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Programme structure and content

Standard programme

Key facts

Start dates:

  • 9 September 2019
  • 6 January 2020
  • 7 September 2020
  • September start date available at all locations; January start at Bournemouth only.

Colleges:

  • Kings Bournemouth
  • Kings Brighton
  • Kings London

Entry requirements:

  • Completion of 11 – 12 years of schooling with documented proof of good results
  • September start: Minimum IELTS 4.5 (5.0 in Reading and Writing) or equivalent
  • January start: Minimum IELTS 5.0 (5.0 in Reading and Writing) or equivalent

Minimum age:

  • 16.5

Length:

  • 3 terms

Class size:

  • 10 - 14

Lessons:

  • Average 21 hours per week, plus homework and private study

Total tuition hours:

  • Minimum 650

Learning outcomes

  • Raise academic qualifications to UK university entrance level
  • Understand sales and marketing, finance, operations and product development
  • Raise English to university level, if it is not your first language

Term 1

General English language development (international students)

Terms 2 and 3

CTH Diploma in International Business

  • Purpose and function of international business
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Essentials of international marketing and finance
  • International business communication
  • Plus IELTS preparation, iGCSE Maths and study skills

This section of the course is taught at NVQ Level 3 (equivalent to A-level).

View International Business Foundation factsheet

Accelerated programme

Key facts

Start dates:

  • 6 January 2020

Colleges:

  • Kings Bournemouth
  • Kings Brighton
  • Kings London

Entry requirements:

  • Completion of 11 – 12 years of schooling with documented proof of good results
  • Minimum IELTS 5.5 (5.5 in Reading and Writing) or equivalent

Minimum age:

  • 16.5

Length:

  • 2 terms

Class size:

  • 10 – 14

Lessons:

  • Average 21 hours per week, plus homework and private study

Total tuition hours:

  • Minimum 450 hours

Learning outcomes

  • Raise academic qualifications to UK university entrance level
  • Understand sales and marketing, finance, operations and product development
  • Raise English to university level,  if it is not your first language

Terms 1 and 2

CTH Diploma in International Business

  • Purpose and function of international business
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Essentials of international marketing and finance
  • International business communication
  • Plus IELTS preparation, iGCSE Maths and study skills

This section of the course is taught at NVQ Level 3 (equivalent to A-level).

Kings helped me in being concise with my work, and basically just doing self-study, which is very important here at UK university.
Diego Reineck
Lancaster University

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