Foundation Certificate in Higher Education (Online) in Higher Education at University of Derby aims to provide you with the transferable skills, knowledge and competence required to gain an accessible route into higher education with the opportunity to progress on to undergraduate or postgraduate courses that require a higher level of English and Maths.
It bridges the gap for any students who do not currently hold the appropriate level or traditional entry qualifications in English and Maths to embark on their learning journey into higher education.
It is also ideal for those who already have a wealth of experience and a range of qualifications but may not have previously studied at university level. This course provides you with an opportunity to learn the skills taught at GCSE/AS Maths and English levels or equivalent, while introducing academic study skills that will help you with future higher educational (HE) courses.
You may also be looking to refresh your study skills before taking the next step in education, looking to take this course as part of your continuing professional development (CPD) or to enhance your career employability.
This programme will allow you to develop an in depth knowledge and understanding of the skills required to succeed in an undergraduate degree and Higher Education. You will develop a range of transferable skills through activities and module content that will also contribute to your continuing professional development.
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- English for Academic Purposes
- Study Skills for Higher Education
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- 12 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApplication deadline not specified.
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- Level 2 qualifications such as GCSE (grades A-C); NVQ; Skills for Life; Higher Diploma; BTEC award - certificate and diploma; Cambridge National; Cambridge Technical.
- Candidates with extensive work/vocational experience will be considered on an individual basis
- CV and personal statement
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International2520 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 2520 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
National2520 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 2520 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.