International Year One in Business

Introduction

Overview

Preparing students for direct entry to Year 2 of an undergraduate degree in a range of business-related subjects at Newcastle University.

Key information

  • Apply knowledge through projects including strategic research, plannning and marketing for a new product launch.
  • Consider the different ways in which data can be collected, analysed and presented.
  • Become familiar with standard statistical packages such as Minitab.
  • Apply for the Work Skills Placement Scheme at Santander Universities bank.

Fast facts

Class duration

Typically held Monday to Friday between 08.00 - 19.00 excluding bank holidays. However, there may be instances where classes need to be held outside these times due to unforeseen circumstances.

Class Size

Maximum class size for English language teaching 18

Award

Certificate of Higher Education (FHEQ Level 4) from Newcastle University.

Teaching

Teaching methods

  • Lectures.
  • Seminars.
  • Workshops.
  • Group projects and presentations.
  • Computer sessions.
  • Study clinics.
  • Practical exercises.

Why Newcastle University?

  • Newcastle University Business School holds triple accreditation from AACSB, EQUIS and AMBA.
  • Prepare for successful entry to the employment market thanks to close links with industry.
  • Many degrees are accredited by professional bodies including the Chartered Management Institute (CMI), the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD), the Institute of Direct and Digital Marketing (IDM) and the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM).

Student success

95% Passed
82% Eligible

Take a look at our student progression results in International Yea One in Business and Administrative Studies for 2018-19.

Passed: % of those who completed their pathway

Eligible: % eligible to progress to Newcastle University of those who passed

Start Dates September January
Program length 3 Terms

Entry requirements

Age requirement

17

Academic requirements

Satisfactory completion of A-levels, a recognised Foundation programme, first year of an overseas university degree programme with good grades, or equivalent.

English language entry requirements

3 Terms: IELTS 6.0 (with a minimum of 5.5 in writing) or equivalent. • …For info on alternative accepted tests if starting online, please see: https://www.intostudy.com/ielts-alternatives

Dates & fees

September 2020 start
(3 Terms)

Mon 21 September 2020 - Fri 11 December 2020
Mon 11 January 2021 - Fri 2 April 2021
Mon 12 April 2021 - Fri 11 June 2021

£19,795


January 2021 start
(3 Terms)

Mon 11 January 2021 - Fri 2 April 2021
Mon 12 April 2021 - Fri 11 June 2021
Mon 14 June 2021 - Fri 3 September 2021

£19,795


Modules

A total of 120 credits must be earnt to successfully complete the pathway programme.

Term 1 modules

Credit value

Academic and Professional Development

20 Credits

English for Academic Purposes

20 Credits

Introduction to Economics

20 Credits

Management and Organisation

20 Credits

Marketing

20 Credits

Quantitative Methods

20 Credits

Progression

P
 =  Placement option available
A
 =  Study abroad option available

Degree subject

Final level %

English level %

Additional requirements

Business Management-BA (Hons)

P

55%

65

55% average with no less than 40% in each Module


Marketing and Management-BSc (Hons)

P

55%

65

55% average with no less than 40% in each Module


Marketing-BSc (Hons)

P

55%

65

55% average with no less than 40% in each Module


Start Dates September January
Program length 3 Terms

Entry requirements

Age requirement

17

Academic requirements

Satisfactory completion of A-levels, a recognised Foundation programme, first year of an overseas university degree programme with good grades, or equivalent.

English language entry requirements

3 Terms: IELTS 6.0 (with a minimum of 5.5 in writing) or equivalent.

Dates & fees

September 2021 start
(3 Terms)

Mon 20 September 2021 - Fri 17 December 2021
Mon 10 January 2022 - Fri 8 April 2022
Mon 25 April 2022 - Fri 10 June 2022


January 2022 start
(3 Terms)

Mon 10 January 2022 - Fri 8 April 2022
Mon 25 April 2022 - Fri 10 June 2022
Mon 13 June 2022 - Fri 9 September 2022


Progression

P
 =  Placement option available
A
 =  Study abroad option available

Degree subject

Final level %

English level %

Additional requirements

Business Management-BA (Hons)

P

55%

65

55% average with no less than 40% in each Module


Marketing and Management-BSc (Hons)

P

55%

65

55% average with no less than 40% in each Module


Marketing-BSc (Hons)

P

55%

65

55% average with no less than 40% in each Module