International Year One in Management and Finance

Introduction

Overview

Preparing students for direct entry to Year 2 of an undergraduate degree in a range Business, Economics and Finance related subjects at Queen's University Belfast.

On campus study

This program is available to study on campus only.

Key information

  • Progress to Year 2 of a professionally accredited undergraduate degree.
    • Develop key academic and professional skills, such as business report writing, presentation techniques and data analysis.
    • Learn to analyse business case studies and discuss current economic affairs.
  • Visit Queen’s Management School and experience the Financial Trading Room, with 12 Bloomberg terminals and software.
  • Learn from teachers qualified to MA and PhD level.

Fast facts

Class duration

  • English classes per week: 5 hours (including 1 hour tutorial)
  • Subject module classes per week: 17-20 hours

Note: class hours per week are never less than 20.

Morning and afternoon classes are held Monday to Friday between 09.00 - 18.00 excluding bank holidays.

Class Size

Maximum class size for English language teaching 16

Award

International Diploma (FHEQ Level 4) from Queen’s University Belfast.

Teaching

Teaching methods

  • Lectures.
  • Seminars.
  • Workshops.
  • Group projects and presentations.
  • Practical exercises.

Why Queen's University Belfast?

  • All degrees are accredited by the relevant professional body.
  • BSc (Hons) Finance offers a work placements giving students real life, hands-on experience.
  • The First Derivatives Trading Room provides the perfect opportunity to experience a working environment in the financial industry.

Student success

95% Passed
86% Eligible

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

Passed: % of those who completed their pathway

Eligible: % eligible to progress to Queen's University Belfast of those who passed

Start Dates September January
Program length 3 Terms

Entry requirements

Age requirement

16

Academic requirements

Two 'D' grades from a UK A-level board, a recognised foundation, first year of an overseas university degree programme or equivalent with good grades. All students must hold a GCSE grade 4/C in maths or equivalent.

English language entry requirements

3 Terms: IELTS 5.5 (with a minimum of 5.5 in reading and writing and no less than 5.0 in all other subskills) or equivalent.

Dates & fees

September 2022 start
(3 Terms)

Mon 19 September 2022 - Fri 16 December 2022
Mon 9 January 2023 - Fri 24 March 2023
Mon 27 March 2023 - Fri 23 June 2023

£18,345


January 2023 start
(3 Terms)

Mon 9 January 2023 - Fri 24 March 2023
Mon 27 March 2023 - Fri 16 June 2023
Mon 19 June 2023 - Fri 25 August 2023

£18,345


Progression

P
 =  Placement option available
A
 =  Study abroad option available

Degree subject

Final level %

English level %

Additional requirements

Business Economics-BSc (Hons)

50%

B with a minimum of D in each component

50% overall average in academic modules. A minimum of 50% in Management and Organisation: Theory and Practice, Principles of Economics, and The Business Environment, and passes in all other modules


Business Management with Placement-BSc (Hons)

50%

B with a minimum of D in each component

50% overall average in academic modules. A minimum of 50% in Management and Organisation: Theory and Practice, Principles of Economics, and The Business Environment, and passes in all other modules


Economics with Finance-BSc (Hons)

50%

Grade B with a minimum of grade D in each component

50% overall average in academic modules. A minimum of 50% in Principles of Economics; Financial Institutions and Markets; and Mathematics for Finance and Economics, and passes in all other modules


Economics-BSc (Hons)

50%

Grade B with a minimum of grade D in each component

50% overall average in academic modules. A minimum of 50% in Principles of Economics; Financial Institutions and Markets; and Mathematics for Finance and Economics, and passes in all other modules


Finance with a Year in Industry-BSc (Hons)

50%

Grade B with a minimum of grade D in each component

50% overall average in academic modules. A minimum of 55% in Financial Institutions and Markets, 50% in Principles of Economics and Mathematics for Finance and Economics, and passes in all other modules.


Start Dates September January
Program length 3 Terms

Entry requirements

Age requirement

16

Academic requirements

Two 'D' grades from a UK A-level board, a recognised foundation, first year of an overseas university degree programme or equivalent with good grades. All students must hold a GCSE grade 4/C in maths or equivalent.

English language entry requirements

3 Terms: IELTS 5.5 (with a minimum of 5.5 in reading and writing and no less than 5.0 in all other subskills) or equivalent.

Dates & fees

September 2023 start
(3 Terms)

Mon 18 September 2023 - Fri 15 December 2023
Mon 8 January 2024 - Fri 22 March 2024
Mon 25 March 2024 - Fri 21 June 2024


January 2024 start
(3 Terms)

Mon 8 January 2024 - Fri 22 March 2024
Mon 25 March 2024 - Fri 21 June 2024
Mon 24 June 2024 - Fri 30 August 2024


Progression

P
 =  Placement option available
A
 =  Study abroad option available

Degree subject

Final level %

English level %

Additional requirements

Business Economics-BSc (Hons)

50%

B with a minimum of D in each component

50% overall average in academic modules. A minimum of 50% in Management and Organisation: Theory and Practice, Principles of Economics, and The Business Environment, and passes in all other modules


Business Management with Placement-BSc (Hons)

50%

B with a minimum of D in each component

50% overall average in academic modules. A minimum of 50% in Management and Organisation: Theory and Practice, Principles of Economics, and The Business Environment, and passes in all other modules


Economics with Finance-BSc (Hons)

50%

Grade B with a minimum of grade D in each component

50% overall average in academic modules. A minimum of 50% in Principles of Economics; Financial Institutions and Markets; and Mathematics for Finance and Economics, and passes in all other modules


Economics-BSc (Hons)

50%

Grade B with a minimum of grade D in each component

50% overall average in academic modules. A minimum of 50% in Principles of Economics; Financial Institutions and Markets; and Mathematics for Finance and Economics, and passes in all other modules


Finance with a Year in Industry-BSc (Hons)

50%

Grade B with a minimum of grade D in each component

50% overall average in academic modules. A minimum of 55% in Financial Institutions and Markets, 50% in Principles of Economics and Mathematics for Finance and Economics, and passes in all other modules.