Level 3 Diploma In Pre U Foundation


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Level 3 Diploma In Pre U Foundation

Level 3 Diploma In Pre U Foundation Studies is designed to help you develop your understanding and knowledge of the pathway you wish to pursue in Higher Education, and then to help you take your chosen route to university.

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The progression opportunity may take a varity of paths depending on the level of qualfication achieved. You can progress to a higher level 4 qualification in your chosen area of study, a vocational qualification or employment at a supervisory management level.

The LRN Level 3 Diploma In Pre U Foundation Studies is also accepted in various universities in the UK for admission on to further programmes. This qualification at Level 3 provides the practical knowledge, skills, capabilities and competences that are assessed in academic terms as being equivalent to GCE AS/A Levels.

Who is it for

This course is designed for individuals

  • Who are new to the work environment.
  • Have a limited experience of work and want to increase their knowledge.
  • Do not have a formal qualification to access to higher education and want to obtain one.


The  Level 3 Diploma in Pre U Foundation Studies consists of a total of 120 credits. To complete the qualification, you must complete the 3 mandatory units and 3 optional units of the course.

Mandatory Units:

  • Foundation Mathematics
  • Foundation Computing
  • Study skills

Optional Units:

  • Foundation Biology
  • Foundation Chemistry
  • Foundation Physics
  • Further Mathematics
  • Foundation Business and Management
  • Foundation Economics
  • Foundation Accounting
  • Foundation Psychology
  • Foundation Sociology
  • Foundation Law
  • Foundation Hospitatlity
  • Foundation Government and Politics

Entry requirements

  • At least 4 GCSEs at grades A* – C (or equivalent}
  • Specific subject matter expertise or knowledge (e.g. – science, law, hospitality)
  • Level 2/ First Diploma (in a relevant subject with merit or distinction)
  • NVQ Level 2 or equivalent Level 2 qualification, or relevant experience (for mature applicants)

You should also have a speaking, listening, reading and writing ability that is commensurate to CEFR Level B1 (or equivalent). This is to ensure that you meet the communication requirements for this qualification.

What is Included

All online study materials and student handbooks are supplied. You will be allocated a tutor for academic support who you can contact as often as you like by telephone, Skype and email. You will also have access to a Student Support Co-ordinator for administrative support. There is an online induction and you receive access to a virtual learning environment in our online Teaching Zone.

How is it assessed?

The assessment consists of written assigments that are set by Learning Resource Network (LRN), an Ofqual (UK Government regulator) recognised Awarding Organisation (Exam Board). The making of the assignments will be carried out in accordance with the assessment criteria listed in the assignments. To ensure a rigorous quality assurance model is applied, each of the marked assignments will be moderated.

How do I study and how long does it take?

The total duration of this course is 1575 hours.

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