Apply for the Global Study Centre and you'll be given an offer (conditional or unconditional) that covers both the two semester Foundation and the full duration of your degree at the University of Leicester. .
When you apply for a Student Visa, you will be issued with one visa covering your full academic journey in Leicester.
The Foundation programme is the first stage of the undergraduate study route. The transition from high school to university is a big step, perhaps the most important in a student’s life. The Global Study Centre understands this, and will provide you with the guidance and support you need to progress seamlessly onto your degree.
A Foundation at the Global Study Centre is the perfect option for students who need to improve their skills and raise their academic level before progressing onto the first year of an undergraduate degree.
This two semester programme will help you build your knowledge of your chosen degree subject, as well as offering extra English language and wider academic support.
Upon successful completion, you will automatically progress onto the first year of your degree.
Complete a Foundation and progress seamlessly into your chosen degree.
Develop your fundamental knowledge and understanding of economics and management before progressing onto your chosen degree.
Improve your fundamental knowledge and understanding of engineering and technology before progressing onto your chosen degree.
Develop your knowledge and understanding of social sciences, humanities and culture before progressing onto your chosen degree.
Broaden your understanding of scientific theories and disciplines before progressing onto your chosen degree, from Biochemistry to Geology.
Alternatively, if you're looking to study a management related degree you may find that you meet the entry requirements for the International Year One.
If you do not currently meet our English language entry requirements, you can apply for one of our Pre-Sessional English programmes.
There are many reasons why starting your study adventure with a Foundation could be the right option for you: