University Foundation Course: Frequently Asked Questions

Date: 29/10/2017

What are the benefits of our University Foundation?

Students benefit from:

  • access to universities around the world
  • developing academic and organisational skills required to succeed at university
  • UFC graduates find the jump from school to university much smoother
  • expert advice from our dedicated Careers and Higher Education Adviser
  • completely impartial advice on which universities to apply to

How is the course structured?

The course is split into two distinct streams: Business and International Affairs. Students will take a variety of academic subjects based on their chosen specialty.

Business Subjects:

  • Economics
  • Business
  • Maths for Business
  • Basic Statistics
  • Global Issues

International Affairs Subjects:

  • Politics
  • History
  • Philosophy
  • Basic Statistics
  • Global Issues

All  students will also study English for Academic Purposes to develop the following skills:

  • Academic reading and writing
  • Note-taking and summarising
  • Making presentations
  • Idioms
  • Usage and collocation

Finally, students go through our robust careers programme to ensure that:

  • each student takes the time to consider their future and explore the opportunities ahead of them
  • they choose the most suitable course and university
  • personal statements are the best they can be

Our Careers and Higher Education Adviser is always on hand to guide students with all aspects of their future goals.

What do I gain after the course?

  • 100% of students who successfully complete the course get a place at university.
  • Our graduates go on to study a huge variety of subjects all over the UK and the world, including the Netherlands and Germany.
  • You can find out more about our graduate university destinations here.

What are the entry requirements?

  • Complete this online registration form and pay the £100 registration fee
  • Send your high school leaving certificate and/or most recent transcript of grades
  • Show proof of English level, either by:
    • sending an official English language test certificate or
    • by completing the St Clare’s grading test and having an interview via SKYPE

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