What will I learn?

International Year Zero (IYZ) is the first stage of a four-year IIB degree. IYZ is designed to help you gain extra skills in your subject area, as well as English Language, before you continue to year one of your chosen Bangor University undergraduate degree course. Studied across three terms, you will continue straight onto Year One of your degree programme once you have successfully completed your IYZ.

Our IYZ in Business, Management and Economics will give you an excellent grounding in the basics of business, encompassing key economic, legal and management principles. You will also develop maths skills that are vital for your degree studies.

Bangor Business School is a leading teaching and research centre with a prestigious reputation. Your chosen degree course will set you on the path to a dream career in the world of business or finance Graduates of many business-related programmes are eligible for exemptions from modules and examinations if you wish to take a further professional qualification in marketing or accountancy.


  • Business Functions
  • Business Law
  • Financial Accounting
  • Macroeconomics
  • Management Studies
  • Mathematics for Business and the Social Sciences
  • Microeconomics

On completion of this course, students could progress onto following degree options:

  • BSc Accounting and Banking
  • BSc Accounting and Economics
  • BSc Accounting and Finance
  • BSc Banking and Finance
  • BSc Business Economics
  • BSc Business Studies
  • BSc Business Studies and Finance
  • BSc Business Studies and Marketing
  • BSc Management with Accounting
  • BSc Marketing
  • BA Business and Law
  • BSc Financial Economics
  • BSc Psychology with Business

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
£14,250.00 (US$ 18,732) per year
In addition to tuition fees, all applicants are required to pay a non-refundable registration fee of £150. Fees subject to change.
Start date

6 January 2020


Bangor University International College

Oswalds Building,

Victoria Drive,



LL57 2EN, England

Entry requirements

For international students

Students will need to have high school certificate or equivalent from your home country. They must have an IELTS score of 5.5 (with no component below 5.5) or equivalent.

About this uni

Bangor University International College (BUIC) is set in a beautiful part of the UK, located close-by to London, Manchester, Cardiff and Ireland.

  • Specialist embedded college
  • Impressive campus in beautiful setting
  • Gold award in Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF)
  • Pathway to Bangor University degrees