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University Foundation Year

OTHM Level 3 Foundation Diploma for Higher Education Studies

Course Duration: Full-time 6 months or Part-time 9 months

Intakes: September | January | April

Mode of Study: Online

The Foundation Year is an entry route to all our undergraduate courses. It ensures that each learner is equipped with in-depth  knowledge of study skills, mathematics, computing, society and culture, business and accounting.

For entry onto the Foundation Year, learners must:

  • Have sufficient capability at the right level to undertake the learning and assessment criteria. 

  • Should be at least 16 years old

  • Preferably to have secondary/high school diploma

English requirements: If a learner is not a national of an English-speaking country, they must provide evidence of English language competency at a standard equivalent to the levels identified below:

  • Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) level B2

  • Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic) 51

  • IELTS 5.5; Reading and Writing must be at 5.5

Tasks consist of presentations, essays, case studies, reports. Students will download and submit their assessments through our online learning platform.

Students will achieve an OTHM Level 3 Diploma for Higher Education Studies.

Studying in Garden

Full time: Students will take three subjects per quarter with a total of 2 quarters lasting 6 months.

Part time: Students will take wo subjects per quarter with a total of 3 quarters lasting 9 months.

Unit 1: Academic English and Study Skills

UK Credit: 20

Unit 2: Foundation Mathematics

UK Credit: 20

Unit 3: Foundation Computing

UK Credit: 20

Unit 4: Society and Culture

UK Credit: 20

Unit 5: Introduction to Business

UK Credit: 20

Unit 6: Foundation Accounting and Economics

UK Credit: 20

Online Teaching

Tuition &
Course Materials

Students will study this program through our Hybrid Learning model.

This virtual study mode allows flexibility and expert-led teaching to be accessed from anywhere. Students only need their laptop and a stable internet connection. Sessions are recorded and available to be rewatched at any time through the learning portal. The learning management system gives students access to course materials and resources relevant to the study programme, such as textbooks, presentations, case studies and guides. If required, additional private tuition hours can be booked.

Our program is delivered in partnership with OTHM

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OTHM is a British awarding organization who offer a range of diplomas which lead to degree top-up programs. You can find out more information about our affiliation here.

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