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International Year One in International Business, Accounting and Finance

Progress to Year 2 of a wide range of undergraduate degrees. Choose between an Accounting and Finance or Business and Management pathway post-arrival, after a common first semester, with 10 NCUK Universities to choose from.

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 and reading) or equivalent.

Age requirements: 17 years and above

All students commencing courses on a published September start date must be 18 years old by 31 December of that calendar year. For all other start dates, students must be 18 years old by 31 December of the preceding calendar year.

Academic requirements:

Successful completion of A-levels, a recognised Foundation, first year of an overseas university degree or equivalent with good grades. Applicants must have a minimum of GCSE grade 4/C in Mathematics or equivalent.

Entry requirements additional information:

Applicants must have a minimum of GCSE grade 4/C in Mathematics 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 14 June 2019 3 Terms £15,075
7 January 2019 30 August 2019 3 Terms £15,075

Class information

Class hours:

24 hours per week (20 hours per week during Term 1)

Class size: 20
Class duration:

Typically held Monday to Friday between 08.00 - 19.00 excluding bank holidays. However, there may be instances where classes need to be held outside these times due to unforeseen circumstances.


Where will it take me?

Your university choices

Manchester Metropolitan University International Business Management BA (Hons)

University of Leeds Economics and Finance BSc (Hons)

The University of Manchester Management BA (Hons)

University of Sheffield Accounting and Financial Management BSc (Hons)


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?

Progress is monitored by continuous assessment of coursework and by the use of class tests.

The final grade for each unit is based on a mixture of coursework and end-of-module examinations. Successful students will achieve grades distinction, merit, credit or pass for each of the modules.

Basic information will be delivered in lectures, and an understanding of the subject and the ability to utilise the information supported by tutorial work and by extensive e-learning provision.

Assessment will be by:

  • coursework - prepared assignments, module tests etc
  • end-of-course module examinations

Academic guidance

You will receive support from your tutor on personal and academic issues, including advice on your studies and career plans. We also have a Placement Co-ordinator who will help with your application to the chosen university and arrange visits to help you learn more about your chosen degree.

Students should be aware that:

  • the International Year One does not replace the International Foundation programme. Students require a Foundation programme, A-levels, or a similar level qualification for entry to the International Year One programme
  • students' previous educational performance will be considered in their university admission, in particular to selective universities and/or degree programme
  • students are not guaranteed a place at any particular NCUK university
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 all subskills) or equivalent.

Age requirements: 17 years and above

All students commencing courses on a published September start date must be 18 years old by 31 December of that calendar year. For all other start dates, students must be 18 years old by 31 December of the preceding calendar year.

Academic requirements:

Successful completion of A-levels, a recognised Foundation, first year of an overseas university degree or equivalent with good grades. Applicants must have a minimum of GCSE grade 4/C in Mathematics or equivalent.

Entry requirements additional information:

Applicants must have a minimum of GCSE grade 4/C in Mathematics 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 30 August 2019 4 Terms £19,505
24 June 2019 12 June 2020 4 Terms *

*Please note that the prices for courses due to commence in the academic year 2019 – 2020 have not yet been confirmed. The prices shown for the current academic year of 2018 – 2019 will be subject to an increase of up to a maximum of 4%. As soon as the prices for 2019 – 2020 are confirmed they will be updated so please continue to check here for the most up to date information*.


Class information

Class hours:

24 hours per week (20 hours per week during Term 1)

Class size: 20
Class duration:

Typically held Monday to Friday between 08.00 - 19.00 excluding bank holidays. However, there may be instances where classes need to be held outside these times due to unforeseen circumstances.


Where will it take me?

Your university choices

Manchester Metropolitan University International Business Management BA (Hons)

University of Leeds Economics and Finance BSc (Hons)

The University of Manchester Management BA (Hons)

University of Sheffield Accounting and Financial Management BSc (Hons)


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?

Progress is monitored by continuous assessment of coursework and by the use of class tests.

The final grade for each unit is based on a mixture of coursework and end-of-module examinations. Successful students will achieve grades distinction, merit, credit or pass for each of the modules.

Basic information will be delivered in lectures, and an understanding of the subject and the ability to utilise the information supported by tutorial work and by extensive e-learning provision.

Assessment will be by:

  • coursework - prepared assignments, module tests etc
  • end-of-course module examinations

Academic guidance

You will receive support from your tutor on personal and academic issues, including advice on your studies and career plans. We also have a Placement Co-ordinator who will help with your application to the chosen university and arrange visits to help you learn more about your chosen degree.

Students should be aware that:

  • the International Year One does not replace the International Foundation programme. Students require a Foundation programme, A-levels, or a similar level qualification for entry to the International Year One programme
  • students' previous educational performance will be considered in their university admission, in particular to selective universities and/or degree programme
  • students are not guaranteed a place at any particular NCUK university
Please select your course delivery method with the toggle below.
Develop both your academic knowledge and English language skills in just nine months.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

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

Age requirements: 17 years and above

All students commencing courses on a published September start date must be 18 years old by 31 December of that calendar year. For all other start dates, students must be 18 years old by 31 December of the preceding calendar year.

Academic requirements:

Successful completion of A-levels, a recognised Foundation, first year of an overseas university degree or equivalent with good grades. Applicants must have a minimum of GCSE grade 4/C in Mathematics or equivalent.

Entry requirements additional information:

Applicants must have a minimum of GCSE grade 4/C in Mathematics 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
23 September 2019 12 June 2020 3 Terms *
6 January 2020 28 August 2020 3 Terms *

*Please note that the prices for courses due to commence in the academic year 2019 – 2020 have not yet been confirmed. The prices shown for the current academic year of 2018 – 2019 will be subject to an increase of up to a maximum of 4%. As soon as the prices for 2019 – 2020 are confirmed they will be updated so please continue to check here for the most up to date information*.


Class information

Class hours:

24 hours per week (20 hours per week during Term 1)

Class size: 20
Class duration:

Typically held Monday to Friday between 08.00 - 19.00 excluding bank holidays. However, there may be instances where classes need to be held outside these times due to unforeseen circumstances.


Where will it take me?

Your university choices

Manchester Metropolitan University International Business Management BA (Hons)

University of Leeds Economics and Finance BSc (Hons)

The University of Manchester Management BA (Hons)

University of Sheffield Accounting and Financial Management BSc (Hons)


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?

Progress is monitored by continuous assessment of coursework and by the use of class tests.

The final grade for each unit is based on a mixture of coursework and end-of-module examinations. Successful students will achieve grades distinction, merit, credit or pass for each of the modules.

Basic information will be delivered in lectures, and an understanding of the subject and the ability to utilise the information supported by tutorial work and by extensive e-learning provision.

Assessment will be by:

  • coursework - prepared assignments, module tests etc
  • end-of-course module examinations

Academic guidance

You will receive support from your tutor on personal and academic issues, including advice on your studies and career plans. We also have a Placement Co-ordinator who will help with your application to the chosen university and arrange visits to help you learn more about your chosen degree.

Students should be aware that:

  • the International Year One does not replace the International Foundation programme. Students require a Foundation programme, A-levels, or a similar level qualification for entry to the International Year One programme
  • students' previous educational performance will be considered in their university admission, in particular to selective universities and/or degree programme
  • students are not guaranteed a place at any particular NCUK university
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:

UKVI IELTS 5.0 (with a minimum of 5.0 in all subskills) or equivalent.

Age requirements: 17 years and above

All students commencing courses on a published September start date must be 18 years old by 31 December of that calendar year. For all other start dates, students must be 18 years old by 31 December of the preceding calendar year.

Academic requirements:

Successful completion of A-levels, a recognised Foundation, first year of an overseas university degree or equivalent with good grades. Applicants must have a minimum of GCSE grade 4/C in Mathematics or equivalent.

Entry requirements additional information:

Applicants must have a minimum of GCSE grade 4/C in Mathematics 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
23 September 2019 28 August 2020 4 Terms *

*Please note that the prices for courses due to commence in the academic year 2019 – 2020 have not yet been confirmed. The prices shown for the current academic year of 2018 – 2019 will be subject to an increase of up to a maximum of 4%. As soon as the prices for 2019 – 2020 are confirmed they will be updated so please continue to check here for the most up to date information*.


Class information

Class hours:

24 hours per week (20 hours per week during Term 1)

Class size: 20
Class duration:

Typically held Monday to Friday between 08.00 - 19.00 excluding bank holidays. However, there may be instances where classes need to be held outside these times due to unforeseen circumstances.


Where will it take me?

Your university choices

Manchester Metropolitan University International Business Management BA (Hons)

University of Leeds Economics and Finance BSc (Hons)

The University of Manchester Management BA (Hons)

University of Sheffield Accounting and Financial Management BSc (Hons)


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?

Progress is monitored by continuous assessment of coursework and by the use of class tests.

The final grade for each unit is based on a mixture of coursework and end-of-module examinations. Successful students will achieve grades distinction, merit, credit or pass for each of the modules.

Basic information will be delivered in lectures, and an understanding of the subject and the ability to utilise the information supported by tutorial work and by extensive e-learning provision.

Assessment will be by:

  • coursework - prepared assignments, module tests etc
  • end-of-course module examinations

Academic guidance

You will receive support from your tutor on personal and academic issues, including advice on your studies and career plans. We also have a Placement Co-ordinator who will help with your application to the chosen university and arrange visits to help you learn more about your chosen degree.

Students should be aware that:

  • the International Year One does not replace the International Foundation programme. Students require a Foundation programme, A-levels, or a similar level qualification for entry to the International Year One programme
  • students' previous educational performance will be considered in their university admission, in particular to selective universities and/or degree programme
  • students are not guaranteed a place at any particular NCUK university
Please select your course delivery method with the toggle below.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

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

Age requirements: 17 years and above

All students commencing courses on a published September start date must be 18 years old by 31 December of that calendar year. For all other start dates, students must be 18 years old by 31 December of the preceding calendar year.

Academic requirements:

Successful completion of A-levels, a recognised Foundation, first year of an overseas university degree or equivalent with good grades. Applicants must have a minimum of GCSE grade 4/C in Mathematics or equivalent.

Entry requirements additional information:

Applicants must have a minimum of GCSE grade 4/C in Mathematics 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 14 June 2019 3 Terms £15,075
7 January 2019 30 August 2019 3 Terms £15,075

Class information

Class hours:

24 hours per week (20 hours per week during Term 1)

Class size: 20
Class duration:

Typically held Monday to Friday between 08.00 - 19.00 excluding bank holidays. However, there may be instances where classes need to be held outside these times due to unforeseen circumstances.

Where will it take me?

Your university choices

Manchester Metropolitan University International Business Management BA (Hons)

University of Leeds Economics and Finance BSc (Hons)

The University of Manchester Management BA (Hons)

University of Sheffield Accounting and Financial Management BSc (Hons)

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?

Progress is monitored by continuous assessment of coursework and by the use of class tests.

The final grade for each unit is based on a mixture of coursework and end-of-module examinations. Successful students will achieve grades distinction, merit, credit or pass for each of the modules.

Basic information will be delivered in lectures, and an understanding of the subject and the ability to utilise the information supported by tutorial work and by extensive e-learning provision.

Assessment will be by:

  • coursework - prepared assignments, module tests etc
  • end-of-course module examinations

Academic guidance

You will receive support from your tutor on personal and academic issues, including advice on your studies and career plans. We also have a Placement Co-ordinator who will help with your application to the chosen university and arrange visits to help you learn more about your chosen degree.

Students should be aware that:

  • the International Year One does not replace the International Foundation programme. Students require a Foundation programme, A-levels, or a similar level qualification for entry to the International Year One programme
  • students' previous educational performance will be considered in their university admission, in particular to selective universities and/or degree programme
  • students are not guaranteed a place at any particular NCUK university

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

IELTS 5.0 (with a minimum of 5.0 in all subskills) or equivalent.

Age requirements: 17 years and above

All students commencing courses on a published September start date must be 18 years old by 31 December of that calendar year. For all other start dates, students must be 18 years old by 31 December of the preceding calendar year.

Academic requirements:

Successful completion of A-levels, a recognised Foundation, first year of an overseas university degree or equivalent with good grades. Applicants must have a minimum of GCSE grade 4/C in Mathematics or equivalent.

Entry requirements additional information:

Applicants must have a minimum of GCSE grade 4/C in Mathematics 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 30 August 2019 4 Terms £19,505
24 June 2019 12 June 2020 4 Terms *

*Please note that the prices for courses due to commence in the academic year 2019 – 2020 have not yet been confirmed. The prices shown for the current academic year of 2018 – 2019 will be subject to an increase of up to a maximum of 4%. As soon as the prices for 2019 – 2020 are confirmed they will be updated so please continue to check here for the most up to date information*.

Class information

Class hours:

24 hours per week (20 hours per week during Term 1)

Class size: 20
Class duration:

Typically held Monday to Friday between 08.00 - 19.00 excluding bank holidays. However, there may be instances where classes need to be held outside these times due to unforeseen circumstances.

Where will it take me?

Your university choices

Manchester Metropolitan University International Business Management BA (Hons)

University of Leeds Economics and Finance BSc (Hons)

The University of Manchester Management BA (Hons)

University of Sheffield Accounting and Financial Management BSc (Hons)

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?

Progress is monitored by continuous assessment of coursework and by the use of class tests.

The final grade for each unit is based on a mixture of coursework and end-of-module examinations. Successful students will achieve grades distinction, merit, credit or pass for each of the modules.

Basic information will be delivered in lectures, and an understanding of the subject and the ability to utilise the information supported by tutorial work and by extensive e-learning provision.

Assessment will be by:

  • coursework - prepared assignments, module tests etc
  • end-of-course module examinations

Academic guidance

You will receive support from your tutor on personal and academic issues, including advice on your studies and career plans. We also have a Placement Co-ordinator who will help with your application to the chosen university and arrange visits to help you learn more about your chosen degree.

Students should be aware that:

  • the International Year One does not replace the International Foundation programme. Students require a Foundation programme, A-levels, or a similar level qualification for entry to the International Year One programme
  • students' previous educational performance will be considered in their university admission, in particular to selective universities and/or degree programme
  • students are not guaranteed a place at any particular NCUK university
Please select your course delivery method with the toggle below.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

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

Age requirements: 17 years and above

All students commencing courses on a published September start date must be 18 years old by 31 December of that calendar year. For all other start dates, students must be 18 years old by 31 December of the preceding calendar year.

Academic requirements:

Successful completion of A-levels, a recognised Foundation, first year of an overseas university degree or equivalent with good grades. Applicants must have a minimum of GCSE grade 4/C in Mathematics or equivalent.

Entry requirements additional information:

Applicants must have a minimum of GCSE grade 4/C in Mathematics 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
23 September 2019 12 June 2020 3 Terms *
6 January 2020 28 August 2020 3 Terms *

*Please note that the prices for courses due to commence in the academic year 2019 – 2020 have not yet been confirmed. The prices shown for the current academic year of 2018 – 2019 will be subject to an increase of up to a maximum of 4%. As soon as the prices for 2019 – 2020 are confirmed they will be updated so please continue to check here for the most up to date information*.

Class information

Class hours:

24 hours per week (20 hours per week during Term 1)

Class size: 20
Class duration:

Typically held Monday to Friday between 08.00 - 19.00 excluding bank holidays. However, there may be instances where classes need to be held outside these times due to unforeseen circumstances.

Where will it take me?

Your university choices

Manchester Metropolitan University International Business Management BA (Hons)

University of Leeds Economics and Finance BSc (Hons)

The University of Manchester Management BA (Hons)

University of Sheffield Accounting and Financial Management BSc (Hons)

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?

Progress is monitored by continuous assessment of coursework and by the use of class tests.

The final grade for each unit is based on a mixture of coursework and end-of-module examinations. Successful students will achieve grades distinction, merit, credit or pass for each of the modules.

Basic information will be delivered in lectures, and an understanding of the subject and the ability to utilise the information supported by tutorial work and by extensive e-learning provision.

Assessment will be by:

  • coursework - prepared assignments, module tests etc
  • end-of-course module examinations

Academic guidance

You will receive support from your tutor on personal and academic issues, including advice on your studies and career plans. We also have a Placement Co-ordinator who will help with your application to the chosen university and arrange visits to help you learn more about your chosen degree.

Students should be aware that:

  • the International Year One does not replace the International Foundation programme. Students require a Foundation programme, A-levels, or a similar level qualification for entry to the International Year One programme
  • students' previous educational performance will be considered in their university admission, in particular to selective universities and/or degree programme
  • students are not guaranteed a place at any particular NCUK university

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

UKVI IELTS 5.0 (with a minimum of 5.0 in all subskills) or equivalent.

Age requirements: 17 years and above

All students commencing courses on a published September start date must be 18 years old by 31 December of that calendar year. For all other start dates, students must be 18 years old by 31 December of the preceding calendar year.

Academic requirements:

Successful completion of A-levels, a recognised Foundation, first year of an overseas university degree or equivalent with good grades. Applicants must have a minimum of GCSE grade 4/C in Mathematics or equivalent.

Entry requirements additional information:

Applicants must have a minimum of GCSE grade 4/C in Mathematics 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
23 September 2019 28 August 2020 4 Terms *

*Please note that the prices for courses due to commence in the academic year 2019 – 2020 have not yet been confirmed. The prices shown for the current academic year of 2018 – 2019 will be subject to an increase of up to a maximum of 4%. As soon as the prices for 2019 – 2020 are confirmed they will be updated so please continue to check here for the most up to date information*.

Class information

Class hours:

24 hours per week (20 hours per week during Term 1)

Class size: 20
Class duration:

Typically held Monday to Friday between 08.00 - 19.00 excluding bank holidays. However, there may be instances where classes need to be held outside these times due to unforeseen circumstances.

Where will it take me?

Your university choices

Manchester Metropolitan University International Business Management BA (Hons)

University of Leeds Economics and Finance BSc (Hons)

The University of Manchester Management BA (Hons)

University of Sheffield Accounting and Financial Management BSc (Hons)

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?

Progress is monitored by continuous assessment of coursework and by the use of class tests.

The final grade for each unit is based on a mixture of coursework and end-of-module examinations. Successful students will achieve grades distinction, merit, credit or pass for each of the modules.

Basic information will be delivered in lectures, and an understanding of the subject and the ability to utilise the information supported by tutorial work and by extensive e-learning provision.

Assessment will be by:

  • coursework - prepared assignments, module tests etc
  • end-of-course module examinations

Academic guidance

You will receive support from your tutor on personal and academic issues, including advice on your studies and career plans. We also have a Placement Co-ordinator who will help with your application to the chosen university and arrange visits to help you learn more about your chosen degree.

Students should be aware that:

  • the International Year One does not replace the International Foundation programme. Students require a Foundation programme, A-levels, or a similar level qualification for entry to the International Year One programme
  • students' previous educational performance will be considered in their university admission, in particular to selective universities and/or degree programme
  • students are not guaranteed a place at any particular NCUK university
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