This course is primarily for candidates who have not studied the pre-requisite subjects needed for first-year entry, not met their expected entrance requirements due to adverse situations, a mature student returning to education or a care leaver.
This is a one year course that will enable you to progress onto Geography (BA or BSc), provided the relevant progression criteria are met. Our foundation course is taught in-house by University staff. As a student on the course you will be a full member the University, with the same access to the Studentsâ Union, clubs, societies, sports facilities and support services.
During the year you will undertake modules in Geography and other optional modules. You will be taught through a combination of lectures, seminars, workshops and tutorials.
Completing a foundation year can be a real attribute to your overall degree success. It not only opens doors to courses that may have previously looked closed, but also provides a sound base on which to establish a successful career. Many students who have completed the foundation year have also said how beneficial it was to them in supporting their transition into University life.
For a full list of areas studied, see the 'What You'll Study' section of the course page on our website.
Foundation modules are assessed via written exams and/or coursework assignments. Some modules are continually assessed throughout the year. Typical coursework assignments include: laboratory reports, essays, poster presentations, assessed tutorials, workshops and peer review (review fellow studentsâ performance). It is expected that for every hour you are in a structured class, you should spend two hours of your own time researching, writing up, learning work or doing set questions.
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Loughborough is an incredible university. The halls are excellent, clean and spacious, and the uni makes everything really exciting in first year with so much to get involved in. The sports and exercise facilities at the uni are really amazing too. There are so many great support structures and opportunities to join the union, as well as special campaigns, like Play With Pride, so you'll feel welcome and inspired throughout your studies.
Set for Year 1 for EU at £9,250
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Set for Year 1 for International at £17,500
Loughborough provides a fantastic atmosphere for your studies. Am extremely warm and friendly place with so much to get involved in. The facilities are wicked! To be honest the UK university rankings speak for themselves! You can’t go wrong here!
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