The Foundation Year provides a route onto a degree if you don’t have the qualifications, or have not studied advanced level subjects sufficiently related to your course of choice, but have the ability to study a degree. Each Foundation Year is part of a specific degree course. You apply for a 4 year full time or 5 year sandwich degree, including the Foundation Year. Foundation Years are designed to make undergraduate degrees more accessible to those who are under-represented in higher education, for example, those with non-traditional qualifications. Has content that is tailored so that it is appropriate to your chosen degree. Helps you to develop the study skills and academic knowledge you will need to start Year 1 of your course with confidence.