9 Top Foundation Year Programs in USA 2020

A Foundation Year is a one-year program that prepares students for full-time undergraduate study. The program is available at many universities, and it introduces individuals to a variety of subjects and preps them for more rigorous college coursework.Students who pursue a Master generally spend one to two years in the enhanced study of their chosen field. This program is taken after receiving a b… Read more

A Foundation Year is a one-year program that prepares students for full-time undergraduate study. The program is available at many universities, and it introduces individuals to a variety of subjects and preps them for more rigorous college coursework.

Students who pursue a Master generally spend one to two years in the enhanced study of their chosen field. This program is taken after receiving a bachelor’s degree, and available areas of study include science, law, technology, finance, social sciences and the arts.

The United States of America is a large country in North America, often referred to as the "USA", the "US", the "United States", "America", or simply "the States". American colleges are funded by "tuition" charged to the student, which is often quite expensive, very commonly reaching into the tens of thousands of dollars per year.

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Paris College Of Art
Paris, France

Foundation, the first year of our four-year degree program, is built on the philosophy that there are fundamental approaches, skills, and knowledge to be learned that are comm ... +

Foundation, the first year of our four-year degree program, is built on the philosophy that there are fundamental approaches, skills, and knowledge to be learned that are common to all creative disciplines. We encourage students to have a cross-disciplinary foundation attitude: to take risks, suspend disbelief and generally be open to new experiences and ways of looking at the world. -
Foundation Year
Full-time
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
UC Berkeley Global: Study-Abroad Opportunities
Berkeley, USA

Welcome to the vibrant university town of Berkeley, California! As part of the College Foundations Program (CFP), you'll join other international high school graduates prepari ... +

Welcome to the vibrant university town of Berkeley, California! As part of the College Foundations Program (CFP), you'll join other international high school graduates preparing for university study. Attend college-level courses where you'll build English skills and become familiar with typical U.S. university classroom discussions and assignments. Boost your TOEFL and SAT scores through test preparation and get personal college admissions advising. -
Foundation Year
Full-time
4 - 8 months
English
Campus
 
Rose Bruford College of Theatre and Performance
Belfast, United Kingdom

This unique course is located in the vibrant heart of Belfast in Northern Ireland, which is the ‘go-to’ location for big-budget films and TV including: Game of Thrones at the ... +

This unique course is located in the vibrant heart of Belfast in Northern Ireland, which is the ‘go-to’ location for big-budget films and TV including: Game of Thrones at the Titanic Studios, Star Wars, Line of Duty and Kenneth Brannagh’s new Disney film and The Derry Girls. This intensive full-time course focuses on acting for TV, film and related career paths. The course is delivered over 20 weeks and delivers core classes in voice, movement, acting, improvisation, screen technique, professional preparation and text work as well as two practical film projects and audition technique. -
Foundation Year
Full-time
6 months
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
University of Pisa Summer & Winter Schools
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
01 Sep 2020
30 Jun 2020
Campus
 
Up With People
Brussels, Belgium +1 More

Looking for a Gap Year program? Want to spend 6 or 12 months traveling the world? Up with People has been offering one of the most unique Gap Year experiences for young people ... +

Looking for a Gap Year program? Want to spend 6 or 12 months traveling the world? Up with People has been offering one of the most unique Gap Year experiences for young people from around the world for more than five decades. The diversity of experiences available with Up with People is perfect for the person who wants to maximize their Gap Year opportunity! -
Foundation Year
Full-time
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Vantage Travel International
Auckland, New Zealand

Developed for international students, AFY isa programme of academic subjects, study skillsand English language training designed to provide you with a direct path to a success ... +

Developed for international students, AFY isa programme of academic subjects, study skillsand English language training designed to provide you with a direct path to a successful degree study at any NZ university. Completing the Pre-Foundation Programme will allow entry into the AFY Standard Programme. -
Foundation Year
Full-time
22 - 40 weeks
English
Campus
 
Center for Creative Leadership
Greensboro, USA +7 More

You will get an honest evaluation of your leadership style - and you will learn how your personality and the way you communicate helps or hurts your ability to influence other ... +

You will get an honest evaluation of your leadership style - and you will learn how your personality and the way you communicate helps or hurts your ability to influence others and resolve conflict. -
Foundation Year
Part-time
3 days
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Rose Bruford College of Theatre and Performance
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

The Acting Foundation Course provides rigorous and in-depth training that will give you the skills, techniques and confidence invaluable either as a preparation for further vo ... +

The Acting Foundation Course provides rigorous and in-depth training that will give you the skills, techniques and confidence invaluable either as a preparation for further vocational training, higher education (degree or MA/MFA) or for a career in the performing arts. The course is designed to support your development as an actor in training, auditioning and future practice in a way that is rigorous and professional. It will also develop you physically, vocally and imaginatively whilst encouraging an independent and in-depth approach to your work. -
Foundation Year
Full-time
6 months
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
University of Pisa Summer & Winter Schools
Pisa, Italy

Foundation Course prepares students interested in studying a degree program in Agriculture, Computer Science, Economics, Engineering, Maths, Medicine, Natural Sciences, Pharma ... +

Foundation Course prepares students interested in studying a degree program in Agriculture, Computer Science, Economics, Engineering, Maths, Medicine, Natural Sciences, Pharmacy, and Physics. The content of the courses takes into account the admission exam to Medicine and the evaluation tests students must take in order to access a degree program. -
Foundation Year
Full-time
English, Italian
Oct 2020
30 Jun 2020
Campus
 

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