NCUK International Year One in Business Management

The International Year One in Business Management is a first-year undergraduate equivalent programme that builds students’ knowledge and skills in the Business field. 

Students who successfully complete the International Year One in Business Management gain guaranteed access to the second year of an international bachelor’s degree at a top-ranked university with many degree courses to choose from.

Teaching and Learning

Semester 1

  • Business Economics
  • Business Skills
  • Organizational Behaviour 
  • Financial Accounting

Semester 2

  • Management Themes and Case Studies
  • Marketing or International Business
  • Management Accounting
  • Quantitative Methods for Business

The assessment breakdown is generally 25% coursework and 75% exam.

Each semester will include formative tasks that will prepare you for the later summative assessments. You will also complete homework assignments, engage with past examination questions and other activities. For the summative assessments, you will be evaluated separately in each module.

Admission Requirements


Have achieved Grade ‘B’ in (I)GCSE Mathematics or equivalent. NCUK IFY Mathematics or NCUK IFY

Half Mathematics Grade ‘D’ may also be used. 



obtained a minimum of 48 NCUK foundation points with a D in at least 2 subjects following study of

the NCUK IFY programme and achieved at least an NCUK EAP ‘D’ grade.



obtained a minimum of grade ‘D’ in 3 relevant UK recognised (Edexcel/Cambridge) ‘A’ level subjects 


obtained a minimum of grade ‘S’ in 3 relevant Sri Lankan ‘A’ level subjects, achieved  a GCE (O/L) Credit (Grade 4) Pass for English and achieved a score of 5.5 on the password test.



Have completed a satisfactory entry interview designed to assess motivation, post diploma study

plans and preparedness for the programme.

Academic Progression

By completing the International Year One in Business Management you will be able to progress to a range of 20+ NCUK Universities across the UK, Australia and New Zealand where you will have 100+ degree courses to choose from, including popular options such as Finance and Economics, Human Resource Management, Marketing and many more!

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