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International Year One in Business

Prepare for direct entry to Year 2 of an undergraduate degree in a range of subjects including Accounting, Business Management, Economics, Finance, Management Studies and Marketing at a choice of leading UK universities.

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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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 writing) or equivalent.

Age requirements: 16 years and above

All students must be 17 by the end of their first term of study.

Academic requirements:

Satisfactory completion of A-levels, or first year of overseas university degree with good grades, or equivalent.

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

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

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 21 June 2019 3 Terms £18,535
7 January 2019 30 August 2019 3 Terms £18,535
23 September 2019 19 June 2020 3 Terms
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6 January 2020 28 August 2020 3 Terms
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Class information

Class hours:

22 hours per week maximum

Class size: 16
Class duration:
  • English classes per week: 0-6 hours
  • Subject module classes per week: 16-18 hours
  • Average total per week: 16-22 hours

Morning and afternoon classes are held Monday to Friday between 09.00 - 18.00 excluding [bank holidays](https://www.gov.uk/bank-holidays "Bank holidays”).


Where will it take me?

This course leads to the following degrees:
Your university choices
Teacher teaching Business in classroom

Aston University

Business and Management BSc

You'll get a comprehensive understanding of the various functions of management, alongside the opportunity to specialise in areas of business that interest you.

You'll develop the breadth and depth of business knowledge required for a successful management career. Graduates have gone on to work at companies including Google, KPMG and Santander.


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 both formal and informal. Informally you will receive advice and feedback throughout your programme from your teachers. You will also be assessed through a combination of examinations at the end of each term, and coursework, which may include written assignments, practical exercises, group and individual research projects, presentations and problem-solving exercises.

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:

4 Terms: IELTS 5.0 (with a minimum of 5.0 in writing) or equivalent.

5 Terms: IELTS 4.5 (with a minimum of 4.5 in writing) or equivalent.

Age requirements: 16 years and above

All students must be 17 by the end of their first term of study.

Academic requirements:

Satisfactory completion of A-levels, or first year of overseas university degree with good grades, or equivalent.

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

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

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


Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
1 October 2018 30 August 2019 4 Terms £22,965
1 July 2019 19 June 2020 4 Terms
-
5 August 2019 28 August 2020 5 Terms
-
30 September 2019 28 August 2020 4 Terms
-

Class information

Class hours:

22 hours per week maximum

Class size: 16
Class duration:
  • English classes per week: 0-6 hours
  • Subject module classes per week: 16-18 hours
  • Average total per week: 16-22 hours

Morning and afternoon classes are held Monday to Friday between 09.00 - 18.00 excluding [bank holidays](https://www.gov.uk/bank-holidays "Bank holidays”).


Where will it take me?

This course leads to the following degrees:
Your university choices
Teacher teaching Business in classroom

Aston University

Business and Management BSc

You'll get a comprehensive understanding of the various functions of management, alongside the opportunity to specialise in areas of business that interest you.

You'll develop the breadth and depth of business knowledge required for a successful management career. Graduates have gone on to work at companies including Google, KPMG and Santander.


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 both formal and informal. Informally you will receive advice and feedback throughout your programme from your teachers. You will also be assessed through a combination of examinations at the end of each term, and coursework, which may include written assignments, practical exercises, group and individual research projects, presentations and problem-solving exercises.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

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

Age requirements: 16 years and above

All students must be 17 by the end of their first term of study.

Academic requirements:

Satisfactory completion of A-levels, or first year of overseas university degree with good grades, or equivalent.

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

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

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 21 June 2019 3 Terms £18,535
7 January 2019 30 August 2019 3 Terms £18,535
23 September 2019 19 June 2020 3 Terms
-
6 January 2020 28 August 2020 3 Terms
-

Class information

Class hours:

22 hours per week maximum

Class size: 16
Class duration:
  • English classes per week: 0-6 hours
  • Subject module classes per week: 16-18 hours
  • Average total per week: 16-22 hours

Morning and afternoon classes are held Monday to Friday between 09.00 - 18.00 excluding [bank holidays](https://www.gov.uk/bank-holidays "Bank holidays”).

Where will it take me?

This course leads to the following degrees:
Your university choices
Teacher teaching Business in classroom

Aston University

Business and Management BSc

You'll get a comprehensive understanding of the various functions of management, alongside the opportunity to specialise in areas of business that interest you.

You'll develop the breadth and depth of business knowledge required for a successful management career. Graduates have gone on to work at companies including Google, KPMG and Santander.

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 both formal and informal. Informally you will receive advice and feedback throughout your programme from your teachers. You will also be assessed through a combination of examinations at the end of each term, and coursework, which may include written assignments, practical exercises, group and individual research projects, presentations and problem-solving exercises.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

4 Terms: IELTS 5.0 (with a minimum of 5.0 in writing) or equivalent.

5 Terms: IELTS 4.5 (with a minimum of 4.5 in writing) or equivalent.

Age requirements: 16 years and above

All students must be 17 by the end of their first term of study.

Academic requirements:

Satisfactory completion of A-levels, or first year of overseas university degree with good grades, or equivalent.

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

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

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

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
1 October 2018 30 August 2019 4 Terms £22,965
1 July 2019 19 June 2020 4 Terms
-
5 August 2019 28 August 2020 5 Terms
-
30 September 2019 28 August 2020 4 Terms
-

Class information

Class hours:

22 hours per week maximum

Class size: 16
Class duration:
  • English classes per week: 0-6 hours
  • Subject module classes per week: 16-18 hours
  • Average total per week: 16-22 hours

Morning and afternoon classes are held Monday to Friday between 09.00 - 18.00 excluding [bank holidays](https://www.gov.uk/bank-holidays "Bank holidays”).

Where will it take me?

This course leads to the following degrees:
Your university choices
Teacher teaching Business in classroom

Aston University

Business and Management BSc

You'll get a comprehensive understanding of the various functions of management, alongside the opportunity to specialise in areas of business that interest you.

You'll develop the breadth and depth of business knowledge required for a successful management career. Graduates have gone on to work at companies including Google, KPMG and Santander.

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 both formal and informal. Informally you will receive advice and feedback throughout your programme from your teachers. You will also be assessed through a combination of examinations at the end of each term, and coursework, which may include written assignments, practical exercises, group and individual research projects, presentations and problem-solving exercises.

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