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Fast track your business career

The International Business Foundation is a one-year pre-university programme.

It will set you up for success in your business degree.

And will give you the practical business experience you need to succeed in business on the world stage.

This course is for:
  • Students who want a recognised, stand-alone business qualification, or to progress to a degree focused on business or management.
  • Students who have completed 11 – 12 years of high school

Practical, real-life experience

Hands-on experience is fundamental to the course.

You will:

  • Hear directly from multi-national companies, entrepreneurs and local business leaders
  • Visit global companies, and local businesses
  • Build a portfolio of achievement
  • Work on a business presentation to students and staff
  • Have the opportunity of work shadowing placements
  • Join Kings Enterprise and set up your own company

Input from University business departments

The International Business Foundation is an intensive Level 3 Course.

The syllabus is written in conjunction with business departments at UK universities. This ensures you have the ideal preparation for your business-related degree.

Top university acceptance

Top UK universities for business understand the quality of the International Business Foundation and the students who successfully complete it.

Recent offers have been issued to International Business Foundation students from universities including:

  • Lancaster University
  • University of Bath
  • University of East Anglia
  • Newcastle University
  • University of Surrey
  • Royal Holloway University of London
  • Queen Mary University of London
  • Coventry University
  • University of Sussex
  • University of Bournemouth
  • Oxford Brookes University


See full list of university progression

Tailored study plans

You will have regular personal progress testing and skills analysis.

Dedicated professional care and support teams are always available for help and advice.

Highly qualified teachers

All our teachers are subject specialists.

Many hold a second degree or equivalent qualification, including PhD.

Very small classes

There are only 8 to 12 students per class on the International Business Foundation

This means plenty of one-to-one contact with your teacher.

Flexible programme length

1
Accelerated version: 2 terms
2
Standard one-year Programme: 3 terms
Extended Foundation: for students who need extra English language support before starting the main programme. 4 – 5 terms.

Thank you for your enquiry.