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International Year One in International Business, Accounting and Finance

Prepare for direct entry to Year 2 of an undergraduate degree in a range of Business related subjects at Manchester Metropolitan University.

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:

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.

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
23 September 2019 12 June 2020 3 Terms
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6 January 2020 28 August 2020 3 Terms
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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?

Featured progression degree
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Want to become a qualified, chartered accountant? This programme at Manchester Metropolitan University can give you a head start.

With exemptions from professional bodies such as ACCA, ICAEW, ICAS, CIMA and CIPFA this programme will help you to become qualified sooner and provide you with the high-level transferable skills employers seek.


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. Assessment will be by:

  • coursework, including prepared assignments, unit tests, experimental reports, and computer use
  • mid-course and end-of-course examinations
  • formal assessment of levels and progress in English through NCUK's English for Academic Purposes (EAP) programme
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.

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
-
23 September 2019 28 August 2020 4 Terms
-

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?

Featured progression degree
A person explaining something to two people who are sitting down

Want to become a qualified, chartered accountant? This programme at Manchester Metropolitan University can give you a head start.

With exemptions from professional bodies such as ACCA, ICAEW, ICAS, CIMA and CIPFA this programme will help you to become qualified sooner and provide you with the high-level transferable skills employers seek.


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. Assessment will be by:

  • coursework, including prepared assignments, unit tests, experimental reports, and computer use
  • mid-course and end-of-course examinations
  • formal assessment of levels and progress in English through NCUK's English for Academic Purposes (EAP) programme

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.

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
23 September 2019 12 June 2020 3 Terms
-
6 January 2020 28 August 2020 3 Terms
-

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?

Featured progression degree
A person explaining something to two people who are sitting down

Want to become a qualified, chartered accountant? This programme at Manchester Metropolitan University can give you a head start.

With exemptions from professional bodies such as ACCA, ICAEW, ICAS, CIMA and CIPFA this programme will help you to become qualified sooner and provide you with the high-level transferable skills employers seek.

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. Assessment will be by:

  • coursework, including prepared assignments, unit tests, experimental reports, and computer use
  • mid-course and end-of-course examinations
  • formal assessment of levels and progress in English through NCUK's English for Academic Purposes (EAP) programme

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.

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
-
23 September 2019 28 August 2020 4 Terms
-

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?

Featured progression degree
A person explaining something to two people who are sitting down

Want to become a qualified, chartered accountant? This programme at Manchester Metropolitan University can give you a head start.

With exemptions from professional bodies such as ACCA, ICAEW, ICAS, CIMA and CIPFA this programme will help you to become qualified sooner and provide you with the high-level transferable skills employers seek.

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. Assessment will be by:

  • coursework, including prepared assignments, unit tests, experimental reports, and computer use
  • mid-course and end-of-course examinations
  • formal assessment of levels and progress in English through NCUK's English for Academic Purposes (EAP) programme
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