Foundation Apprenticeships

Foundation Apprenticeships are currently accepted at:

  • Offers degrees in all but four Foundation Apprenticeship subject areas. And where the university doesn’t offer a matching degree, your FA is recognised as a B at Higher towards entry to other subjects. 

  • Offers a degree in all 12 subject areas. The University accepts FAs across all faculties as equivalent to one SQA Higher at A.

    Also University of Abertay offers enhanced recognition if you are applying for a degree
    in the same subject area, two Highers at B.

  • Offers matching degrees in all but one Foundation Apprenticeship subject area. And where the university doesn’t offer a matching degree, your FA is recognised as an A at Higher towards entry to other subjects. Exemptions apply for Medicine and Dentistry.

  • Recognises FAs as entry to six matching degree subjects, equivalent of a B at Higher. 

    You can't yet use an FA in the following subjects as part of the entry requirements to another course.  Accountancy, Business Skills, Creative and Digital Media, Financial Services, Food and Drink Tech, ICT Hardware. 

  • Edinburgh Napier University offers matching degrees in all 12 Foundation Apprenticeship subject areas. Your FA is recognised as an A at Higher towards your entry requirements.

  • Offers degrees matching nine of the FA subject areas. And where the university doesn’t offer a degree in the subject area, your FA is recognised as an A at Higher towards entry to other subjects. Exclusions apply to Law, Medicine, Dentistry and Veterinary Medicine.

  • Glasgow Caledonian University offer degrees in all 12 Foundation Apprenticeship subject areas. Your FA is recognised as an A at Higher towards your entry requirements.

  • Offers matching degrees in two Foundation Apprenticeship subject areas. Civil Engineering, and Creative and Digital Media. And where the university doesn’t offer a degree in the subject area, your FA is recognised as an A at Higher towards entry to other subjects.

  • Offers matching degrees in 10 Foundation Apprenticeship subject areas. And where the university doesn’t offer a matching degree, your FA is recognised as an A at Higher towards entry to other subjects.

  • Offers a degree in all 12 subject areas. The University accepts FAs across all faculties as equivalent to one SQA Higher at A.

    Also UHI offers enhanced recognition if you are applying for a degree in the same subject area, two Highers at B. Check with the University to see if this applies to you. 

  • Offers matching degrees in all 12 Foundation Apprenticeship subject areas. Your FA is recognised as an A at Higher towards your entry requirements.

  • Offers matching degrees in eight Foundation Apprenticeship Subject areas. 

    And where the university doesn’t offer a degree in the subject area, your FA is recognised as an A at Higher towards entry to other subjects. 

  • Offers a matching degree in all 12 subject areas. The University accepts FAs across all faculties as equivalent to one Higher at A.

    Also Robert Gordon University offers enhanced recognition if you are applying for a degree
    in the same subject area, equivalent of two B's at Higher.

  • Your Foundation Apprenticeship counts as an A at Higher towards entry requirements. The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland doesn't offer a degree in any matching subject areas. 

  • Offers matching degrees in four Foundation Apprenticehsip Subjects. And where the university doesn’t offer a matching degree, your FA is recognised as an A at Higher towards entry to other subjects.

  • Offers matching degrees in eight of the Foundation Apprenticeship subject areas. And where the university doesn’t offer a matching degree, your FA is recognised as a B at Higher towards entry to other subjects. 

  • Offers matching degrees in nine of the Foundation Apprenticeship subject areas. And where the university doesn’t offer a matching degree, your FA is recognised as a B at Higher towards entry to other subjects. 

  • Offers matching degrees in all but one Foundation Apprenticeship subject area. And where the university doesn’t offer a matching degree, your FA is recognised as a B at Higher towards entry to other subjects. Exclusions apply for Law.

  • Offers matching degrees in 10 Foundation Apprenticeship subject areas. And where the university doesn’t offer a matching degree, your FA is recognised as an A at Higher towards entry to other subjects. 

So, are you ready to find your Foundation Apprenticeship?