What is the International Year One?

The International Year One allows you to study the first year of an undergraduate degree at an NCUK Study Centre, locally or in the UK, and progress directly into Year 2 of a degree at university. The International Year One has progression opportunities to 300+ degree courses across 26 leading universities in the UK, Australia, and New Zealand.

There are five NCUK International Year One routes that available for you to choose from. You will be advised to study the NCUK International Year One subject that is best-suited to guide you to your preferred undergraduate degree course at university.

Business Management


There are two ways to study the International Year One:
Accelerated Programme – Six months or Standard Programme – Nine Months


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International Year One in Business Management

International Year One in Law


Academic Quality Assurance

  • NCUK Qualifications are developed in collaboration with and for our NCUK University Partners.
  • Quality is at the heart of everything that we do so our qualifications meet
    the highest academic standards set by those university partners.
  • All NCUK Study Centres are audited, and we work with our partners to
    establish robust quality assurance systems to match our needs and the
    requirements of our universities.
  • NCUK supports Study Centres in developing and maintaining a Centre
    Quality Plan which supports continuous improvement in academic delivery
     and provides an opportunity for feedback to NCUK.
  • NCUK summative assessments are moderated centrally by NCUK appointed subject experts with results being confirmed at end of year Exam Boards.
  • Certificates and transcripts are awarded by NCUK and recognised by NCUK University Partners worldwide.

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Student Support Services

By studying with NCUK, you will benefit from the services of the NCUK Student Support Team, who offer services that will help you throughout your time studying the International Year One and prepare you for university and ensure that students get in to the most appropriate degree course at one of our universities. The services include assistance with:

University Application

Personal Statement

University Accommodation

Visa Advice

University Application Service

All NCUK students can utilise our University Application Service to progress to NCUK University Partners. This service can also support you if you don’t get the grades you need to get into your first-choice university, did better than expected or would like to change your degree course. The University Application Service will help you find an alternative solution so you can still progress to university.

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