Cavendish Uganda

Foundation

Lay the foundation for your degree program with the Cavendish University Uganda Foundation course. Gain the subject specific knowledge and skills to keep you a step ahead of your peers as you begin your journey to success.

The Foundation programme is intended for students who have successfully completed the Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE) or its equivalent but didn’t attain sufficiently high grades to enroll for Diploma or Degree programmes. It’s also intended for students from countries whose secondary school qualifications are not considered equivalent to UACE. The Courses emphasize general principles and application.

Course Overview

Career objective

To prepare students for entrance into undergraduate degree/diploma programmes and thereby:

  • Introduce students to the culture of higher education and university life.
  • Provide a structured framework that supports students becoming self-directed learners
  • To provide the opportunity to develop leadership, supervisory skills and team work in order to work effectively in a contemporary, multidisciplinary setting and to begin to make independent decisions with appropriate support
  • To provide each foundation student with a variety of workplace experiences during their Foundation Programme in order to best inform career choice.

Program structure

year one

semester one
course code Course Name
FOU 110 Foundational Mathematics
FOU 111 Computing Skills
FOU 112 Communication Skills
FOU 113 Introduction to development studies
FOU 114 English
Semester two (Arts)
course code Course Name
FOA 120 Foundation in Law
FOA 121 Principles of Accounting
FOA 122 Introduction to Critical thinking
FOA 123 Business Administration
FOA 124 Introduction to Political Science
Semester two (Sciences)
course code Course Name
FOS 120 Mathematics
FOS 121 Physical Sciences
FOS 122 Biological Sciences
FOS 123 Fundamentals of Information Systems
FOS 124 Foundational Physics

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