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A foundation year could be part of a degree course in some universities. It lasts a year and is designed to give students a foundation that they can lean on when they are pursuing a more advanced degree.

A professional studies program is an excellent educational choice for anyone who is interested in pursuing a rewarding career after leaving higher education. This type of program is meant to teach students whatever they need to know about entering and succeeding in the workplace.

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Syracuse Academy

International students interested in pursuing an Arts or Design degree in Italy are able to enhance their knowledge and skills of art, design, fashion, and architecture i ... [+]

Learn the Italian language and develop essential skills to successfully enroll in Art and Design undergraduate degrees in the best universities and design academies in Italy. Focus on your areas of interest while improving your academic skills in a supportive environment, enhance your knowledge and skills of art, design, fashion, and architecture in Italy and build your personal portfolio.

The Foundation Year is an internationally recognized program awarding Italian Ministry of Education academic credits and granting direct admission to the degree programs at MADE Fine Arts and Design Academy, and preparing for admission to any university and design school in Italy.

The ideal preparation for your undergraduate degree in Arts and Design in Italy ... [-]
Italy Syracuse
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
9 months
Campus
Online College of Art & Design

This Online Foundation Diploma course will develop your skills, knowledge and understanding of art and design and get you into University and the creative careers. If you ... [+]

ENROL NOW - WE CAN GET YOU INTO UNIVERSITY!

This Online Foundation Diploma course will develop your skills, knowledge and understanding of art and design and get you into University and the creative careers. If you are provocative, intensely passionate, endlessly creative, unconventional, if you have something to say then do this course.

This transformational course is a three-stage, full-time or part-time programme designed for serious career-oriented students who wish to enter the profession of Artist or Designer. This exciting course has a strong practical focus, developing not just knowledge and understanding of fine art, cultures and expressive art theory, but also professional skills. Successful graduates earn a Foundation Diploma qualification that is equal to 3 A Levels and is nationally accredited by one of the UK's largest vocational awarding bodies, ABC Awards.... [-]

United Kingdom Stevenage
Open Enrollment
Full-time
Part-time
Online
Boston College UK

The International Access to HE course is a special one-year course for students who want to prepare for entry into a British University. The aim of the course is to prov ... [+]

The International Access to Higher Education course is a special one-year course for students who want to prepare for entry into a British University.

The aim of the course is to provide you with the necessary knowledge and skills to succeed in the British University system. It ensures that your English will be good enough to cope with University level study. You will learn how to make good use of libraries and learning resources and you will spend time improving your study skills so you can take good notes, write essays and reports, make presentations and prepare for examinations.

See why students from around the world choose to study at Boston College Pathways to Higher Education Study ... [-]
United Kingdom Boston
September 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
Cardiff Metropolitan University

​The International Foundation Course (Art & Design) is a one-year full-time programme that aims to develop language and academic skills to a level appropriate for suc ... [+]

Course Overview

​The International Foundation Course (Art & Design) is a one-year full-time programme that aims to develop language and academic skills to a level appropriate for successful progression to an intended undergraduate degree course. The programme provides students on successful completion guaranteed opportunity to join Year 1 (Level 4) of any of the undergraduate three-year honours degree courses within Cardiff School of Art & Design.

The International Foundation Course (Art & Design) is intended for students who fall into one or both of the following categories:

Students who have not achieved the required A-level or equivalent points score. Students who have not achieved the required level in English proficiency. ... [-]
United Kingdom Cardiff
September 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
Cardiff Metropolitan University

This programme is intended to cater for those who aspire to enrol on a health science-based honours degree at Cardiff Metropolitan University, who have not achieved the r ... [+]

Course Overview

This programme is intended to cater for those who aspire to enrol on a health science-based honours degree at Cardiff Metropolitan University, who have not achieved the required number of A-level points (A2 or their equivalent). It is also suitable for those who have studied A-level subjects (or their equivalent) in areas that do not provide the necessary background within the scientific disciplines required for the chosen Honours degree programme.

This programme is also intended to widen access and participation for ‘return to learning’ students who wish to embark upon a Science-based honours degree.

Learning & Teaching

The Programme Director is responsible for the organisation and overall operation of the programme.... [-]

United Kingdom Cardiff
September 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
University of Siena

A Foundation Year acts as a bridge between your current qualifications and 1st level Italian University courses (Bachelor) entry requirements or as a means to fill a gap ... [+]

To ensure the opportunity to all the international students to apply for its Degree programmes, the University of Siena can also offer a Foundation Year.

A Foundation Year acts as a bridge between your current qualifications and 1st level Italian University courses (Bachelor) entry requirements or as a means to fill a gap in the educational background of an international student coming from a country where the higher education system requires a shorter period of education than that provided by the «Bologna Process» implemented in the European Union.

Moreover, the FY program provides the students with adequate preparation in the comprehension of Italian language and offer a deep academic preparation for entry into an Italian University. In particular, thanks to this program, international students will have the opportunity to improve their written and spoken Italian language, their communicative skills, and they will be able to familiarize with the Italian and European Union’s criteria of academic teaching and learning.... [-]

Italy Siena
October 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
Escola Britânica de Artes Criativas

The Foundation Art ... [+]

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The Foundation Art The course acts as a boost to successful careers within the creative industries, assisting students in the direction of their path, developing the most important skills needed to surface completely during specific British baccalaureate courses. In partnership with Cultura Inglesa, EBAC also offers English classes as part of the student's training.

Objectives of the program

The course was built in three distinct parts for student development: research, consolidation and design. Students become familiar with all aspects of the contemporary designer's work, to define the future undergraduate course and build their portfolio, required to be admitted to the British baccalaureate course. The successful completion of Foundation Art... [-]

Brazil Pinheiros
August 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
University of East Anglia

The International Foundation in Pharmacy, Health and Life Sciences programme combines academic study, intensive English language teaching and study skills to prepare you ... [+]

Conduct experiments and practical sessions in our very own, fully equipped laboratories, providing the perfect preparation for a science or health sciences university degree.

Why apply for the International Foundation programme? A guaranteed route to Year 1 of an undergraduate degree at UEA (subject to meeting the specified entry requirements). You are a student of the University from day one, on a quality-assured, UEA-validated programme.

Course options available

International Foundation (3 terms) - this is the standard option, suitable for most students. Extended International Foundation (4 terms) - this option incorporates an additional term of intensive English language tuition at the beginning of the course, and English language entry requirements are lower. Where will this programme take me? ... [-]
United Kingdom Norwich
October 2019
Full-time
9 - 12 months
Campus
Queen's University Belfast

Prepare for direct entry to Year 1 of an undergraduate degree in a range of Accounting, Economics, Humanities, Social Sciences and Law-related subjects at Queen's Univers ... [+]

Prepare for direct entry to Year 1 of an undergraduate degree in a range of Accounting, Economics, Humanities, Social Sciences and Law-related subjects at Queen's University Belfast.

Course features Develop the knowledge and skills for your chosen degree through a specialist pathway. Guaranteed university placement for all successful students. Find out more about our money back guarantee. Benefit from smaller class sizes than at university, meaning you'll have more time with your teachers. Adapt to studying in the UK thanks to university-style teaching for subject-based modules. Guidance with your university applications, so you choose the best degree for you. Key course facts Course length: 3-5 Terms Start dates: 2018: September; 2019: January, March, June, September; 2020: January Fees: From £16,115 Class hours: 20 hours per week minimum Class size: 16 Class duration: English classes per week: 8 hours (including a 1-hour tutorial) Subject module classes per week: 12 hours ... [-]
United Kingdom Belfast
June 2019
Full-time
9 - 15 months
Campus
Riphah International University

A qualification designed with our university partners to prepare you for first-year entry to undergraduate degree courses. Studying in small classes with NCUK in your hom ... [+]

International Foundation Year - IFY Guaranteed access to thousands of university degrees

A qualification designed with our university partners to prepare you for first-year entry to undergraduate degree courses. Studying in small classes with NCUK in your home country before you start your degree will give you the confidence you need before you start your degree course.

International Foundation Year Route Quality is at the heart of everything that we do so our qualifications meet the highest academic standards set by our university partners. As well as academic knowledge, the NCUK IFY will give you specialist English language, study and cultural skills that are an essential part of your degree course. This unique combination will help you to get into the University of your choice and get on with your future career. International Foundation Year Progression Route Engineering Programs Business Programs Health Sciences Programs Aeronautical and Aerospace Engineering Business & Human Resource Management Biomedical Engineering Architectural Engineering Design Business Management with Finance Dental Materials Mechanical and Marine Engineering Cyber Security Computer Forensics with Business Forensics & Medical Science Chemical and Energy Engineering Economics/International Business Food Nutrition and Health Civil & Structural Engineering Law with Accounting and Finance (LLB) Medical Biochemistry Mechatronics and Robotics Economics, Money and Banking Medical Materials Electronic and Electrical Engineering Law Physiotherapy Systems and Control Engineering with Management Mathematics with Finance and Accounting Pharmacology & Physiology 1200 More with Placements offers to explore 1100 More with Placements offers to explore 400 More with Placements offers to explore... [-]
Pakistan Lahore
April 2019
Full-time
9 months
Campus
INTO Manchester in partnership with Manchester Metropolitan University

Prepare for direct entry to Year 1 of an undergraduate degree in a range of subjects within the fields of Art, Design, and Media at Manchester School of Art at Manchester ... [+]

Prepare for direct entry to Year 1 of an undergraduate degree in a range of subjects within the fields of Art, Design, and Media at Manchester School of Art at Manchester Metropolitan University.

Course features Develop the knowledge and skills for your chosen degree through a specialist pathway. Guaranteed university placement for all successful students. Find out more about our money back guarantee. Benefit from smaller class sizes than at university, meaning you'll have more time with your teachers. Adapt to studying in the UK thanks to university-style teaching for subject-based modules. Guidance with your university applications, so 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: 24 hours per week (20 hours per week during Term 1) Class size: 20 Class duration: Typically held Monday to Friday between 08.00 - 19.00 excluding bank holidays. However, there may be instances where classes need to be held outside these times due to unforeseen circumstances. Award: International Foundation Certificate (RQF Level 3) from Manchester Metropolitan University. Course options: Standard (3-term, 9-month programme) Extended (Contains an additional term(s) of English language.) Entry requirements ... [-]
United Kingdom Manchester
September 2019
Full-time
9 - 12 months
Campus
London College of Contemporary Arts

The Foundation Diploma in Art and Design provides an essential introduction to the creative arts by encouraging exploration, experimentation, critical awareness and devel ... [+]

Foundation in Art and Design

The Foundation Diploma in Art and Design provides an essential introduction to the creative arts by encouraging exploration, experimentation, critical awareness and development of ideas. The course will also help students’ communication, problem-solving and interpersonal skills.

The Foundation Art and Design programme provides students with a valuable introduction into a wide range of creative disciplines. Students will have the opportunity to explore a field of interest in more depth, developing their skills, knowledge and preparing them for further education/career opportunities worlds of art and fashion.

Previous foundation students have progressed to do a BA (Hons) degree, or on one occasion a BSc and a couple of MA’s. The following are some progression degree subjects: architecture, painting, sculpture, fine art, product design (rather than 3D design) curating, digital arts, film, and loose visual communication.... [-]

United Kingdom London
October 2019
Full-time
9 months
Campus