Hey there! Sign in to join this conversationNew here? Join for free
    • Thread Starter
    Offline

    0
    ReputationRep:
    I've applied and got a place to study the English Integrated Degree at Goldsmiths, starting on the foundation year, (year 0).
    It says in the course specification that if I achieve satisfactory results, I can then progress to the full English degree (year 1).
    However, I can also pull out of the programme with a 'Foundation Certificate'.

    Nothing's set in stone, but I was wondering if it would be possible to apply to another university, with a foundation certificate in English.
    I should mention that I did practically fail my A-levels with CCC (this was due to exceptional circumstances- honestly).

    The Uni I want to apply to accepts a wide range of qualifications & admits candidates on individual merits- but doesn't specifically say they accept a Level 3 Foundation Certificate. Which is my concern, as a basic entry requirement.
    All they list are things like BTEC Diploma, Extended BTEC Diploma, Access and Supporting qualifications....etc.

    I don't suppose anyone will know the answer- but any suggestions? Has anyone successfully done this? I did way better at GCSEs and believe I do qualify as a 'non-traditional student'.

    I'm kinda losing sleep over it right now....

    Thanks
    Hannah
    • Official TSR Representative
    Offline

    7
    ReputationRep:
    (Original post by thecursedchildx)
    I've applied and got a place to study the English Integrated Degree at Goldsmiths, starting on the foundation year, (year 0).
    It says in the course specification that if I achieve satisfactory results, I can then progress to the full English degree (year 1).
    However, I can also pull out of the programme with a 'Foundation Certificate'.

    Nothing's set in stone, but I was wondering if it would be possible to apply to another university, with a foundation certificate in English.
    I should mention that I did practically fail my A-levels with CCC (this was due to exceptional circumstances- honestly).

    The Uni I want to apply to accepts a wide range of qualifications & admits candidates on individual merits- but doesn't specifically say they accept a Level 3 Foundation Certificate. Which is my concern, as a basic entry requirement.
    All they list are things like BTEC Diploma, Extended BTEC Diploma, Access and Supporting qualifications....etc.

    I don't suppose anyone will know the answer- but any suggestions? Has anyone successfully done this? I did way better at GCSEs and believe I do qualify as a 'non-traditional student'.

    I'm kinda losing sleep over it right now....

    Thanks
    Hannah
    Hi Hannah,

    Some universities will consider this, you would need to check with each individual institution if you wish to transfer after completing the Foundation year.

    All the best,
    Shaun
 
 
 
  • See more of what you like on The Student Room

    You can personalise what you see on TSR. Tell us a little about yourself to get started.

  • Poll
    Break up or unrequited love?
  • See more of what you like on The Student Room

    You can personalise what you see on TSR. Tell us a little about yourself to get started.

  • The Student Room, Get Revising and Marked by Teachers are trading names of The Student Room Group Ltd.

    Register Number: 04666380 (England and Wales), VAT No. 806 8067 22 Registered Office: International House, Queens Road, Brighton, BN1 3XE

    Quick reply
    Reputation gems: You get these gems as you gain rep from other members for making good contributions and giving helpful advice.