International Year One in Business and Management 

International students studying in classroom

The International Year One in Business and Management is a two-term fast-track programme designed specifically to prepare international students for undergraduate-level study.

  • Progression degree information can be found here
  • All entry requirements for the International Year One are listed here


You are regularly assessed to ensure you are achieving the required standards for progression to your degree. Assessments include:

  • Course work
  • Unseen written examinations 
  • Extended essays and case studies
  • Individual and group presentations. 

Term dates

Entry point  Term dates
September 2016  Term 1 - 13/09/2016 to 16/12/2016
Term 2 - 09/01/2017 to 17/03/2017

English language preparation

If you need to improve your level of English language to enter the International Year One, additional English language training is available at the International Study Centre. Check the entry requirements to find out.

Depending on your IELTS, you can join our one-term intensive English Language Preparation (ELP) course in June before starting the International Year One in September. 

Progress to your degree

Once you complete your International Year One in Business and Management and achieve the required grades, you can enter the third term (starting in May) of the first year of the Business Management degree at Kingston University. This degree will give you the opportunity to complete a work placement of up to nine months, increasing your employability and work experience. 

Degree Programmes Award  Academic Score  English Language Score
Business Management

You can specialise in your third year, choosing from: Entrepreneurship, Finance, Human Resource Management Service Operations
BSc (Hons)
40% in each module

60% minimum. 50% in reading, writing, listening, speaking

"People are very kind"

Belle from Taiwan

"[My English tutor] helped me a lot. He helped me to structure essays and how to use academic language. I think all the people are very kind."

Bella, Taiwan
International Year One in Business and Management

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