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Degree with Foundation Year (Hope Park)

Successful completion of the Foundation Year will enable you to progress into the first year (Level C) of your chosen honours degree. If you are a full time UK student, you will qualify for student financial support for the full duration of your course (subject to relevant criteria).

A significant part of our Degree with Foundation Year focuses upon core skills such as academic writing at HE level, becoming an independent learner, structuring academic work, critical thinking, time management and note taking.

The Degree with Foundation Year is particularly suitable for those who wish to undertake studies in the following subjects. 

Education focus

Humanities focus

Social Science focus

Business focus

Disability Studies in Education

Creative Writing

Childhood and Youth

Accounting & Finance

Early Childhood

English Language

Criminology

Business

Education (not teacher training)

English Literature

Health & Social Care

Marketing

Special Educational Needs

Film & Visual Culture

Health & Well-being

 Tourism Management

 

 History

Sociology

 

 

International Relations 

Social Policy

 

 

Law

 

 
 

Media & Communication

   
 

Philosophy & Ethics

 

 

 

Philosophy, Ethics & Religion

 

 

 

Politics

 

 

 

Religious Studies

   

 

Theology

 

 

The Foundation Year is a full-time course and forms the first year of a four-year degree. You will be a student of the University and have access to all the standard support systems and resources that any degree student would be able to access.

Programme structure

Teaching on this programme will be a mixture of lectures, tutorials and individual learning. You will have approximately 12 teaching hours per week, for 26 weeks of the year.

Assessment and feedback

Assessment on this programme includes essays, exams and an Individual Learning Project. The Individual Learning Project will be your opportunity to relate your studies to the subject you want to progress onto.

You will receive written feedback on all of your assessments, and you will have the opportunity to discuss this is more detail with your tutor.

Contact us

Got a question? Contact our Admissions Team: 

admission@hope.ac.uk 

0151 291 3899