Foundation Degree

Work-based qualifications equivalent to the first two years of an honours degree and are often available by either full-time or part-time study. Full-time will usually take 2 years to complete and within 3 years if studied part-time.

On successful completion of a Foundation degree you will have a guaranteed progression route to a named Honours degree, where you will normally join the third year of the programme.

Full-time foundation degree awards

Foundation Degree UCAS CodeProvider
Animal Science with Animal Behaviour  1A44South Staffordshire College
Contemporary Art Practice*  W900Bournville College, Burton and South Derbyshire College, Stafford College
Contemporary Art Practice: Dance and Theatre Arts (Top-up)* W500 Burton and South Derbyshire College
Dance & Theatre Arts*  WW54Burton and South Derbyshire College
Digital Media Production: Photography*  P390Burton and South Derbyshire College, Stafford College
Early Childhood Studies Ashton Sixth Form College, Shrewsbury College of Arts and Technology
FDSc Electrical and Electronic Technology H564Heart of Worcester, Shrewsbury College of Arts & Technology
Fashion Studies*  W230Stafford College
Film and Television Production Technology*  P392Bournville College, South Staffordshire College, Stafford College
Football Coaching and Development  7F72Stafford College
Graphics & Digital Design*  G463Stafford College
Health Studies  L514Shrewsbury College, Stafford College
Health and Social Care  Riverside College
FDSc Manufacturing Technology H748Heart of Worcester, Shrewsbury College of Arts & Technology
Mechanical Technology H753 Shrewsbury College of Arts & Technology
Music and Audio Production* Burton and South Derbyshire College, Dudley College, Newcastle-under-Lyme College
Paralegal Skills Heart of Worcestershire College
Performing Arts (Musical Theatre)* South Staffordshire College
Public Services  L430Ashton Sixth Form College, Stoke-on-Trent College
Sports Coaching and Physical Education C640Shrewsbury College, N&SCG - Stafford Campus, Riverside College

Sports Development & Coaching

 

  CX6D

 

Birmingham Metropolitan College, Burton and South Derbyshire College, Chesterfield College, Stafford College, North Shropshire College

 

*These awards may be available to study on a part-time basis - please enquire at your chosen college

Part-time foundation degree awards

Foundation DegreeProvider
Animal Science with Animal Behaviour South Staffordshire College
Business ManagementEconomic Solutions Limited (The Skills Company)
Contemporary Art PracticeStafford College
CounsellingRiverside College
Counselling Theory and PracticeShrewsbury College
Early Childhood StudiesAshton Sixth Form College, Burton and South Derbyshire College, Newcastle-under-Lyme College, Shrewsbury College of Arts & Technology, South Staffordshire College, Stafford College, Stoke-on-Trent College
EducationAshton Sixth Form College, Burton and South Derbyshire College, Riverside College, Shrewsbury College of Arts & Technology, Stafford College, Stoke-on-Trent College, Economic Solutions Limited (The Skills Company)
Electrical and Electronic TechnologyHeart of Worcester, Newcastle-under-Lyme College, Shrewsbury College
FDSc Hospital Engineering Eastwood Park Ltd
Information Communication Technology Stoke on Trent College
Manufacturing TechnologyHeart of Worcester, Shrewsbury College of Arts & Technology
Mechanical TechnologyHeart of Worcester, Newcastle-under-Lyme College, Shrewsbury College of Arts & Technology
FDSc Medical Equipment Technologies Eastwood Park Ltd
Offender ManagementStafford College
Paralegal SkillsHeart of Worcestershire College

^award subject to approval

For further information or to apply for any of these courses please contact our partner colleges direct

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