Our Foundation Year courses offer an introduction to your chosen subject and are an ideal route to degree level qualifications, helping you develop the necessary skills for further study.
This is an ideal course if you want to gain the basic knowledge and skills needed for further study across a range of undergraduate programmes, from Public Health & Community to Early Childhood Development & Learning.
This course focuses on core skills required for academic progression, alongside equipping you with the principles of foundation topics taught on many of our degree courses. In addition, we will also make sure you are fully prepared to undertake a degree within public health by teaching you key skills, such as research methods, scientific fundamentals and promotion techniques.
This course aims to provide the skills and knowledge relevant for progression onto a relevant degree programme. Throughout the course, you will gain an understanding of key concepts such as behavioural influences and effective health promotion techniques.
Why choose this course?
Located on the Coventry University campus, you will have access to our Library & Learning Services, fully equipped seminar rooms and impressive IT suites. Plus, you can take advantage of reading rights in Coventry University’s Lanchester Library, make use of sport centre facilities and receive full membership to Coventry University Students’ Union (CUSU).
This course has been developed and is taught by practising professionals and industry experts. Our academics bring a wealth of expertise to the classroom with many continuing to undertake research and other projects alongside teaching, meaning our students gain a well-rounded and relevant teaching experience.
Throughout your studies, you will find that the course is underpinned with practical elements.
If you successfully pass a Foundation Year, you are guaranteed a place on a relevant degree course at CU Coventry, subject to meeting specific entrance criteria. Degree programmes linked to this foundation year, include:
- Early Childhood Development & Learning
- Counselling Integrative Theory & Practice
- Public Health & Community Studies
The strength of the course lies in preparing students for further study, cementing the core principles of health, education and wellbeing ready to expand on this knowledge at degree level.