjects, from engineering and e-commerce to health and social care and veterinary nursing.
Getting onto a Foundation Degree course
Universities and colleges set their own entry requirements, but it’s not always necessary to have formal qualifications. Universities and colleges will often take into account your experience, achievements and commitment to learning.