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A Foundation Year is a preparatory program that takes about a year to complete. It is often offered to foreign students in order to help them acclimate to a new culture and language, but it is also available for students who are not quite ready for a demanding college education.

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Superior Institutions of Science & Technology (SIST)

SIST provides a Foundation Year that is oriented for students who still have difficulty in mastering the English language. The program for the foundation year is not limi ... [+]

Overview

SIST provides a Foundation Year that is oriented for students who still have difficulty in mastering the English language. The program for the foundation year is not limited to teaching the language, but it aims to also enable students to learn all the tools needed to conduct academic research and how to deliver professional presentations. Apart from mastering the English language, the students will learn all the business tools that will prepare them to access level 1 in confidence.

Description of the Program

SIST has formulated a preparatory year for beginners in the English language.

The Foundation Year will allow students to build a solid foundation through intensive and accelerated training programs, created in conjunction with the British Council.... [-]

Morocco Casablanca Rabat Tangier
February 2020
Full-time
9 months
Campus
Elizabeth Galloway Academy Of Fashion

Elizabeth Galloway’s Introduction to Fashion Design Course has a twofold purpose. Firstly, it may act as an introduction to the three-year full-time diploma in Fashion De ... [+]

Introduction to Fashion Design (foundation, part-time)

Elizabeth Galloway’s Introduction to Fashion Design Course has a twofold purpose. Firstly, it may act as an introduction to the three-year full-time diploma in Fashion Design. This programme enables candidates to start exploring the techniques of fashion design by developing skills beyond the basic level to the level required for acceptance on to the full-time programme. Secondly, after successfully completing the Introduction to Fashion Design course candidates who want to become economically empowered and self-sufficient will have developed the skills to assist them in their endeavours.

This programme aims to: Provide a practical introduction to the skills and knowledge needed to begin the design process. Cover practical skills and knowledge needed to make finished fashion wear items. Expose the candidate to a range of materials, mediums and methods of recording design processes. Develop an understanding of the visual implications of the design process. The programme outcomes are: Apply basic design ideas to the making of fashion wear items. Plan, prepare and manage the making of fashion wear items to a design brief. Operate tools and equipment applicable to fashion wear carefully, safely and effectively. Make a well-constructed fashion wear item with a design brief. Appreciate the contextual influences relating to the fashion wear. Introduction to Fashion Design is presented on Saturdays. Runs over 38 weeks from March to November. Classes take place from 9 am – 4 pm Saturday. Introduction to Fashion Design Summary ... [-]
South Africa Cape Town
February 2020
Part-time
1 year
Campus
EDULINK INTERNATIONAL COLLEGE NAIROBI

The International Foundation Programme is of one academic year duration and prepares students for our undergraduate programmes. It provides a bridge for those who have su ... [+]

*Edulink International College Nairobi working in Partnership with The University of Northampton, UK

The International Foundation Programme is of one academic year duration and prepares students for our undergraduate programmes. It provides a bridge for those who have successfully completed 12 years schooling with a good school leaving qualification but do not possess the qualifications for direct entry to one of our degree courses. This programme would also be extremely valuable for those who took ‘A’ levels or equivalent, but whose grades may have fallen below the expectations to qualify for an undergraduate programme.

This programme introduces students to our teaching and assessment methods, highlights the importance of independent learning and lays the foundations for a learner-centered environment in which students are proactive in advancing their own education. Importantly, it includes subject-related business study, providing an excellent grounding for any of the Business undergraduate courses we provide.... [-]

Kenya Nairobi
January 2020
Full-time
1 year
Campus
Lancaster University Ghana

Lancaster University Ghana's Foundation (FDN) Programme is a programme specifically designed by TransNational Education. It uses a unique curriculum developed for studen ... [+]

Lancaster University Ghana's Foundation (FDN) Programme is a programme specifically designed by TransNational Education. It uses a unique curriculum developed for students with partial requirements for direct entry into undergraduate programmes. The Foundation Programme establishes a pathway for students wishing to gain entry into undergraduate programmes at Lancaster University UK or Lancaster University Ghana. This programme developed by TNE helps them create a smooth transition from secondary school into university.

Course Overview

The Foundation Programme comprises three terms of 10 weeks’ teaching, one assessment week and a study break over each of the trimesters. The units taught in this program are conducted in English without any prerequisites, and students can take up to four units per term. The class duration for each unit is 2 hours per day, five days a week. Each session includes an insightful lecture and an interactive tutorial. The programme consists of seven compulsory common units and two major specific units. Foundation Routes In order to pave the way for students’ undergraduate studies at the university, the Foundation Programme at Lancaster University Ghana offers three routes or majors. The courses are: - Business (Accounting and Finance, Economics & Int' Relations, Business Studies & Marketing) - I.T. (Computer Science) - Law and Social Sciences (Law, Politics & Int' Relations and Psychology) These Foundation courses include units that focus on content useful and relevant to chosen undergraduate studies at the university. Practical projects are designed around each of these routes and incorporated in two of the three trimesters.... [-]

Ghana Accra
September 2019
Full-time
3 semesters
Campus
Studio M Academy

The arts foundation course allows students to gain experience in art, sound, media, and photography while building French language skills and a comprehensive portfolio of ... [+]

Gap Year - Arts Foundation Course

Studio M Academy is now offering an Arts Foundation Course - an opportunity to spend one semester or the entire academic year learning the arts in the south of France. This program is taught entirely in English with weekly French language classes.

Overview: The Arts Foundation Course introduces students to various fields such as interior design, visual communication, multimedia, and fashion design. Students can complete one semester or an entire academic year. Upon completion of the year-long program, students can continue to an Applied Arts degree and will have a portfolio of work to show to other schools.

Setting: With 300 days of sunshine per year, Montpellier is the perfect place to enjoy Mediterranean beaches, outdoor cafés, and daily markets in the south of France. Home to 80,000 students, Montpellier is one of the best cities to meet young people from all over the world. Hop on a tram to head to the beach, try climbing the famous Pic St. Loup, or get lost in the medieval streets in the city center.... [-]

France Montpellier Lyon Toulouse Vietnam Ho Chi Minh City Marseille Morocco Casablanca  + 5 More
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
Cavendish University Uganda

Lay the foundation for your degree with the Cavendish University Uganda’s Foundation Program. Gain the subject-specific knowledge and skills to keep you a step ahead of y ... [+]

Foundation

Lay the foundation for your degree with the Cavendish University Uganda’s Foundation Program. Gain the subject-specific knowledge and skills to keep you a step ahead of your peers as you begin your journey to success.

The Foundation Program is intended for students who have successfully completed the Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE) or its equivalent but didn’t attain sufficiently high grades to enroll for Diploma or Degree programs. It’s also intended for students from countries whose secondary school qualifications are not considered equivalent to UACE. The Courses emphasize general principles and application.

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Uganda Kampala
May 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
Middlesex University Mauritius

Our foundation programme gives you the best possible chance of entry to a degree course at Middlesex University. We teach in small, specialised classes and provide dedica ... [+]

Our foundation programme gives you the best possible chance of entry to a degree course at Middlesex University. We teach in small, specialised classes and provide dedicated individual support to prepare you for undergraduate-level study. The course also includes an introduction to the degree courses offered at Middlesex Mauritius.

The International Foundation Programme is a one-year streamlined course based on four modules, with a focus on a core theme. The core theme is set at the start of the course and is based on a real-world scenario. Classes are taught by specialist subject lecturers from across the University.

The course will:

Develop your study skills and give you the best chance of academic success Improve your English and develop your academic language skills Familiarise you with the culture of Middlesex University and the British education system Develop your confidence and independent learning skills Give you automatic progression onto a Middlesex degree courses upon successful completion of the course. Modules ... [-]
Mauritius Vacoas-Phoenix
February 2020
Full-time
1 year
Campus