International Year One

As part of the International Year One, you will study in university-style classes and learn with a combination of classroom teaching, small group tuition, personal tutorial sessions with lecture-style classes. This programme is designed to significantly improve your academic language skills including critical thinking and academic writing, whilst allowing you the additional classroom support you need from our qualified teachers.

Learning in our International Study Centre you will have access to the University of East London’s fully equipped library and online resources will fully immerse you in the on-campus student study experience.

As part of this programme you will take a combination of core modules (common across all International Year One streams) and specialist modules that are specific to the stream you select.

The core modules (common across all streams) you will study are:

  • English for Academic Purposes (EAP)
  • Research and Study Skills

International Year One in Business

  • Mental Wealth: Digital Literacy
  • Research for Business Marketing
  • People and the Organisation
  • Fundamentals of Economics
  • Fundamentals of Business Accounting

International Year One in Engineering

  • Mental Wealth 1: Professional Life
  • Learning Engineering: Materials
  • Learning Engineering: Mechanics
  • Learning Engineering: The Built Environment

Key Facts for International Year One

Start dates: September 2020
January 2021
Duration: 3 Terms
Cost: £12,450
Scholarships Available: Up to £2,000
Progression to the following degrees: Upon successful completion of the programme, students may progress to the following programmes:

Engineering Stream:

  • BSc (Hons) Civil Engineering
  • BEng (Hons) Civil Engineering
  • BEng (Hons) General Engineering
  • BEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering
  • BEng (Hons) Engineering Management

Business Stream:

  • BSc (Hons) Business Management
  • BSc (Hons) Human Resource Management
  • BSc (Hons) Marketing

Minimum English Language Level:

Academic IELTS 5.5 overall (and no subtest below 5.0) or equivalent

Pre-Sessional English Language classes may be available for students who are below the entry requirement above. Please contact us for more details.

Academic Entry Requirements:

Completion of 3 x A Levels (or equivalent) or have completed a recognised foundation programme or first year of an overseas degree with good grades (or equivalent).

Each application will be considered individually and assessed on their ability to succeed on the International Foundation Year.

Qualification Level:

Certificate of Higher Education (FHEQ Level 4) or equivalent.
Accredited by the University of East London

Minimum Age Requirement:

16 years of age. All students must turn 17 years of age by 31 December 2020.