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International Year One in the United Kingdom

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What is International Year One?

If you are considering studying an undergraduate degree in the UK but didn’t get direct entry to a Bachelor’s degree because of a lower academic or English score, International year one is the next step.

An International Year One is a one-year program that provides students a guaranteed pathway to Year 2 of UK university. The overall duration of the 3-year undergraduate degree will remain the same with the International Year One included.

Typically, the International Year One takes 9 months (3-terms) to complete, but some pathway providers also offer a shorter duration of 6 months (2-terms).

Entry requirements

The entry requirements for International year one depend on the university and subject students choose.

Tuition Fee for International Year One (IY1)

The estimated cost of a International year one varies depending on the undergraduate degree course you plan to study:

International Year One providers in the UK

You don’t have to go back home to apply for a new visa between your International Year One and your chosen undergraduate degree.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Students enrolled in full-time degree programs can work up to 20 hours in their university term time per week and full-time during their vacation period. After degree completion, international students may be eligible to apply for a post-study work visa, such as the Graduate Route. Whereas students enrolled in part-time courses are not eligible to do any paid or unpaid work in the UK.

After graduating from the UK, you will get 2 to 3 years of poststudy work visa and be eligible to work anywhere in the UK. After successfully securing a job in your desired field, you can extend your work visa and excel in your career.

There are different scholarships available for international students which can cover their tuition fees. However, getting free education at the beginning of your education journey in the UK can be challenging.

Studying in the UK after completing your 12th grade through a pathway program is a great option for Kuwaiti students. Here's a step-by-step guide on how to pursue higher education in the UK after completing your secondary education:

  • Research and Choose a Pathway Program
  • Select Your Course and University
  • Check Eligibility Criteria/Entry Requirements
  • Apply for the Pathway Program
  • Get a Conditional Offer and Visa Application
  • Apply for Your University Degree

By following these steps, you can transition from completing your 12th grade to studying your preferred course at a UK university through a pathway program.

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