International Year One in Business Management and Economics

Introduction

Overview

Preparing students for direct entry to Year 2 of an undergraduate degree at Norwich Business School or the School of Economics at UEA.

Key information

  • In-depth exploration of theories through case studies and real-world business scenarios.
  • Develop skills and knowledge through practical-based projects and assignments.
  • Opportunities for students to get actively involved in discussions and contribute their ideas.

Fast facts

Class duration

  • English classes per week: 6-8 hours
  • Subject module classes per week: 12-14 hours
  • Average total per week: 20 hours

Classes are held Monday to Friday between 8.30am-6.30pm, excluding bank holidays.

Class Size

Maximum class size for English language teaching 17

Award

Certificate of Higher Education (RQF Level 4) from UEA.

Teaching

Teaching methods

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

Why University of East Anglia?

  • Top 20 in the UK for Accounting and Finance, Business Studies, and Economics (The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020).
  • Degrees available with a year abroad option.
  • Norwich Business School is a member of the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) and accredited by the Association of MBAs (AMBA).
  • Accounting degrees offer exemptions from selected examinations of UK professional bodies, such as ACCA, CIMA and ICAEW.

Student success

82% Passed
89% Eligible

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

Passed: % of those who completed their pathway

Eligible: % eligible to progress to the University of East Anglia 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, or the first year of an overseas university degree programme with good grades, or equivalent.

English language entry requirements

3 Terms: IELTS *5.0 (with a minimum of 5.0 in writing) or equivalent. *Please note that to progress to ANY degree with an ECONOMICS element these higher requirements apply: IELTS 5.5 (with a minimum of 5.5 in writing) or equivalent.

Dates & fees

September 2022 start
(3 Terms)

Mon 26 September 2022 - Fri 16 December 2022
Mon 9 January 2023 - Fri 24 March 2023
Mon 10 April 2023 - Fri 2 June 2023


January 2023 start
(3 Terms)

Mon 9 January 2023 - Fri 31 March 2023
Tue 11 April 2023 - Fri 30 June 2023
Mon 10 July 2023 - Fri 25 August 2023


Modules

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

Term 1 modules

Credit value

English Language and Study Skills

0 Credits

Introduction to Business and Marketing

20 Credits

Introduction to Financial and Management Accounting

20 Credits

Introductory Macroeconomics

20 Credits

Introductory Microeconomics

20 Credits

Organisational Behaviour

20 Credits

Quantitative Methods

20 Credits

Progression

P
 =  Placement option available
A
 =  Study abroad option available

Degree subject

Final level %

English level %

Additional requirements

Accounting and Finance-BSc (Hons)

55%

65%

Minimum of 55% in Introduction to Business, Organisational Behaviour and Introduction to Financial Management Accounting modules. Minimum English 60% in all components.


Accounting and Management-BSc (Hons)

55%

65%

Minimum of 55% in Introduction to Business, Organisational Behaviour and Introduction to Financial Management Accounting modules. Minimum English 60% in all components.


Business Economics-BSc (Hons)

55%

65%

Minimum of 50% in Microeconomics, Macroeconomics and Quantitative Methods. Minimum English 60% in all components.


Business Finance and Economics-BSc (Hons)

55%

65%

Minimum of 50% in Microeconomics, Macroeconomics and Quantitative Methods. Minimum English 60% in all components.


Business Finance and Management-BSc (Hons)

55%

65%

Minimum of 55% in Introduction to Business, Organisational Behaviour and Introduction to Financial Management Accounting modules. Minimum English 60% in all components.


Business Management-BA (Hons)

55%

65%

Minimum of 55% in Introduction to Business, Organisational Behaviour and Introduction to Financial Management Accounting modules. Minimum English 60% in all components.


Business and Human Resource Management-BA (Hons)

55%

65%

Minimum of 55% in Introduction to Business, Organisational Behaviour and Introduction to Financial and Management Accounting. Minimum 60% in all English components.


Economics and Finance-BSc (Hons)

55%

65%

Minimum of 50% in Microeconomics, Macroeconomics and Quantitative Methods. Minimum English 60% in all components


Economics with Accountancy-BSc (Hons)

55%

65%

Minimum of 50% in Microeconomics, Macroeconomics and Quantitative Methods. Minimum English 60% in all components.


Economics-BSc (Hons)

55%

65%

Minimum of 50% in Microeconomics, Macroeconomics and Quantitative Methods. Minimum English 60% in all components.


International Business Management-BA (Hons)

55%

65%

Minimum of 55% in Introduction to Business, Organisational Behaviour and Introduction to Financial Management Accounting modules. Minimum English 60% in all components.


Marketing and Management-BA (Hons)

55%

65%

Minimum of 55% in Introduction to Business, Organisational Behaviour and Introduction to Financial Management Accounting modules. Minimum English 60% in all components.