The International Year One programme is designed for students who are
overqualified for a foundation year
but underqualified for direct entry
to the first year of an undergraduate
The one-year course of study is equivalent to the first year of an undergraduate degree programme. It will provide you with the
relevant academic knowledge, study
skills and English language proficiency
to succeed as a second-year degree
Students can choose between four routes:
All routes are modular in structure, with core modules common to each route, and subject-specific modules, each carefully designed to focus on the academic area most useful to your chosen degree.
Once you complete the programme and achieve the required grades, you can enter the second year of your chosen undergraduate degree at the University. Students are assessed regularly throughout the course to ensure that they are on track to achieve the results/grades required for progression to their chosen degree.
Is the International Year One right for you?
This course is ideal for you if you are overqualified for a foundation year but under-qualified for direct entry to degree courses. This may be the case if you:
- Are a student already
in the first year of a relevant
undergraduate degree in your home
- Have completed the first year of an
HND or advanced Diploma in your
- Have completed local high school
with outstanding grades
- Have completed an A Level, IB or
International Foundation Year
- Are a mature student with relevant