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International Year One - Business

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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Overview

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

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Duration

3 years:

1 year pathway + 2 year degree

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Start Dates

January 2023 | September 2023 | November 2023 | January 2024
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Pathway Tuition Fee

£19,995.00

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.

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

BSc (Hons)
International Business in Practice

Focus on the external factors affecting global business operations and what they mean on today's world.

BSc (Hons)
Economics in Practice

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

BSc (Hons)
Business Management in Practice

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

MA(Hons)
International Business with Spanish

Develop your Spanish skills while studying global business operations in a course designed for those with an interest in the arts and social sciences

MA(Hons)
International Business with Marketing

Focus on the external factors affecting global business operations in a course designed for those who wish to specialise in marketing.

MA(Hons)
International Business and International Relations

Study the external factors affecting global business operations and also conflict and cooperation between nations

MA(Hons)
International Business with French

Develop your French skills while studying global business operations in a course designed for those with an interest in the arts and social sciences

MA(Hons)
International Business and Environmental Sustainability

Learn about the external factors affecting global business operations and biodiversity, renewable energy and global warming

MA(Hons)
International Business

Focus on the external factors affecting global business operations in a course designed for those with an interest in the arts and social sciences

MA(Hons)
Financial Economics with Spanish

Develop your Spanish and also study financial markets and how societies make best use of their resources to improve decisions and outcomes

MA(Hons)
Financial Economics with French

Develop your French and also study financial markets and how societies make best use of their resources to improve decisions and outcomes.

MA(Hons)
Financial Economics

Study financial markets and how societies attempt to make the best use of their resources to improve decisions and outcomes.

MA(Hons)
Economics with Spanish

Study Spanish alongside the macroeconomic challenges of national, regional, and global economies with the microeconomics behaviour of people and businesses.

MA(Hons)
Economics with French

Study French alongside the macroeconomic challenges of national, regional, and global economies with the microeconomics behaviour of people and businesses.

MA (Hons)
Economics & Politics

Economics involves analysing, researching, and advising on policies that shape society, plus discover the intricacies of British and international politics

MA(Hons)
Economics and International Relations

Examine the macroeconomic challenges of economies, the microeconomic behaviour of people and businesses, with the study of state conflict and cooperation.

MA(Hons)
Economics and History

Get a historical perspective on economics and an insight into past decisions that have shaped society.

MA(Hons)
Economics

Examine how economic factors shape our world and learn to analyse and explain complex data to different audiences

MA(Hons)
Business Economics with Marketing with Spanish

Study economics and the wider business environment, with a focus on marketing in today’s multi-channel environment, combined with Spanish.

MA (Hons)
Business Economics with Marketing & Psychology

Study economics and the wider business environment, with a focus on marketing and discover how the human mind works from infancy to old age

MA(Hons)
Business Economics with Marketing & Geography

Study economics and the wider business environment, with a focus on marketing, plus social and physical sciences to understand major challenges facing the world

MA (Hons)
Business Economics with Marketing & History

Study economics and the wider business environment, with a focus on marketing plus history from the early modern period through to the present day

MA(Hons)
Business Economics with Marketing & Politics

Study economics and the wider business environment, with a focus on marketing and learn to make sense of the complexities around political debate.

MA(Hons)
Business Economics with Marketing with French

Study economics and the wider business environment, with a focus on marketing in today’s multi-channel environment combined with French.

MA(Hons)
Business Economics with Marketing

Study economics and the wider business environment, with a focus on marketing in today’s multi-channel environment.

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)