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International Year One

The International Year One (IY1) provides an intensive combination of first year university subject modules with extra study and English language skills. The IY1 is the equivalent to your first year of study at undergraduate level, upon successful completion, you will continue to the second year of your chosen degree at study at the University of your choice.

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The International Year One is the perfect pathway if you want a undergraduate degree from a UK, EU or US University but do not meet the requirements for direct entry.

The IY1 course provides an intensive combination of first year University subject modules with English language skills.

Following successful completion of the IY1 you will continue onto your second year degree study directly with the University of your choice.

Why study this course

If you don’t meet the English language level and academic skills required for an undergraduate degree at a UK, EU or US university, then an International Year One programme is the right path to still study at the University of your choice and while achieving the required academic skills.

Throughout your studies you’ll benefit from small class sizes and support from qualified and experienced teachers.

Our team can provide specialist advice and guidance to you and your family on a range of matters relating to living and studying in the UK. As well as assistance with student visas. They can also provide links to the local community and produce a range of useful information so you can feel welcomed and safe in this new chapter of your life.

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International Year One is a special first-year program that boosts your academic English language skills and helps lay the groundwork for future success.

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The International Incorporated Bachelors (IIB) offers you a different start to your undergraduate study at De Montfort University.

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The International Year One (IY1) is the first of a three-year undergraduate programme taught at the University of Greenwich International College (UGIC).

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International Year One - Bangor University International College logo

The International Year One (IY1) is the first year of the 3-year International Incorporated Bachelors (IIB) degree at Bangor University and is equivalent to your first year of study at undergraduate level.

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Benefits of a International Year One

Small classes

up to 18 students

Location

London, San Francisco, Oxford, Dundee, and more

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progression to your University of choice

University Status

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