University Foundation Year
OTHM Level 3 Foundation Diploma for Higher Education Studies
Course Duration: Full-time 1 year or Part-time 2 years
Intakes: September | January | May
Mode of Study: Online
The Eton University Foundation Year is designed to provide learners with a foundation to provide an entry route to our undergraduate courses. It is designed to ensure that each learner is equipped with knowledge of study skills, mathematics, computing, society and culture, business and accounting, providing the knowledge and skills to adapt rapidly to change and progress with their learning.
Applicants must be a minimum of 18 years old at the start of the course and have an English level equivalent to CEFR B2, Pearson Academic 51 or IELTS 5.5. If you are unsure of your current level, please contact for further options.
FULL TIME - Four subjects per quarter, each quarter is 20 UK credits / 4 US credits
PART TIME - Two subjects per quarter, each quarter is 10 UK credits / 2 US credits
Each quarter contains between 4-6 tasks which could consist of; presentations, essays, case studies, reports. The word count per quarter is between 2,500-3,500.
Students will download and submit their assessment through our online learning platform
Students will achieve a OTHM Level 3 Diploma for Further Education Studies, similar to this one
Our program is awarded by OTHM.
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.
All our programs follow a Hybrid Learning model. This means for every quarter, you'll take part in 8 one-to-one, or small group sessions with an expert tutor from the UK. Each session lasts 45 minutes during which you will delve into the course materials and take part in interesting discussions relating to your course topics. You’ll be able to ask questions, get access to additional resources and gain a deeper understanding of the topics. After the class has finished, you’ll be able to access all the materials including a recording of the session. The hours are highly flexible and are scheduled around your availability.
Alongside this, you'll also be given access to a range of textbooks, presentations, case studies, guides and other resources through our learning management system.
For those who would like extra tuition, we have virtual and classroom-based packages available starting from £400 for 10 hours. Find out more about these packages here.