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International Year Two (Business Management and Finance)

Covid-19 Update: You can study this course on campus in the United Kingdom or online from your own home if you prefer. You decide! For more information, visit our Covid-19 Update page.

This International Year Two Program prepares international students for guaranteed entry1 to undergraduate degrees in Business Management And Finance at The University Of Aberdeen. On successful completion, you can progress directly to the third year of a range of degree programmes. See Progression Options below for full details.

  • Why Choose This Course?
    • Equivalent to the second year of an undergraduate degree at the University of Aberdeen. Guaranteed entry to third year of a four year degree on successful completion.
    • Study at a world class university! Founded in 1495, Aberdeen is the 5th oldest university in the UK and is ranked amongst the top 200 in the world!
    • High ranking across a wide range of popular subjects.
    • A historic campus located 10 minutes from Aberdeen city centre and near to beautiful countryside, beaches and rugged coastline.
    • Live and study in the heart of Scotland, famous for its scenery, historic castles and nightlife.

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Course Specification

The International Year Two (Business Management and Finance) provides advanced entry to selected degrees at The University Of Aberdeen for students who have completed at least one year of further study after high school. It is equivalent to the second year of a bachelor's degree in Scotland, which means students can complete their studies in only three years instead of four.

During the course, you will study a combination of academic subjects and study skills, together with modules to improve your academic English abilities. On successful completion of this course, you can progress directly to year three of a four year bachelor's degree at The University Of Aberdeen.

Entry Requirements

Academic Completion of high school plus one year of further study, for example AS Level (DD+) or a University Foundation Course.
English English level equivalent to IELTS 5.5 (5.5 in Writing and 5.0 in all skills).

Start Dates And Progression

Start Date End Date Progression
Sep 2021 Jun 2022 Sep 2022
Jan 2022 Aug 2022 Sep 2022

Progression Options

On successful completion of this course, you are guaranteed1 entry to one of the following undergraduate programmes at The University Of Aberdeen.

  • MA Business Management
  • MA Business Management & Finance
  • MA Business Management & Politics
  • MA Finance
  • MA Finance & Business Management

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Study On Campus or 100% Online - You Decide!

Due to disruption caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, you can choose to study this course on campus in the UK or 100% online from your own home. This applies to most courses starting in January or February 2021. That means you can continue your studies without interruption, whatever your circumstances. The video below explains what it's like to study online at The University of Aberdeen International Study Centre.

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

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