St Andrew’s College gives students the opportunity to experience a true Cambridge Education surrounded by the world-famous Cambridge University colleges. St Andrews offer a friendly, multicultural environment for students from all over the world, and has been welcoming University Foundation students since 1998.
St. Andrew's Foundation course is accredited by NCFE. Students apply for universities via the UCAS system and can choose to apply for five different universities. 87% of St Andrew's Foundation students progressed to a top 20 UK university and generally the majority of them receive more than 3 offers from Russell Group Universities. Students can join Foundation courses from September (10 months) or January (6 months, accelerated Foundation) with up to a 35% merit-based tuition off scholarship off tuition fees.
Every student has a personal tutor who will meet them on a weekly basis. There are around six students per class. ST. Andrew's organises university fairs, takes students to visit universities and helps with all aspects of the UCAS application process. Foundation students receive individual attention from subject tutors and receive half termly assessments.
Foundation programme introduction:
Foundation programme curriculum:
Degree subjects the Foundation programmes prepares students for?
Business, Business & Management, Management, Business Studies, International Relations, International Business, Retail Business, Hospitality Management, Public Relations, Business & Economics, Advertising, International Hospitality & Tourism, Fashion Marketing Management.
Economics, Finance, International Finance, Accounting & Finance, International Business & Finance, International Business, Finance & Economics, Banking, Finance & Private Equity, Venture Capital & Entrepreneurship, Mathematics and Finance.
International Relations Foundation:
International Relations, Public Relations, Social Sciences, Hospitality Management, International Relations & Politics, Diplomacy and International Relations, International Relations and Modern Languages, International Politics, European Politics.
Humanities, Applied Humanities, Education, Business Management, Fashion Management, Education and Psychology, Creative Writing and Film Cultures, Arts and Humanities, Humanities and Social Science.
Biological Sciences, Biochemistry, Medical Science, Pharmacy, Geophysical Sciences, Geology, Education, Biology, Zoology, Audiology, Environmental Science, Oceanography, Marine Biology, Chemical Engineering, Pharmacology.
Computer Science, Electronic Engineering, Electrical & Electronic Engineering; Architectural Engineering, Communication Systems, Product Design Management, Chemical Engineering, Computer Science with Management, Petroleum Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering.
Psychology, Educational Psychology, Forensic Psychology, Psychology of Learning and Education, Psychology with Criminology, Neuroscience, Psychology with Counselling, Psychology with Child Development.
Art & Design Foundation:
Fine Art, Interior and Spatial Design, Illustration and Visual Media, Fashion Design, City & Regional Planning, Textile Design, Fine Art, Fashion Design, Graphic Design, Graphic Design, Graphic Communication Design, Bespoke Tailoring, Animation, Liberal Arts.
Media, Communications & Filmmaking
Media and Communication, Television, Practical Filmmaking, Digital Media, Digital Media and Society, Media, Journalism & Publishing, Media Studies, Media and Marketing, Media Production, Performance and Media, Film and Media, Media and Creative Industries.
Which HE institutions have students gone on to study at?
Students who have completed the St Andrew's Foundation course can progress to any universities except Oxford, Cambridge, LSE, Imperial College and UCL. In some rare cases, outstanding Foundation students can progress to UCL, IC and LSE if they take an additional relevant A-level subject, which can be arranged by the college depending on the student's level and school's teaching availability.
In 2020, 87% of the Foundation students progressed to a top 20 UK University.
20% off tuition fees – IELTS 6.0-7.0, GPA 8.0-9.0/10.0, Maths and Scholarship tests
35% off tuition fees - IELTS 7.0 and above, GPA 9.0-10.0/10.0, Maths and Scholarship tests, plus scholarship interview
Minimum English level 5.0-5.5 for September intake, 5.5-6.0 for January intake.
Good academic results; Internal Maths test minimum 60%.
GENERAL DEMOGRAPHIC AGE RANGE
25 - 30 HRS PW
AVERAGE WEEKLY STUDY TIME
TOTAL FEES FOR ATTENDANCE
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