If you are considering entering an advanced degree program in the future, a foundation year can help you decide which program is right for you. A foundation year is typically a one-year program and can prepare you for the classes you may take for your future degree.
What is a foundation year in marketing studies? A foundation year in marketing may include classes you could expect to see while pursuing a marketing degree. You might be expected to study marketing analysis, advertising strategy or communications. You might also take on an internship or work-study to show you what work in the field is like. There might be seminars, workshops or peer activities included in your foundation year.
The benefits of taking a foundation year in marketing include preparing you for an advanced degree in marketing. After your foundation year you might be able to qualify for advanced classes while pursuing a higher degree. A foundation year can also help you decide which path to take in your future studies.
Schools around the world set their own tuition fees. The cost of your foundation year in marketing will depend upon the location you choose, and you should inquire at the admission’s office for more information on prices and payment options.
While a foundation year in marketing is generally not enough education to secure you a position in the marketing industry, it can help prepare you for your further education. You might be able to obtain an internship or low-level position with an advertising agency, media outlet or marketing firm. Once you obtain an advanced degree in marketing, you can expect more career options.
Once you have found the foundation year in marketing program that fits your needs, you can apply. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.
Prepare for direct entry to Year 2 of an undergraduate degree in a wide range of subjects including Accounting, Business, Economics, Finance, Management and Marketing at
Prepare for direct entry to Year 2 of an undergraduate degree in a wide range of subjects including Accounting, Business, Economics, Finance, Management and Marketing at the University of Stirling.
With this pathway, you'll also have the opportunity to progress to one of seven other leading Scottish universities - if you choose this option, you may progress to Year 1 or Year 2 of your degree, depending on the university you choose.
A specialist programme helping you to develop the knowledge and skills for your chosen degree.
Study academic modules that reflect the first year of your chosen degree.
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Our class sizes are smaller than you’ll typically experience at university – so you'll have more time with your teachers.
You will have university-style lessons for subject-based modules, to help you adapt to the studying in the UK.
Guidance with your university application, ensuring you choose the best degree for you.
Key course facts
Course length: 3-4 Terms
Start dates: 2018: September; 2019: January, June, September; 2020: January
Fees: From £15,075
Class hours: 21 hours per week on average
Class size: 16
English classes per week: 6 hours
Subject module classes per week: 15 hours
Average total per week: 21 hours