Study patterns: Foundation Certificate in Higher Education (online)

On this page, you will find the study patterns for our Foundation Certificate in Higher Education (online) programme. 

These study patterns highlight the module(s) that you will need to study and select for the upcoming academic year. The scheduled modules for the remainder of your programme, outlined below, are based on the current plan, however, please note that the order of these may be subject to change. Should any changes be made, we will communicate this to you as soon as possible. Should you have any concerns regarding this, please do not hesitate to contact us on +44 (0)1332 594000 (option 4) or UDOLenrolment@derby.ac.uk.

For our students completing the programme at the standard rate of study, we recommend that you study 20 hours per week.

Foundation Certificate in Higher Education (online) - standard (1 year) with autumn (September) start

Study PatternAutumnSpringSummer
Year 1 Introduction to Maths in Preparation for Higher Education
(3PE502)
20 credits

English for Academic Purposes 
(3PE500)
20 credits 

Study Skills for Higher Education
(3PE501)
20 credits