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
This course has limited vacancies, and is no longer accepting applications from some students. See the list below for where you normally live, to check if you’re eligible to apply.
Republic of Ireland
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
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
There is no data available for this course. For further information visit the Discover Uni website.
Fees and funding
|Republic of Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|
Additional fee information
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