Undergraduate Foundation Programme (UFP)

At ONCAMPUS Amsterdam you will prepare yourself to progress to your chosen undergraduate degree at the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences (AUAS).

This one-year (3 term) programme offers progression to Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences. You will study your Foundation programme at our state-of-the-art Centre located at the heart of the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences campus.

Who is this programme designed for?

This programme is designed to prepare international students, who have completed senior secondary education, for entry to undergraduate studies at Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences. The UFP is set at level 3, which is equivalent to A-level standard in the UK.

How long will I study for?

This programme lasts one academic year (nine months). The year is divided into three terms of seven to nine teaching weeks and one reading week. You will undertake up to 26 hours of classroom-based study per week.

What will I study?

This programme includes English and three academic subject modules. English will be integrated into the teaching of academic subjects, as well as being taught separately for those who need additional support to develop their English language ability.

You will study the following module:

  • Economics & Finance
  • Business Behaviours
  • Skills for Business

Download: Business Pathway Guide

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed at regular intervals throughout the programme to ensure you are making the progress required to successfully complete the programme. Full assessment of the programme will take place in the final term. Assessment methodologies are aligned to those that will be experienced in the university environment, and include project work, essays, presentations and unseen examinations.

Programme details:

  • Course length: 3 terms
  • Minimum age:17+
  • Hours per week: up to 26
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