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OTHM Level 3 Foundation Diploma for Higher education studies

What you'll learn

The OTHM Level 3 Foundation Diploma for Higher Education Studies prepares learners for undergraduate studies. This diploma provides a strong foundation in critical thinking, academic writing, and research techniques. Learners will gain the abilities and information required to succeed in higher education, preparing them for success in their chosen fields of study.  

Key Benefits

  • Gain knowledge about university courses.
  • Qualification facilitates progression to higher education.
  • Broad introduction to chosen subject.
  • Develop valuable academic skills.
  • Core modules provide wider context in chosen focus area.
  • Improved chances for entering tertiary study with credits.

About Awarding Body

OTHM is an established and recognised Awarding Organisation (Certification Body) launched in 2003. OTHM has already made a mark in the UK and global online education scenario by creating and maintaining a user-friendly and skill based learning environment. OTHM has both local and international recognition which aids OTHM graduates to enhance their employability skills as well as allowing them to join degree and/or Master top-up programmes.

OTHM qualifications has assembled a reputation for maintaining significant skills in a wide range of job roles and industries which comprises Business Studies, Leadership, Tourism and Hospitality Management, Health and Social Care, Information Technology, Accounting and Finance, Logistics and Supply Chain Management.


What is Included?

  • 24/7 to our compressive learning management platform, where you will be able to access vital learning resources and communicate with the support desk team.
  • Quality learning materials such as structured lecture notes, study guides, and practical applications, which include real-world examples and case studies, will enable you to apply your knowledge.
  • A dedicated tutor for individual students to help and provide suggestions throughout the course.
  • Provide formative assessment with formative feedback will be supporting the learner to improve the achievements.
  • Independent accessibility of Online learning portal, ASML delivers the course straight to the student’s smartphone, tablet, laptop or desktop through which will enable them to study at their convenience.

Assessment

  • Time-constrained scenario-based assignments
  • No examinations

Entry Requirements

The qualification has been designed to be accessible without artificial barriers that restrict access. In order to enrol for this programme, applicants must be aged 18 years or over. There are few other criteria as well, please see below:

  • A level 2 qualification
  • Learners holding Level 3 Diploma in any other discipline and has some work experience and wishes to focus on Higher education studies
  • In the case of applicants whose first language is not English, then IELTS 6 (or equivalent) is required.

Progression

The Level 3 Foundation Diploma for Higher education is about preparing you for employment and/or progressing to the next level. The successful completion of this qualification alone does not lead to a regulated qualification but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The modules completed may be also used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if the learners plan their further studies in this stream.


Why gain Qualification

  • Industry-focused programmes which meet global standards.
  • Programs reviewed by highly qualified experts in the relevant sector.
  • Career enhancement through advanced knowledge and skills that meet 21st-century employer needs.
  • Availability of globally approved centres for enrolling in the desired program.
  • Availability of flexible study options.
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Course Content

Reference No : R/617/3714

The aim of this unit is to help students develop competence in and awareness of academic English and study skills in in preparation for entry to an undergraduate degree programmes.

Credit : 20 || TQT : 200

Reference No : Y/617/3715

This unit aims to consolidate learners knowledge of mathematics and to introduce more topics in the areas of statistical methods and linear algebra. As the business world embraces the use of bigger data in all areas of operation, the mathematical techniques taught in this module will be necessary to aid in the understanding of data, valuable in enhancing future employment prospects.

Credit : 20 || TQT : 200

Reference No : D/617/3716

This unit aims to provide an introduction to computing and the concepts of hardware and its uses. Learners will gain an understanding of data systems and data presentation, key aspects of computer networks and the importance of ethical and legal issues about computing

Credit : 20 || TQT : 200

Reference No : H/617/3717

The aim of this unit is to provide students to a variety of contemporary issues related to society and culture, enabling learners to understand social and cultural literacy by developing their knowledge and understanding of societies and cultures

Credit : 20 || TQT : 200

Reference No : K/617/3718

This unit aims to provide learners with knowledge and understanding of how different forms of business ownership operate. It will cover how businesses are run in terms of their form of ownership, the impact of external factors on business success, understanding the different objectives businesses may have, and the key functional areas within a business that enable it to operate effectively.

Credit : 20 || TQT : 200

Reference No : M/617/3719

The aim of this unit is to provide learners an introduction to the fundamentals of accounting and economics. Learners will gain an understanding of financial reports through their preparation, based on the double-entry bookkeeping system which is essential for the management of any organisation.

Credit : 20 || TQT : 200

Delivery Methods

Ascent School of Management offers a wide variety of courses and you are given a choice to select any one as per your need and requirement. You would be given the benefit to choose the time and place of study and the study materials are accessible 24/7 via our Learning Management System. They can be accessed from any part of the world at any time. You will be guided by a personal Tutor and supported by our back-office support team who will give your assistance and advice about your course and assignments.

At ASML, our online courses are flexible and designed to fit full-time working professionals. So you don’t miss out on valuable income, experience and career progress while you study. Our online study mode lets you set your study hours, and you have access 24/7 to our compressive learning materials. While you may have some activities at fixed times, such as assessments, you can access and work through your course at your convenience. You will also get adequate guidance and support from tutors via our support desk portal.

When you study online with us, you can expect top-class support from our dedicated support desk team, which means you’re never alone in your studies. You will get guidance, support and assessment feedback from your tutors through our support desk portal. The blended learning at ASML is designed to meet the needs of learners who want to widen their knowledge online with dedicated one-to-one online live sessions with tutors at their convenience. ASML is keen to offer an immersive learning experience to our learners with an innovative blended learning approach, which replaces traditional classroom-based learning with block delivery of online live teaching sessions. With our blended learning, you will get everything that comes with our online learning and plus live classes with assigned tutors.

About Awarding Body

OTHM is an established and recognised Awarding Organisation (Certification Body) launched in 2003. OTHM has already made a mark in the UK and global online education scenario by creating and maintaining a user-friendly and skill based learning environment. OTHM has both local and international recognition which aids OTHM graduates to enhance their employability skills as well as allowing them to join degree and/or Master top-up programmes.

OTHM qualifications has assembled a reputation for maintaining significant skills in a wide range of job roles and industries which comprises Business Studies, Leadership, Tourism and Hospitality Management, Health and Social Care, Information Technology, Accounting and Finance, Logistics and Supply Chain Management.

Resources and Support

At Ascent School of Management London, we are dedicated to providing exceptional support to our learners every step of the way. Our centralized tutor support desk portal ensures that our support team can provide guidance, assessment feedback, and any other study support promptly and efficiently. Our support team is committed to assisting learners as quickly as possible. Whenever a learner submits a support request via the support desk portal, our team assigns it to an appropriate tutor. Once the allocated tutor responds to the request, the support team makes it available to the learner in the portal.

We understand that efficient support is essential for the success of our learners. That's why we have a support desk system in place to streamline all support processes efficiently. Our learners can rely on us to provide effective assistance whenever they need it. Furthermore, our learning materials are created by industry experts, giving our learners a competitive edge. These materials are available in three formats, including PDF, PowerPoint, or Interactive Text Content on the learning portal. We are confident that our high-quality materials will help our learners achieve their goals.

Study Options

10 Monthly Payments - £74.22

Initial Deposit - £185.54

Total Discount Applied - 40%

10 Monthly Payments - £108.78

Initial Deposit - £271.94

Total Discount Applied - 40%

  • Duration 12 Months
  • Credits 120
  • Accreditation Ofqual.Gov.UK
  • Intake Every Month
  • Study Mode Online / Blended
  • Course Materials: Well Structured
  • All Inclusive Cost Yes
  • Tutor Desk Yes
  • Support Desk Yes
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