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    Hi all!

    Not sure where exactly to post this question.

    Basically I'm doing a foundation degree course where I'm in year 0. I'm wondering if I can possibly transfer to another university either at year 1 or year 2?

    I know it's not exactly great to do it as I haven't had the "normal" qualifications to get onto the degree, but if I do progress onto the 1st or 2nd year would a transfer be allowed?

    This is due to a long distance relationship and wanting to be closer to my boyfriend.

    Thanks x
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    (Original post by that90sshow)
    Hi all!

    Not sure where exactly to post this question.

    Basically I'm doing a foundation degree course where I'm in year 0. I'm wondering if I can possibly transfer to another university either at year 1 or year 2?

    I know it's not exactly great to do it as I haven't had the "normal" qualifications to get onto the degree, but if I do progress onto the 1st or 2nd year would a transfer be allowed?

    This is due to a long distance relationship and wanting to be closer to my boyfriend.

    Thanks x
    You can try and transfer into the first year of another degree. Its normally easiest at the uni you are studying at. Certain foundation degrees are standalone qualifications and ones from more prestigious unis travel better. You simply have to do the reserach and find somewhere which will accept you.
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    (Original post by that90sshow)
    Hi all!

    Not sure where exactly to post this question.

    Basically I'm doing a foundation degree course where I'm in year 0. I'm wondering if I can possibly transfer to another university either at year 1 or year 2?

    I know it's not exactly great to do it as I haven't had the "normal" qualifications to get onto the degree, but if I do progress onto the 1st or 2nd year would a transfer be allowed?

    This is due to a long distance relationship and wanting to be closer to my boyfriend.

    Thanks x
    You need to be careful with your terminology

    If you're in year 0 then you're in a foundation YEAR or a degree WITH a foundation year.

    A foundation DEGREE is equivalent to the first 2 years of a degree (or an HND).

    Transfers rely on compatibility between courses - you'll need to contact universities you're interested in to find out if your current course is compatible. If you're a UK student then it's worth pointing out that if you switch from a 4 year BA/BSc with Foundation to a 3 year BA/BSc then you'll be classed as having used your "gift" year of student finance (so if you decide to restart again or need to repeat a year then the second additional year will not be funded).
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    I'm in the same boat. I'm on an engineering foundation year at Swansea University and have already contacted The University of Manchester about possibly transferring to start Year 1 of Aerospace Engineering there, simply because its closer to home. They told me they accept transfers of this type and I had to apply through UCAS. My question is can anyone shed any more light on how exactly I apply through UCAS (under which category etc) and whether or not its too late to do so?
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    (Original post by ghanaman007)
    I'm in the same boat. I'm on an engineering foundation year at Swansea University and have already contacted The University of Manchester about possibly transferring to start Year 1 of Aerospace Engineering there, simply because its closer to home. They told me they accept transfers of this type and I had to apply through UCAS. My question is can anyone shed any more light on how exactly I apply through UCAS (under which category etc) and whether or not its too late to do so?
    WHat do you mean by "under which category"? You just apply the same as you did last year but instead of a buzzword you apply individually and ask someone on your foundation year to provide your reference.

    You need to ask Manchester whether they're still accepting Year 1 applications for that course from someone in your situation.
 
 
 

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