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International Year One - Business and Economics

The International Year One in Business and Economics gives you a head start to achieving a Scottish degree in business with the University of Dundee’s prestigious School of Business. Students will develop their knowledge in business, finance, management, accounting and economics which opens up a wide variety of career opportunities.

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The IY1 is the equivalent to second year level study of a typical four-year Scottish undergraduate degree. This programme provides an intensive combination of Business subjects with extra Mathematics and English academic literacy skills. Upon successful completion, you will continue to the final two years of your chosen degree course with the University of Dundee.

Key Information



4 years:

1 year pathway + 3 year degree


Start Dates

September 2022 | November 2022 | January 2023

Pathway Tuition Fee


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.

Subject Specific Modules

In this module, you will develop an understanding of some of the activities involved in managing a business. You will gain knowledge and understanding of theories of management and consider the nature and impact of different styles of management/leadership. You will also learn the ways in which businesses have impacted society and the need for businesses to behave in an ethical and sustainable way including their responses to change and innovation.

Continuation degrees

This study route offers you a pathway to the following degree course

MSc (Hons)
Business Analytics with following pathways

Study Business Analytics as a standalone option where you cover a range of core modules from business and computing science.

BSc (Hons)
Business Management in Practice

Get a broad, analytical, integrated, and general business management education as well as valuable industry experience.

BSc (Hons)
Economics BSc (Hons)

Economics focuses on the macroeconomic challenges of national, regional, and global economies with the microeconomics behaviour of people and businesses

Supporting students to success

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

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)