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What is the Foundation Year?

The Foundation Year or Extended Degree is an essential part of our undergraduate program, providing introductory subjects to prepare students for university life. It is a required year based on your educational background and grades.

The program duration is four years, with full-time study options available.

English requirements include achieving 55 points in the internal English exam or meeting specific English language qualifications.

Contact our admissions team for more information on starting from the Foundation Year or Year 1.

Discover our extensive list of courses that offer a Foundation Year

  • BSc – Health and Social Care
  • BSc – Business Management
  • BSc – Business and Marketing
  • BSc – Business and Tourism Management
  • BSc – Business and Healthcare Management
  • BSc – Business and Hospitality Management
  • BSc – Business and Human Resource Management
  • BSc – International Business Management
  • BSc – Business and Law
  • BSc – Law and Accounting
  • BSc – Finance and Accounting
  • BSc – Computing Technologie
  • BSc (Hons) Business Accounting
  • BA (Hons) Business Management
  • BA (Hons) Events Management
  • BA (Hons) International Tourism Management
  • BA (Hons) Accounting and Financial Management
  • BA (Hons) Business Management
  • BA (Hons) Events Management
  • BA (Hons) International Tourism Management
  • BA (Hons) Business Management (Healthcare)
  • LLB (Hons) – Law

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  • Architecture and Construction
  • Art and Design
  • Business and Finance
  • Computing and Games Engineering
  • English and Journalism Fashion
  • Health and Psychology
  • International Studies
  • Law and Criminology
  • Maritime
  • Marketing, Communications and Public Relations
  • Music and Performance
  • Sport and Fitness
  • Travel and Tourism
  • TV, Film, Media Production and Technology
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