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Undergraduate Year 1 in Business and Management, Pre-Bachelor

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    Application Deadline
  • 9 months
London, United Kingdom
The Undergraduate Year 1 in Business and Management is a one-year course equivalent to the first year of an undergraduate degree. Taught in London, this course prepares you for the second year of a business-related degree at university.
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The Undergraduate Year 1 in Business and Management develops your English language and study skills and prepares you for second-year entry to a choice of UK universities. Learning in London, you'll find yourself immersed in the business world from day one.

Students receive an offer of conditional progression from Aston University. On successful completion of the programme students have the opportunity to progress to the second year of a selection of degrees at Aston University.

The Bellerbys Undergraduate Year 1 programme has been developed in close partnership with Aston University and is suitable for articulation on to selected Aston programmes.

This course gives you the excitement of studying in London, a world-leading financial and business capital, while feeling part of our safe and nurturing college. Benefits of studying London include the opportunity to partake in enrichment activities such asvisiting the Bank of England or attending workshops at London School of Economics .

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    October for 3.5 term

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 9 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Course modules
  • Introduction to Marketing
  • Introduction to Economics
  • Organisational Behaviour 
  • Operations Management 
  • Business Law 
  • Quantitative Methods 
  • Information Technology for Business 
  • Introduction to Financial & Management Accounting 
  • Academic English Skills 
  • Option: Further Topics in Financial & Management Accounting

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • Completion of senior high school (and in some countries, evidence of a further year's study) and minimum of 2 A Level passes (Grade E).
  • IELTS 5.5 (no less than 5.0 in writing).

Tuition Fee

  • International

    18698 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18698 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 9 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

Tuition is £6,232 per term, the programme duration is 3 terms. 

Living costs for London

  • 1137 - 2160 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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