Catering to the changing educational needs of the world, NSBM has opened a competitive academic path for the students with the Ordinary level qualification, by introducing Foundation Programme to the academic portfolio of the institute. Foundation Programme is offered to G.C.E. Ordinary Level qualified students (Local, Cambridge or Edexel ) enabling them to enter to Bachelor’s Degree Programmes in affiliation with Plymouth University, UK or University College, Dublin in both streams of Management and Information Technology. This program is designed for one-year full time course, thus replacing the requirement of possessing AL qualifications.
The foundation program ensures that students are fully geared with the pre- requisites to embark on the degree program within a short period, and is aimed at grooming its participants with the appropriate knowledge and skills to pursue. The main objectives of the program are,
To equip participants with the appropriate skills for academic success The program consists of two semesters, that comprise eight diverse and competitive subjects, where one semester contains 4 modules. The modules are designed and combined to enable students to gain essential subject knowledge and skills to progress with further studies and to demonstrate a systematic understanding of management concepts and principles. At the successful completion of the Management Foundation Programme, students shall possess the necessary skills to pursue their higher studies in different Management and Computing disciplines which will lead to career opportunities in different industries.