HUMANITIES FOUNDATION

If you’re unsure about what you want to study in the future, the Humanities Foundation Course is a good choice for you.

You will study Business, International Relations, Law and Economics, and at the end of the course, you will have a solid foundation in each subject and can decide what you would like to study further at university.
This course will give you variety in your studies. You’ll be introduced to each subject and learn key new vocabulary preparing you for further study at University. Because this course offers you 4 core subjects, you will have several choices for further study at university. This could include International Business and Finance, Management or Law.

  • Entry Requirements
  • Key Course Information
  • Course Content
  • Universities & Destinations
  • Apply

These are the entry requirements for the Humanities Foundation Course

 SEPTEMBER START JANUARY START 
COURSE LEVEL RQF LEVEL 3 RQF LEVEL 3 
AGE AT START OF COURSE 16.5 17 
ENGLISH LEVEL IELTS 5.0 IELTS 5.5 

Here’s some key information for the Humanities Foundation course.

HUMANITIESSeptember StartJanuary Start
Minimum Age16.5 17
Course Length3 terms2 terms*
Start Dates2ndSeptember 20196thJanuary 2020
English Language RequirementIELTS 5.0IELTS 5.5
Hours of study per week23 >30
LocationCambridge Cambridge
Tuition Fees per Term £6350£6350
Accommodation OptionsResidential or HomestayHomestay

You’ll study the following subjects on the course.

  • Business
  • Economics
  • International Relations
  • Law
  • English (IELTS/EAP)
  • PSHE
  • UCAS/Tutorials

You can view the full course syllabus below

Below are some examples of universities and courses that you could attend following completion of the humanities foundation course.

University of ManchesterBSc (Hons) International Business, Finance and Economics 
University of YorkBSc (Hons) Marketing 
Bath Spa UniversityBA (Hons) Business and Management (Law) 
University of BristolBSc (Hons) International Business 
Goldsmiths, University of LondonBSc (Hons) Management with Economics 
Lancaster UniversityBSc (Hons) International Management 

To apply for a course, go to our APPLY page. You can choose to apply online or download our application forms and scan them to us. Please ensure you read the instructions on the page so you complete the correct forms.