International Study Centre
An International Foundation Year in Business and Management Studies leads to a choice of degrees at Lancaster University Management School (LUMS) – one of the top 100 business schools in the world. To prepare for your degree, you will study subject modules and core English language modules. Degree options include Accounting, Business Studies, and International Business Management.
You will learn how businesses operate, and how to prepare and interpret financial accounts. Other areas of study include economic policies, and international trade. Throughout the course, you will develop analysis and evaluation skills, and apply your knowledge to real-world situations.
Core modules focus on your English language and university-level study skills. At the end of the programme you will feel confident in taking notes, writing essays, giving presentations, and contributing to discussions. Study areas include:
Academic English Skills*
Project and research skills
*Subject to approval
Subject modules that relate to Business and Management give you the academic knowledge and confidence you need to progress to your chosen degree.
Study areas include:
Business Studies 1 & 2
Economics 1 & 2
Introduction to Financial Accounting
You will progress to your chosen degree when you have completed your Foundation Year and achieved the grades you need.*
Lancaster University Management School (LUMS)
LUMS is one of the top ten business schools in the UK, and one of the top 100 in the world. It is one of only a few business schools in the world to hold triple accreditation from AACSB, EQUIS and AMBA.
At Lancaster, you can choose between more than 45 different degree options within LUMS. Your degree options include Management studies, Accounting and Economics, and International Business Management.
To see all degree options, visit our progression degrees page.
* Please note the degree aim / selected degree path is not fixed or guaranteed. During your first term at the International Study Centre you will be asked to select three degree choices from progression list. You will receive a conditional offer, this offer will be made unconditional on successful completion of the course and on achieving the required progression grades.
October and January
Visit our term dates page for specific dates.
Visit our entry requirements page to learn more.
7th in Accounting and Finance
7th in Business Studies
The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019
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