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International Year One

Formerly known as International Diploma, equivalent to Undergraduate Year 1

International Year One (also formerly known as International Diploma in some universities) is equivalent to that of year 1 of an undergraduate degree. Upon satisfactory completion of this 1-year course students can progress to year 2 of a specific undergraduate degree in the associated university. This course is suitable for students whose results do not meet the requirement of their desired university but at the same time want to complete a degree in the shortest way possible.

Course Features

  • Entry in September. Some institutions also provide January Entry.
  • No public examination required. Students are only required to meet internal requirements of individual institutions before progressing to undergraduate year two. Similar teaching and learning approach to that of universities. An early taster year of university life.
  • The Intensive teaching that focuses on strengthening English ability and knowledge on the related discipline ensures smooth transition to university courses.
  • Students of on-campus programmes can enjoy facilities in university campus.

Typical Subjects

  • Accounting & Finance
  • Architecture
  • Art & Design
  • Biological Sciences
  • Business Studies
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Communication & Media
  • Computer Science
  • Economics
  • Geography
  • Hospitality & Tourism
  • Mathematics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Medical Related
  • Politics
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Sports Science

Examples of Universities that Offer International Diploma

  • Birkbeck, University of London
  • Bournemouth
  • Birmingham City
  • Bradford
  • Brighton
  • Brunel
  • Coventry
  • East Anglia
  • Essex
  • Exeter
  • Glasgow Caledonian
  • Gloucestershire
  • Hertfordshire
  • Huddersfield
  • Kingston
  • Lancaster
  • Leeds
  • Leicester
  • Liverpool
  • Manchester
  • Manchester Metropolitan
  • Newcastle
  • Nottingham Trent
  • Plymouth
  • Portsmouth
  • Queen’s, Belfast
  • Sheffield
  • Sussex
  • Swansea
  • West of England
  • Westminster

Important Notes

  • Students will be required to take a pre-sessional English course of 3 months or more if specific English requirement is not met.
  • Typical Requirement of Progression:
    • 50% – 60% obtainment in internal examination
    • Completion of all assignments
    • 80% or above attendance
Progression Route
Annual Tuition & Accommodation Cost
University HK$180K - 420K
Admission Requirements
Academic Requirement
Hong Kong Student Mainland Chinese Student
333+ in HKDSE, or
2E in HKALE
Completed F.6
English Requirement
IELTS 5.5+

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