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Foundation Entry

We have a wide range foundation entry degree courses for students who are ready to study for a degree but haven’t quite achieved the necessary qualifications for their course.

Foundation entry degrees are beneficial if you didn’t study the appropriate subjects at A Level or are returning to study after an extended break. Foundation entry degree courses typically involve an additional year of study at the beginning of your undergraduate course. Many of our Foundation Entry degrees offer some flexibility within the subject area at the end of the first year, giving you more time to decide on your specific pathway.

Why choose a foundation entry degree?

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Discover our Foundation Entry courses

We have a wide range of foundation entry programmes available - from art and design, to engineering and medical sciences. Whatever your passion, this could be the route for you to achieve your degree. Explore our subject areas and the foundation entry degrees available.

Discover your future
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Is there any extra financial help?

There’s lots of financial support to get you started – including a new travel bursary and a progression bursary, and you can also apply for a student loan, irrespective of age. We’ll help you gain study skills, and provide support for your wellbeing throughout your course.

Find out more about our foundation entry bursaries