The International Year 1 (IY1), delivered at Bangor University International College (BUIC) provides an intensive combination of first year university subject’s modules with extra study and English language skills.
To join this course you will need to have successfully completed high school or equivalent and meet the English language requirements. We offer Pre-sessional English which is a 6 or 12-week extension course for those who may not yet meet the required English language standards for direct entry to our pathways:
- Direct Entry – IELTS 5.5 (with no skill below 5.5)
- If you have an IELTS of 5.0 (with no component below 4.5), you will be offered a6 week Pre-sessional English course immediately preceding your entry to the IYZ.
- If you have an IELTS of 4.5 (with no component below 4.0), you will be offered a12 week Pre-Sessional English course immediately preceding your entry to the IYZ.