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By completing a foundation year, students can improve their knowledge and skills that pertain to a specific area of interest without spending the time or money necessary to earn a standard degree. What is a foundation year in humanities? Students who finish a year of social studies typically are on track to gain employment in various occupations, such as counselors, research assistants, youth orga… Read more

By completing a foundation year, students can improve their knowledge and skills that pertain to a specific area of interest without spending the time or money necessary to earn a standard degree.

What is a foundation year in humanities? Students who finish a year of social studies typically are on track to gain employment in various occupations, such as counselors, research assistants, youth organization directors and other industries with a social outreach component. The classes that make up these programs vary widely, but many touch down on philosophical studies as well as history and communication. Depending on your area of focus, you may end up taking courses relating to art and cultural issues as well.

Completing this type of program can be very helpful for students looking to broaden their horizons. The coursework can cover a vast amount of topics, thereby giving students flexibility when it comes to job searching.

Costs for a foundation year will depend on where you choose to study and which types of classes make up your program. To find out more specifics with regard to pricing, you should contact an admissions office directly.

Graduates with a foundation year in humanities have many different professional avenues they can pursue. If you don’t choose to go back to school and continue your education, you may be able to find seasonal work as an assistant or director for various children’s programs. Many students end up looking for work at nonprofits and other businesses with a sociological directive. Individuals with this experience will also frequently turn to jobs or further studies that relate to journalism and communications, as some of these programs have a substantial writing component.

A foundation year is an excellent way to start your professional or scholastic career, and working in the field of humanities can provide you with a number of opportunities. If this sounds interesting to you, search for your program below and contract directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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University of Pavia
Pavia , Italy

The Foundation Year is a nine-month, full immersion preparatory course in Italian for international students willing to enroll in a BA taught in Italian at #UNIPAVIA. The Foun ... +

The Foundation Year is a nine-month, full immersion preparatory course in Italian for international students willing to enroll in a BA taught in Italian at #UNIPAVIA. The Foundation Year aimed at students who do not meet the minimum requirement – 12 years of schooling – to access the Italian higher education system. -
Foundation Year
Full-time
10 months
Italian
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
University of Pisa Summer - Winter Schools & Foundation Course
Pisa , Italy

The Foundation Course is a study program, taught in English and primarily aimed at candidates who do not possess the minimum schooling requirements outlined in current legisla ... +

The Foundation Course is a study program, taught in English and primarily aimed at candidates who do not possess the minimum schooling requirements outlined in current legislation for enrolment at Italian universities. Attendance of the Foundation Course is mandatory and students must accumulate all the credits provided by the course in order to obtain the final qualification. The modules available within the Foundation Course are taught in English and a certificate of knowledge of the English language at a B2 level is required. -
Foundation Year
Full-time
English, Italian
Campus
 
SOAS University of London
London , United Kingdom

This Foundation Year prepares students for entry onto an undergraduate programme at SOAS. During the Foundation Year, students are equipped with the skills and knowledge requi ... +

This Foundation Year prepares students for entry onto an undergraduate programme at SOAS. During the Foundation Year, students are equipped with the skills and knowledge required for undergraduate study. In addition to modules on academic practice, working with numbers, digital skills and technology, topical global issues and cultural fluency, they receive an introduction to different academic disciplines taught at SOAS in the departments of: Anthropology; Arts; Development Studies; History, Religions & Philosophies; Languages, Cultures & Linguistics; East Asian Languages & Cultures; and Politics & International Studies. -
Foundation Year
Full-time
English
Campus
 

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