University courses

BA Business Management with Foundation Year

University of Bedfordshire

A Degree with a Foundation Year gives you guaranteed entry to an Undergraduate course, especially if you are returning to learning or if you didn't meet the requirements to start an Undergraduate Course. This is an integrated four-year degree, with the foundation year as a key part of the course. You will need to successfully complete the Foundation Year to progress on to the first year of your bachelor’s degree. This course only requires attendance for 2 days per week, and is fully Government funded. About the course You will gain a broad understanding of organisations on this vocational degree with a focus on managing people and processes in a large and small organisations. From the beginning you will start to develop the high levels of professionalism that employers look for, along with the understanding of how organisations operate and the ability to apply theory to real-life situations – making you efficient and effective in any organisational, cultural or social context. You will also gain an entrepreneurial understanding of bushiness and practical skills that will also prepare you to start your own.

Location: London or Birmingham

Requirements: Good English


BA Health and Social Care with Foundation Year

University of Bedfordshire

A Degree with a Foundation Year gives you guaranteed entry to an Undergraduate course, especially if you are returning to learning or if you didn't meet the requirements to start an Undergraduate Course. This is an integrated four-year degree, with the foundation year as a key part of the course. You will need to successfully complete the Foundation Year to progress on to the first year of your bachelor’s degree. This course only requires attendance for 2 days per week, and is fully Government funded. About the Course This course is designed to develop your knowledge of health and social care, and the wider social, policy, legal and organisational environment within which they are situated both within the UK and internationally. You will study areas including the sociology of health, public health, mental health, disability, multi-agency working as well as welfare and social care issues faced by vulnerable individuals and groups. There is a strong employability focus at all levels of the course, which will enable you to develop a range of transferable, employability-enhancing skills.

Location: London or Birmingham

Requirements: Good English


BA Education Studies with Foundation Year

University of Bedfordshire

A Degree with a Foundation Year gives you guaranteed entry to an Undergraduate course, especially if you are returning to learning or if you didn't meet the requirements to start an Undergraduate Course. This is an integrated four-year degree, with the foundation year as a key part of the course. You will need to successfully complete the Foundation Year to progress on to the first year of your bachelor’s degree. This course only requires attendance for 2 days per week, and is fully Government funded. About the course This course opens up careers in education e.g. primary teaching, taking a teacher training course, e.g. PGCE or GTP after graduating, or other careers working with children. Draw on sociology, psychology, philosophy, law, health and social welfare as you apply theory to practice in work-based settings. After a broad first year, you can focus on a particular theme, (eg special educational needs, technology and teaching preparation), preparing you to work in a range of professions with children and young people and allowing you to explore your own interests. Gain vital experience through work placements and volunteering, including a final year work-based unit in an educational setting, and develop research skills through doing a research project in an educational subject of your choice.

Location: London or Birmingham

Requirements: Good English