Our foundation year covers management, government and law and is integral and common to our degree courses in management, law, criminology, sociology, international relations, politics and tourism, for students admitted through the foundation route. Upon successful completion of the foundation year, students will continue their studies on the degree course of their choice in the Faculty of Business. These include BA (Hons) (4 years or 5 years with placement), BSc (Hons) (4 years or 5 years with placement) and LLB (Hons) (4 years). Full details of these degree courses are set out on our website. * The foundation route is designed to help you find the best possible direction for your studies and to provide the grounding necessary to progress with your chosen course. * You will develop your knowledge and hone your skills across the foundations of the discipline areas of study (management, law, criminology, sociology, international relations, politics and tourism) and the professional competencies and confidence required for successful careers in your field. * This route is suitable for everyone, including those returning to education after a break or those with qualifications other than A levels. * Upon successful completion of the foundation year, students progress to their chosen degree course automatically in the Faculty of Business.