Academic preparation for direct entry to year two of an undergraduate degree in subjects such as business, economics and marketing.

Why apply for the International Year One programme?

  • university placement for all successful students
  • a campus-based programme with access to university facilities
  • flexible start dates

Where will it take me?

This course leads to the second year of the following undergraduate degrees at the University of Exeter:

University of Exeter Business School

  • BA (Hons) Business and Management
  • BSc (Hons) Business Economics
  • BA (Hons) Management with Marketing

Joint 13th in the UK for Business Studies

(The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2017)

What is special about the programme?

The International Year One programme is equivalent to studying Year 1 of a UK undergraduate degree, and you will be awarded a Certificate of Higher Education on satisfactory completion. It is a quality-assured pathway to degrees in business, accounting and economics-related subjects.

As well as full access to all the university facilities you'll benefit from:

  • a quality assured university programme
  • full university status
  • a conditional offer of a place in the second year of a relevant undergraduate degree at the University of Exeter
  • professional support and guidance with university applications
  • a highly supportive study environment to enable swift progression

You'll receive support from your tutor on personal and academic issues, including advice on your studies. The International Liaison Office will help with your application to the University of Exeter and arrange visits to your academic college, so that you can learn more about your chosen degree programme.

Teaching methods

You will take part in problem-solving activities with real business scenarios, such as looking at how to extend the product lifecycle of well-known chocolate bars. You will also have discussions with HR professionals from local organisations, learning how to resolve complex Human Resources issues.

Who should apply for the International Year One programme?

The International Year One is suitable for international students who have completed A-levels or equivalent, or who are already in the first year of a relevant undergraduate degree in their home country, but do not meet the academic or English language requirements for direct entry to the University of Exeter.

Key course facts

Course length: 3 terms (9 months)

Start dates: September and January

Fees: From £18,495

Leads to a degree in: Subjects such as business and economics

Entry requirements

Age: 17 years and above

Academic: A-levels, Foundation, 1st year degree

English language: IELTS 6.0 or equivalent

Don't meet the entry requirements? We also offer an Academic English course

Program taught in:
  • English
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