Foundation Years


A number of our degrees are also offered with an additional foundation year (Year 0). Whether you are a school-leaver or someone considering returning to study but don’t have the entry requirements for your chosen subject, a foundation year course may be just what you’re looking for.

Foundation Year Open Evening

Date
Thursday 7 March 2019 (18:00-20:00)
Location:
Augustine House, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 2YA
Description
If you are considering applying, but were unable to attend one of our Autumn Open Days, this is your opportunity to find out more about the University.

Why study a foundation year course?

A foundation year is the first year of a four year course which:

  • provides an introduction not only to study at University but also to your chosen subject
  • offers you a highly supportive environment where you can develop the self-confidence, knowledge, skills and understanding for further study.

We offer a range of four year degrees with a foundation year (Year 0) in the following subject areas:

There are no four year degrees with a foundation year (Year 0) in this subject area.

The International Foundation Year (IFY) is designed primarily as a first year of a four-year undergraduate programme to enable you to improve your English, study skills and content knowledge to a level necessary to join the undergraduate course you have selected. It will enable you to improve your English, study skills and content knowledge to the level necessary to join the undergraduate course you have selected.

You will study a combination of language-focused modules alongside subject-based modules relating to the BA/BSc course you intend to study. As well as improving your language skills, you will develop key academic study skills with an emphasis on analytical and critical thinking and knowledge you need to succeed on the undergraduate course you have selected.

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