The International Foundation Programme for Business is a one year course providing a pathway to undergraduate studies in Business. Students will gain an active understanding of a range of themes affecting the contemporary business world, such as international financial markets, management and marketing. Students will also undertake a research project, allowing them to consolidate and showcase their business knowledge, as well as the academic language, numeracy and research skills they will gain on the programme. Upon successful completion, (at 50% overall grade and 55% in the English module) of the International Foundation Programme will guarantee students progression to the three-year undergraduate Business degree programmes at ULaw.
This programme is available to study at London Bloomsbury.
International Foundation Programme - Business
Our International Foundation Programme is designed to help you develop the academic and linguistic skills required for degree-level study. With this one year pre-degree course we offer you a basic introduction to key principles of business while boosting your skills in the English language and maths. Once you’ve successfully completed this course you will feel more confident in your abilities to undertake one of our undergraduate degrees in business.
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Students must have successfully completed secondary education (typically at least 11 years of education) including successfully passing mathematics at the secondary school level. This programme is not intended for UK students they should instead consider the four-year degree programmes with an integrated foundation year. An English language level equivalent to IELTS 5.0 or above with a minimum of 4.5 in each component. Please note students requiring a visa who provide IELTS for admission must ensure that they provide the IELTS for the UKVI test. The non-UKVI IELTS Academic is not acceptable for the International Foundation Programme.
9 months (September)
6 months (January)
These programmes will help you develop the academic and linguistic skills required for degree-level study. They will provide you with a basic introduction to the key principles of business, to enable you to study these subjects with confidence. You will also study modules that give you support in your English and maths skills.
The International Foundation Programmes are currently only available at our London Bloomsbury campus. Upon successful completion of this programme, you can choose to continue your studies at a number of other campuses located throughout the UK.
If you achieve at least minimum levels in your overall grade and the English module you will be able to progress to study one of our undergraduate degrees.
The requirements for progression to one of our three-year business degrees are 50% overall grade and 55% in the English modules in the Business International Foundation Programme.
English Language and Study Skills
Practical Numeracy Skills
Introduction to Business Concept Skills
English Language 2
Business Concepts 2
Throughout the programme, there is a balanced mix of coursework, in-class tests and formal exams.
Progress to degree study
To study our three year BA or BSc Business degrees you’ll need to achieve the following grades on this course:
50% overall grade and 55% in the English module of the Business International Foundation Programme
How to Apply
Applications for all our undergraduate Business courses are now open.