University of Derby has opted into the TEF and received a Gold award.
This course will help you to ease back into education and provide you with support throughout. Upon successful completion of this course you will be able to progress onto a University of Derby undergraduate degree without needing any previous qualifications and you are guaranteed a place on any of our joint honours degrees and some of our single honours degrees. As well as improving your language and numeracy skills you’ll develop your confidence in writing essays and reports, undertaking research, delivering presentations, managing your time and working as part of a team. You’ll be taught in classes where you will actively engage with other students and lecturers in both groups and discussions. Further information can be found at https://www.derby.ac.uk/access-courses/foundation-joint-honours/
How to apply
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
15 January*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||Not accepted|
|GCSE/National 4/National 5||GCSE Maths and English Grade C/Grade 4 (or above) or equivalent qualification|
There are no formal entry requirements, however, you will need to demonstrate a commitment and ability to study at this level, and take a literacy and numeracy screening test before we can offer you a place. GCSE Maths and English are preferred for entry to the course but level 2 English and Maths can be studied alongside your course. However, if you undertake L3 Physics or Maths as part of your course you are required to have achieved GCSE Maths Grade C or above prior to you starting your studies.
English language requirements
IELTS overall score at a minimum of 5.5; with at least IELTS 5.0 in each band (Reading, Listening, Speaking, Writing) or another Secure English Language Test(SELT)at CEFR level B2 or above
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|
Additional fee information
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