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International Year One Business and Management

Preparing for undergraduate study
The International Year One Business and Management is an intensive course designed specifically for international students (non EU/UK) who need additional English language and academic preparation for entry into year two of a business-related degree programme at Kingston University.

Why choose the International Year One Business and Management at Kingston University, London – International Study Centre?

  • Study alongside a diverse mix of international students which will enhance your cross-cultural understanding and encourage consistent practice of your English language communication
  • Complete your degree over the same period as students entering the University directly but with added English language, academic and pastoral support
  • Choose from a wide variety of Business and Management degrees that are valued by employers
  • Gain access to all the study resources, sports and social clubs available at Kingston University

Course length:
3 terms (4 terms if you require an additional English Language Preparation course)
Each term is between 9-11 weeks
Entry points: January or September
Hours of study (per week): 20 hours of classroom tuition and 1 hour personal tutorial support. Students are expected to contribute a minimum of 24 hours of self-study
English requirement: IELTS 5.0 (overall) with a 5.0 in writing and no element below 4.0 or equivalent
Academic requirement: Country listings are on our entry requirements page. If your country is not listed, please contact our International Admissions Advisers.
Age on entry: Students are usually at least 17 years old 
Tuition fees (2013/14): £11,175
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Progression from the International Year One Business and Management to the second year of a degree programme at Kingston University
After starting the International Year One Business and Management you will receive a conditional offer of a degree place. Once you have successfully completed the International Year One Business and Management and, subject to satisfying the progression criteria outlined, you can proceed directly to the second year of your chosen degree at the University.

Course structure
The course is three terms in duration and is modular in structure. 
You will study five modules continually across all three terms. There is one module devoted to English skills for academic study and the other modules cover academic subjects.
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Assessment 
You are regularly assessed to ensure you are achieving the required standards for progression to the second year of your degree choice. Assessments include:

  • Course work
  • Unseen written examinations
  • Extended essays and case studies
  • Individual and group presentations

English language preparation
If your English language level is the equivalent of IELTS 4.5 instead of IELTS 5.0 (min 5.0 in writing) , you can join our one term intensive English Language Preparation course before starting the International Year One Business and Management.

The ELP course begins in September for students who have IELTS 4.5 or equivalent. Once you have successfully completed the course and, subject to satisfying the progression criteria as outlined at the beginning of your course, you can proceed directly to your International Year One Business and Management course in January.

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To find out more information or to ask us any questions, please fill out an enquiry form or you can apply for a course now.

Read our Prospectus

The Kingston ISC prospectus is available to download and read at your leisure.

 

Read the Kingston ISC prospectus

Key Facts

Course length

Three terms (January to August or September to June)

Term dates

September 2014 start:

Term 1 – 15 September - 5 December
Term 2 – 12 January - 20 March
Term 3 – 7 April - 12 June 

January 2015 start: 

Term 1 – 12 January - 20 March
Term 2 – 7 April - 12 June
Term 3 – 15 June - 14 August

Career focus

Kingston is a top university for graduate jobs.

 

Two students using careers reference material in the Learning Resources Centre

Many courses carry professional accreditation, for example from the Royal Institute of British Architects, the British Psychological Society, the Chartered Institute of Personnel Development, the Association of MBAs, the Law Society, the British Computer Society and many more.