Bachelor Degree with Integrated International Foundation Year (Business) BA

Year of entry

2025 course information
Start date
September 2024
Delivery type
On campus
4 years full time

Course overview

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The Bachelor Degree with Integrated International Foundation Year (Business) offers an opportunity to those international students who have the potential and motivation to succeed, but do not yet have the formal qualifications required for entry to Year 1 of a University of Leeds Business related undergraduate degree programme.

The University of Leeds International Foundation Year is one of the most established and successful programmes of its type in the UK. For more than 30 years it has been helping high-achieving international students to realise their ambition of studying for an undergraduate degree at the University. During this year of study, all your teaching is delivered by academic staff at the University and you are taught on campus and have full access to our facilities.

Course details

In addition to the Academic Study Skills in English core module, you will study core business modules including Foundations of Economics, Introduction to International Business, Introductory Management and Maths for Business.

Course structure

The list shown below represents typical modules/components studied and may change from time to time. Read more in our terms and conditions.

For more information and a full list of typical modules available on this course, please read Bachelor Degree with Integrated International Foundation Year (Business) BA in the course catalogue

Year 1 compulsory modules

Module Name Credits
Academic Study Skills for Business 40

Year 1 optional modules (selection of typical options shown below)

Module Name Credits
Foundations of Economics 20
Introduction to Marketing 10
Introductory Accounting and Finance 20
Introduction to International Business 10
Introduction to HRM 10
Introductory Management 10
Foundation Probability and Statistics 10
Foundation Pure and Applied Mathematics 10
Introduction to Music Studies 40

Learning and teaching

On this course you’ll be taught by our expert academics, from lecturers through to professors. You may also be taught by industry professionals with years of experience, as well as trained postgraduate researchers, connecting you to some of the brightest minds on campus.

Entry requirements


Please go to the International Foundation Year website for details on how to apply and entry requirements.


UK: £9,250 (per year)

International: £23,000 (per year)

There may be additional costs related to your course or programme of study, or related to being a student at the University of Leeds. Read more on our living costs and budgeting page.

Scholarships and financial support


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Student profile: Joses Setianto

The academic staff are really helpful and easy to contact. If I ever need help or feel confused I can speak with them and they will take time to explain things to me in more detail.
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