This course is primarily for candidates who for some reason have not had the opportunity to study the pre-requisite subjects needed for first year entry Social Sciences with a Foundation Year enables entry into a selection of our Social Sciences courses for students that have not studied the correct subjects, or not quite achieved the qualifications required, perhaps due to illness, family issues or other commitments. Offers will not normally be made to those who apply simply because their A-level grades/predictions are below the requirements for direct entry to the degree programme. It is a one year programme which will enable you to progress onto the first year of your chosen degree course, provided the relevant progression criteria are met. Successful completion of the course allows you to progress onto the following courses: Criminology and Social Policy, Sociology, Sociology with Criminology, Communication and Media Studies, During the year you will undertake core modules in Statistical Mathematics and Psychology with Sociology, and choose options from Biology, Business, Sport Science and Economics. Completing a foundation year can be a real attribute to your overall degree success. It not only opens doors to courses that may have previously looked closed, but also provides a sound base on which to establish a successful academic career. Many who have completed the foundation year have also said how beneficial it was to them in supporting their transition into University life.