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International Year Zero - Business and Management

In this course, you will be provided with a highly supportive and academically challenging environment in which to develop language, university study, and subject-specific modules related to your intended degree choices in the field of Business and Management.

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Overview

The International Year Zero (IYZ), delivered at University of Bradford International College (UBIC) is the first year of a four-year integrated degree course. Your first year is  is taught at the college where you will gain extra skills in your subject area, as well as English Language, before you continue to year one of your chosen undergraduate degree course.

Key Information

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Duration

4 years:

1 year pathway + 3 years degree

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Start Dates

September 2022 | January 2023
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Pathway Tuition Fee

£14,695.00

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

The module brings together the skills and subject knowledge that students have developed during the programme and provides the experience of applying this to a project which the students will select and manage.

Students will learn about the process of developing a small-scale research project and will get the opportunity to think about the advantages and disadvantages of some of the most commonly used research tools by experimenting with them and looking at how others have used them. The project that is produced will demonstrate the application of both subject knowledge and the skills that have gained across the programme and provides students with the experience and confidence to know that they will be able to carry out this type of work later on in their undergraduate studies.

The overall aim of this module is to provide students with a basic introduction to the study of business and management by introducing them to the standard departments within a business, such as finance, marketing, and human resource management. The course covers the different types of businesses, business set-up, planning and financing of developments. The module will also explore considerations in marketing the company’s products or services, the importance of issues around work, people in organisations and how businesses respond to and manage change.

Continuation degrees

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

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)
Economics

This 3-year BSc (Hons) in Economics will help you gain the skills you need for a career in the financial sector, or to pursue a managerial career.

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)
Finance and Economics

Gain strong working knowledge accountancy, financial markets, investment appraisal and risk management such as three-year BSc (Hons).

BSc (Hons)
Human Resource Management

Gain the skills and knowledge needed to operate effectively in the contemporary global business environment through this 3-year BSc (Hons).

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.

BSc (Hons)
Business Studies and Law

This programme has been designed for those who want to lawyers with a commercial awareness, or a business leaders with a keen eye for legal matters.

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)