If you’d like to study science, engineering, technology or maths but don’t currently meet the admissions criteria for direct entry, then this extended degree is for you. The foundation year provides a supportive environment where you can make the transition to university study and gain the academic knowledge and study skills you’ll need to succeed. You'll develop your knowledge and understanding of the facts, concepts and principles in mathematics, chemistry and either biology or physics. You'll also gain skills for academic and scientific enquiry thorugh practical and laboratory work, and fieldwork. On successful completion of the foundation year, subject to meeting the specific requirements for progression, you’ll continue to year one of your chosen degree course. You could progress onto a range of degree courses in science, engineering, mathematics, computing or healthcare. Recent students went on to study for degrees in biology, healthcare, zoology, computer science, food science, mechatronics and robotics, and nutrition.