We work closely with employers and partner universities to offer Foundation Degrees and HNC/HND courses that provide the knowledge, practical skills and experience you need to succeed in your chosen field.
What are Foundation Degrees?
These combine academic study with practical training for specific careers.
Designed and delivered in partnership with employers, they focus on developing the technical skills you need for work and include on-the-job training.
At Level 5, they are equivalent to the first two years of an Honours degree. As well as being qualifications in their own right, they also allow progression to the final year of an Honours degree (on passing the course).
You will be assessed through a variety of measures, including exams and practical work – as well as your on-the-job training.
We work closely with our partner universities to ensure that the qualifications we offer provide the knowledge, practical skills and experience you need to succeed in your chosen field.
This means that studying at City and Islington College offers you the best of both worlds – the pastoral care and high-level support from the College environment as well as all the benefits of studying at a prestigious London university.
When you successfully complete your course, the qualification will be awarded by the partner university, and you will be invited to the graduation ceremony at the partner university.
Our higher education courses are run in partnership with either: