How do I top up my Foundation Degree?

often by studying a one-year top-up course. You may have to study a short bridging course after completing your foundation degree and before starting your top-up year.
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How do you top up foundation?

Topping up your HND or Foundation Degree will typically take one further year of study. We offer a range of study options which you could consider; day, evening or weekends. You also have the option to spread your study over a longer period of time if you wish.
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How much does it cost to top up a degree in the UK?

Tuition fees for top-up degrees in the UK can vary, but generally range from £11,000 to over £20,000 for international students.
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What can you do after a foundation degree?

From here, you could continue your studies and move on to complete a Masters degree (level 7) - something that could help to enhance your career prospects and skills profile even further. Alternatively, you may wish to take a professional postgraduate qualification to enter a career such as account, law or teaching.
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How many credits do you need to pass Foundation Year?

You must take a selection of Level 0 modules worth at least 120 credits in total. All foundation years include core modules in: Academic Literacy and Communication Skills (20 credits) Maths and Statistics (20 credits)
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What is a Top Up?

Can I turn a foundation degree into a full degree?

You have many options after completing a foundation degree – here are some of them: • Continue to a full degree, by taking a one- year top-up course or entering the second or third year of a relevant degree course. Study for professional qualifications.
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Do you have to pass all modules in Foundation Year?

This is designed to prepare you for your dissertation or major project in your final year at university. You must pass all of the Integrated Foundation Year modules before progressing to the remainder of your studies.
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What is a foundation degree worth?

What is a Foundation Degree worth? A Foundation Degree is worth around 240 credits, made up of 120 credits at Level 4 and a further 120 credits at Level 5. If you only do a one year course, then the course is the equivalent to 120 credits only, not the full 240.
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How much is a foundation year worth?

A foundation degree is equivalent to two-thirds of a bachelor's degree and is worth 240 credits. It's great if you like learning on-the-job, but also want to gain a recognised qualification for your CV.
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Is it worth doing a foundation degree?

Foundation degrees are ideal if you're unsure about taking a full degree or if you want to study while you work. Whether you're working in or towards the role now, you can gain professional and technical skills to further your career – within a shorter time frame than a full degree.
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How long does a top up degree take?

Depending on the Top-up degree course that you choose, it can typically be completed in one year full-time or two years part-time. Some Top-up degrees may also offer flexible study options, such as online learning.
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Can you do a top up degree online?

Then a flexible online top-up degree from Arden University is the ideal choice. If you've completed a relevant two-year qualification, such as a BTEC, HND, or a Foundation Degree, our online top-up courses are your fast-track route to a full undergraduate degree in just one year of study.
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Which universities offering top up degrees in UK?

University of the West of England. University of Chichester. University of South Wales. York St John University.
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What is better a Foundation Degree or HND?

HND and foundation degrees are both vocational training courses that prepare students for skilled employment. While an HND degree provides a more specific focus on one subject, such as business or engineering, a foundation degree is more general in nature and provides students with a broad range of skills.
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How many credits do you need for a top-up degree?

In addition, where demand is high, some modules may be subject to a cap. To achieve the top-up degree you will need to compete a total of 120 credits made up from the core modules and optional 20-credit modules.
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Do you get UCAS points for a Foundation Year?

Typical entry requirements for a degree with a foundation year are 72 – 96 UCAS Tariff points. Visit our course list to find out more about the entry requirements for your preferred course.
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Can you do a masters with a foundation degree?

How can I do a Masters degree? You won't be able to make the leap from foundation degree to a postgraduate course. To enrol onto a Level 7 Masters course in the UK, you'll need a full Bachelors degree (at Level 6).
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Can you do a Foundation Year for free?

If so, then choosing to apply for your course with a Foundation Year might be the right option for you. The Foundation Year is free for students and is designed to be a one-year intensive academic course which will bridge any gaps between school and our academically challenging undergraduate courses.
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Do foundation degrees have grades?

A Foundation Degree may be classified as Pass, Merit or Distinction. To Pass the award, a student must achieve an overall average mark of at least 40%. To obtain a Distinction classification, a student must achieve an average of 70% or more over the 120 graded credits at level 5.
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How much is foundation year tuition UK?

The government has announced from the 2025/26 academic year, the maximum fee and loan limit for foundation years will be lowered to £5,760 for classroom-based subjects (humanities, business, and social sciences subjects). The maximum fee and loan limits of £9,250 will remain for all other subjects.
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Is foundation degree equivalent to bachelor degree?

A foundation degree is a standalone qualification awarded by universities and equivalent to two-thirds of an undergraduate bachelor's degree. They are work-related courses that focus on skills required by industry and often include a work placement.
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Is 65 a good mark at university UK?

When you start at university, any mark over 50% is a great grade. Getting a mark over 50% means that you are beginning to understand the difficult work of your degree. Getting over 60% is excellent because it means you have demonstrated a deep knowledge of your subject to the marker.
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How many modules in a foundation year?

There are six modules that make up the Foundation Year: Critical Thinking and Reflective Learning. Important Thinkers Through History. Language and Culture.
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What grade do you need for foundation year?

There are no set GCSE requirements, with the exception of the Engineering Foundation Year and the Technology Foundation Year, which require GCSE Grade 4 (or Grade C) in Mathematics and English. For all other subject areas, the Foundation Year will cover these skills in preparation for degree study.
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