Get the skills and experience you need to study an undergraduate degree in business management, marketing or accounting.
This programme provides international and EU students with a direct route to undergraduate study. All modules are taught by our expert academic staff, and you’ll have full access to student facilities, including welfare, library, social and sport.
Once you pass the foundation year, you are guaranteed a place on an undergraduate degree in the School of Business and Management at Queen Mary, with pathways to management, marketing or accounting. You can also apply to other UK universities after your foundation year, and you’ll get a high level of support with your UCAS application.
You’ll gain a solid foundation in the main theories of business and organisational behaviour, as well as developing your skills in analysis, problem solving and decision-making. You’ll have the option to learn a foreign language, as well as improving your ability to use academic English effectively at undergraduate level.
At Queen Mary, we have been adapting to the challenges of Covid-19 so we are ready for the new academic year, with all the academic, pastoral and community support you need to settle in and thrive. For your chosen programme of study, the result is an innovative blended learning offering, giving you access to a world-class education whether or not you can join us on campus from September. For more information, please visit our dedicated FAQ pages.
Start your International Foundation Programme (IFP) in either September or January.
Please note that all modules are subject to change.
The Business Management programme is unique in the wide scope of modules available in second and third years. I founded a society, ‘Queen Mary Business and Enterprise Society’, with my acquired knowledge and skills.
You'll receive approximately 15 to 28 hours of weekly contact time, in the form of lectures and seminars. You will be encouraged to contribute to seminars through pair work, group work, discussion, presentation and case studies.
You'll also need to carry out a further two to three hours of independent study per module.
Assessment includes a combination of class tests, coursework, and a final exam. Coursework includes a written report, a portfolio and a presentation.
The School offers excellent on-campus resources to aid your studies, including:
Once you have met the conditions of your offer, you will need to pay a deposit of £2,000 towards your tuition fees. This deposit will help in applying for your Tier 4 (General) student visa.
If your fees are being paid by a government sponsor we do not require a deposit; however, we will need a formal letter from your sponsor confirming the arrangement.
We offer specialist support on all financial and welfare issues through our Advice and Counselling Service, which you can access as soon as you have applied for a place at Queen Mary.
Take a look at our Student Advice Guides which cover ways to finance your degree, including:
The International Foundation Programme (IFP) in Business and Management offers a route to undergraduate degrees across both disciplines.
Recent graduates have gone on to gain degrees in:
All Queen Mary students have access to the Careers and Enterprise Centre, who can offer:
Learn more about career support and development at Queen Mary.
The School of Languages, Linguistics and Film is friendly and collaborative, bringing a vibrant range of disciplines together. We teach and research on subjects from practical filmmaking to postmodern literature, and from experimental neurolinguistics to Brazilian Portuguese.
This year, Russian and French students have produced plays in their language, linguistics students have presented their research at conferences and film students have directed, shot and edited many short films.
Our work engages the local community through workshops, research projects and public events. We are visited by poets, novelists and outside experts, and we make the most of our location, forging strong links with London’s cultural institutions.
In the 2017 National Student Survey, French and Hispanic Studies received overall satisfaction ratings of 100 per cent – top in the UK. Satisfaction among linguistics students was at 92 per cent. German was ranked first in London and Hispanic Studies and Russian in the top five by the Complete University Guide 2018.