University Foundation Programme

The University Foundation Programme is designed to help you gain entry to a university where courses are taught in English. On completion of the course students receive the Bell Foundation Certificate, recognised by universities across the UK and beyond.

Our price promise

If you find this course cheaper elsewhere, we will match the price and give you a £50 voucher when you book*.

*Applies only to like-for-like dates at the same school on the same course for the same duration.


Minimum entry requirements

Course format

  • Length of study: 3 terms
  • Hours per week: 21
  • Maximum class size: 12
  • Typical student age: 18-35
  • Typical student mix:
    30% European, 40% Far Eastern, 30% Middle Eastern

Dates and fees

  • Start dates:
    • 28 Sep 2014
  • Tuition fees: 16500.00 GBP
  • Compulsory fees

    • Our admin fee: 49 GBP
    • Enrolment fee: 95.00 GBP
  • Other expenses:

Course overview

The University Foundation Programme is designed to prepare you for every aspect of university study. It is specifically designed to help you gain entrance to a university where courses are taught in English.

English language tuition

Improve your language level through:

  • Language development: reading, writing, listening and speaking skills, grammar and academic vocabulary.
  • Intensive exam preparation: one IELTS exam fee is included in your course, GMAT is also available on demand.
  • Weekly university style lectures: on a variety of interesting topics.

Academic skills tuition

A core module to help you develop essential skills for university study including:

  • Study skills: note taking, summarising, oral presentations, research methods, essay and report writing and critical thinking.
  • Information technology: computer-based skills including internet research, word processing, managing spreadsheets and creating presentations.


Subject tuition

All students study three subject modules in English. If you study on the 36-week course, you have a choice of nine subjects including Accounting and Finance, Law, Business Studies, Mathematics and Politics. The 28 week course focuses on the business related topics of Economics, Business Studies and Quantitative Methods.


Progress is assessed through exams and coursework assignments. The final grade is based on the marks from each module.

Higher education advice

Our expert independent advisors will guide you through every stage of the university application process.

Dedicated study area

In addition to the main learning centre, students have access to the university programmes study area, fully equipped with laptops and study resources.

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