International Graduate Diploma in Business, Economics and Social Sciences

Prepare for direct entry to a range of postgraduate degrees, including Business Management, Marketing, Human Resource Management, Economics, International Business Economics, International Development, International Relations and Education, at UEA.

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Course features

  • Develop your knowledge and skills through active learning in your chosen subject area.
  • Guaranteed university placement for all successful students.
  • Adapt to studying in the UK with a strong focus on study and research skills.
  • Improve your English level and develop the vocabulary for your chosen degree subject.
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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 5.0 (with a minimum 4.5 in all subskills) or equivalent

*Please note that to progress to the Master’s courses below these higher requirements apply: -MA Mathematics Education -MA Second Language Education -MSc Education Leadership and Management -MA Education: Learning Pedagogy and Assessment

IELTS 5.5 (with a minimum 5.0 in all subskills) or equivalent. All applications for onward progression to these four courses must be referred to the Centre.

Age requirements: 18 years and above
Academic requirements:

Pass in an undergraduate degree in any academic subject or Diploma (3-5 years) with high grades in any academic subject. Applicants aiming for an advanced MSc at Norwich Business School: A degree in a business or numerical-related subject area. Students intending to progress to MA Development Economics or MSc Impact Evaluation for International Development: A background in economics and a conditional offer from the School of International Development prior to entry to the International Graduate Diploma programme. Students intending to progress to MA in Maths Education: Some background in mathematics required.

Entry requirements additional information:

Please note that in addition to the UKVI IELTS, INTO is able to accept other English language qualifications. For more information on accepted qualifications, please see: www.intostudy.com/selt-alternatives

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

Are you top of your class? At INTO University of East Anglia, we are committed to awarding gifted international students with academic scholarships, helping them achieve their goals of studying at a world-class university in the UK.

With a range of generous scholarships on offer for the highest-achieving students, you could be eligible to receive up to £5,000 towards your tuition fees.

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
27 September 2021 3 June 2022 3 Terms
View Term dates
£18,995
10 January 2022 26 August 2022 3 Terms
View Term dates
£18,995

Class information

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 17
Class duration:

For the standard programme:

  • English classes per week: 8 hours
  • Subject module classes per week: 11-13 hours
  • Average total per week: 19-21 hours

Classes are held Monday to Friday between 8.30am-6.30pm, excluding bank holidays.


Where will it take me?

This course leads to the following degrees:
Featured progression degree
INTO students getting help with English

Combine business, management, financial management and accounting to enhance your skill set and broaden your career options in a range of international business sectors.

You’ll learn to understand the contexts in which accounting and financial management operate, and the technical language and practices in the industry. As well as developing a strong financial perspective, you’ll enhance your general management skills and be equipped to identify, analyse and evaluate business issues and problems.

The degree is recognised by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), meaning you will be exempt from certain papers of the ACCA examinations after successfully completing the programme.


What will I study?

All students complete modules tailored to your chosen degree subjects.

How will I be assessed?

Assessment is a combination of formal examinations and assessed coursework. If you take the Social Science Applied Research Skills module, you will carry out an independent research project which will be assessed by the final written version as well as an accompanying presentation.

Your English language and pathway subject progress will be assessed through a combination of examinations and coursework, including:

  • written examinations
  • written coursework assignments
  • practical exercises
  • group and individual presentations
  • research projects
  • problem-solving exercises

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

INTO UEA student Takayuki, from Japan
Develop both your academic knowledge and English language skills in this accelerated progamme delivered over a shorter timeframe than our standard programme.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

IELTS 5.5 (with a minimum of 5.0 in all subskills) or equivalent

*Please note that to progress to the Master’s courses below these higher requirements apply: -MA Mathematics Education -MA Second Language Education -MSc Education Leadership and Management

  • MA Education: Learning Pedagogy and Assessment

IELTS 6.0 (with a minimum of 5.5 in all subskills) or equivalent. All applications for onward progression to these four courses must be referred to the Centre.

Age requirements: 18 years and above
Academic requirements:

Pass in an undergraduate degree in any academic subject or Diploma (3-5 years) with high grades in any academic subject. Applicants aiming for an advanced MSc at Norwich Business School: A degree in a business or numerical-related subject area. Students intending to progress to MA Development Economics or MSc Impact Evaluation for International Development: A background in economics and a conditional offer from the School of International Development prior to entry to the International Graduate Diploma programme. Students intending to progress to MA in Maths Education: Some background in mathematics required.

Entry requirements additional information:

Please note that in addition to the UKVI IELTS, INTO is able to accept other English language qualifications. For more information on accepted qualifications, please see: www.intostudy.com/selt-alternatives

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

Are you top of your class? At INTO University of East Anglia, we are committed to awarding gifted international students with academic scholarships, helping them achieve their goals of studying at a world-class university in the UK.

With a range of generous scholarships on offer for the highest-achieving students, you could be eligible to receive up to £5,000 towards your tuition fees.

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
10 January 2022 3 June 2022 1 Semester
View Term dates
£11,995
11 April 2022 26 August 2022 1 Semester
View Term dates
£11,995

Class information

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 17
Class duration:

For the standard programme:

  • English classes per week: 8 hours
  • Subject module classes per week: 11-13 hours
  • Average total per week: 19-21 hours

Classes are held Monday to Friday between 8.30am-6.30pm, excluding bank holidays.


Where will it take me?

This course leads to the following degrees:
Featured progression degree
INTO students getting help with English

Combine business, management, financial management and accounting to enhance your skill set and broaden your career options in a range of international business sectors.

You’ll learn to understand the contexts in which accounting and financial management operate, and the technical language and practices in the industry. As well as developing a strong financial perspective, you’ll enhance your general management skills and be equipped to identify, analyse and evaluate business issues and problems.

The degree is recognised by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), meaning you will be exempt from certain papers of the ACCA examinations after successfully completing the programme.


What will I study?

All students complete modules tailored to your chosen degree subjects.

How will I be assessed?

Assessment is a combination of formal examinations and assessed coursework. If you take the Social Science Applied Research Skills module, you will carry out an independent research project which will be assessed by the final written version as well as an accompanying presentation.

Your English language and pathway subject progress will be assessed through a combination of examinations and coursework, including:

  • written examinations
  • written coursework assignments
  • practical exercises
  • group and individual presentations
  • research projects
  • problem-solving exercises

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

INTO UEA student Takayuki, from Japan
Please select your course delivery method with the toggle below.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

IELTS 5.0 (with a minimum 4.5 in all subskills) or equivalent

*Please note that to progress to the Master’s courses below these higher requirements apply: -MA Mathematics Education -MA Second Language Education -MSc Education Leadership and Management -MA Education: Learning Pedagogy and Assessment

IELTS 5.5 (with a minimum 5.0 in all subskills) or equivalent. All applications for onward progression to these four courses must be referred to the Centre.

Age requirements: 18 years and above
Academic requirements:

Pass in an undergraduate degree in any academic subject or Diploma (3-5 years) with high grades in any academic subject. Applicants aiming for an advanced MSc at Norwich Business School: A degree in a business or numerical-related subject area. Students intending to progress to MA Development Economics or MSc Impact Evaluation for International Development: A background in economics and a conditional offer from the School of International Development prior to entry to the International Graduate Diploma programme. Students intending to progress to MA in Maths Education: Some background in mathematics required.

Entry requirements additional information:

Please note that in addition to the UKVI IELTS, INTO is able to accept other English language qualifications. For more information on accepted qualifications, please see: www.intostudy.com/selt-alternatives

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

Are you top of your class? At INTO University of East Anglia, we are committed to awarding gifted international students with academic scholarships, helping them achieve their goals of studying at a world-class university in the UK.

With a range of generous scholarships on offer for the highest-achieving students, you could be eligible to receive up to £5,000 towards your tuition fees.

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
27 September 2021 3 June 2022 3 Terms
View Term dates
£18,995
10 January 2022 26 August 2022 3 Terms
View Term dates
£18,995

Class information

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 17
Class duration:

For the standard programme:

  • English classes per week: 8 hours
  • Subject module classes per week: 11-13 hours
  • Average total per week: 19-21 hours

Classes are held Monday to Friday between 8.30am-6.30pm, excluding bank holidays.

Where will it take me?

This course leads to the following degrees:
Featured progression degree
INTO students getting help with English

Combine business, management, financial management and accounting to enhance your skill set and broaden your career options in a range of international business sectors.

You’ll learn to understand the contexts in which accounting and financial management operate, and the technical language and practices in the industry. As well as developing a strong financial perspective, you’ll enhance your general management skills and be equipped to identify, analyse and evaluate business issues and problems.

The degree is recognised by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), meaning you will be exempt from certain papers of the ACCA examinations after successfully completing the programme.

What will I study?

All students complete modules tailored to your chosen degree subjects.

How will I be assessed?

Assessment is a combination of formal examinations and assessed coursework. If you take the Social Science Applied Research Skills module, you will carry out an independent research project which will be assessed by the final written version as well as an accompanying presentation.

Your English language and pathway subject progress will be assessed through a combination of examinations and coursework, including:

  • written examinations
  • written coursework assignments
  • practical exercises
  • group and individual presentations
  • research projects
  • problem-solving exercises

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

INTO UEA student Takayuki, from Japan

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

IELTS 5.5 (with a minimum of 5.0 in all subskills) or equivalent

*Please note that to progress to the Master’s courses below these higher requirements apply: -MA Mathematics Education -MA Second Language Education -MSc Education Leadership and Management

  • MA Education: Learning Pedagogy and Assessment

IELTS 6.0 (with a minimum of 5.5 in all subskills) or equivalent. All applications for onward progression to these four courses must be referred to the Centre.

Age requirements: 18 years and above
Academic requirements:

Pass in an undergraduate degree in any academic subject or Diploma (3-5 years) with high grades in any academic subject. Applicants aiming for an advanced MSc at Norwich Business School: A degree in a business or numerical-related subject area. Students intending to progress to MA Development Economics or MSc Impact Evaluation for International Development: A background in economics and a conditional offer from the School of International Development prior to entry to the International Graduate Diploma programme. Students intending to progress to MA in Maths Education: Some background in mathematics required.

Entry requirements additional information:

Please note that in addition to the UKVI IELTS, INTO is able to accept other English language qualifications. For more information on accepted qualifications, please see: www.intostudy.com/selt-alternatives

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

Are you top of your class? At INTO University of East Anglia, we are committed to awarding gifted international students with academic scholarships, helping them achieve their goals of studying at a world-class university in the UK.

With a range of generous scholarships on offer for the highest-achieving students, you could be eligible to receive up to £5,000 towards your tuition fees.

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
10 January 2022 3 June 2022 1 Semester
View Term dates
£11,995
11 April 2022 26 August 2022 1 Semester
View Term dates
£11,995

Class information

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 17
Class duration:

For the standard programme:

  • English classes per week: 8 hours
  • Subject module classes per week: 11-13 hours
  • Average total per week: 19-21 hours

Classes are held Monday to Friday between 8.30am-6.30pm, excluding bank holidays.

Where will it take me?

This course leads to the following degrees:
Featured progression degree
INTO students getting help with English

Combine business, management, financial management and accounting to enhance your skill set and broaden your career options in a range of international business sectors.

You’ll learn to understand the contexts in which accounting and financial management operate, and the technical language and practices in the industry. As well as developing a strong financial perspective, you’ll enhance your general management skills and be equipped to identify, analyse and evaluate business issues and problems.

The degree is recognised by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), meaning you will be exempt from certain papers of the ACCA examinations after successfully completing the programme.

What will I study?

All students complete modules tailored to your chosen degree subjects.

How will I be assessed?

Assessment is a combination of formal examinations and assessed coursework. If you take the Social Science Applied Research Skills module, you will carry out an independent research project which will be assessed by the final written version as well as an accompanying presentation.

Your English language and pathway subject progress will be assessed through a combination of examinations and coursework, including:

  • written examinations
  • written coursework assignments
  • practical exercises
  • group and individual presentations
  • research projects
  • problem-solving exercises

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

INTO UEA student Takayuki, from Japan
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