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    Application Deadline
  • 9 months
    Duration
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Overview

We realise that the situation around the world is changing all the time. If for whatever reason you cannot start your programme as planned, your place will be deferred to the next available start date. Provision will be made to continue and complete the programme online if required to ensure you will be able to compete your programme successfully and progress as planned to your university degree.

The International Year One offers guaranteed progression to Year 2 of the following undergraduate degrees at the University of Sunderland:

  • BA (Hons) Accounting and Finance
  • BA (Hons) Business and Financial Management
  • BA (Hons) Business and Human Resource Management
  • BA (Hons) Business and Management
  • BA (Hons) Business and Marketing Management

Who is this programme designed for?

This Business and Financial Management - International Year One programme at ONCAMPUS Sunderland is designed for international students who do not quite have the academic grades and/or English level to start the first year of an undergraduate degree at the University of Sunderland, but have a stronger profile than a UFP student.

All students who successfully complete the IY1 are guaranteed progression1 to Year 2 of a business-related undergraduate degree at the University of Sunderland. This programme is set at level 4, and is equivalent to the first year of an undergraduate business degree in the UK.

How long will I study for?

Your application will be assessed and you may be offered a 3 or 4 term programme depending on your English level and academic background.

The duration of the programme is one academic year (nine months). The year is divided into three terms of seven to eight teaching weeks, one reading week, and an examination week. On average, you will undertake 23 (and up to 28) hours of classroom-based study per week .

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed by a variety of methods during your time with us: the intention is that you have a chance to experience the full range of assessment methods that you might experience at university when you start the second year of your chosen degree.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Pick our BRAND NEW first-in-class blended online program for your first term from September, and join us face to face in September/January

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 9 months
    • Duration description

      Course length: 3 or 4 terms

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Blended

Programme Structure

Modules included:

  • Academic & Professional Skills For Business
  • Organisational Behaviour
  • Principles of Management
  • Management Accounting
  • Business Environment
  • Marketing and Advertising or Financial Accounting

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    5

    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

English requirements

  • From 4.5 IELTS or equivalent for 4-term IY1
  • From 5.0 IELTS or equivalent, for 3-term IY1*

* Your application will be assessed and you may be offered a 3 or 4 term programme depending on your English level and academic background.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13485 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13485 GBP per year 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 fees vary depending on the programme's length.
  • 4 terms: £17,980

Living costs for Sunderland

  • 758 - 1440 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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