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A foundation year diploma program may be the ideal choice for those who are unsure if college is right for them or for those who want to do well in their remaining university studies. It is ideal for those who have recently completed their high school diploma or GED.

What Are Foundation Year Diploma Programs?

The foundation year diploma program is meant to help ease a student from the high school curriculum into the rigorous and more challenging college atmosphere. It can help to prepare students to complete their next years of college in a more successful manner.

What Are the Benefits of Getting a Foundation Year Diploma?

Students who enroll in this type of program will earn a full year's worth of college credit. However, the program is designed to address specific student needs.

How Much Does It Cost to Get a Foundation Year Diploma?

The costs of these programs tend to be about the same as a first year of school at the college or university of choice. However, costs differ significantly from one school to the next.

What Kind of Career Improvement Can You Expect from a Foundation Year Diploma?

A foundation year diploma isn't going to help students to get a job, but rather prepares them for continuing their education.

Why Get It Online?

Many students want to know if they can do well in college before they enroll. Getting your diploma online can help you to maintain your current schedule while earning college credit.

Where to Get a Foundation Year Diploma

Many colleges and universities offer this type of program, but not all do. Generally, it is a program designed to meet an individual's needs.

How to Apply for a Foundation Year Diploma

Search for your program below and contact the admissions office of the school of your choice. Fill out the form here to get started.

 

 

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Synergy University

It is an intensive course that is prepared by the best specialists of “Synergy” University. During the year you will gain fundamental knowledge of Russian and major/minor ... [+]

It is an intensive course that is prepared by the best specialists of “Synergy” University. During the year you will gain fundamental knowledge of Russian and major/minor disciplines which will prepare you for studying all our programs.

Lessons Monday to Friday Attested teachers Major/minor disciplines of choice: economics, chemistry/biology, informatics/mathematics Modern study methods All-year-round intake Official certificate of course completion What we offer:

Residence in Moscow

The University provides with comfortable accommodation in a charming district of Moscow, in close proximity to the study campus, and just 15 minutes from the city center by metro. You will receive an official visa and registration for the study period.... [-]

Russia Moscow
Open Enrollment
Full-time
1 year
Campus
Online
Financial University under the Government of the Russian Federation

After completing the course of a foundation program, the best students continue their studies as bachelor, master and postgraduate students at the Financial University an ... [+]

Learning Process

Programs prepare students for taking courses in Engineering, Economics, and Humanities

After completing the course of a foundation program, the best students continue their studies as bachelor, master and postgraduate students at the Financial University and other Russian universities. Their achievements and their awards obtained at student competitions are taken into account during the enrolment process. The Faculty has academic performance and student attendance monitoring system in place. Grades and attendance data are posted in e-registers and put into paper registers. Student ranking system is in place and student rankings are compiled following the examination period. The Financial University has appropriate teaching, administrative and auxiliary staff who take care of the students of the Faculty programs involved in the teaching and learning process. The Faculty staff organize research and creative work competitions that contribute to using each international student's creative potential. The Faculty management and program directors have jointly developed orientation programs and cultural programs and offer them to the Faculty international students.... [-]

Russia Moscow
September 2019
Full-time
3 - 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
The University of Law Business School

The International Foundation Programme for Business is a one year course providing a pathway to undergraduate studies in Business. Students will gain an active understand ... [+]

International Foundation Programme - Business

The International Foundation Programme for Business is a one year course providing a pathway to undergraduate studies in Business. Students will gain an active understanding of a range of themes affecting the contemporary business world, such as international financial markets, management and marketing. Students will also undertake a research project, allowing them to consolidate and showcase their business knowledge, as well as the academic language, numeracy and research skills they will gain on the programme. Upon successful completion (at 50% overall grade and 55% in the English module) of the International Foundation Programme will guarantee students progression to the three-year undergraduate Business degree programmes at ULaw. ... [-]

United Kingdom London
September 2019
Full-time
9 months
Campus
The University of Law Undergraduate Programmes

The International Foundation Programme for Law is a one year course providing a pathway to undergraduate degree studies in law. ... [+]

International Foundation Programme - Law

The International Foundation Programme for Law is a one year course providing a pathway to undergraduate degree studies in law.

Students will gain an active understanding of a range of historical and contemporary legal themes, such as civil and criminal law, the development of legal institutions and British, EU and international law. Students will also undertake a research project, allowing them to consolidate and showcase their legal knowledge, as well as the academic language, numeracy and research skills they will gain on the programme. On successful completion*, students will be able to start a three-year law degree, at one of the University of Law’s seven campuses in cities around the UK. (* At least 50% overall grade and 60% in the English module of the IFP - Law, will guarantee students progression to a standard three-year undergraduate Law Degree programme at ULaw).... [-]

United Kingdom London
September 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
INTO Manchester in partnership with The University of Manchester

Prepare for direct entry to an undergraduate degree at The University of Manchester with the International Foundation in Psychology. ... [+]

The University of Manchester is ranked 7th in the UK for Psychology (QS World Rankings by Subject 2016), and the BSc (Hons) Psychology is accredited for membership of the British Psychological Society.

Why apply for the International Foundation programme? A guaranteed conditional route to Year 1 of an undergraduate degree at The University of Manchester (subject to meeting the conditions of the offer set). A quality-assured, NCUK accredited programme recognized by The University of Manchester. Access to a range of university facilities, including world-class library, sport and social facilities.

Course options available

There are two options available for this course:

International Foundation (3 terms) - this is the standard option, suitable for most students Headstart Foundation (3 terms) - this includes an additional two weeks of learning that introduces you to British culture and history Where will this programme take me? ... [-]
United Kingdom Manchester
September 2019
Full-time
9 months
Campus
British School of Marketing International

This programme will ensure that you meet the Academic and English requirements to progress to the Level 4 Diploma in Business Administration. Students successfully comple ... [+]

Apply for a scholarship here!

Overview

National Vocational Qualification Level 3 in Skills for Business is a six-month course suited for high school leavers. Upon completion, successful students will be invited to join the NVQ Level 4 Diploma in Business Administration. Students successfully completing the Level 4 course are entitled to apply for the first year at university. Alternatively, students can continue their academic studies at BSMI by taking NVQ Level 5 Leadership and Management and progress to the final year at a UK university.

Price: Request information

Duration = 6 Months (360 hours)

Programme Overview:

This programme will ensure that you meet the Academic and English requirements to progress to the Level 4 Diploma in Business Administration. Students successfully completing the Level 4 course are entitled to apply for the first year or the second year at a UK university depending on their final transcripts. Alternatively, students can continue their studies at BSMI by undertaking the Level 5 in Leadership and Management, which will progress them to the final year at UK universities.... [-]

United Kingdom Bournemouth
May 2019
Full-time
6 months
Campus
City University of London

Preparation for undergraduate degrees in computer science, business computing systems and games technology. The International Foundation combines academic study, intensiv ... [+]

Academic study, intensive English language teaching and study skills to prepare you for entry into the first year of a university degree in areas such as computer science, business computing systems and games technology.

Why apply for the International Foundation programme? guaranteed university placement for all successful students access to City, University of London support and facilities multiple start dates

There are two course options available:

International Foundation (3 terms) – this is the standard option Extended International Foundation (4 terms) – this option features an additional term of English at the beginning for extra language support Where does it take me? ... [-]
United Kingdom London
January 2020
Full-time
6 - 12 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
University of Exeter

Offering you direct entry to year one of an undergraduate degree in mathematics, economics, finance and management related subjects at the University of Exeter. ... [+]

Offering you direct entry to year one of an undergraduate degree in mathematics, economics, finance and management related subjects at the University of Exeter.

Why apply for the International Foundation programme? guaranteed university placement for all successful students a campus based programme with access to university facilities multiple start dates

There are two course options available:

International Foundation (3 terms) - this is the standard option Extended International Foundation (4 terms) - this option features an additional term of English at the beginning for extra language support Where will it take me?

Our progression guarantee:

We guarantee to find you a place to study on an appropriate degree and university if you successfully complete your International Foundation programme, follow professional advice offered by INTO staff and meet minimum attendance requirements.... [-]

United Kingdom Exeter
October 2019
Full-time
9 - 12 months
Campus
University of East Anglia

Prepare for your bachelor's degree in a choice of over 50 degrees at a leading university. The INTO UEA International Foundation programme improves your level of English, ... [+]

Progress to a wide variety of undergraduate degrees at the University of East Anglia, ranging from accounting and finance to history of art.

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
St Clare's Oxford

St Clare’s is an international, independent centre of excellence in Oxford established in 1953. We welcome students from over 40 countries. Our Business Foundation is a ... [+]

St Clare’s is an international, independent centre of excellence in Oxford established in 1953. We welcome students from over 40 countries. Our Business Foundation is a year-long programme that prepares you for university study at highly ranked universities in the UK, Europe and beyond.

Why St Clare’s?

We help you with the transition from high school to university Small, interactive classes, 12 students maximum Continual support through one-to-one meetings with your Personal Tutor Individual guidance from our in-house expert Careers & Higher Education Advisers A small, friendly and truly international college Excellent location – an hour from London, in a safe, desirable suburb north of the city of Oxford Oxford is one of the greatest centres of learning in the world and your teachers include museums, lectures and cultural visits to help you make Oxford your classroom 100% of students who successfully completed the course got a place at university We find the right course at the best university for you. ... [-]
United Kingdom Oxford
September 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
Westminster International College

Students who do not have 'A' Level or equivalent qualifications for direct entry to a Bachelor's Degree Programme are required to complete a 3 Semester Degree Foundation ... [+]

Foundation in Business

Students who do not have 'A' Level or equivalent qualifications for direct entry to a Bachelor's Degree Programme are required to complete a 3 Semester Degree Foundation Course (DF) prior to commencing BA (Hons) Business Studies Course.

After finishing the Foundation Course, you can transfer directly to the main Degree course.

Students can expect to complete the entire degree foundation and degree in approximately 4 years.

Many of our students have found studying the Foundation Course prior to the main Degree schedule extremely useful. It will help you become accustomed to the rigour of academic learning and also provides an excellent orientation course for studying at undergraduate level in Malaysia and/or London.... [-]

Malaysia Subang Jaya
January 2020
12 months
Campus
Jacobs University Foundation Year

You are young, ambitious and are looking for inspiration? You have finished high school, want a taste of life at university, and yearn to learn more about the world and i ... [+]

You are young, ambitious and are looking for inspiration? You have finished high school, want a taste of life at university, and yearn to learn more about the world and its cultures? Then you will be interested in our Foundation Year Program.

Planning and preparing for your academic future is an important step. Join Jacobs University’s Foundation Year Program to explore different fields of study and to acquire academic learning skills before starting your bachelor’s degree.

Based on your individual academic background and your needs and goals, you can design your own Foundation Year learning experience. As a Foundation Year student, you can attend undergraduate courses from various fields of study and choose between different types of preparatory classes to improve your academic skills. Furthermore, you live on our international campus and can enjoy the full perks of student life in the residential colleges.... [-]

Germany Bremen
September 2019
Full-time
1 - 1 year
Campus