University Foundation Programme (UFP)

A Level

UNIVERSITY FOUNDATION (UFP)

Our UFP was established in 1989 and is one of the most successful in the UK. It is accepted by over 90 UK institutions and by universities in America, Canada and Australia. 70% of David Game College UFP students obtained offers from Russell Group universities in 2021.

The UFP is an alternative route to university for students who do not wish to study A Levels, but have appropriate GCSE or equivalent qualifications.

On this course you will:

  • Study six modules, comprising three compulsory and three elective modules
  • Be assessed by coursework throughout the

The UFP will not qualify you for entry to dentistry or veterinary science degree courses or to Oxbridge, all of which require high grades in three A Levels. Three things that make us different:

 

UNIVERSITY FOUNDATION

PROGRAMME - PATHWAYS

Sports Management

A career in the booming Sports and Football industry is challenging, exciting and rewarding. It is one of the fastest-growing industries globally and incorporates many diverse fields such as law, marketing, events management and finance.

The Sports Management University Foundation Programme will provide students with a strong basis for sports business practice ensuring students develop a strong, transferable skillset preparing them for their chosen degree and subsequent career in their chosen field. The option of adding on the Steven Gerrard Academy Football Programme gives students the perfect launchpad for this global industry.

Course Structure

Minor Modules

Compulsory subjects:

  • Core Mathematics
  • Information Technology
  • Communications Skills/IELTS depending on the nationality and prior achievement in English Language

Major Modules

Choose three of the following:

  • Accounting
  • Economics
  • Business Organisation
  • Psychology
  • Sociology

Business and Finance

The UFP Business and Finance pathway provides students with an in-depth knowledge of the subjects which are most important to qualify for entry into the top UK university degree courses. Our students gain a strong academic foundation with the advanced skills to help them excel in their university studies. The major modules cover challenging subjects which constitute excellent preparation for competitive degree courses.

Our Business and Finance course educates students in the basic practices of trade and commerce. We teach them the fundamentals of numeracy, communication and computer skills in the first term. Students can then begin to focus on their specialist subject areas by picking relevant modules in terms two and three.

Course Structure

Minor Modules

Compulsory subjects:

  • Mathematics
  • Information Technology
  • Communication Skills / IELTS

Major Modules

Choose three of the following:

  • Accounting
  • Economics
  • Further Mathematics
  • Business Organisation
  • Quantitative Methods