Humanities
Foundation Year

Your university journey starts here


If you want to study a humanities-related degree at university then the Humanities Foundation Year at BSC London is the perfect pathway for you.

This course combines our core English for Academic Purposes module with modules in Business Studies, Economics and International Relations, making it suitable for students who are keen to start a career in law, journalism or politics.

Contact us today to start your career with the Humanities Foundation Year.

Humanities Foundation Year details

2020 Course

Starts 05 October 2020*

*This intake is a blended programme with the first 3 months delivered online

Course duration

9 months (30 weeks tuition and exam)

Average tuition

20 hours a week

Entry requirements

IELTS 5.0 & country specific high school scores

All courses

Minimum Age: 17
Max Class Size: 15

2021 course

Starts 04 January 2021

Course duration

7 months (26 weeks tuition and exam)

Average tuition

25 hours a week

Entry requirements

IELTS 5.5 & country specific high school scores

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Your future. Your choice.

Upon successful completion of the Humanities Foundation Year, students are guaranteed a minimum of
2 conditional offers and 1 unconditional offer from NCUK universities. Contact us today to start your journey.

Who is the Humanities Foundation Year for?

  • Students who would like to progress to a degree such as Law, Journalism, Literature or Politics after their foundation year.
  • Students who are highly literate and have a flair for writing essays.
  • Students who are not as confident in mathematics.

Student Outcomes


“It helped me in different ways. The programme taught me how to be independent and how to carry out research.

And the best of all? It allowed me to work around others in groups.”


Bamba, Senegal, BA Business Management at University of Leeds

Student Outcomes


"It’s a course that gives us an introduction to a UK university system, it’s been really useful to develop Socratic thinking and be able to create my own ideas and opinions on different topics about the world."


Sophia, Mexico, Humanities Foundation Year, BSC London

Student Outcomes



"The process to get here was so easy and the people have been really nice. They're always asking you how you’re doing and if you need help. The people at Student Services are also really nice and are always there to help you."


Isabel Gomez, Colombia, Humanities Foundation Year, BSC London

Student Outcomes


"It’s really easy to understand, it’s easy to communicate with the teachers as well as the students. The teachers will make it so simple to understand and be as helpful as they can and also be there for you."


Saleh, Saudi Arabia, NCUK Humanities Foundation Year, BSC London

What courses can you apply for with a Humanities Foundation Year?

  • International Relations
  • Classics
  • Geography
  • History
  • Law
  • Journalism
  • Politics

Contact us today to start your journey.