International Year One (IYONE)

The foundation programme prepares you with the skills, knowledge, and experience you need to progress to the undergraduate level.


This is a credit-bearing qualification enabling students to obtain the first year of an international bachelor’s degree in their home country. Students benefit from smaller classes, allowing thorough academic preparation and support to ensure a smooth transition into university study. Successful completion provides direct entry to the second year of a bachelor’s degree at a university of their choice.

There are five qualification subject areas:

The aims of the NCUK IFY programme are to:

The International Year One is ideal for students who are looking to:

  • Study locally for an extra year and gain university credits to transfer to a full degree.
  • Experience an international learning environment and build up a global network of contacts
  • Benefit from smaller class sizes and personalized support before entering university

NCUK awards the final certificate. Upon successful completion you will receive a certificate showing that you have passed the course and a transcript that details your individual module results


Semester 1CreditsNumber
Lorem ipsum4ESTU 203
Lorem ipsum2ESTU 340
Lorem ipsum4ESTU 657
Semester 2CreditsNumber
Lorem ipsum4ESTU 768
Lorem ipsum4ESTU 432
Lorem ipsum2ESTU 873
Semester 3 Credits Number
Rhetoric & the Public Sphere 4 ESTU 203
Communication & Everyday Life 2 ESTU 340
Critical & Rhetorical Methods 4 ESTU 657
Semester 4 Credits Number
Relational Communication 4 ESTU 768
Public Relations Campaigns 4 ESTU 432
Rhetoric of Social Movements 2 ESTU 873
Total for the entire period of study 40

progression to


degree courses

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ncuk universities

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After you submit your application, an admissions representative will contact you and will help you to complete the process.

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