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International Year One - Business

This course aims to develop and strengthen your understanding of business and the application of business principles in a corporate environment.

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Overview

The International Year 1 (IY1), delivered at University of Bradford International College (UBIC) provides an intensive combination of first year university subject’s 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 the University of Bradford.

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.

Key Information

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Duration

3 Years:

1 year pathway + 2 years degree

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Start Dates

January 2023 | January 2024
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Pathway Tuition Fee

£15,195.00

Course English Language Requirement
Minimum IELTS 5.5 with no less than 5.5 in each component
+6 week Pre-Sessional English IELTS 5.0 with no less than 4.5 in each component
+12 week Pre-Sessional English IELTS 4.5 with no less than 4.0 in each component

What you will study

Alongside core modules, you will study subject-specific modules that will equip you with a foundation of knowledge for your chosen field of study.

Core Modules

Continuation degrees

This study route offers you a pathway to the following degree courses:

BSc (Hons)
Business and Management

Develop the skills you need for a managerial career in any sector, both in the UK and internationally.

BSc (Hons)
Marketing

Become an effective communicator and creative problem-solver, equipped with the skills and commercial insight you need for a career in marketing and wider managerial roles.

BSc (Hons)
Management and Business Analytics

Discover business Analytics as it is utilised on a daily basis for organisations of all sizes and has become a must-have skill for graduates and employers.

BSc (Hons)
Finance and Business Analytics

Studying the application of appropriate financial technology and analytical skills is now more than ever a growing priority, particular for finance professionals.

BSc (Hons)
International Business and Management

Gain the skills and knowledge you need to manage business operations in the global economy.

BSc (Hons)
Business and Management

Gain the skills and knowledge you need to manage business operations in the global economy.

Supporting students to success

Learn more about what our students have to say when studying across our education network.

As DMUIC is situated in England’s most vibrant and multicultural city, I had the opportunity to make friends from different countries. The most amazing thing was that the DMUIC staff including all teachers and the office persons were very motivational and welcoming. They provide the best routes for study to every individual.”

Syed Asim Hussain Pakistan, De Montfort University International College (DMUIC)

I’ve enjoyed studying at DMUIC, the tutors are excellent and have helped me settle into life as a university student. They are also really supportive and have helped myself and other students with other issues outside of the classroom such as accommodation.

Nafisa Bangladesh, De Montfort University International College (DMUIC)

I have successfully progressed onto my degree course at the University of Bradford because of UBIC's reliable policies and teaching programme. To the new students, those who just started their foundation at Bradford International College, I must say you are going to pass the class, the only thing required is your attention and leave the rest on UBIC's staff because they are the one that are going to lead you to a brilliant future as it is a pathway to success.

Shoaib Khan Pakistan, University of Bradford International College (UBIC)

I have a lot of international friends here at BUIC, and I’ve learnt so much from them. There is always a lot to do together both on and off-campus.

Sagar Nepal, Bangor University International College (BUIC)

I would recommend UGIC because it is based on the main University of Greenwich campus, a cosmopolitan university. At UGIC, there are students from all around the world, and I've made a lot of friends from exciting places."

Gozel Turkmenistan, University of Greenwich International College (UGIC)

I think one of the main reasons the IIM (pre-masters) has been so helpful is because the staff are so supportive and are always able to help me. Whether it is understanding a module or finding out how to sort accommodation, they will help you with everything. I’ve enjoyed studying at Bangor, the people are friendly, and the environment is also really peaceful and safe. It’s given me the best opportunity to succeed in my studies here in the UK.

Tong Tong China, Bangor University International College (BUIC)