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Pre Foundation Courses

Our University Foundation Programmes provides academic preparation for first year entry and ensures that participants meet the minimum Mathematics and English language requirement(IGCSE) for entry to a chosen undergraduate degree programme in several universities in Ireland and the UK. See list of courses below:

Assement Method

Student's Progress are monitored by continuous assessment of coursework and by the use of class tests. The final grade for each unit is based on a mixture of coursework and end-of-course examinations.

Successful students will achieve grades Pass, Merit or distinction in the units

Assessment will be by:

  • Coursework (prepared assignments, unit tests, presentations and reports).
  • Mid-course and end-of-course examinations.
  • Formal assessment of levels and progress in English and Maths through Edexcel International GCSE programme.

Progression to university

Successful completion of the Pre-university Foundation will guarentee you a place on an undergraduate degree course with all Edexcel university parners

Assured progression depends on:

  • Passing all the subject modules with the grades required by your intended degree.
  • Passing the English and Maths(IGCSE)

See list of university here: - Edexcel Degree Course Finder

Award

  1. BTEC Higher National Certificate Level 4(Equivalent to Level 6 in Ireland)
  2. English Language- IGCSE
  3. Maths- IGCSE

 

PRE UNIVERSITY SCIENCE

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This course was deigned by Edexcel to meet the needs of students who wish to study science based subjects to degree level in the university. The course will accommodate three different groups of learners:

  • Students who did not obtain the required A level or Leaving Certificate Points for their chosen Science subject
  • International students who have completed secondary school education in there home country
  • Students who wish to develop or obtain a foundation knowledge in Boilogical Science and Mathematics before entry to University,
  • Adult returning back to education.

Here are the modules to be covered in this programme:

  1. Mathematics
  2. English
  3. Cell Biology
  4. Biochemistry of Macromolecules and Metabolic Pathways
  5. Physiology of Cellular Systems in Animals
  6. Laboratory Techniques for Applied Biology
  7. Analysis of Scientific Data and Information
  8. Personal and Professional Development
  9. Health and Safety
  10. Communication

Students who obtain an overall merit grade will gain a place on the majority of courses outlined below.

Students who obtain an overall merit grade will gain a place on the majority of courses outlined in above and in  Edexcel Degree Course Finder

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PRE UNIVERSITY HOSPITALITY/ Tourism

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This course was deigned by Edexcel to meet the needs of students who wish to study HOSPITALITY/ TOURISM based subjects to degree level in the university. The course will accommodate three different groups of learners:

  • Students who did not obtain the required A level or Leaving Certificate Points for their chosen Hospitality/tourism related subject.
  • International students who have completed secondary school education in there home country
  • Students who wish to develop or obtain a foundation knowledge in Business and Law before entry to University,
  • Adult returning back to education.

Here are the modules to be covered in this programme:

  1. Mathematics and English
  2. The Contemporary Hospitality Industry
  3. Finance in the Hospitality Industry
  4. Customer Service
  5. Research Project
  6. Food and Beverage Operations Management
  7. Rooms Division Operations Management
  8. The Developing Manager
  9. Personal and Professional Development

Students who obtain an overall merit grade will gain a place on the majority of courses outlined below.

Students who obtain an overall merit grade will gain a place on the majority of courses outlined in above and in  Edexcel Degree Course Finder

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PRE UNIVERSITY BUSINESS / LAW

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This course was deigned by Edexcel to meet the needs of students who wish to study Business related courses and Law in the university. The course will accommodate three different groups of learners:

  • Students who did not obtain the required A level or Leaving Certificate Points for their chosen Business or Law related subject.
  • International students who have completed secondary school education in there home country
  • Students who wish to develop or obtain a foundation knowledge in Hospitality Management before entry to University,
  • Adult returning back to education.

Here are the modules to be covered in this programme:

  1. Mathematics and English
  2. Business Environment
  3. Managing Financial Resources and Decisions
  4. Marketing Principles
  5. Aspects of Contract and Negligence for Business
  6. Internet Marketing
  7. Organisations and Behaviour
  8. The Developing Manager
  9. Web Design/Employment Law
  10. Personal and Professional Development

Where does this course lead to:

Students who obtain an overall merit grade will gain a place on the majority of courses outlined in above and in  Edexcel Degree Course Finder

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PRE UNIVERSITY COMPUTING

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This course was deigned by Edexcel to meet the needs of students who wish to study Computer Science or any related course in the university. The course will accommodate three different groups of learners:

  • Students who did not obtain the required GCE A level or Leaving Certificate Points for their chosen Computer Science related subject
  • International students who have completed secondary school education in there home country
  • Students who wish to develop or obtain a foundation knowledge in Computer science before entry to University,
  • Adult returning back to education.

Here are the modules to be covered in this programme:

  1. Mathematics and English
  2. Digital Image Creation and Development
  3. Business Skills for e-Commerce
  4. Computer Systems
  5. Internet Marketing
  6. Web Design
  7. Data Analysis and Design
  8. Employability and Professional Development(Work Experience
  9. Computer Games Design and Development

What degree will this course lead to:

Students who obtain an overall merit grade will gain a place on the majority of courses outlined in above and in  Edexcel Degree Course Finder

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PRE UNIVERSITY Health and social care

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This course was deigned by Edexcel to meet the needs of students who wish to study Health and Social care/ Psychology or any related course in the university. The course will accommodate three different groups of learners:

  • Students who did not obtain the required GCE A level or Leaving Certificate Points for their chosen Healt and Social Science related subject
  • International students who have completed secondary school education in there home country
  • Students who wish to develop or obtain a foundation knowledge in Computer science before entry to University,
  • Adult returning back to education.

Here are the modules to be covered in this programme:

  1. Mathematics and English
  2. Communication in Health and Social care
  3. Health and Safety in Health and Social care
  4. Principles of Health and Social Care
  5. Developing Counceling skills
  6. Personal and Professional Development(Work Experience
  7. Human Resources in Health & Social care
  8. Anatomy and physiology
  9. Psychology in Health and Social Care

What degree will this course lead to:

Students who obtain an overall merit grade will gain a place on the majority of courses outlined in above and in  Edexcel Degree Course Finder

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