Classroom resource: The Complete Guide to Foundation Degrees
Foundation degrees offer a great deal of flexibility, combining academic study with work-based learning. Download our guide for your students to learn more...
Help answer your Year 13 students' questions surrounding foundation degrees by providing them with a clear guide to what they are and entail.
What's a foundation degree?A foundation degree (Fd) is a flexible qualification that combines academic study with work-based learning and can be studied full time, part time or by distance learning. Whether students want to study full-time, part-time or by distance learning, a foundation degree could be the perfect fit.
How can I use this resource in class?
Our free, downloadable guide to foundation degrees outlines what subjects students can study at this level, plus the pros and cons of a foundation degree. Suitable to share with Key Stage 5 students as a class, or for those students you think this is more relevant for.
What does it cover?The guide answers all your students' common questions surrounding an Fd:
- What is a foundation degree?
- What subjects can you study?
- How does it compare to a bachelor’s degree?
- Is a foundation degree right for you?
- How courses are structured and assessed
- Finding a course, applying and getting funding
- Career prospects and next steps
- What do foundation degree students do next?