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18 Online Foundation Year Programs

Online educational programs are a great way to sharpen your skills and build your knowledge base, without having to worry about the inconveniences of traditional classroom education. A variety of courses may be offered via the World Wide Web, allowing students around the world to learn on their own time. Many students wonder, just what is an online foundation year? This type of program is designed… Read more

Online educational programs are a great way to sharpen your skills and build your knowledge base, without having to worry about the inconveniences of traditional classroom education. A variety of courses may be offered via the World Wide Web, allowing students around the world to learn on their own time.

Many students wonder, just what is an online foundation year? This type of program is designed to give students a solid base for their future higher education experiences. In most cases, this is an introductory program designed to help students prepare for the rigors of higher education, as well as to provide them with essential knowledge they will be able to build upon later on. Foundation years may be offered in a variety of different disciplines, including design, media, or entrepreneurship.

Among the many benefits of an online foundation year are an increased amount of preparation for higher education, as well as a greater level of comfort with advanced courses. A foundation year can also help students sharpen academic skills such as research, communication, and analytical thinking.

The cost of one of these programs will depend on a number of different interacting factors. Be sure that you reach out to the institution you’re considering if you want to the most accurate and up-to-date financial information.

An online foundation year program can prepare students for a variety of different careers. Generally these programs are meant to help students get ready for advanced academic programs, which may lead them to become researchers, teachers, or professors. However, a foundation year can also be used to help someone who is currently working to build their skill set and qualifications. The possibilities are almost endless.

If you want to take an online foundation year, we can help. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Syracuse Academy
Syracuse , Italy

International students who are interested in applying for an Arts, Fashion, Design or Architecture degree in Italy have the opportunity to build and improve their skills, crea ... +

International students who are interested in applying for an Arts, Fashion, Design or Architecture degree in Italy have the opportunity to build and improve their skills, create their personal portfolio and to learn the Italian language from beginner to advanced level. The ideal pathway to enrolment into Italian universities or fine arts and design schools. The program is fully recognized by the Italian Ministry of Education and also grants direct admission (with no entry test) to the degree programs at MADE Fine Arts and Design Academy. The Foundation Year is an internationally recognized program awarding Italian Ministry of Education academic credits and granting direct admission to the degree programs at MADE Fine Arts and Design Academy, and preparing for admission to any university and design school in Italy. -
Foundation Year Foundation Year
Full-time
Part-time
7 - 10 months
English, Italian
Jan 2021
30 Dec 2020
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
University of Law Online Undergraduate
UK Online , United Kingdom

The International Foundation Programme - Law Online is designed to help you develop the academic and linguistic skills required for degree-level law study. This course can be ... +

The International Foundation Programme - Law Online is designed to help you develop the academic and linguistic skills required for degree-level law study. This course can be studied over 9 months, or 6 months as an accelerated version, and will offer you a basic introduction to key principles of law while boosting your skills in English language and maths. -
Foundation Year
Full-time
6 - 9 months
English
Jan 2021
Online
 
The University of Law Business School Online
UK Online , United Kingdom

The Online International Foundation Programme for Business is a one year course providing a pathway to undergraduate studies in Business. Students will gain an active understa ... +

The Online International Foundation Programme for Business is a one year course providing a pathway to undergraduate studies in Business. Students will gain an active understanding of a range of themes affecting the contemporary business world, such as international financial markets, management and marketing. -
Foundation Year
Full-time
6 - 9 months
English
Online
 

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Academy of Music & Sound Online
Edinburgh , United Kingdom

The AMSonline Foundation Degree in Music & Sound is developed to mirror the modern music industry allowing students to gain the skills to be an independent multi-skilled m ... +

The AMSonline Foundation Degree in Music & Sound is developed to mirror the modern music industry allowing students to gain the skills to be an independent multi-skilled music practitioner, fluent with various forms of multi-media. -
Foundation Year
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
English
Online
 
University of New York in Prague (UNYP)
Prague , Czech Republic

The goal of the Foundation Program is to improve the English language skills of prospective UNYP students so that they can qualify for a degree course. Credits awarded for cou ... +

The goal of the Foundation Program is to improve the English language skills of prospective UNYP students so that they can qualify for a degree course. Credits awarded for courses on the ESL2 program may be applied towards a UNYP bachelor’s degree. -
Foundation Year Foundation Year
Full-time
English
Campus
Online
 
Schellhammer Business School
Marbella , Spain

The Online University Foundation programme is aimed at students who are looking at gaining university entry or practical management experience in order to enhance their job pr ... +

The Online University Foundation programme is aimed at students who are looking at gaining university entry or practical management experience in order to enhance their job prospects. Upon completion, students receive a Level 3 Diploma. Students can then apply for admission onto a full on-campus Undergraduate Degree Bachelor’s degree programme from Schellhammer Business School or UK universities. Alternatively, students can continue their on-line studies up to Level 4/5 Extended Diploma in Management and then go on to complete an Undergraduate Top-Up degree on-campus. Both options are available at Schellhammer Business School or UK universities. -
Foundation Year
Full-time
English
08 Feb 2021
Online
 
St Clare's Oxford
Oxford , United Kingdom

St Clare’s is an international, independent centre of excellence in Oxford established in 1953. We welcome students from over 40 countries. Our PPE Foundation is a year-long p ... +

St Clare’s is an international, independent centre of excellence in Oxford established in 1953. We welcome students from over 40 countries. Our PPE Foundation is a year-long programme that prepares you for university study at highly ranked universities in the UK, Europe and beyond. -
Foundation Year Foundation Year
Full-time
English
Aug 2021
Campus
 
UC Berkeley Global: Study-Abroad Opportunities
Berkeley , USA

Welcome to the vibrant university town of Berkeley, California! As part of the College Foundations Program (CFP), you'll join other international high school graduates prepari ... +

Welcome to the vibrant university town of Berkeley, California! As part of the College Foundations Program (CFP), you'll join other international high school graduates preparing for university study. Attend college-level courses where you'll build English skills and become familiar with typical U.S. university classroom discussions and assignments. Boost your TOEFL and SAT scores through test preparation and get personal college admissions advising. -
Foundation Year Foundation Year
Full-time
4 - 8 months
English
Campus
 
University of Siena
Siena , Italy

A Foundation Year acts as a bridge between your current qualifications and 1st level Italian University courses (Bachelor) entry requirements or as a means to fill a gap in th ... +

A Foundation Year acts as a bridge between your current qualifications and 1st level Italian University courses (Bachelor) entry requirements or as a means to fill a gap in the educational background of an international student coming from a country where the higher education system requires a shorter period of education than that provided by the «Bologna Process» implemented in the European Union. -
Foundation Year Foundation Year
Full-time
English
Campus
Online
 
Online College of Art & Design

This Online Foundation Diploma in Fine Art will reveal who and what you are! If you want to know then study this practical highly expressive course. If you are provocative, in ... +

This Online Foundation Diploma in Fine Art will reveal who and what you are! If you want to know then study this practical highly expressive course. If you are provocative, intensely passionate, endlessly creative, unconventional if you have something to say then do this course. -
Foundation Year
Full-time
Part-time
English
Online
 
St Clare's Oxford
Oxford , United Kingdom

St Clare’s is an international, independent centre of excellence in Oxford established in 1953. We welcome students from over 40 countries. Our Business Foundation is a year-l ... +

St Clare’s is an international, independent centre of excellence in Oxford established in 1953. We welcome students from over 40 countries. Our Business Foundation is a year-long programme that prepares you for university study at highly ranked universities in the UK, Europe and beyond. -
Foundation Year Foundation Year
Full-time
English
Campus
 
Online College of Art & Design
Stevenage , United Kingdom

This stimulating course has a strong practical focus, embracing a broad range of approaches and media, across contexts such as editorial, illustration, or sequential narrative ... +

This stimulating course has a strong practical focus, embracing a broad range of approaches and media, across contexts such as editorial, illustration, or sequential narrative. -
Foundation Year
Full-time
Part-time
English
Online
 
Online College of Art & Design
Stevenage , United Kingdom

This Online Foundation Diploma course will develop your skills, knowledge and understanding of art and design and get you into University and the creative careers. If you are ... +

This Online Foundation Diploma course will develop your skills, knowledge and understanding of art and design and get you into University and the creative careers. If you are provocative, intensely passionate, endlessly creative, unconventional if you have something to say then do this course. -
Foundation Year
Full-time
Part-time
English
Online
 
Online College of Art & Design
Stevenage , United Kingdom

The Online Foundation Diploma in Fashion & Textiles Design is a three-stage, full-time or part-time programme designed for serious career-oriented students who wish to be ... +

The Online Foundation Diploma in Fashion & Textiles Design is a three-stage, full-time or part-time programme designed for serious career-oriented students who wish to be fashion or textile designers, footwear designers, stylists, make-up artists, fashion photographers, buyers, journalists and managers. -
Foundation Year
Full-time
Part-time
English
Online
 
Online College of Art & Design
Stevenage , United Kingdom

This stimulating and transformative photography course will empower you to enter the profession of photography. It will shape your identity as a photographer who possesses the ... +

This stimulating and transformative photography course will empower you to enter the profession of photography. It will shape your identity as a photographer who possesses the confidence and skills to challenge the contemporary practice. -
Foundation Year
Full-time
Part-time
English
Online
 

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