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International Foundation in Business

Prepare for direct entry to Year 1 of an undergraduate degree in Accounting and Finance, International Business Management, or International Management and Marketing at Newcastle University London.

Course features

  • Develop the knowledge and skills for your chosen degree through a specialist pathway.
  • Guaranteed university placement for all successful students. Find out more about our money back guarantee.
  • 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 applications, so 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 4.5 in each subskill or equivalent.

Age requirements: 17 years and above

All students commencing courses for the September start date must be 16 years old by 01 September of that calendar year. For the June intake for the Extended course, students must be 16 before registering at the centre. For all other start dates, students must be 16 years old by 01 September of the preceding calendar year. Therefore have turned 17 before 01 September of the year they progress to university.

Academic requirements:

64 UCAS points, 22 IB points, 12 years schooling or the local equivalent to meet the same standard with good grades.

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

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
24 September 2018 14 June 2019 3 Terms £15,445
7 January 2019 6 September 2019 3 Terms £15,445
23 September 2019 12 June 2020 3 Terms
-
6 January 2020 4 September 2020 3 Terms
-

Class information

Class hours:

21 hours per week on average

Class size: 16
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
INTO Student looks out at the view of the London skyline from INTO NUL Campus. The Gherkin building is in the Backdrop

Want to work in a global business environment? If you want to pursue a career in a multinational or global organisation then this degree is ideal for you.

Be introduced to the exciting world of international business through masterclasses from industry professionals. The campuses’ location near the heart of London’s financial district promises an immersive learning experience. Gain professional experience with a work placement and benefit from industry links to organisations like HSBC, Santander and Arcadia Group.

Develop key business skills like cross-cultural communication and enhance your practical skills through real-life projects and case studies. You can also take advantage of free public lectures on the latest industry developments to stay one step ahead.


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?

Grades from the International Foundation do not count towards your final degree, but help the University determine whether you meet the specified progression grades for entry to your chosen degree.

Assessment is both formal and informal. Informally you will be given advice and feedback throughout your programme from your teachers. You will also be assessed via a combination of examinations at the end of each semester and coursework including

  • written essays
  • reports
  • field notebooks
  • practical exercises
  • group and individual research projects
  • bibliographical searches
  • oral and video presentations
  • problem solving
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 4.5 in each subskill or equivalent

Age requirements: 17 years and above

All students commencing courses for the September start date must be 16 years old by 01 September of that calendar year. For the June intake for the Extended course, students must be 16 before registering at the centre. For all other start dates, students must be 16 years old by 01 September of the preceding calendar year. Therefore have turned 17 before 01 September of the year they progress to university.

Academic requirements:

64 UCAS points, 22 IB points, 12 years schooling or the local equivalent to meet the same standard with good grades.

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

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
1 October 2018 6 September 2019 4 Terms £19,875
1 July 2019 12 June 2020 4 Terms
-
3 October 2019 4 September 2020 4 Terms
-

Class information

Class hours:

21 hours per week on average

Class size: 16
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
INTO Student looks out at the view of the London skyline from INTO NUL Campus. The Gherkin building is in the Backdrop

Want to work in a global business environment? If you want to pursue a career in a multinational or global organisation then this degree is ideal for you.

Be introduced to the exciting world of international business through masterclasses from industry professionals. The campuses’ location near the heart of London’s financial district promises an immersive learning experience. Gain professional experience with a work placement and benefit from industry links to organisations like HSBC, Santander and Arcadia Group.

Develop key business skills like cross-cultural communication and enhance your practical skills through real-life projects and case studies. You can also take advantage of free public lectures on the latest industry developments to stay one step ahead.


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?

Grades from the International Foundation do not count towards your final degree, but help the University determine whether you meet the specified progression grades for entry to your chosen degree.

Assessment is both formal and informal. Informally you will be given advice and feedback throughout your programme from your teachers. You will also be assessed via a combination of examinations at the end of each semester and coursework including

  • written essays
  • reports
  • field notebooks
  • practical exercises
  • group and individual research projects
  • bibliographical searches
  • oral and video presentations
  • problem solving

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

IELTS 5.5 with a minimum of 4.5 in each subskill or equivalent.

Age requirements: 17 years and above

All students commencing courses for the September start date must be 16 years old by 01 September of that calendar year. For the June intake for the Extended course, students must be 16 before registering at the centre. For all other start dates, students must be 16 years old by 01 September of the preceding calendar year. Therefore have turned 17 before 01 September of the year they progress to university.

Academic requirements:

64 UCAS points, 22 IB points, 12 years schooling or the local equivalent to meet the same standard with good grades.

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

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
24 September 2018 14 June 2019 3 Terms £15,445
7 January 2019 6 September 2019 3 Terms £15,445
23 September 2019 12 June 2020 3 Terms
-
6 January 2020 4 September 2020 3 Terms
-

Class information

Class hours:

21 hours per week on average

Class size: 16
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
INTO Student looks out at the view of the London skyline from INTO NUL Campus. The Gherkin building is in the Backdrop

Want to work in a global business environment? If you want to pursue a career in a multinational or global organisation then this degree is ideal for you.

Be introduced to the exciting world of international business through masterclasses from industry professionals. The campuses’ location near the heart of London’s financial district promises an immersive learning experience. Gain professional experience with a work placement and benefit from industry links to organisations like HSBC, Santander and Arcadia Group.

Develop key business skills like cross-cultural communication and enhance your practical skills through real-life projects and case studies. You can also take advantage of free public lectures on the latest industry developments to stay one step ahead.

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?

Grades from the International Foundation do not count towards your final degree, but help the University determine whether you meet the specified progression grades for entry to your chosen degree.

Assessment is both formal and informal. Informally you will be given advice and feedback throughout your programme from your teachers. You will also be assessed via a combination of examinations at the end of each semester and coursework including

  • written essays
  • reports
  • field notebooks
  • practical exercises
  • group and individual research projects
  • bibliographical searches
  • oral and video presentations
  • problem solving

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

IELTS 5.0 with a minimum 4.5 in each subskill or equivalent

Age requirements: 17 years and above

All students commencing courses for the September start date must be 16 years old by 01 September of that calendar year. For the June intake for the Extended course, students must be 16 before registering at the centre. For all other start dates, students must be 16 years old by 01 September of the preceding calendar year. Therefore have turned 17 before 01 September of the year they progress to university.

Academic requirements:

64 UCAS points, 22 IB points, 12 years schooling or the local equivalent to meet the same standard with good grades.

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

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
1 October 2018 6 September 2019 4 Terms £19,875
1 July 2019 12 June 2020 4 Terms
-
3 October 2019 4 September 2020 4 Terms
-

Class information

Class hours:

21 hours per week on average

Class size: 16
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
INTO Student looks out at the view of the London skyline from INTO NUL Campus. The Gherkin building is in the Backdrop

Want to work in a global business environment? If you want to pursue a career in a multinational or global organisation then this degree is ideal for you.

Be introduced to the exciting world of international business through masterclasses from industry professionals. The campuses’ location near the heart of London’s financial district promises an immersive learning experience. Gain professional experience with a work placement and benefit from industry links to organisations like HSBC, Santander and Arcadia Group.

Develop key business skills like cross-cultural communication and enhance your practical skills through real-life projects and case studies. You can also take advantage of free public lectures on the latest industry developments to stay one step ahead.

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?

Grades from the International Foundation do not count towards your final degree, but help the University determine whether you meet the specified progression grades for entry to your chosen degree.

Assessment is both formal and informal. Informally you will be given advice and feedback throughout your programme from your teachers. You will also be assessed via a combination of examinations at the end of each semester and coursework including

  • written essays
  • reports
  • field notebooks
  • practical exercises
  • group and individual research projects
  • bibliographical searches
  • oral and video presentations
  • problem solving
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