Why study foundation at St Andrews

Our in-house International Foundation programmes are pathway courses which provide a guaranteed route onto the degree programmes at St Andrews. Our pre-degree certificates are also accepted by other UK and US universities.

When you study your foundation level at St Andrews you will:

  • have an offer of a place on an undergraduate degree at St Andrews
  • get personal one-to-one tutoring during the programme to help you succeed
  • learn from experienced, accredited and award-winning teachers
  • choose your preferred type of accommodation but know your place is guaranteed
  • be part of the University of St Andrews from day one.
Students walking in St Salvator's Quadrangle