Prepare for the second year of your undergraduate degree.
The International Year One is a programme of academic subjects, study skills and English language training that is equivalent to the first year of an undergraduate degree. It is specially designed to develop your academic and language skills so that on completion you can join the second year of your undergraduate degree. This will save you time and money, and will put you on the fast track to your career.
The International Year One is available in four different pathway options: Business and Management, Computing, International Relations and Politics, or Media. You will be assessed regularly throughout your course to make sure you are making good progress and achieving your goals. These include coursework, written exams, presentations and team projects.
Develop your understanding of business methods and management skills to prepare for your future.
Discover more about politics and global development to learn how you can take a leading role in shaping the world.
Explore the world of technology and its role in modern society while you prepare to enter your undergraduate degree.
Develop your technical skills and creative expression as you study the power of media in society.
Save time and money and experience a seamless transition to undergraduate success with the Combined Visa. This means you can study the International Year One and the rest of your undergraduate degree with one visa.
Doing this means you will benefit from:
*For International Year One only. For Pre-Sessional English, only UKVI Academic IELTS are accepted.
This two semester programme is equivalent to the first year on an undergraduate degree. The length of programme you study depends on your level of English language on entry. It will help you expand your academic knowledge while developing your English language skills so you’re ready to succeed in your degree at Keele. During the International Year One, you will study a combination of core and subject-specific modules, focused on academic areas most useful to your chosen degree.
Once you successfully complete the programme and achieve the required grades, you can enter the second year of your chosen undergraduate degree.
If you need extra help to reach IELTS entry requirements for the International Year One, you can study the 5 or 10-week Pre-sessional English programme. It is designed to develop your English language reading, writing, listening and speaking skills. You will need to pass the Language for Study assessment before you can progress to the International Year One in October or January.