The University Foundation Programme (UFP) is a one-year intensive course that leads to entry to a wide range of universities in the United Kingdom. The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom, the UK or Britain,is a Sovereign state located It is designed as an alternative to the conventional A-Level route, which takes two years to complete. The A-level, short for Advanced Level, is a General Certificate of Education qualification in England, Northern Ireland and Wales,
The course was established in 1989 by the David Game College in London. London ( ˈlʌndən is the capital and largest urban area in the United Kingdom. It is the UK's first independent Foundation Course have gained recognition by British universities.
The UFP was conceived as an alternative to A-Level courses for international students wishing to gain entry into British universities. The A-level, short for Advanced Level, is a General Certificate of Education qualification in England, Northern Ireland and Wales, International students are Students usually in early adulthood who study in foreign Educational institutions While most universities have official Although the structure of A-Levels has been changed in recent years to adopt a more holistic, coursework-based approach, the University Foundation Programme offers still less emphasis on end-of-year exam performance and as such is considered more manageable for students whose first language is not English. The A-level, short for Advanced Level, is a General Certificate of Education qualification in England, Northern Ireland and Wales, The A-level, short for Advanced Level, is a General Certificate of Education qualification in England, Northern Ireland and Wales, Coursework is carried out by Students at University or middle / High school that contributes towards their overall Grade, but which A test or an examination (or "exam" is an Assessment, often administered on paper or on the computer, intended to measure the test-takers' or A first language (also mother tongue, native language, arterial language, or L1) is the language a human being learns from birth
The course runs for 32 weeks and is divided into three Phases. Phase I and II are each 12 weeks long, and Phase III is eight weeks long. Students study six modules in total, spread over the duration of the course to provide an even workload. Three of these are core Minor modules (English, Mathematics, and Information Technology) while the remaining three are Major modules, relevant to the student's future degree programme. English studies is an academic discipline that includes the study of Literatures written in the English language (including literatures from the U Mathematics is the body of Knowledge and Academic discipline that studies such concepts as Quantity, Structure, Space and Information technology ( IT) as defined by the Information Technology Association of America (ITAA is "the study design development implementation support A degree is any of a wide range of status levels conferred by institutions of Higher education, such as universities, normally as the result of successfully completing
The course is assessed on the basis of credit points, and has been carefully designed so that Minor and Major modules each carry a number of points for both coursework and examinations in each of the three Phases of the University Foundation Programme. For article assessment process on Wikipedia see WikipediaVersion 1
The overall allocation of points for the course is divided on a ratio of 40:60, for coursework and examinations respectively. Coursework is carried out by Students at University or middle / High school that contributes towards their overall Grade, but which To examine somebody or something is to inspect it closely hence an examination is a detailed inspection or analysis of an object or person However, the allocation varies for individual modules and Phases depending on the nature of the subject and most suitable method of assessment. Students who maintain a steady workload throughout each of the three Phases of the University Foundation Programme and who acknowledge the importance of both coursework and examinations will therefore benefit; as such, the course is considered more aligned to study and testing habits on most modern university degree courses.
The course runs for up to one academic year. An academic term is a division of an academic year the time during which a School, College or University holds classes A student starting the course in September of a given year will usually be able to start university in October the following year. Some institutions offer a faster-track course; students on these programmes enrol in January, graduate in August and commence University in October. Graduation is the action of receiving or conferring an Academic degree or the associated ceremony
Students graduating the University Foundation Programme are eligible for entry into many British universities. They are not eligible for entry into Oxford, Cambridge or the London School of Economics, as these institutions usually receive excessive numbers of applicants through the conventional A-Level route. The University of Oxford (informally "Oxford University" or simply "Oxford" located in the city of Oxford, Oxfordshire, England is the The University of Cambridge (often Cambridge University) located in Cambridge, England, is the second-oldest university in the The London School of Economics and Political Science, more commonly referred to as The London School of Economics or LSE, is a specialist college of the The A-level, short for Advanced Level, is a General Certificate of Education qualification in England, Northern Ireland and Wales, For similar reasons, UFP graduates are not generally admitted to degrees in Medicine. Medicine is the art and science of healing It encompasses a range of Health care practices evolved to maintain and restore Human Health by the