Please visit Global Education Fair 2016 in Yerevan (9 April 2016, Best Western Congress Hotel, Picasso Hall ) for more information about this program and scholarship opportunities
The International Foundation Year is a three-term programme designed to help international students succeed in a UK classroom environment and meet the entry requirements for undergraduate study.
The programme is modular in structure with academic subjects, study skills and English language training. Our expert teaching, small class sizes and supportive environment ensures you will gain the specialist skills and knowledge you need to succeed in your degree at Coventry University London Campus.
Once you complete the programme and achieve the required grades (60% overall English and 60% overall Academic), you can enter the first year of your chosen undergraduate degree at the University.
BA (Hons) Global Business Management
BA (Hons) International Fashion Management and Marketing *
BA (Hons) International Finance and Accounting
BA (Hons) International Hospitality and Tourism
Entry dates: October or February
Term 1: 03/10/2016 - 09/12/2016
Term 2: 03/01/2017 - 17/03/2017
Term 3: 03/04/2017 - 09/06/2017
Term 1: 06/02/2017 - 17/03/2017
Term 2: 03/04/2017 - 09/06/2017
Term 3: 19/06/2017 - 08/09/2017
The modules you’ll be studying have been specially designed to fully prepare you for the challenges of undergraduate degrees at Coventry University London Campus.English Skills for Academic Study (ESUS)
You will develop your English communication skills and learn a range of study skills, including writing and reading strategies, presentation and seminar participation, organisation of time and materials, meeting deadlines and responding to feedback.
When you have completed these modules you will be able to take notes and write essays in English. You should also have the confidence to five presentations, answer follow-up questions and contribute to seminar discussions.
Personal, Learning and Critical Thinking Skills are essential skills for work and learning, and will prepare you to confidently enter university and later working life. The six groups of skills are:
• Independent enquirers
• Creative thinkers
• Reflective learners
• Team workers
• Effective participators
This module is assessed by a project that focuses on your chosen degree subject and is an essential component of the International Foundation Year Programme.Investigating Business
You will get an understanding of how businesses develop and adapt in a changing economic and business climate. You will be able to demonstrate that you can apply knowledge of the different forms of ownership and control to a specific business context and explain the reasons for change. You will also understand the role of different stakeholders and their competing, and changing objectives. You will be able to explain the reasons for reasons for growth or decline of industrial sectors and be able to analyse location decisions, including some international comparisons.The Competitive Business Environment
This module gives you the opportunity to consider some of the external influences that affect businesses and other organisations. By applying your learning to real business scenarios you will learn that businesses rarely have any control over these influences. You will also analyse how a business or industry has responded to competitive influences.Legal and Financial Environment
In this module you will develop knowledge, understanding and skills of how business organisations are affected by the law. You will explore the main types of legislation and consider how business activities are constrained by relevant legislation. You will also demonstrate the ability to interpret summary financial information and make judgements about business performance, including profit and loss statements, cash flow forecasts and balance sheets.