Foundation year in Law and Social Sciences

Middlesex University
In London (England)

£ 9,000 - (Rs 7,33,797)
VAT incl.

Important information

  • Foundation degree
  • London (England)
  • Duration:
    4 Years
  • When:

The Foundation Year in Law and Social Sciences is offered as an entry route to a law, politics, criminology or sociology degree for students who don't yet meet the entry requirements for degree level study. You enrol on a four year course, which includes the one year foundation course. If you complete this year successfully you progress directly onto one of our three year degree courses in these subject areas. The number of students who progress to degree study are very high in fact some of these students have gone on to become some of our most successful graduates.

Important information
What are the course objectives?

The Foundation Year is for you if:

you do not have the right qualifications for a full degree

you feel you are not yet ready for degree level study

you are returning to study and feel you need some help to get up to speed with the demands of learning before embarking on a degree.

Requirements: Interviews, entrance tests, portfolios and auditions Entry onto this course does not require an interview, entrance test, portfolio or audition.


Where and when

Starts Location
The Burroughs, NW4 4BT, London, England
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What you'll learn on the course

IT Law
Skills and Training
Analytical skills
E learning
Social Sciences

Course programme

You will study four modules over the year. Each module is one year long which means you have the chance to examine topics in depth.

As a student of this course you'll receive a free electronic textbook for every module.

World Literature for Social Sciences and the Law

This module aims to prepare to embark on studying the disciplines of sociology, criminology, politics and law. Students will engage in active reading and writing, and will enhance their knowledge of the world within which the disciplines are located, and the skills with which to understand, decode and comment on it.

SMART (Students Mastering Academic writing, Research and Technology)

This module provides students with the fundamental written and oral communication skills required to continue studying at degree level. Students will develop analytical skills through a problem solving approach; build their confidence working individually and as a member of a team, and gain appreciation of research techniques by using libraries and a range of e learning resources.

Foundation Mathematics

This module introduces some fundamental mathematical topics and concepts that are required in a range of subjects studied at degree level. In a structured and supportive environment students will begin to develop an appreciation of the importance of mathematics as an aid to understand and describe abstract ideas.

Foundation Project

This module provides students with experience in a range of related subject related projects that reinforce understanding of topics taught, and provide opportunities to apply the knowledge gained in other modules.

Additional information

£9,000 for foundation year, plus international fee for specific 3 year degree