Study our Pre-Foundation for three terms and develop the academic and English language skills needed to start your Foundation with confidence. You’ll have the opportunity to study core subjects and undertake projects related to your chosen Foundation subject pathway.
Depending on your subject interests and career goals, you’ll have the choice to study at either our Brighton or London campus. The progression options and course content will vary by location, so you’re sure to be studying in the right location for you.
Pre-Foundation is a focused course of study designed specifically for students who need additional English language and academic support. Our London campus allows you to study a business qualification in order to prepare you for further business study, whereas our Brighton campus gives you the opportunity to study either art or business before progressing to your chosen subject pathway.
You will study the following GCSE subject with an exam at the end of the programme:
You’ll also study:
If you choose Art you will also complete project work.
From Bellerbys Brighton, you can progress to the following Foundation programmes:
You will study nationally-recognised Gateway Qualifications in Business Administration and Mathematics. These are registered with Ofqual and accepted by the UKVI, universities, and schools and colleges.
You will also study:
From Bellerbys London, progression options include:
There is also the opportunity for London students to progress to study the A Level programme if they achieve a high academic standard and IELTS 5.5.
This is a nationally-recognised certificate. You will study six hours per week and cover the following topics:
Studying the Pre Foundation in London allows you to study the relevant subjects for a future in Business or Marketing. As you spend your time developing your knowledge in these key areas, there is a focus on portfolio based work produced in class or as homework. Because of this, there are no exams in Business or Maths.
We have chosen interesting modules that will help you develop wider skills and fill knowledge gaps in Maths and Business.
We understand you may face disruption in receiving your final academic results and English language test in 2020. Whilst our courses are online, we have introduced the following changes so that you can start your journey and we can get you to where you want to be.
For academic results we will take in to account your individual circumstances when assessing academic achievement. For further information about this, please contact your Student Enrolment Advisor or make an online enquiry, or contact your local agent.
For courses starting this year (2020), we have expanded the list of English tests we will accept for entry to programmes at Bellerbys College. Find out more here.
A Level or Foundation - which should I choose?
Why study business in London?
GCSEs are taken as a course of study before taking A Levels or a Foundation pathway. We offer a 2 Year GCSE Pathway programme as well as a 3 and 4 term programme, offering students from the age of 14 years an early opportunity to establish the language, learning and cultural skills they need to succeed in the highly competitive world of higher education.
A Levels are British qualifications, accepted by all universities in the UK and recognised in the USA and Australia. Students who are with us for five or six terms will typically study up to four A Levels. This gives you a world of choice.
A one-year course for international students that builds specialist subject knowledge and language and study skills. It is more focussed than A Levels making it good preparation for university. It is recognised for entry onto a range of degree programmes at more than 70 universities in the UK.