Foundation degrees are two-year, career-focused courses developed in close consultation with employers and professional bodies. At the University of Brighton we offer a range of foundation degrees in subjects including broadcast media, radio and television production, early years education andsubstance misuse intervention. Find out more about our courses.
Top-up degree option
On successful completion of your foundation degree you may choose to go straight into your chosen career, alternatively you can top your foundation degree up to an honours degree by completing a further year of study either at the university or at one of our partner colleges.
Partner Colleges offering University of Brighton validated foundation degrees
One of the ways in which we support widening access to higher education in the region is by validating foundation degrees taught at our partner colleges. The University of Brighton is a major provider of this kind of course with over sixty foundation degrees currently available in this way. Students pay their tuition fees to the college and benefit from the support services and facilities the college provides. Follow the links below for more information about University of Brighton-validated foundation degrees.
- City College Brighton and Hove: www.ccb.ac.uk
- East Surrey College: www.esc.ac.uk
- K College: www.kcollege.ac.uk
- Northbrook College: www.northbrook.ac.uk
- Plumpton College: www.plumpton.ac.uk
- Sussex Coast College Hastings: www.sussexcoast.ac.uk
- Sussex Downs College: www.sussexdowns.ac.uk