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Business International Year One

This course prepares you for the second year of your undergraduate degree in Business at Newcastle University. This course is full time for 3 or 4 terms.

Your course during COVID-19

Please rest assured we make all reasonable efforts to provide you with the programmes, services and facilities described. However, it may be necessary to make changes due to significant disruption.

Given the changing nature of the COVID-19 pandemic, the commitments outlined are subject to guidelines that may be in place from time to time.

View our COVID-19 Study page, which gives information about your Newcastle University study experience for the academic year 2021-22.

See our terms and conditions and student complaints information

Course overview

Interested in progressing to Year 2 of an accredited Business or Marketing degree?

This course will enhance your knowledge in modern business and management skills. 

This course is suitable if you:

  • need to improve your English language study skills within the context of business and marketing 
  • want guidance and advice on developing your business knowledge 

Expand your skills and knowledge in various areas including:

  • main principles of management theory 
  • economic principles and vocabulary, including microeconomics and macroeconomics 
  • researching, planning and writing a strategic marketing plan for a new product idea 
  • statistical concepts and methods of data analysis 

You will also focus on academic writing and critical reading skills.

Successful completion of this course will lead to you being awarded our Certificate of Higher Education (FHEQ Level 4).


This course leads to the second year of the following undergraduate degrees at Newcastle University:

Highlights of this degree

Modules and learning

The module and programme information below is for 2022/2023 entry.

Careers and employability

Newcastle University consistently has one of the best records for graduate employment in the UK.

96% of our 2017 UK-domiciled UG/PG graduates progressed to employment or further study within six months of graduating.

85.5% of our graduates are in graduate level employment or further study within six months of graduating.

We provide an extensive range of opportunities to all students through an initiative called ncl+. This enables you to develop personal, employability and enterprise skills and to give you the edge in the employment market after you graduate.

Our award-winning Careers Service is one of the largest and best in the country, and we have strong links with employers.

Find out more about careers and employability at Newcastle University.

Entry requirements

To study on this course you need to meet the following entry requirements.

All candidates are considered on an individual basis. If your qualifications are not listed here, please see our additional entry requirements web pages to find out which other qualifications are considered. 

The entrance requirements below apply to 2022 entry.

Fees and funding

We offer International Foundation Scholarships to a limited number of gifted students.

Find more information about Fees, Costs and Scholarships.