Foundation courses

Foundation and pre-masters courses offer an alternative route onto undergraduate or masters degrees.

Foundation

  • To help you progress onto an undergraduate degree.
  • Subjects across humanities and social sciences and science and engineering.
  • Humanities pathways open to international students only – science and engineering open to international, home and EU students.
  • Some courses are part of an integrated four- or five-year degree - others are a standalone one-year programme.

Pre-masters

  • To help you progress onto a masters degree.
  • Subjects across humanities and social sciences.
  • For international students only.
  • One-year long.

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  1. Accounting and Finance

    BSc (Hons)
  2. Accounting and Management

    BSc (Hons)
  3. Aerospace Engineering

    BEng (Hons), MEng (Hons)
  4. Astrophysics

    BSc (Hons), MSci (Hons)
  5. Biochemistry

    BSc (Hons), MSci (Hons)
  6. Biology

    BSc (Hons)
  7. Biomaterials for Biomedical Sciences

    BSc (Hons), BEng (Hons), MSci (Hons)
  8. Biomedical Engineering

    BEng (Hons), MEng (Hons)
  9. Biomedical Sciences

    BSc (Hons)
  10. Business Management

    BSc (Hons)
  11. Chemistry

    BSc (Hons), MSci (Hons)
  12. Computer Science

    BSc (Hons), MSci (Hons)
  13. Computer Science and Mathematics

    BSc (Hons)
  14. Computer Systems Engineering

    BEng (Hons), BSc (Hons)
  15. Creative Computing

    BSc (Eng) (Hons), BSc (Hons)
  16. Dental Materials

    BEng (Hons), MEng (Hons)
  17. Economics

    BSc (Econ) (Hons)
  18. Economics and Finance

    BSc (Econ) (Hons)
  19. Economics and International Finance

    BSc (Econ) (Hons)
  20. Economics and Politics

    BSc (Econ) (Hons)
  21. Economics, Finance and Management

    BSc (Econ) (Hons)
  22. Economics, Statistics and Mathematics

    BSc (Econ) (Hons)
  23. Electrical and Electronic Engineering

    BEng (Hons), MEng (Hons)
  24. Electronic Engineering

    BEng (Hons)
  25. Electronic Engineering and Telecommunications

    BEng (Hons), MEng (Hons)
  26. Finance

    BSc (Econ) (Hons)
  27. Financial Mathematics

    MSci (Hons), BSc (Hons)
  28. Genetics

    BSc (Hons)
  29. Graduate Diploma in Finance and Economics

    GradDip
  30. Graduate Diploma in Finance and Economics

    GradDip
  31. Graduate Diploma in Finance and Economics

    GradDip
  32. Graduate Diploma in Finance and Economics

    GradDip
  33. Graduate Diploma in Humanities and Social Sciences

    GradDip
  34. Graduate Diploma in Humanities and Social Sciences

    GradDip
  35. Graduate Diploma in Humanities and Social Sciences

    GradDip
  36. Graduate Diploma in Humanities and Social Sciences

    GradDip
  37. International Foundation Programme in Business and Management

    FdCert
  38. International Foundation Programme in Business and Management

    FdCert
  39. International Foundation Programme in Humanities and Social Sciences

    FdCert
  40. International Foundation Programme in Humanities and Social Sciences

    FdCert
  41. International Science and Engineering Foundation Programme

    FdCert
  42. International Science and Engineering Foundation Programme

    FdCert
  43. Marketing and Management

    BSc (Hons)
  44. Materials Science and Engineering

    BEng (Hons), MEng (Hons)
  45. Materials and Design

    BEng (Hons), MEng (Hons)
  46. Mathematics

    BSc (Hons), MSci (Hons)
  47. Mathematics and Statistics

    BSc (Hons)
  48. Mathematics with Actuarial Science

    BSc (Hons)
  49. Mathematics with Finance and Accounting

    BSc (Hons)
  50. Mathematics with Statistics

    MSci (Hons), BSc (Hons)
  51. Mechanical Engineering

    BEng (Hons), MEng (Hons)
  52. Medical Genetics

    BSc (Hons)
  53. Neuroscience

    BSc (Hons)
  54. Pharmaceutical Chemistry

    BSc (Hons), MSci (Hons)
  55. Pharmacology and Innovative Therapeutics

    BSc (Hons)
  56. Physics

    BSc (Hons), MSci (Hons)
  57. Physics with Astrophysics

    BSc (Hons), MSci (Hons)
  58. Physics with Particle Physics

    BSc (Hons), MSci (Hons)
  59. Psychology

    BSc (Hons)
  60. Pure Mathematics

    BSc (Hons)
  61. Robotics Engineering

    BEng (Hons), BSc (Hons), MEng (Hons)
  62. Sustainable Energy Engineering

    BEng (Hons), MEng (Hons)
  63. Theoretical Physics

    BSc (Hons), MSci (Hons)
  64. Zoology

    BSc (Hons)
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From our students

Everyone has been really welcoming - as a foundation student, there is a lot of support available and I have really enjoyed becoming part of the student community.
— Nikita Ramrattan, Science and Engineering Foundation Programme (2017)

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