International Diploma in Business, Finance, Marketing and Humanities

Prepare for direct entry to Year 3 of an undergraduate degree in a wide range of subjects, including Accounting, Business, Economics, Finance, Management, Marketing, Media and Sociology at the University of Stirling.

On campus and online study options This program is available to study either on campus or online – giving you the flexibility to choose what’s best for you.

If you start online and are then able to travel to the UK, you’ll be able to transfer to an on-campus program in January or March/April 2022. You’ll need to meet any visa requirements and demonstrate good attendance and performance during your studies online.

If you’re applying for an Online Extended program, you’ll be offered an Online Academic English plus Online or on-campus academic pathway study plan.

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Course features

  • A specialist programme helping you to develop the knowledge and skills for your chosen degree.
  • Our class sizes are smaller than you’ll typically experience at university – so you'll have more time with your teachers.
  • You will have university-style lessons for subject-based modules, to help you adapt to the studying in the UK.
  • 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 all subskills) or equivalent.

Age requirements: 17 years and above

All students commencing courses for the September start date must be 17 years old by 01 September of that calendar year. For the June intake, students must be 17 before registering at the Centre. For all other start dates, students must be 17 years old by 01 September of the preceding calendar year, therefore they must have turned 18 before 01 September of the year they progress to university.

Academic requirements:

A recognised International Foundation, the first year of a relevant undergraduate degree programme or A-level equivalent in a suitable range of subjects.

Entry requirements additional information:

If you're intending to progress to the University of Stirling, you may qualify for entry into our Undergraduate Degree with International Year Two.

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

At INTO University of Stirling, we are committed to helping ambitious international students like you achieve their goals of studying at a world-class university in the UK.

With a range of generous scholarships on offer, you could be eligible to receive funding to help towards your tuition fees – regardless of your background or financial circumstance.

If you can’t see a scholarship that applies to you, keep checking back – this page is regularly updated with the latest information.


Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
20 September 2021 10 June 2022 3 Terms
View Term dates
£16,475
10 January 2022 26 August 2022 3 Terms
View Term dates
£16,475

Class information

Course Delivery Method On-Campus
Class duration:
  • English classes per week: 6 hours
  • Subject module classes per week: 15 hours
  • Average total per week: 21 hours

Classes are held Monday to Friday between 9.00am-5.30pm, excluding bank holidays.


Where will it take me?

View progression options below, or contact us to find out the full range of progression options available from this course.

University of Stirling

Featured progression degree

This degree merges strategic analysis with creative thinking, teaching you the marketing and communication skills needed to succeed in this field. You'll experience marketing in a live environment, enabling you to gain hands-on experience as you learn.

BA (Hons) Marketing is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Marketing Graduate Gateway Programme.


What will I study?

All students complete modules tailored to your chosen degree subjects.

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed in each module both formally and informally. Assessment is designed to help you build on your success and meet the requirements for entry to your degree. Marks from the International Diploma programme do not count towards your final degree, but they help the University assess your abilities in your chosen field of study.

You will be assessed by a combination of examinations and coursework, which may include:

  • essays
  • reports
  • practical exercises
  • group and individual research projects
  • portfolios
  • oral presentations
  • seminar discussions
  • class tests
  • problem solving exercises
Photo of international student Mariia at INTO University of Stirling
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 for the September start date must be 17 years old by 01 September of that calendar year. For the June intake, students must be 17 before registering at the Centre. For all other start dates, students must be 17 years old by 01 September of the preceding calendar year, therefore they must have turned 18 before 01 September of the year they progress to university.

Academic requirements:

A recognised International Foundation, the first year of a relevant undergraduate degree programme or A-level equivalent in a suitable range of subjects.

Entry requirements additional information:

If you're intending to progress to the University of Stirling, you may qualify for entry into our Undergraduate Degree with International Year Two.

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

At INTO University of Stirling, we are committed to helping ambitious international students like you achieve their goals of studying at a world-class university in the UK.

With a range of generous scholarships on offer, you could be eligible to receive funding to help towards your tuition fees – regardless of your background or financial circumstance.

If you can’t see a scholarship that applies to you, keep checking back – this page is regularly updated with the latest information.


Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
20 September 2021 26 August 2022 4 Terms
View Term dates
£18,495
13 June 2022 2 June 2023 4 Terms
View Term dates
*

*All students who confirm their offer on or before 31 January 2021 will pay the 2020/2021 price as per their existing offer letter. After 31 January 2021, where tuition fees have increased, all current offers will be reissued and students will receive a new offer with the new 2021/2022 pricing.


Class information

Course Delivery Method On-Campus
Class duration:
  • English classes per week: 6 hours
  • Subject module classes per week: 15 hours
  • Average total per week: 21 hours

Classes are held Monday to Friday between 9.00am-5.30pm, excluding bank holidays.


Where will it take me?

View progression options below, or contact us to find out the full range of progression options available from this course.

University of Stirling

Featured progression degree

This degree merges strategic analysis with creative thinking, teaching you the marketing and communication skills needed to succeed in this field. You'll experience marketing in a live environment, enabling you to gain hands-on experience as you learn.

BA (Hons) Marketing is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Marketing Graduate Gateway Programme.


What will I study?

All students complete modules tailored to your chosen degree subjects.

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed in each module both formally and informally. Assessment is designed to help you build on your success and meet the requirements for entry to your degree. Marks from the International Diploma programme do not count towards your final degree, but they help the University assess your abilities in your chosen field of study.

You will be assessed by a combination of examinations and coursework, which may include:

  • essays
  • reports
  • practical exercises
  • group and individual research projects
  • portfolios
  • oral presentations
  • seminar discussions
  • class tests
  • problem solving exercises
Photo of international student Mariia at INTO University of Stirling
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:

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

Age requirements: 17 years and above

All students commencing courses for the September start date must be 17 years old by 01 September of that calendar year. For the June intake, students must be 17 before registering at the Centre. For all other start dates, students must be 17 years old by 01 September of the preceding calendar year, therefore they must have turned 18 before 01 September of the year they progress to university.

Academic requirements:

A recognised International Foundation, the first year of a relevant undergraduate degree programme or A-level equivalent in a suitable range of subjects.

Entry requirements additional information:

If you're intending to progress to the University of Stirling, you may qualify for entry into our Undergraduate Degree with International Year Two.

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

At INTO University of Stirling, we are committed to helping ambitious international students like you achieve their goals of studying at a world-class university in the UK.

With a range of generous scholarships on offer, you could be eligible to receive funding to help towards your tuition fees – regardless of your background or financial circumstance.

If you can’t see a scholarship that applies to you, keep checking back – this page is regularly updated with the latest information.


Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
3 October 2022 2 June 2023 3 Terms
View Term dates
*
9 January 2023 25 August 2023 3 Terms
View Term dates
*

Class information

Course Delivery Method On-Campus
Class duration:
  • English classes per week: 6 hours
  • Subject module classes per week: 15 hours
  • Average total per week: 21 hours

Classes are held Monday to Friday between 9.00am-5.30pm, excluding bank holidays.


Where will it take me?

View progression options below, or contact us to find out the full range of progression options available from this course.

University of Stirling

Featured progression degree

This degree merges strategic analysis with creative thinking, teaching you the marketing and communication skills needed to succeed in this field. You'll experience marketing in a live environment, enabling you to gain hands-on experience as you learn.

BA (Hons) Marketing is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Marketing Graduate Gateway Programme.


What will I study?

All students complete modules tailored to your chosen degree subjects.

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed in each module both formally and informally. Assessment is designed to help you build on your success and meet the requirements for entry to your degree. Marks from the International Diploma programme do not count towards your final degree, but they help the University assess your abilities in your chosen field of study.

You will be assessed by a combination of examinations and coursework, which may include:

  • essays
  • reports
  • practical exercises
  • group and individual research projects
  • portfolios
  • oral presentations
  • seminar discussions
  • class tests
  • problem solving exercises
Photo of international student Mariia at INTO University of Stirling
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 for the September start date must be 17 years old by 01 September of that calendar year. For the June intake, students must be 17 before registering at the Centre. For all other start dates, students must be 17 years old by 01 September of the preceding calendar year, therefore they must have turned 18 before 01 September of the year they progress to university.

Academic requirements:

A recognised International Foundation, the first year of a relevant undergraduate degree programme or A-level equivalent in a suitable range of subjects.

Entry requirements additional information:

If you're intending to progress to the University of Stirling, you may qualify for entry into our Undergraduate Degree with International Year Two.

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

At INTO University of Stirling, we are committed to helping ambitious international students like you achieve their goals of studying at a world-class university in the UK.

With a range of generous scholarships on offer, you could be eligible to receive funding to help towards your tuition fees – regardless of your background or financial circumstance.

If you can’t see a scholarship that applies to you, keep checking back – this page is regularly updated with the latest information.


Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
3 October 2022 25 August 2023 4 Terms
View Term dates
*

Class information

Course Delivery Method On-Campus
Class duration:
  • English classes per week: 6 hours
  • Subject module classes per week: 15 hours
  • Average total per week: 21 hours

Classes are held Monday to Friday between 9.00am-5.30pm, excluding bank holidays.


Where will it take me?

View progression options below, or contact us to find out the full range of progression options available from this course.

University of Stirling

Featured progression degree

This degree merges strategic analysis with creative thinking, teaching you the marketing and communication skills needed to succeed in this field. You'll experience marketing in a live environment, enabling you to gain hands-on experience as you learn.

BA (Hons) Marketing is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Marketing Graduate Gateway Programme.


What will I study?

All students complete modules tailored to your chosen degree subjects.

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed in each module both formally and informally. Assessment is designed to help you build on your success and meet the requirements for entry to your degree. Marks from the International Diploma programme do not count towards your final degree, but they help the University assess your abilities in your chosen field of study.

You will be assessed by a combination of examinations and coursework, which may include:

  • essays
  • reports
  • practical exercises
  • group and individual research projects
  • portfolios
  • oral presentations
  • seminar discussions
  • class tests
  • problem solving exercises
Photo of international student Mariia at INTO University of Stirling
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 all subskills) or equivalent.

Age requirements: 17 years and above

All students commencing courses for the September start date must be 17 years old by 01 September of that calendar year. For the June intake, students must be 17 before registering at the Centre. For all other start dates, students must be 17 years old by 01 September of the preceding calendar year, therefore they must have turned 18 before 01 September of the year they progress to university.

Academic requirements:

A recognised International Foundation, the first year of a relevant undergraduate degree programme or A-level equivalent in a suitable range of subjects.

Entry requirements additional information:

If you're intending to progress to the University of Stirling, you may qualify for entry into our Undergraduate Degree with International Year Two.

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

At INTO University of Stirling, we are committed to helping ambitious international students like you achieve their goals of studying at a world-class university in the UK.

With a range of generous scholarships on offer, you could be eligible to receive funding to help towards your tuition fees – regardless of your background or financial circumstance.

If you can’t see a scholarship that applies to you, keep checking back – this page is regularly updated with the latest information.

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
20 September 2021 10 June 2022 3 Terms
View Term dates
£16,475
10 January 2022 26 August 2022 3 Terms
View Term dates
£16,475

Class information

Course Delivery Method On-Campus
Class duration:
  • English classes per week: 6 hours
  • Subject module classes per week: 15 hours
  • Average total per week: 21 hours

Classes are held Monday to Friday between 9.00am-5.30pm, excluding bank holidays.

Where will it take me?

View progression options below, or contact us to find out the full range of progression options available from this course.

University of Stirling

Featured progression degree

This degree merges strategic analysis with creative thinking, teaching you the marketing and communication skills needed to succeed in this field. You'll experience marketing in a live environment, enabling you to gain hands-on experience as you learn.

BA (Hons) Marketing is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Marketing Graduate Gateway Programme.

What will I study?

All students complete modules tailored to your chosen degree subjects.

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed in each module both formally and informally. Assessment is designed to help you build on your success and meet the requirements for entry to your degree. Marks from the International Diploma programme do not count towards your final degree, but they help the University assess your abilities in your chosen field of study.

You will be assessed by a combination of examinations and coursework, which may include:

  • essays
  • reports
  • practical exercises
  • group and individual research projects
  • portfolios
  • oral presentations
  • seminar discussions
  • class tests
  • problem solving exercises
Photo of international student Mariia at INTO University of Stirling

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 for the September start date must be 17 years old by 01 September of that calendar year. For the June intake, students must be 17 before registering at the Centre. For all other start dates, students must be 17 years old by 01 September of the preceding calendar year, therefore they must have turned 18 before 01 September of the year they progress to university.

Academic requirements:

A recognised International Foundation, the first year of a relevant undergraduate degree programme or A-level equivalent in a suitable range of subjects.

Entry requirements additional information:

If you're intending to progress to the University of Stirling, you may qualify for entry into our Undergraduate Degree with International Year Two.

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

At INTO University of Stirling, we are committed to helping ambitious international students like you achieve their goals of studying at a world-class university in the UK.

With a range of generous scholarships on offer, you could be eligible to receive funding to help towards your tuition fees – regardless of your background or financial circumstance.

If you can’t see a scholarship that applies to you, keep checking back – this page is regularly updated with the latest information.

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
20 September 2021 26 August 2022 4 Terms
View Term dates
£18,495
13 June 2022 2 June 2023 4 Terms
View Term dates
*

*All students who confirm their offer on or before 31 January 2021 will pay the 2020/2021 price as per their existing offer letter. After 31 January 2021, where tuition fees have increased, all current offers will be reissued and students will receive a new offer with the new 2021/2022 pricing.

Class information

Course Delivery Method On-Campus
Class duration:
  • English classes per week: 6 hours
  • Subject module classes per week: 15 hours
  • Average total per week: 21 hours

Classes are held Monday to Friday between 9.00am-5.30pm, excluding bank holidays.

Where will it take me?

View progression options below, or contact us to find out the full range of progression options available from this course.

University of Stirling

Featured progression degree

This degree merges strategic analysis with creative thinking, teaching you the marketing and communication skills needed to succeed in this field. You'll experience marketing in a live environment, enabling you to gain hands-on experience as you learn.

BA (Hons) Marketing is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Marketing Graduate Gateway Programme.

What will I study?

All students complete modules tailored to your chosen degree subjects.

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed in each module both formally and informally. Assessment is designed to help you build on your success and meet the requirements for entry to your degree. Marks from the International Diploma programme do not count towards your final degree, but they help the University assess your abilities in your chosen field of study.

You will be assessed by a combination of examinations and coursework, which may include:

  • essays
  • reports
  • practical exercises
  • group and individual research projects
  • portfolios
  • oral presentations
  • seminar discussions
  • class tests
  • problem solving exercises
Photo of international student Mariia at INTO University of Stirling
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 all subskills) or equivalent.

Age requirements: 17 years and above

All students commencing courses for the September start date must be 17 years old by 01 September of that calendar year. For the June intake, students must be 17 before registering at the Centre. For all other start dates, students must be 17 years old by 01 September of the preceding calendar year, therefore they must have turned 18 before 01 September of the year they progress to university.

Academic requirements:

A recognised International Foundation, the first year of a relevant undergraduate degree programme or A-level equivalent in a suitable range of subjects.

Entry requirements additional information:

If you're intending to progress to the University of Stirling, you may qualify for entry into our Undergraduate Degree with International Year Two.

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

At INTO University of Stirling, we are committed to helping ambitious international students like you achieve their goals of studying at a world-class university in the UK.

With a range of generous scholarships on offer, you could be eligible to receive funding to help towards your tuition fees – regardless of your background or financial circumstance.

If you can’t see a scholarship that applies to you, keep checking back – this page is regularly updated with the latest information.

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
3 October 2022 2 June 2023 3 Terms
View Term dates
*
9 January 2023 25 August 2023 3 Terms
View Term dates
*

Class information

Course Delivery Method On-Campus
Class duration:
  • English classes per week: 6 hours
  • Subject module classes per week: 15 hours
  • Average total per week: 21 hours

Classes are held Monday to Friday between 9.00am-5.30pm, excluding bank holidays.

Where will it take me?

View progression options below, or contact us to find out the full range of progression options available from this course.

University of Stirling

Featured progression degree

This degree merges strategic analysis with creative thinking, teaching you the marketing and communication skills needed to succeed in this field. You'll experience marketing in a live environment, enabling you to gain hands-on experience as you learn.

BA (Hons) Marketing is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Marketing Graduate Gateway Programme.

What will I study?

All students complete modules tailored to your chosen degree subjects.

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed in each module both formally and informally. Assessment is designed to help you build on your success and meet the requirements for entry to your degree. Marks from the International Diploma programme do not count towards your final degree, but they help the University assess your abilities in your chosen field of study.

You will be assessed by a combination of examinations and coursework, which may include:

  • essays
  • reports
  • practical exercises
  • group and individual research projects
  • portfolios
  • oral presentations
  • seminar discussions
  • class tests
  • problem solving exercises
Photo of international student Mariia at INTO University of Stirling

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 for the September start date must be 17 years old by 01 September of that calendar year. For the June intake, students must be 17 before registering at the Centre. For all other start dates, students must be 17 years old by 01 September of the preceding calendar year, therefore they must have turned 18 before 01 September of the year they progress to university.

Academic requirements:

A recognised International Foundation, the first year of a relevant undergraduate degree programme or A-level equivalent in a suitable range of subjects.

Entry requirements additional information:

If you're intending to progress to the University of Stirling, you may qualify for entry into our Undergraduate Degree with International Year Two.

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

At INTO University of Stirling, we are committed to helping ambitious international students like you achieve their goals of studying at a world-class university in the UK.

With a range of generous scholarships on offer, you could be eligible to receive funding to help towards your tuition fees – regardless of your background or financial circumstance.

If you can’t see a scholarship that applies to you, keep checking back – this page is regularly updated with the latest information.

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
3 October 2022 25 August 2023 4 Terms
View Term dates
*

Class information

Course Delivery Method On-Campus
Class duration:
  • English classes per week: 6 hours
  • Subject module classes per week: 15 hours
  • Average total per week: 21 hours

Classes are held Monday to Friday between 9.00am-5.30pm, excluding bank holidays.

Where will it take me?

View progression options below, or contact us to find out the full range of progression options available from this course.

University of Stirling

Featured progression degree

This degree merges strategic analysis with creative thinking, teaching you the marketing and communication skills needed to succeed in this field. You'll experience marketing in a live environment, enabling you to gain hands-on experience as you learn.

BA (Hons) Marketing is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Marketing Graduate Gateway Programme.

What will I study?

All students complete modules tailored to your chosen degree subjects.

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed in each module both formally and informally. Assessment is designed to help you build on your success and meet the requirements for entry to your degree. Marks from the International Diploma programme do not count towards your final degree, but they help the University assess your abilities in your chosen field of study.

You will be assessed by a combination of examinations and coursework, which may include:

  • essays
  • reports
  • practical exercises
  • group and individual research projects
  • portfolios
  • oral presentations
  • seminar discussions
  • class tests
  • problem solving exercises
Photo of international student Mariia at INTO University of Stirling
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