OTHM Level 3 Foundation Diploma for Higher Education Studies

OTHM Level 3 Foundation Diploma for Higher Education Studies


The OTHM Level 3 Online Foundation Diploma for Higher Education Studies’ main goal is to give students a solid foundation for entering both UK and international university programmes. Each learner will be given the knowledge and abilities necessary to quickly adapt to change and advance in their learning, as well as study techniques, arithmetic, computing, society and culture, business, and accounting.

Successful completion of the Level 3 Online Foundation Diploma for Higher Education Studies provides learners with the opportunity to progress to further study or employment.

Online, distance learning

Start dates and duration:
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Tuition fees and funding:
Total course cost is £10,250 split equally across the duration of your course (full and part-time).
For UK students: you can apply for a non-means-tested government master’s loan.

Entry requirements:
2:2 honours degree and above or equivalent – from a recognised institution.
English language: IELTS Level 6.5 or above with no element below 6.0 (or equivalent).

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Entry Requirements

OTHM Level 3 Online qualifications are available to students as young as 16. The admission requirements for these qualifications are not stated in OTHM. OTHM makes sure that students who are accepted into the programme have the necessary skills at the appropriate level to complete the learning and evaluation requirements.

Module Structure

There are 6 obligatory units totaling 120 credits in the OTHM Level 3 Online Foundation Diploma for Higher Education Studies.

  • Academic English and Study Skills (20 credits)
  • Foundation Mathematics (20 credits)
  • Foundation Computing (20 credits)
  • Society and Culture (20 credits)
  • Introduction to Business (20 credits)
  • Foundation Accounting and Economics (20 credits)

Learners are able to:

  • Access all course material, including online modules and written assignments
  • Dedicated tutor support
  • WFC online portal (24/7 access to our user-friendly learning portal)
  • WFC assignment briefing, materials are  high quality and easy to understand.
  • Excellent quality study notes
  • Prompt assignment marking and feedback
  • Full access to an online library.
  • Fully accredited UK courses-leading to degrees from UK and American university’s
  • Dedicated customer support via chat, telephone, and email (Monday to Friday)
  • Full support to our student until they completed the course


Successful completion of OTHM Level 3 Foundation Diploma for Higher Education Studies provides learners the opportunity for academic progressions to a wide range of undergraduate programmes including OTHM Level 4 diploma.


Assessment is via assignment only.

No Exams


This programme is accredited by Ofqual Awarding body (OTHM)

If you have any questions and want to know the fees please email us or call us

Phone: +44 (0) 203 771 5653
Email: admissions@westfieldcollege.co.uk

Not sure how these qualifications translate to the UK equivalents, but this is the entry criteria we have for this programme:

University Progressions

Progress to the following programmes  ( Bsc, BA, BA Hons)

For Example:

University of Sunderland

University of Southampton

University of Roehampton

Middlesex University

Many more


Full time

Complete your degree in the shortest possible time and study flexibly – when and where suits you!


You’ll study 9 modules in total (approx. 37 hrs/week).

Part time option one

Study for a degree whilst fitting it around your work, care and other life commitments.


You’ll study 6 modules per year (approx. 25 hrs/week).

Part time option two

Take time to study and spread the tuition fees over a longer period – at no extra cost.


You’ll study 4–5 modules per year (approx. 19 hrs/week).

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