We have high ambitions for our Foundation Studies students. We will challenge you and help you to achieve your aspirations. You will be assessed within your first two weeks at college so we can personally tailor any support you require and develop your individual learning plan with both academic and personal targets.
We offer a full curriculum which emphasises the importance of Maths and English and progression opportunities.
A great stepping stone to one of our full-time vocational courses, an apprenticeship or employment.
Find out about the exciting activities our foundation studies students take part in whilst studying at New College Durham.
Last year 96% of our Foundation Studies students progressed to further education courses or employment.
Café 50 is one of our most successful enterprise projects where students prepare products to sell on-site.