International Foundation Year Economics and Management

General

Program Description

On this programme, you will enter the International Foundation Year and are guaranteed progression to the first year of your chosen degree (if you meet the required criteria). Teaching takes place in the Global Study Centre (GSC) using dedicated lecturers who know the strengths and weaknesses of each student.

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The educational aims of the programme are to:

  • Develop students’ fundamental knowledge and understanding of the relevant disciplinary elements in economics and management and related fields.
  • Develop in students a broad range of transferable academic literacy, research and analytical skills to succeed in undergraduate study.
  • Ensure that students have attained the prescribed level of English language competency to succeed on specified University of Leicester undergraduate programmes in related fields.
  • To prepare students to operate effectively and autonomously within the framework of higher education.
  • Develop students’ graduate attributes to optimize future employability prospects in a global environment.

Modules

Title Credits
Academic English and Skills 45
Introduction to Accounting and Finance 15
Introduction to Economics 15
Introduction to Quantitative Methods for Business 15
Introduction to Management 15
Introduction to Marketing 15

Teaching and Assessment

Teaching is delivered via a combination of small group lectures, group-based tutorial coursework (oral and written presentation), and assessment is via individual coursework (oral and written presentation) and examinations. You will be encouraged throughout the stage of the study to undertake independent study to supplement what is being taught/learnt and to broaden your personal knowledge.

Progression/Pass mark

In order to successfully progress onto the next stage of studies (Year 1), you will need to achieve the minimum pass mark across all modules of 50%.

Progression Degrees

Please visit the University of Leicester website for degree-specific information.

  • Accounting and Finance BSc
  • Accounting BSc
  • Financial Economics and Banking BSc
  • Economics and Business BSc
  • Economics BSc
  • Economics and Accounting BSc
  • Politics and Economics BA
  • Management Studies BA
  • Marketing BA
  • Human Resource Management BA

Entry Level

  • IELTS 5.5
  • 5.5 minimum in all bands
Last updated Jan 2020

About the School

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