International Foundation in Business and Management

General

Program Description

Prepare for direct entry to Year 1 of an undergraduate degree in Economics, Finance, Marketing and Management related subjects at Newcastle University.

Course features

  • Develop the knowledge and skills for your chosen degree through a specialist pathway.
  • Guaranteed university placement for all successful students.
  • Benefit from smaller class sizes than at university, meaning you'll have more time with your teachers.
  • Adapt to studying in the UK thanks to university-style teaching for subject-based modules.
  • Guidance with your university applications, so you choose the best degree for you.

Key course facts

  • Course length: 3-4 Terms
  • Start dates: 2018: September; 2019: January, June, September; 2020: January, June
  • Fees: From £18,500
  • Class hours: 21 hours per week on average
  • Class size: 16
  • 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.
  • Award: International Foundation Certificate (RQF Level 3) from Newcastle University.
  • Course options:
    • Standard (3-term, 9-month programme)
    • Extended (Contains an additional term(s) of English language.)

Entry requirements

Standard

  • Academic requirements: Completion of 12 years of schooling (or the local equivalent to meet the same standard) with good grades.
  • English language requirements: IELTS 5.5 (with a minimum of 4.5in all subskills) or equivalent.
  • Entry requirements additional information: For students intending to progress to Newcastle Law School: 3-term: IELTS 6.0 (with a minimum of 5.5 in all subskills) or equivalent 4-term: IELTS 5.5 (with a minimum of 5.0 in all subskills) or equivalent.
  • Age requirements: 17 years and above. All students commencing courses on a published September start date must be 17 years old by 31 December of that calendar year. For all other start dates, students must be 17 years old on the published start date of the programme.

Extended

  • Academic requirements: Completion of 12 years of schooling (or the local equivalent to meet the same standard) with good grades. You will be expected to provide a portfolio as part of the application. Your portfolio should demonstrate core skills and illustrate your genuine interest in architecture.
  • English language requirements: IELTS 5.0 (with a minimum of 4.5in all subskills) or equivalent.
  • Entry requirements additional information: For students intending to progress to Newcastle Law School: 3-term: IELTS 6.0 (with a minimum of 5.5 in all subskills) or equivalent 4-term: IELTS 5.5 (with a minimum of 5.0 in all subskills) or equivalent.
  • Age requirements: 17 years and above. All students commencing courses on a published September start date must be 17 years old by 31 December of that calendar year. For all other start dates, students must be 17 years old on the published start date of the programme.


*Please note that the prices for courses due to commence in the academic year 2019 – 2020 have not yet been confirmed. The prices that are shown for the current academic year of 2018 – 2019 will be subject to an increase of up to a maximum of 4%. As soon as the prices for 2019 – 2020 are confirmed they will be updated so please continue to check here for the most up to date information*.

Last updated December 2018

About the School

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INTO Newcastle University sits right at the heart of the campus. Want to study at a high-ranked university in one of the most exciting cities in the UK? Newcastle University placed 5th in the UK by the International Student Barometer 2016 and is part of the internationally renowned Russell Group. INTO Newcastle University sits right at the heart of the campus. Read less
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