Business
Foundation Year

Your university journey starts here


If you want to study a business-related degree at university then the Business Foundation Year at BSC London is the perfect pathway for you.

This course combines our core English for Academic Purposes module with modules in Business Studies, Economics and Maths, making it suitable for students who are keen to start a career in international business.

Contact us today to start your career with the Business Foundation Year.

Business Foundation Year details

2020 Course

Starts 05 October 2020*

*This intake is a blended programme with the first 3 months delivered online

Course duration

9 months (30 weeks tuition and exam)

Average tuition

20 hours a week

Entry requirements

IELTS 5.0 & country specific high school scores

All courses

Minimum Age: 17
Max Class Size: 15

2021 course

Starts 04 January 2021

Course duration

7 months (26 weeks tuition and exam)

Average tuition

25 hours a week

Entry requirements

IELTS 5.5 & country specific high school scores

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Your future. Your choice.

Upon successful completion of the Business Foundation Year, students are guaranteed a minimum of
2 conditional offers and 1 unconditional offer from NCUK universities. Contact us today to start your journey.

Who is the Business Foundation Year for?

  • Students interested in taking a business-related course after their Foundation Year.
  • Students who would like to keep their options open to business subjects and international relations.
  • Students who consider themselves to be strong in business and economics.

Student Outcomes


“My English has been improved as a result of this programme.

I was able to interact with different cultures and nations, while also cooperating and collaborating within groups.”


Anton, City University London, BSc Accounting and Finance (with professional placement)

Student Case Study


“I chose to study at the University of Leeds because its business-related subjects are well-known in the industry. The ranking is quite high in a number of different ranking systems.”


Wa Shing Chung, NCUK International Foundation Year, University of Leeds, BA (Hons) Management with Marketing

Student Case Study


“Everyone at my NCUK University has been very friendly and helpful. I get lots of information and support from the staff.”


Wanying Liu, Queen Mary University of London, BScEcon (Hons) Economics and Finance

Student Outcomes


"All of the knowledge they will teach you, you will need in the first or second semester of university. Everything I learnt in 2019 on my foundation year course, everything I learnt in class I learnt in the first semester at university and it made my life easier."


Abdul, Mozambique, NCUK International Foundation Year, Accounting and Finance, Aston University

What courses can you apply for with a Business Foundation Year?

  • Business
  • Management
  • Fashion
  • Economics

Contact us today to start your journey.