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I am applying for optometry with foundation year in uni of Huddersfield.I have to join foundation year because i can't meet the English language requirements for optom program my accademic requirments meet the entry criteria .Does foundation year was easy for me is it wise decision or not .Actually I am not sure that after doing fou dation year can I get place in optom program or not .
Original post by Enmaxx123
I am applying for optometry with foundation year in uni of Huddersfield.I have to join foundation year because i can't meet the English language requirements for optom program my accademic requirments meet the entry criteria .Does foundation year was easy for me is it wise decision or not .Actually I am not sure that after doing fou dation year can I get place in optom program or not .

Right, this sounds confusing.

Personally, if I couldn't meet the English Language requirements, I would sit out for a year and sit GCSE English Language and then apply for the MOptom course instead of sitting the foundation year. For one, it's a lot cheaper; two, it might be quicker depending on where you do it.

Huddersfield doesn't offer a foundation year for MOptom per se, but it does offer the Science Extended Degree course, which is effectively a foundation year: https://courses.hud.ac.uk/full-time/undergraduate/science-extended-degree-leading-to-a-bsc-hons-degree/
From this webpage, you would see the following:
"Progression onto Optometry and Pharmacy is dependent on meeting stringent performance levels in the Science Extended Degree. You must pass all modules with an overall pass mark of at least 70 per cent. Plus at least 70 per cent in the Chemistry module and 70 per cent in the Maths and Physics module. You may also undertake an interview with the Optometry or Pharmacy admissions staff." 
So yes, you can go onto the MOptom course through the foundation year, but you would need to be near perfect in order to get onto the degree. Personally, I would find doing the GCSE an easier alternative.

If you are not completely sure about the above, you could always contact undergrad admissions to check. Unfortunately, there doesn't seem to be a contact page specifically for the health and social care department, so you will have to contact general admissions and wait for your message to finally reach the right department. See:
https://www.hud.ac.uk/contact/
Original post by Enmaxx123
I am applying for optometry with foundation year in uni of Huddersfield.I have to join foundation year because i can't meet the English language requirements for optom program my accademic requirments meet the entry criteria .Does foundation year was easy for me is it wise decision or not .Actually I am not sure that after doing fou dation year can I get place in optom program or not .

Did you get the place
Reply 3
Original post by Haseebamar
Did you get the place

Now uni offer me to take password test for direct admission into optom year 1. If I didn't meet the requirements after this test then I am going to take admission in foundation year. Are you also applying ...?
Original post by Haseebamar
Did you get the place


Yes cuzz big up bd
Reply 5
Original post by RedLantern
Yes cuzz big up bd

You got admission in Moptom program in uni of Huddersfield ?
Original post by Enmaxx123
You got admission in Moptom program in uni of Huddersfield ?


Yess cuzzy
Reply 7
Original post by RedLantern
Yess cuzzy

O that's nice then we will be class fellows if I got direct amdiison in Moptom year 1 instead of foundation year
Original post by Enmaxx123
O that's nice then we will be class fellows if I got direct amdiison in Moptom year 1 instead of foundation year


A levels?
Reply 9
Original post by RedLantern
A levels?
No actually I already done my A levels and my grades meet the requirements for Moptom program but my eng language criteria does not meet the requiements.So that if I don't pass password test then I have to study foundation year program means science excluded degree.
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Original post by Enmaxx123
No actually I already done my A levels and my grades meet the requirements for Moptom program but my eng language criteria does not meet the requiements.So that if I don't pass password test then I have to study foundation year program means science excluded degree.


That’s sick cuzzy. I did the foundation yr

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