Degrees with a foundation year

Our degrees with a foundation year offer a route into degree level study for mature students without standard entry qualifications.

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The foundation year is designed to prepare students for their chosen course, building the confidence, academic skills and subject knowledge needed for successful degree level study.

On successful completion of the foundation year (see individual course pages for more information), students transfer to the academic department in which they will complete their degree.

We currently offer the following degrees with a foundation year:

Arts and Humanities


Arts and Humanities dual courses


Health and Sciences


Social Sciences

Upcoming events

Rediscover Your Potential 2019
20th November 5PM-8PM

Mature student open evening.

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The Discover Course 2019/2020

Six week courses in Barnsley, Sheffield and Rotherham. 

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