Foundation Year

General information


Foundation Year Certificate

Study mode

Full Time


1 year

Start date

September 2024

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Programme Overview

The University Foundation Year is a one-year program designed to provide students with a comprehensive educational experience. The program focuses on enhancing students’ English language proficiency to a significant degree, equipping them with the necessary skills to effectively communicate in academic and professional settings. Furthermore, it aims to cultivate students’ professional and study skills, enabling them to excel in their future endeavours.

The foundation year curriculum introduces students to key principles, theories, and practices in the fields of business management and computer science. By familiarizing students with these fundamental concepts, the program lays a solid groundwork for their future academic pursuits. Graduates of the program emerge with enhanced adaptability, well-prepared for their higher education journey, professional careers, and personal growth.

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Programme Contents

  • Developing English language Skills
  • Advanced English Language Skills
  • English Grammar
  • Study & Communication Skills
  • Public Speaking
  • Business Communication
  • Business English
  • Introduction to Business
  • Introduction to Computer Science

Teaching & Learning

Learning will be facilitated through a variety of methods, which may include lectures, seminars, lab, workshops, online activities and group work. Students are expected to engage in both class and online activities and discussions. This programme also requires students to participate in additional guided reading and self-directed study to reinforce the learning gained from timetabled sessions. Formative assessment will be used to prepare students for summative assessment and give students an early indication of their progress towards the course intended learning outcomes.

Now enrolling for the September 2024 semester

Apply before 11 September.


This course will be assessed using a variety of methods which will vary depending
upon the module.:

Assessment methods include:

  • Essays
  • Group work
  • Presentations
  • Vlogs/Blogs
  • Reports
  • Projects
  • Coursework
  • Exams
  • Individual Assignments

Entry Requirements

  • Moroccan Baccalaureate degree, high school diploma, UK A2 levels, international Baccalaureate or equivalent.

About Cardiff Metropolitan University

Cardiff Metropolitan University is a British Public University located in the city of Cardiff.
The university offers degree courses in a variety of disciplines. Study is available at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, full-time and part-time, and research opportunities are offered. In the 2021/22 academic year, the university has 11,500 students from over 140 countries studying on two campuses in Cardiff, and more than 10,000 at 17 partner institutions in 15 countries around the world.
In November 2021, Cardiff Met was awarded the title of UK and Ireland University of the Year 2021 by the Times Higher Education.

How To Apply

Fill the online pre-registration application form. Our admission office will be in contact with you shortly to explain the process step by step and support you throughout your application. Once complete, your application will be transferred to Cardiff Metropolitan University admission department to be reviewed. An acceptance letter will be issued for successful candidates.

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