Foundation Diploma for Higher Education Studies – Level 3
About this course
OTHM Level 3 Foundation Diploma for Higher Education Studies
The objective of the OTHM Level 3 Foundation Diploma for Higher Education Studies is to provide learners with a foundation to provide an entry route to UK and international university courses. It is designed to ensure that each learner is equipped with knowledge of study skills, mathematics, computing, society and culture, business and accounting, providing the knowledge and skills to adapt rapidly to change and progress with their learning.
Successful completion of the Level 3 Foundation Diploma for Higher Education Studies provides learners with the opportunity to progress to further study or employment.
Top Skills You Will Learn
The programme ensure that each learner is equipped with knowledge of study skills, mathematics, computing, society and culture, business and accounting, providing the knowledge and skills to adapt rapidly to change and progress with their learning.
Who is this Program For?
Working Professionals, O-Level holders, professionals working in Education and Training Institutions, Human resource consultants
Successful completion of the Program enables learners’ an entry route to UK and
international university courses
Open Entry. No formal qualification is required
Completion of your qualification will meet the University standard academic entry requirements. However, each applicant will be subject to individual assessment and other entry requirements which may affect university entry.
The following progression arrangements have been confirmed by each university.
As our OTHM accredited qualifications are approved and regulated by Ofqual (Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulation) and Qualifications Wales, learners are also eligible to progress to a top-up degree, master’s programme, or MBA at many universities in UK and overseas with advanced standing.
Progress to a Higher Qualification
In addition to Progression to the Universities, you also have an option to progress to the following Qualifications:
What is the Entry Requirement?
OTHM Level 3 qualifications can be offered to learners from age 16. OTHM does not specify entry requirements for these qualifications. The learners admitted to the programme should have sufficient capability at the right level to undertake the learning and assessment criteria.
The qualification is offered in English.
English requirements: If a learner is not from a majority English-speaking country must provide evidence of English language competency. For more information visit English Language Expectations page.
What are the Course Modules?
The Level 3 Foundation Diploma for Higher Education Studies qualification consists of 6 mandatory units for a combined total of 120 credits:
- Academic English and Study Skills (20 credits)
- Foundation Mathematics (20 credits)
- Foundation Computing (20 credits)
- Society and Culture (20 credits)
- Introduction to Business (20 credits)
- Foundation Accounting and Economics (20 credits)
Workshops and Webinars
There would be Live Webinars which would be spread across the duration of the course.
If for any reason you are not able to attend the live sessions, you will have the option to go through the Recordings at a later date as per your convenience.
What is Level 3 qualification Equivalent to?
OTHM qualifications at RQF Level 3 represent practical knowledge, skills, capabilities and competences that are assessed in academic terms as being equivalent to GCE AS/A Levels.
Is the Course Accredited?
The programme is accredited by OTHM, UK – an Awarding body by the UK Government’s regulator – OfQual (Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulation)
How is the Assessment done?
- The assessment is done via submission of assignment.
- There are no written exams.
Successful completion of OTHM Level 3 Foundation Diploma for Higher Education Studies provides learners the opportunity for academic progressions to a wide range of undergraduate programmes including OTHM Level 4 diplomas.
For more information visit University Progressions page in this website.
Can the Course Fee be paid in Instalments?
Yes, the Course Fee can be paid in Equal Monthly Instalments. Please click on “Enrol Now” button on the top and choose some of the best payment options available for you.