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The International Year One (IY1)

The International Year One (IY1) provides an intensive combination of first year university subject modules with extra study and academic English and study skills. The IY1 is the equivalent to your first year of study at undergraduate level, upon successful completion, you will continue to the second year of your chosen degree at study at University of Bradford.

Subjects offered:

  1. Business
  2. Computing
  3. Engineering

Degree courses available from this pathway

  • BSc Business and Management
  • BSc Finance and Business Analytics
  • BSc Human Resource Management
  • BSc International Business and Management
  • BSc Management and Business Analytics
  • BSc Marketing

  • BEng Software Engineering
  • BSc Computer Science
  • BSc Computer Science for Cyber Security

  • BEng Biomedical Engineering
  • MEng Biomedical Engineering
  • BEng Chemical Engineering
  • MEng Chemical Engineering
  • BEng Civil and Structural Engineering
  • MEng Civil and Structural Engineering
  • BEng Mechanical Engineering
  • MEng Mechanical Engineering

Programme Structure

Through a combination of core modules and subject-specific study, you will develop the skills you need to continue to succeed in your chosen degree course.

Core modules

These are modules designed to enhance your academic and personal development skills for university study in the UK.

Core Module Credits

English for Academic Purposes


Professional and Academic Practice


Subject Specific Modules

Depending on your chosen pathway you will study a variety of subject-specific modules designed to prepare you for your degree course.

  1. Global Issues and Responsible Management (20 credits)
  2. Accounting and Finance for Business (20 credits)
  3. Understanding People, Work and Organisations (20 credits)
  4. Quantitative Methods and Data Analytics (10 credits)
  5. The Economic Environment (10 credits)
  6. Fundamentals of Marketing (10 credits)

  1. Mathematics for Engineering and Informatics (20 credits)
  2. Software Engineering (20 credits)
  3. Fundamentals of Programming (20 credits)
  4. Computer Systems (20 credits)
  5. Introduction to Web Development (10 credits)

  1. Mathematics for Engineering and Informatics (20 credits)
  2. Mechanical Principles (20 credits)
  3. Principles of Computer Aided Engineering (20 credits)
  4. Electronics and Mechanics (20 credits)
  5. Mechanics of Materials (10 credits)