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International Year One in Business Management and Economics

Prepare for direct entry to Year 2 of an undergraduate degree at Norwich Business School or the School of Economics at UEA.

Course features

  • Develop the knowledge and skills for your chosen degree through a specialist pathway.
  • Study academic modules that reflect the first year of your chosen degree.
  • Guaranteed university placement for all successful students.
  • Benefit from smaller class sizes than at university, meaning you'll have more time with your teachers.
  • Adapt to studying in the UK thanks to university-style teaching for subject-based modules.
  • Guidance with your university application, ensuring you choose the best degree for you.
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A quality-assured university programme, validated by University of East Anglia.

Key facts

Course length: 3 - 4 Terms
Start dates: January, July, September, October
Fees: From £18,195
Academic requirements:

Satisfactory completion of A-levels (BBC grades), a recognised Foundation programme, or the first year of an overseas university degree programme with good grades, or equivalent.

English language requirements: From: IELTS 5.0 or equivalent
Award:

Certificate of Higher Education (RQF Level 4) from UEA.

Course options:
  • Standard (3 terms, our popular 9 month programme.)
  • Extended (Contains an additional term(s) of English language.)
A quality-assured university programme, validated by University of East Anglia.

Your course options

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Develop both your academic knowledge and English language skills in just nine months.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

IELTS 5.5 (with a minimum of 5.5 in reading and writing) or equivalent.

Age requirements: 17 years and above
All students commencing courses on a published September start date must be 17 years old by 31 December of that calendar year.
Academic requirements:

Satisfactory completion of A-levels (BBC grades), a recognised Foundation programme, or the first year of an overseas university degree programme with good grades, or equivalent.

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English course
Scholarships

Find out if you qualify for one of our pathway scholarships.

When you continue to your degree at UEA you may also qualify for a progression scholarship worth £3,000 for each year of your programme.

All students are welcome to apply, no matter what your background or financial circumstance.


Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
24 September 2018 31 May 2019 3 Terms £18,195
7 January 2019 23 August 2019 3 Terms £18,195
23 September 2019 29 May 2020 3 Terms
-
6 January 2020 21 August 2020 3 Terms
-

Class information

Class hours:

20 hours per week minimum

Class size: 17

Where will it take me?

Featured progression degree
Two international students in computer lab

If you’d like a career in general management, or if you’re unsure which specific areas of business excite you most, this flexible degree will give you the confidence and business-knowledge to pursue a career in almost any organisation.

You’ll be able to tailor your degree through a range of optional modules in topics including human resources, accounting, finance, and marketing.

It’s is approved by the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) to provide direct entry to their Professional Certificate in Marketing, and it’s also recognised by the Chartered Insurance Institute. So, with this degree you can be sure that you're developing the skills that are important in industry.


What will I study?

All students complete modules tailored to your chosen degree subjects.

Please note that the module descriptions shown are for the 2018/19 academic year.

How will I be assessed?

Assessment is a combination of formal examinations and coursework, including written assignments, practical exercises, group and individual research projects, presentations, and problem-solving exercises.

Grades from the International Year One programme do not count toward the final degree but they help the University assess your abilities in your chosen field of study.

Study one (or more) term(s) of English before continuing on to your academic pathway programme. Perfect if you need to improve your English level by 0.5 IELTS point.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

IELTS 5.0 (with a minimum of 5.0 in reading and writing) or equivalent.

Age requirements: 17 years and above
All students commencing courses on a published September start date must be 17 years old by 31 December of that calendar year.
Academic requirements:

Satisfactory completion of A-levels (BBC grades), a recognised Foundation programme, or the first year of an overseas university degree programme with good grades, or equivalent.

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English course
Scholarships

Find out if you qualify for one of our pathway scholarships.

When you continue to your degree at UEA you may also qualify for a progression scholarship worth £3,000 for each year of your programme.

All students are welcome to apply, no matter what your background or financial circumstance.


Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
9 July 2018 31 May 2019 4 Terms £22,945
1 October 2018 23 August 2019 4 Terms £23,090
8 July 2019 29 May 2020 4 Terms
-
30 September 2019 21 August 2020 4 Terms
-

Class information

Class hours:

20 hours per week minimum

Class size: 17

Where will it take me?

Featured progression degree
Two international students in computer lab

If you’d like a career in general management, or if you’re unsure which specific areas of business excite you most, this flexible degree will give you the confidence and business-knowledge to pursue a career in almost any organisation.

You’ll be able to tailor your degree through a range of optional modules in topics including human resources, accounting, finance, and marketing.

It’s is approved by the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) to provide direct entry to their Professional Certificate in Marketing, and it’s also recognised by the Chartered Insurance Institute. So, with this degree you can be sure that you're developing the skills that are important in industry.


What will I study?

All students complete modules tailored to your chosen degree subjects.

Please note that the module descriptions shown are for the 2018/19 academic year.

How will I be assessed?

Assessment is a combination of formal examinations and coursework, including written assignments, practical exercises, group and individual research projects, presentations, and problem-solving exercises.

Grades from the International Year One programme do not count toward the final degree but they help the University assess your abilities in your chosen field of study.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

IELTS 5.5 (with a minimum of 5.5 in reading and writing) or equivalent.

Age requirements: 17 years and above
All students commencing courses on a published September start date must be 17 years old by 31 December of that calendar year.
Academic requirements:

Satisfactory completion of A-levels (BBC grades), a recognised Foundation programme, or the first year of an overseas university degree programme with good grades, or equivalent.

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English course
Scholarships

Find out if you qualify for one of our pathway scholarships.

When you continue to your degree at UEA you may also qualify for a progression scholarship worth £3,000 for each year of your programme.

All students are welcome to apply, no matter what your background or financial circumstance.

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
23 September 2019 29 May 2020 3 Terms
-
6 January 2020 21 August 2020 3 Terms
-
24 September 2018 31 May 2019 3 Terms £18,195
7 January 2019 23 August 2019 3 Terms £18,195

Class information

Class hours:

20 hours per week minimum

Class size: 17

Where will it take me?

Featured progression degree
Two international students in computer lab

If you’d like a career in general management, or if you’re unsure which specific areas of business excite you most, this flexible degree will give you the confidence and business-knowledge to pursue a career in almost any organisation.

You’ll be able to tailor your degree through a range of optional modules in topics including human resources, accounting, finance, and marketing.

It’s is approved by the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) to provide direct entry to their Professional Certificate in Marketing, and it’s also recognised by the Chartered Insurance Institute. So, with this degree you can be sure that you're developing the skills that are important in industry.

What will I study?

All students complete modules tailored to your chosen degree subjects.

Please note that the module descriptions shown are for the 2018/19 academic year.

How will I be assessed?

Assessment is a combination of formal examinations and coursework, including written assignments, practical exercises, group and individual research projects, presentations, and problem-solving exercises.

Grades from the International Year One programme do not count toward the final degree but they help the University assess your abilities in your chosen field of study.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

IELTS 5.0 (with a minimum of 5.0 in reading and writing) or equivalent.

Age requirements: 17 years and above
All students commencing courses on a published September start date must be 17 years old by 31 December of that calendar year.
Academic requirements:

Satisfactory completion of A-levels (BBC grades), a recognised Foundation programme, or the first year of an overseas university degree programme with good grades, or equivalent.

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English course
Scholarships

Find out if you qualify for one of our pathway scholarships.

When you continue to your degree at UEA you may also qualify for a progression scholarship worth £3,000 for each year of your programme.

All students are welcome to apply, no matter what your background or financial circumstance.

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
30 September 2019 21 August 2020 4 Terms
-
8 July 2019 29 May 2020 4 Terms
-
9 July 2018 31 May 2019 4 Terms £22,945
1 October 2018 23 August 2019 4 Terms £23,090

Class information

Class hours:

20 hours per week minimum

Class size: 17

Where will it take me?

Featured progression degree
Two international students in computer lab

If you’d like a career in general management, or if you’re unsure which specific areas of business excite you most, this flexible degree will give you the confidence and business-knowledge to pursue a career in almost any organisation.

You’ll be able to tailor your degree through a range of optional modules in topics including human resources, accounting, finance, and marketing.

It’s is approved by the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) to provide direct entry to their Professional Certificate in Marketing, and it’s also recognised by the Chartered Insurance Institute. So, with this degree you can be sure that you're developing the skills that are important in industry.

What will I study?

All students complete modules tailored to your chosen degree subjects.

Please note that the module descriptions shown are for the 2018/19 academic year.

How will I be assessed?

Assessment is a combination of formal examinations and coursework, including written assignments, practical exercises, group and individual research projects, presentations, and problem-solving exercises.

Grades from the International Year One programme do not count toward the final degree but they help the University assess your abilities in your chosen field of study.

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