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First Year University (Business & Management)

This pathway prepares international students for guaranteed entry1 to undergraduate degrees in Business & Management at Brunel 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.

  • Location
    United Kingdom
  • Progression
    Brunel University
  • Rankings & Awards
    United Kingdom: 121st
    Satisfaction: 71.5%
    World: 400th
  • Start Dates
    Jan, Sep
    2 Semesters
    Next start date: 16 Sep 2024
  • Course Fees
    From £18,950
  • Visa Considerations
    Integrated Visa
    Non-UKVI English Tests Accepted
  • Course Provider
    Brunel University Pathway College
  • Why Choose This Course?
    • Guaranteed entry to the second year of selected undergraduate degrees at Brunel University - a second chance for students who have completed a university foundation course, but did not achieve the grades necessary for automatic progression.
    • A single CAS for the duration of your studies. That means you can study the entire programme on a single visa, with the right to work in the UK from day one.
    • Perfect for students who want to study at Brunel University, but do not have the academic or English qualifications for direct entry.
    • A wide range of English qualifications accepted for entry, not just UKVI IELTS!
    • Study in a campus-based university on the outskirts of London, offering a safe, friendly and positive environment.
    • Small class sizes and individual attention in a safe, supportive learning environment.

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About This Course

The First Year University (Business & Management) is equivalent to the first year of an undergraduate degree at Brunel University, but with more flexible academic and English requirements. It is specially designed for international students who want to study a degree at the university, but do not quite meet the requirements for direct entry.

During the programme, you will study a first year university curriculum, but with additional support to improve your study skills and English language abilities. On successful completion of this course, you can progress directly to the second year of selected bachelor's degrees at Brunel University. That means you will complete your studies in the same amount of time as direct entry students.

Entry Requirements

Academic Completion of high school plus at least one year of further study, for example a University Foundation Course. AS/A levels: 56 UCAS points, including at least one A Level subject. IB: 24 points.
English IELTS 6.0 (5.5 all skills) or equivalent. A wide range of English qualifications is accepted, including some high school English qualifications.

Start Dates And Progression

Start Date End Date Progression
Sep 2024 Jun 2025 Sep 2025
Jan 2025 Aug 2025 Sep 2025

Progression Options

On successful completion of this course, you are guaranteed entry to one of the following undergraduate programmes at Brunel University.

  • BSc Accounting & Business & Management
  • BSc Business and Management
  • BSc Human Resource Management
  • BSc International Business
  • BSc Marketing

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

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