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NCUK - International Year One - Business, Pre-Bachelor

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
London, United Kingdom
The NCUK - International Year One - Business qualification at CATS gives you guaranteed access to Year 2 of a Bachelor’s degree at a UK university. It teaches you the knowledge, skills and experience you need to get an advantage in your future career.
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When you pass your NCUK - International Year One - Business programme at CATS, you are guaranteed at least two conditional offers and a place on Year 2 of a Bachelor’s degree at one of the NCUK Universities.

Why should I study an NCUK university

  • Four of the NCUK universities are part of the prestigious Russell Group of universities.
  • Four are ranked in the ‘Top 200’ Times Higher Education World University Rankings.
  • Four of the NCUK universities are in the ‘Top 25’ for Accounting and Finance.
  • Over 30,000 NCUK students have been placed on UK degrees since 1987.

What are my progression options

  • The University of Leeds, 13 (Times Top University ranking)
  • The University of Sheffield, 24 (Times Top University ranking)
  • The University of Manchester, 32 (Times Top University ranking)
  • Manchester Metropolitan University, 72 (Times Top University ranking)
  • The University of Bradford, 76 (Times Top University ranking)
  • The University of Huddersfield, , 77 (Times Top University ranking)
  • Sheffield Hallam University, 79 (Times Top University ranking)
  • The University of Salford, 98 (Times Top University ranking)

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
    • Duration description

      2 semesters

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Business Economics
  • Business Skills
  • Organisational Behavior
  • Financial Accounting
  • Marketing
  • Business Statistics

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • A level passes in relevant subjects
  • Equivalent standard local qualifications
  • ONCAMPUS Foundation
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma
  • One year of a four year university degree
  • Other reputable foundation programmes

Tuition Fee

  • International

    21000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21000 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

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.


Each year, NCUK awards three £1,000 Prize Awards for high achieving NCUK International Year One students that progress to an NCUK University. All students are eligible and the awards are given based on exam results.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.


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