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Foundation Year

Find your Future with a Foundation Year

If you want to study at university, but you do not quite meet the requirements for a three-year honours degree, you may wish to consider the option of a foundation year. A foundation year could also be the right choice for you if you've been out of education for a while or are looking for a new challenge by embarking on a new career path.  

A foundation year can be added to a range of the courses on offer at Wrexham Glyndwr - this will mean that you do not have to delay joining university.  During the year you will study two core modules that will develop your personal, professional and academic skills and help you to get settled into university life. When you have completed the foundation year, you will be able to progress straight to degree level - if you feel this is the right path for you.  Come and find out more at our next open day.

Changing careers 

Changing Careers

Lianne used the foundation year to help her transition from working in care to studying automotive engineering!


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Access University

Access University

Foundation years are a great alternative route to university with lots of course options. Find out how it works & how to apply.


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Returning to Study

Returning to Education

Leap back into education with confidence with a foundation year at Wrexham Glyndwr University.


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Why study a Foundation Year?

Choosing to study a foundation year means that you will be giving yourself the best opportunity to get 'up-to-speed' at a university level. Whether you've been out of education for a while, don't have the qualifications to enrol onto a 3-year degree or you just want to build your confidence. 


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