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International Year One - University of Bradford International College

The International Year One (IY1) is the equivalent to your first year of study at undergraduate level.

The International Year One (IY1) is the equivalent to your first year of study at undergraduate level. The course has a combination of core modules and subject-specific study, for you to develop the skills you need to continue to succeed in your chosen degree course.

After successfully completing the International Year One pathway at you will continue to the second year of your chosen degree at the University of Bradford.

During the IFY you will:

  • Study at the University campus
  • Have full access to the university amenities and student benefits

English Language Requirements

Course English Language Requirement
Minimum IELTS 5.5 with no less than 5.5 in each component
+6 week Pre-Sessional English IELTS 5.0 with no less than 4.5 in each component
+12 week Pre-Sessional English IELTS 4.5 with no less than 4.0 in each component


As well as modules unique to your specific pathway, you will
also study several modules that are common to all

Common modules

English for Academic Purposes

This module will familiarise students with the generic English language skills and conventions sufficient to cope with independent study at undergraduate level, i.e. equivalent to minimum B2 (CEFR) level. Students will be able to speak individually and interact with others on familiar academic topics, conveying the general message in most contexts, follow the argument of lectures and other longer stretches of speech on familiar academic topics, understand a range of academic texts and complete a variety of tasks based on them, and cope with written assignments at the undergraduate level.

Professional and Academic Practice

The Pre-Top Up (PTU) in Business


This course aims to strengthen your understanding of Computer Science and develop practical computing skills throughout practical and case studies. This course also equips students with a range of fundamental skills required for successful advancement in the creative industries.

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This course aims to develop and strengthen your understanding of business and the application of business principles in a corporate environment.

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In this course, you will be provided with a highly supportive and academically challenging environment in which to develop language, university study, and subject-specific module related to your intended degree choices in the field of Engineering.

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Key Information



3 years:1 year pathway + 2 years degree


Start Dates

January 2024


Pathway Tuition Fee

£15,195.00 – £15,995.00