Foundation Programme

Your best possible start Most foundation programmes offer you very limited choices, often to just one university. Cardiff Academy gives students access to a wide range of universities and degree courses worldwide. Programmes also include a specialist English for Academic Purposes module designed to provide the language and study skills that will give students a head start on their undergraduate degrees in the UK.

Cardiff Academy offers outstanding academic and social facilities, giving students access to a stimulating and safe learning environment. All of our staff are fully qualified and are experts in their field. Excellent university progression 

Pathways Offered

  • Business Studies 
  • Engineering 
  • Humanities  
  • Science 
  • Medicine 

Key points

  • Small class sizes with an average of ten students per class
  • Expert teaching from subject specialists, most of whom are also examiners
  • High degree of individual academic and pastoral support
  • Regular exam-based testing and feedback
  • Flexible subject combinations
  • Expert, up-to-date university admissions (UCAS) advice

Key facts

  • Age: 17+
  • Course Length: 1 academic year
  • English level: IELTS 5.5 or equivalent
  • Academic entry requirements: Completion of 12 years of schooling (or local equivalent to meet the same standard) with good grades