International year 1 in Business and Management

International year 1 in Business and Management
Progression to the second year at Leeds Trinity University

This course provides an access to the second year of an undergraduate programme in any business-related major. Students will study Extented Level 4 in Business Administration in one academic year prior to progressing into the second year at Leeds Trinity University. As part of our commitment to our students, BSMI will provide students with further academic assistance in helping them with their skills to complete a bachelor's degree in a total of.

What is special about this course?

The course is designed to provide with entry into the second year at Leeds Trinity University. 

Studying at BSMI, you will also benefit from;

  • 3 academic intakes per year, which are January/February – May/June – September/October.
  • Individualized personal and academic care.
  • Frequent tutorials.
  • Guaranteed entry into Leeds Trinity University  upon successful completion of your course at BSMI.
  • 3 hours per day Academic English tuition included.

Entry Requirements

Students must have completed a Level 3 Diploma or British GCSE equivalents in a related discipline. This course is suitable for grade 12 graduates. An English language level equivalent to IELTS 5.5 or above with a minimum of 5.0 in each component is recommended. However students studying a course at RQF level 3, 4 or 5 (SCQF level 6, 7 or 8 in Scotland) must ensure they are competent in English language at a minimum of B1 level on the CEFR. Students must be aged 16 or above to attend this programme.


Programme Overview

Extended Level 4 provides direct access to the 2nd year of an undergraduate degree in business-related majors at Leeds Trinity University. The course is designed to provide in-depth knowledge and understanding of key practices and principles in business administration. It provides students with relevant communication and presentation skills to enhance their performance in an academic career or a practical senior management role. To obtain the Extended Diploma in Business and Management learners must achieve the four Mandatory Units PLUS four Optional Units .

Mandatory Units:

  • The Business Environment
  • People in Organisations
  • Financial and Management Accounting Techniques for Managers
  • Communication Skills for Business

Optional Units

  • Resource Management
  • The Marketing Mix
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Managing a Work-Based Team Project
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Customer Relationship Management
  • Administrative Services
  • Managing Information and Knowledge
  • Managing Operations
  • Managing Quality



The assessment of the extended Level 4 Business and Management qualifications is completed through the submission of internally assessed learner work. To achieve a pass for a unit, a learner must have successfully achieved the learning outcomes at the pass standard set by the assessment criteria for that unit. To achieve merit or distinction, the learner must demonstrate that they have achieved the criteria set for these grades.

Course Details
Start Date
36 weeks
United Kingdom

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Progression Routes

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Programme TitlePoint of ExitProgramme TitlePoint of Entry

ATHE Level 4 Extended Diploma in Business and Management



Succesful completion of programme with a minimum grade of 60%.

  • BA (Hons) Accounting and Business
  • BA (Hons) Accounting and Enterprise
  • BA (Hons) Business and Management
  • BA (Hons) Business and Marketing
  • BA (Hons) International Business

Level 5(Year 2)

Programme Objectives