Foundation Certificate in Higher Education (Foundation Certificate)

the United Kingdom

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The award
Foundation Certificate

How long you will study
1 year

Domestic course fees
GBP 2370 per total

How you will study
online

Course starts
January, May, September

International course fees
GBP 2370 per total

All study options

About Foundation Certificate in Higher Education at University of Derby Online Learning

The Foundation Certificate in Higher Education is an online Level 3 foundation course designed to provide you with the English, Maths and Study skills required in order to study at a higher education level.

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardFoundation CertificateHow you will studyOnlineHow long you will study1 year
    Course startsJanuary, May, SeptemberDomestic course feesGBP 2370 per totalInternational course feesGBP 2370 per total

Entry requirements

International/European students will:

  • Have graduated from secondary school in their country, demonstrating a basic level of English to benefit from the programme
  • Have a minimum IELTS 4.5 or equivalent.

Normally the entry qualification will need to be mapped to the UK equivalent course to ensuring access to the appropriate programme level (with a view to progressing to undergraduate level and achieving 60 credits at level 3). When applying, it is essential that you submit the following:

  • CV
  • Qualification evidence awarded in country [These will be checked for equivalency with the National Recognition Information Centre (NARIC) organisation]
  • Transcripts of all relevant education/training

Non-standard entrants:

If qualifications do not match the criteria above, it may be possible to access as a ‘non-standard’ entrant where there are equivalent/alternative qualifications. You will be required to submit evidence of work experience and have a discussion with the Academic Lead before being offered a place as a direct entrant to ensure that you have the necessary capacity for studying at level 3.

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