The first year of this programme is spent with the Foundation Centre developing the skills and subject knowledge required for successful study at degree level. On successful completion of the Foundation Year, students progress to the first year of their degree programme. The Foundation Year contains a number of compulsory and discipline-specific modules. Compulsory modules are designed to develop higher level learning skills and familiarise students with studying and assessment at degree level. Discipline-specific modules help lay a foundation of knowledge that students will build upon as they progress to their chosen degree programmes. Foundation modules,Foundations of Statistics ,Foundations of Business ,Studying Social Life (for Social Sciences) ,Academic Practice for Social Sciences ,Extended Research, Core Foundation Maths for Business,Further Maths for Marketing & Management.