Prepare to join the second year of a degree at the University of Leeds
This two-semester course is equivalent to the first year of an undergraduate degree. It aims to help you develop the skills you need to join the second year of a related degree at the University of Leeds, by building on your pre-existing English language skills and supporting you through the introduction to a British-style university curriculum. Our teachers work closely with students to bring you a tailored, personal studying experience and allow you to seamlessly enter an undergraduate degree.
Find out the specific term dates for this programme.
Biological Sciences/International Relations - September or January
Business Management/Business Management with Marketing - September only
Find out more about the entry requirements and course fees for this programme.
The International Year One is equivalent to the first year of your undergraduate degree at the University of Leeds. Other benefits include:
Once you've successfully completed the International Year One, and achieved the required grades, you will be a well-equipped student who is ready to join the second year of their undergraduate degree.
On this programme, you will study a blend of core and subject-specific modules. Your modules will be tailored depending on your choice of subject route so your learning suits your career goals. As part of the International Year One, you will also study dedicated English language content that is focused on improving your speaking, writing and academic language skills.
"Staff and teachers in the International Study Centre, through helping me to polish my resume and prepare my cover letter, reassured me that someone's always got my back. "
Damien from Hong Kong
Studied International Year One in International Relations
Progressed to International Relations BA at the University of Leeds
90% of students who completed their International Year One programme at Leeds International Study Centre for progression to the University of Leeds progressed to a degree course at the University of Leeds in 2022
Open up a wealth of career opportunities across many professional fields. Benefit from exciting modules from across the biological world.
Gain valuable career-focused skills on this route. You'll learn about modern businesses and explore economics, accounting, and entrepreneurship too.
Develop marketing fundamentals, knowledge of human behaviour and business settings, and accounting skills in this engaging subject route.
Learn about politics, trade, social studies, and modern history on the International Relations route.