International Year One in Management

On successful completion of the Foundation, you are guaranteed progression to the first year of your chosen degree

Key Information


International Year One: Two semesters

Intake dates

September 2022

January 2023


Global Study Centre

Fees 2022/23



The University of Leicester School of Business is a global academy for leaders, innovators and change-makers. Building on over 90 years of delivering business education, it is internationally renowned for courses in accounting and finance, management, marketing and economics. 

The University of Leicester Global Study Centre is an associate college of the prestigious University, offering the bespoke International Year One in Management with progression into the School of Business. 

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International Year One modules (two semesters) Credits
Introduction to Management 15
Principles of Marketing 15
Managing Human Resources 15
Business Economy and Society 15
Business Finance and Reporting 15
The Future of Work 15
Enterprise in Practice 15
Managing Digital Technology 15

Teaching is delivered via a combination of small group lectures and group-based tutorial coursework (oral and written presentation), and assessment is via individual coursework (oral and written presentation) and examinations. You will be encouraged throughout to undertake independent study to supplement what is being taught/learnt and to broaden your personal knowledge.

Students who achieve the progression threshold of 40% across all credit-bearing modules will be eligible for progression to Year Two.

Students will also need to achieve the progression threshold of 50% in the AES module to progress to Year Two.

  • Develop students’ fundamental knowledge and provide a solid foundation in the study of managerial practices and their related functions, such as human resource management and marketing, as well as an appreciation of the broader context in which these activities take place in society.
  • Develop in students a broad range of transferable academic literacy, research and analytical skills to succeed in undergraduate study.
  • Ensure that students have attained the prescribed level of English language competency to succeed at specified University of Leicester undergraduate programmes in the related fields.
  • To prepare students to operate effectively and autonomously within the framework of higher education. 
  • Develop students’ graduate attributes to optimize future employability prospects in a global environment.

Year of study Fee
International Year One £15,500
Year Two £17,450*
Year Three £17,450*

*Partner University tuition fees that apply to a student after progression are payable directly to the University and are determined by the University themselves. Information on those fees and when they may increase are published on the University website:

The language of instruction at the Global Study Centre is English. To enter the International Year One, you must be able to demonstrate you are suitably proficient in English. Please visit our English language entry requirements page for full details. 

Please note your English language test must have been taken within the past two years.

Career opportunities

Our International Year One leads onto several management-related degrees, which in turn opens up a range of exciting career options, including: 

  • Human resources specialist
  • Management consultant
  • Project manager
  • Risk manager
  • Marketing executive
  • Social media manager
  • forensic accountant
  • Computer and information systems manager

Life on campus

Take a look at the fantastic city-centre campus environment, and find out why students love to study here.

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Why study here

Studying at the University of Leicester provides you with a world-class education on a welcoming, modern campus. 


If you are an offer-holder interested in joining the Global Study Centre in 2022/23 you could be eligible for a scholarship.


The University of Leicester offers a range of high-quality student accommodation options across the campus and city.