International Year One in Business

Are you looking to study for a business degree but don’t quite have the right entry qualifications to gain direct entry into year one? 


Our Business: International Year 1 course is the equivalent of the first year of a undergraduate degree. 

The course will give you the extra academic support, as well as help to improve your English language abilities, so that you’ll be able to gain the skills to progress onto one of our business undergraduate courses. 

If you don’t meet the initial entry requirements for a undergraduate degree, this course will help you gain the confidence to study for Level 4 in the UK. 


  • You’ll develop your English language skills and academic skills 
  • Upon completion, you’ll be able to progress onto the second year of one of our exciting business undergraduate degree courses 
  • You’ll develop the required business knowledge and skills that are the equivalent to year one modules 
  • You’ll study at a safe, green campus in the heart of southwest London 
Undergraduate courses with a foundation year

How you'll be taught

Our Business: International Year 1 course will start in September and runs over two semesters:

  • September to December
  • January to April

The course is full-time, with 12 – 15 hours of learning (lectures, seminars and workshops) each week on campus. 

You’ll be taught by dedicated specialist and international/English language tutors, who are passionate about what they teach in high-spec facilities. 

You will study a combination of subject-specific business modules alongside academic business skills modules that will focus on teaching you the English language, study skills, employability and academic skills necessary to successfully pass the course.

Course subject to validation.

How you'll be taught

Entry requirements and fees

To apply for our Business: International Year 1 course, you will need to meet the minimum entry requirements: 

  • IELTS: 5.5 
  • UCAS International Equivalents (64 entry tariff) 

Fees £15,000
(Accounting and Accounting and Finance £15,750) 

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