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International Foundation (Business, Law & Social Studies)

Leading To MPlan Planning

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This International Foundation Year prepares international students for guaranteed entry1 to undergraduate degrees in Business, Law & Social Studies at Leeds Beckett University. On successful completion, you can progress directly to the first year of a range of degree programmes, including MPlan Planning. See Progression Options below for full details.

  • Why Choose This Course?
    • Guaranteed entry to an undergraduate degree at Leeds Beckett University after only one year.
    • A modern university with a strong focus on employability and career skills.
    • Leeds is the UK's largest centre for business, legal and financial services outside of London and attracts companies and entrepreneurs from all over the world.
    • Study in one of the most exciting and lively cities in northern England with a low cost of living compared to London.

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Course Specification

The University of Leeds normally requires A Levels (or equivalent) for entry to a bachelor's degree. Some overseas qualifications are accepted, but most international students must study a foundation year before progressing to the first year of a degree at Leeds.

Leeds International Study Centre works in collaboration with the university to prepare international students for entry to selected undergraduate degrees. It is located in the East Stand of the world famous Headingly Cricket Ground (part of Leeds Beckett University campus). On successful completion of the International Foundation (Business, Law & Social Studies), you are guaranteed progression to your chosen degree at The University of Leeds.

Entry Requirements

Academic Completion of high school with good grades, equivalent to 4 IGCSE grades A* - C in relevant subjects (excluding native language).
English English level equivalent to IELTS 4.5 (4.5+ in writing, 4.0+ in other skills).
Age Minimum age 17 years (at start of course).

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
Jan 2021 Aug 2021 Sep 2021
Sep 2021 Jun 2022 Sep 2022

Progression Options

  • BA Accounting & Finance
  • BA Architecture
  • BA Business & Management
  • BA Business Accounting & Finance
  • BA Business Economics
  • BA Business Studies
  • BA Childhood Studies
  • BA Criminology
  • BA Dance
  • BA Early Years & Enterprise
  • BA Economics & Finance
  • BA English & Creative Writing
  • BA English & History
  • BA English Literature
  • BA Entertainment Management
  • BA Events Management
  • BA Fashion
  • BA Fashion Marketing
  • BA Filmmaking
  • BA Fine Art
  • BA Graphic Design
  • BA Human Geography
  • BA Illustration
  • BA Interior Architecture & Design
  • BA International Business
  • BA International Relations
  • BA International Tourism Management
  • BA Journalism
  • BA Landscape Architecture & Design
  • BA Marketing & Advertising Management
  • BA Marketing Management
  • BA Media Communication Cultures
  • BA Music Performance & Production
  • BA Music Production
  • BA Performing Arts
  • BA Physical Education
  • BA Politics
  • BA Product Design
  • BA Public Relations & Brand Communication
  • BA Public Relations & Journalism
  • BA Retail Marketing Management
  • BA Social Psychology
  • BA Sociology
  • BA Sport Development
  • BA Sport Marketing
  • BA Sports Business Management
  • BA Sports Event Management
  • BA Teaching & Education
  • BA Theatre & Performance
  • BSc Architectural Technology
  • BSc Audio Engineering
  • BSc Broadcast Media Technologies
  • BSc Building Surveying
  • BSc Computer Animation & Visual Effects
  • BSc Computer Forensics
  • BSc Computer Science
  • BSc Computer Security
  • BSc Computing
  • BSc Construction Management
  • BSc Counselling & Mental Health
  • BSc Creative Media Technology
  • BSc Digital Journalism
  • BSc Electronic & Electrical Engineering
  • BSc Games Design
  • BSc Hospitality Business Management
  • BSc Human Resource Management & Business
  • BSc Music Technology
  • BSc Physical Activity Exercise & Health
  • BSc Project Management
  • BSc Public Health & Society
  • BSc Quantity Surveying
  • BSc Real Estate & Property Management
  • BSc Safety, Health & Environmental Management
  • BSc Science Of Sport Performance
  • BSc Social Care Justice & Recovery
  • BSc Sports & Exercise Nutrition
  • BSc Sports Coaching
  • LLB Law
  • MPlan Planning

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

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