Making a decision regarding the choice of A levels or foundation course makes a significant difference in your secondary education. This is why it is very important to be extremely careful while choosing either of them. A levels are extremely versatile and you will get a lot of options to select from. Currently A levels are taught in more than 120 countries to above 220000 students around the world. But still foundation courses are taught more than A levels. The difference between both of these is not known by a lot of people which confuses them. Generally A levels are completed somewhere between 15 to 24 months whereas a foundation course takes only 12 months to be completed. If you want to complete A levels within 12 months then you will have to go through more rigorous classes. A levels are more flexible and dynamic as compared to foundation courses. You get the liberty to study law with economics in A levels. On the other hand a foundation course only gives you a basic knowledge of a fixed curriculum that offers less elasticity. When it comes to please you can expect to pay more for A level exams. But in some special cases foundation courses may cost you more.