Integrated Foundation Year

Gain the confidence and skills to succeed in gaining your degree and future career

The integrated foundation year gives you extra time to adjust to university-level study before you start your undergraduate degree.

An integrated foundation year degree is an undergraduate degree with an additional foundation year attached. It's designed for students who may not have the necessary grades for an honours degree programme or students who are returning to study later in life and need support getting back into the swing of it.

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Postgraduate Open Evening - Business and Law - Lancaster

Thu 25 Apr 2019

If you're interested in studying Business or Law at a postgraduate level, this open evening is the perfect opportunity to find out more about our courses.

Campus Tour - Carlisle - Fusehill Street

Wed 1 May 2019

An opportunity to visit our Fusehill Street Campus.

Campus Tour - Lancaster

Wed 8 May 2019

An opportunity to visit our Lancaster campus.

Postgraduate Open Evening - Health - Lancaster

Thu 9 May 2019

If you're interested in studying Health at a postgraduate level, this open evening is the perfect opportunity to find out more about our courses.

Postgraduate Open Evening - Health - Carlisle - Fusehill Street

Thu 9 May 2019

There are many fantastic reasons to embark on one of our postgraduate courses, whether it’s to give yourself that extra advantage when applying for jobs, progress your current career or even if you just love your chosen subject and want to explore it further.

5 ways to make the most of your Applicant Visit Day

Posted: 18 Apr 2019

Coming to university is a big decision, so it's important to make sure you've got all your questions covered, that's why an applicant visit day can be really useful.

How to Choose a University

Posted: 21 Mar 2019

Amy here, a 1st year Outdoor Leadership student. In relation to choosing a university I can only draw from personal and peer experiences, therefore I will probably be a little biased towards my own (brilliant) course. Nevertheless, I will endeavour to impart practical, honest and mostly relevant advice that will help you compare universities and courses.

Is it really possible to juggle work, family and study while at university?

Posted: 28 Jan 2019

Here are our top tips for juggling commitments in all the different aspects of your life as you embark on your university studies.

Guide to finance for student parents

Posted: 19 Jan 2019

Studying while being a parent is both challenging and rewarding. With more commitments than students who don’t have children, you need to make sure that you make things as simple for yourself as possible. This includes having all the financial support in place which you are entitled to.

Top Tips for Meeting the UCAS Deadline

Posted: 7 Jan 2019

With the UCAS deadline for 2019 courses just over a week away (Tuesday 15th January), you may be starting to worry about your application. Is your personal statement good enough? Are you sure you’ll be happy at that university? Does your application effectively show what kind of student you are?