Foundation degree is for international students who want to achieve a British degree but not eligible for direct entry to Bachelor program and need additional English language improvement and academic preparation. Foundation program is a 6 months to 1 year preparatory program to design to develop the student for University’s 1st year. It works as an intermediately curriculum for the main program. Students with poor English and academic result should undertake foundation program before joining in to the Bachelor program.
Foundation programs are available for different pathway i.e. Business; Science; Finance; Management; Marketing; Law; Computing; Media; Art & Design; Pharmacy and Humanities.
In order to accepted for Foundation program a minimum of overall 4.5 IELTS score is required and no less than 4.0 in any individual components along with student Higher Secondary Certificate.
UK universities are well known for its undergraduate program in numerous disciplines. Undergraduate programs can be 3 to 4 years in the UK based on the course and intake. Most of the international students undertake a 3 years Bachelor program consisting of lecturers, assignments, seminars, workshops and projects. Few modules in the program are option i.e. student can design their own program based on their necessity. International students can work for 20 hours a week during the term time which can be used as a tool to integrate with the society; improving ones English language practical skill and earning handsome amount of money for support oneself.
On the other hand, most of the science and engineering Bachelor degrees are designed for 4 years. Also there are 1 year Bachelor programs are available known as Top Up if the students have a UK Level 5 Higher National Diploma.