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    I'm about to go into a foundation program but thing is, I'm panicking about what skills I need to have in order to actually be able to follow the course without confusion...

    I'm kind of bad at math and science so really focusing on that (as that'll be the main thing I will learn)

    I need advice for what topics I should learn (for math and science).
    i.e. Algorithms/Logarithms/etc?

    (The course is supposedly equivalent to a grade 12 of high school.)

    Thanks in advance!
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    (Original post by mystickal)
    I'm about to go into a foundation program but thing is, I'm panicking about what skills I need to have in order to actually be able to follow the course without confusion...

    I'm kind of bad at math and science so really focusing on that (as that'll be the main thing I will learn)

    I need advice for what topics I should learn (for math and science).
    i.e. Algorithms/Logarithms/etc?

    (The course is supposedly equivalent to a grade 12 of high school.)

    Thanks in advance!
    Maybe try to get your hands on some textbooks for AS or A2 if you want to learn some things. I had a friend who did a foundation course having moved from the US and she found it hard but they gave her everything she needed to know.

    Personally I wouldn't worry about it until I started and then you could judge how much you need to work on and what you need to know. If you've got time before then though I would suggest maybe looking on exam boards for maths and science specifications and seeing what you don't recognise and then looking it up.

    I hope this helps! I don't have much experience but my friend did a foundation course for marine biology and she really enjoyed it.
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    What is the foundation course exactly? They're targeted to the subject they will grant you access to. But by their very definition, they teach foundational level material (which is the basics).

    - You'll be looking for pre-university level materials; as & a2.
    - Contact the course provider if a syllabus / curriculum isn't posted on the application page
    - Take it as it comes. Learn what you need to know when you're taught it. You won't be thrown in the deep end.

    Regards
    Scott Harvey

    Founder of Peak Preparation and Creator of the Didn't Study? It's Not Too Late Method
 
 
 
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