Foundation degrees will debut in 2001

November 28, 2000

Foundation degrees will debut in 2001
Forty foundation degree courses for 2,000 students will be offered from September 2001, the higher education funding council announced today. The two-year courses include e-business, tourism and professional photography and will be offered in conjunction with employers including British Telecom, the National Trust and the Association of Photographers.
Foundation degree graduates will be able to gain an honours degree after a third year of study.

Institutions, or collaborations of institutions, offering at least one course are :

Anglia Polytechnic University, the University of Essex and the University of East Anglia;
UEA, the University of Essex and APU;
the University of Brighton;
the University of Central England;
City University;
Coventry University;
Harper Adams University College;
the University of Hull and the University of Lincolnshire and Humberside;
Kingston University;
Lancaster University;
Leeds Metropolitan University, the University of Bradford and the University of Huddersfield;
the University of Leicester;
Manchester Metropolitan University;
Oxford Brookes University;
the University of Plymouth and Bournemouth University;
the University of Salford;
the University of Southampton;
the University of Sunderland, the University of Newcastle and the University of Northumbria;
the Surrey Institute of Art and Design, University College and the University of Sussex;
the University of Teesside;
Thames Valley University;
the University of Warwick.

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