Undergraduate study


Foundation Studies

Why choose Foundation Studies at Loughborough?

Our foundation courses are well-established and taught by highly qualified staff, providing the fundamental skills needed to progress on to Loughborough degree courses.

From day one students become members of the University, giving them full access to all the University facilities, support services, clubs and societies that Loughborough has to offer. Completing a foundation year can provide a real boost to overall degree success and excellent preparation for the transition into university life.

Future prospects

Foundation students are guaranteed entry on to their chosen undergraduate course, provided that the relevant progression requirements set by their destination department are met. Previous
foundation year students have secured jobs in a range of national companies after graduation, including Ferrari, Boots, Johnson Matthey, Lloyds Banking Group, Jaguar Land Rover, Signalling Solutions Ltd, AML Technologies and Ford Motor Company.

Foundation Studies was previously known as SEFS (Science and Engineering Foundation Studies). This course fed into the science and engineering programmes at Loughborough. Recent expansion
has enabled the introduction of the elite sport foundation programme, other subject pathways are currently being investigated. Please check the website for our latest pathways.