International Foundation in Business, Finance, Economics and Marketing (Undergrad)




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Annual tuition fees

$5,347 $17,836


1 Years



(3 Terms)
*Mon 9 January 2023 - Fri 10 March 2023
*Mon 20 March 2023 - Fri 2 June 2023
*Mon 12 June 2023 - Fri 25 August 2023

Study language

Fast facts
Class duration
English classes per week: 6 hours
Subject module classes per week: 15 hours
Average total per week: 21 hours

Delivery mode

Fast facts
Class duration
English classes per week: 6 hours
Subject module classes per week: 15 hours
Average total per week: 21 hours

Degree type

Foundation year

List of Programs

  1. Accounting And Business Studies-ba (Hons)
  2. Accounting And Economics-ba (Hons)
  3. Accounting And Finance-ba (Hons)
  4. Accounting And Marketing-ba (Hons)
  5. Accounting-ba (Hons)
  6. Business Studies And Economics-ba (Hons)
  7. Business Studies And Finance-ba (Hons)
  8. Business Studies And Hrm-ba (Hons)
  9. Business Studies And Law-ba (Hons)
  10. Business Studies And Marketing-ba (Hons)
  11. Business Studies-ba (Hons)
  12. Economics And Finance-ba (Hons)
  13. Economics And Marketing-ba (Hons)
  14. Economics-ba (Hons)
  15. Finance And Investment-ba (Hons)
  16. Human Resource Management And Marketing-ba (Hons)
  17. Human Resource Management-ba (Hons)
  18. Management-bsc (Hons)
  19. Marketing-ba (Hons)
  20. Retail Marketing-ba (Hons)


Academic Requirements

Completion of 12 years of schooling (or the local equivalent to meet the same standard) with good grades.

Additional requirements

If you’re intending to progress to the University of Stirling, you may qualify for entry into our Undergraduate Degree with International Year One.

English Tests Requirements



IELTS 5.0 (with a minimum of 4.5 in any subskill) or equivalent.

About Faculty

Preparing students for direct entry to Year 2 of an undergraduate degree in a wide range of subjects, including Accounting, Business, Economics, Finance, Management and Marketing at the University of Stirling.

With this pathway, students also have the opportunity to progress to one of our affiliate partner universities in Scotland. Depending on the university they choose, students may progress to Year 1 or Year 2 of their degree.

– Lectures
– Seminars
– Workshops
– Group projects and presentations
– Practical exercises

Key information
– Develop the presentation and communication skills required to pitch products and ideas.
– Reinforce theoretical learning through real-life case studies on local and international business.
– Reflect on how knowledge from a range topics can be applied within a business setting.
– Benefit from learning in an environment that focuses on seminar-style teaching.
– Opportunity to progress to one of our partner Scottish universities, including the University of Stirling.

Why INTO University of Stirling?

  • Top 10 in the UK for Marketing (The Complete University Guide 2020).
  • Top 20 in the UK for Business Studies (The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020).
  • Progress to a degree with accreditation from relevant professional bodies such as the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA).
  • Learn from and network with a wide range of visiting speakers and take advantage of company-based student projects, internships and graduate opportunities.

Top Reasons to Study in University of Stirling

Clean, green, small and safe

Stirling is a small city framed by beautiful natural environments and green space. Our 330-acre campus places picture-postcard landscapes right on your doorstep and gives you room to ease into University life.

World-class reputation

We’re a globally connected University. 87% of the University’s research has an outstanding or very considerable impact on society (REF 2021).We’ve been awarded 5 Stars in the QS Stars University Ratings 2021 for our teaching, employability, research, internationalisation, facilities and inclusiveness.

Global student community

Join our truly global community. With over 135 nationalities on campus, we offer a diverse and multi-cultural student experience. 31% of our students are from overseas and we have partnerships in 65+ countries. The thriving International Society means you can make friends easily.

Small class sizes

Our class sizes are often smaller than what you’ll find at other UK universities. This can make it easier for you to participate in classes and contribute your ideas, than in larger groups. It will give you confidence in your studies and help you build relationships with your teachers at the University.

An affordable city in a great location

The city of Stirling is in central Scotland, with great transport links to the rest of the country. Both Edinburgh and Glasgow are only 45 minutes away by road or rail. Find out more about what Scotland has to offer. Living costs in Stirling are also relatively affordable compared to other cities in Scotland and the UK.

Ranking & Accreditation of University of Stirling

  • the University of Stirling was awarded 5 stars in the areas of teaching, employability, internationalisation, research, facilities, programme strength, and environmental impact. We’re ranked top 10 in the UK for good teachers and expert lectures (International Student Barometer 2022).
  • The University of Stirling ranked amongst the top 50 universities in the UK in the Complete University Guide 2023.
  • The University of Stirling ranked overall 59th in the UK in The Guardian University Guide 2023.
  • The University of Stirling is ranked in the top 40 UK universities in the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2023.
  • 2 of the UK’s top 3 student cities are located in Scotland, with quick rail links from Stirling (QS Best Student Cities 2022)
  • 100% overall student satisfaction rate (Into Annual Student Experience Survey 2022)

Student Accommodation at University of Stirling

  • from £360 to £795 per month
  • General living costs (Including food, toiletries, household goods, etc.): around £280 per month

If you’re looking for the perfect place to call home during your studies, we’ve got you covered. Our range of secure and affordable accommodation includes over 2,800 rooms right on our beautiful campus, as well as easy-to-reach off-campus residences.

Be close to your classes and our fantastic facilities such as cafes, cinema, library, Students’ Union, Sports Centre, supermarket and health centre.



(3 Terms)
*Mon 9 January 2023 - Fri 10 March 2023
*Mon 20 March 2023 - Fri 2 June 2023
*Mon 12 June 2023 - Fri 25 August 2023

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