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International Year One (Business & Management)

This International Year One course prepares international students for guaranteed entry1 to undergraduate degrees in Business & Management at Sunderland University. On successful completion, you can progress directly to the second year of a range of degree programmes. See Progression Options below for full details.

  • Why Choose This Course?
    • Guaranteed progression to the second year of an undergraduate degree.
    • Perfect option if you have passed a university foundation course, but did not achieve the grades necessary for automatic progression.
    • Flexible entry, with start dates throughout the year.
    • Excellent value for money, with a low cost of living and competitive tuition fees.
    • Career oriented programmes and strong links with locally based multinationals such as Microsoft, Yahoo!, Nissan, British Telecom, Pfizer and Glaxosmithkline.

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Course Specification

The International Year One (Business & Management) is equivalent to the first year of an undergraduate degree at Sunderland University. It is designed specially for international students who do not quite have the academic grades for direct entry to an undergraduate degree.

Classes are taught on campus at Sunderland University using a variety of university style teaching methods, such as lectures, seminars, tutorials, group work and self study. Assessment is through a combination of examination and coursework.

Entry Requirements

Academic Completion of high school plus one year of further study (e.g. AS Level or a University Foundation Programme).
English A minimum English level of IELTS 5.5, or equivalent.
Age Minimum age 18+ years.

Note: If you do not meet the English requirements for a pathway course at ONCAMPUS Sunderland, you may still be accepted if you study a pre-sessional English course first. The following course(s) are available: English Language Preparation

Start Dates And Progression

The table below lists the next available start dates and the date you will progress to a degree on successful completion of this course.

Start Date End Date Progress
Sep 2017 Jun 2018 Sep 2018
Jan 2018 Aug 2018 Sep 2018

Progression Options

  • BA Business & Financial Management
  • BA Business & Human Resource Management
  • BA Business & Management
  • BA Business & Marketing Management

1 Entry is guaranteed for students who achieve the minimum grades required for progression.