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What makes a pathway in Accountancy, Business and Marketing at the University of Worcester International College (UWIC) special?

Worcester Business School is an approved Chartered Management Institute Centre and a member of the Chartered Association of Business Schools, the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD) and the Network of International Business Schools (NIBS).

Rooted in the region, supporting business growth and leading the employability agenda, Worcester Business School (incorporating the Department of Computing) is interdisciplinary and outward-looking. Our strong emphasis on business enterprise and work-related learning delivers immediate benefit for our graduates, their organisations and the regional economy.

The University of Worcester is one of the UK's most supportive universities. We have an established heritage of outstanding teaching.



We add value to individuals and organisations by:

We add value to individuals and organisations by:

  • Working to improve business productivity and opportunity through research and consultancy
  • Improving the regional knowledge economy
  • Enhancing business opportunities for the region
  • Attracting new students, staff and businesses to the region
  • Providing a focal point for discussions and activities to support business growth programmes

Pathways at the University of Worcester

Entry requirements

What qualifications will you need?

Entry requirements

Stage 1 (Foundation)

5 GCSE passes or equivalent, with a minimum C/4 grade average overall

Stage 2 (First year degree)

48 UCAS tariff points at GCE A/AS Level or equivalent

Please visit our entrance requirements page to find out more about equivalent qualifications from your own country.

English language requirements

The language of instruction at UWIC is English. To attain entry into the undergraduate or postgraduate pathway, you must be able to demonstrate you have a suitable level of English proficiency.

Course content

What will you study?

Stage 1

University Modules

  • Study Skills and Communication Modules
  • Business and Economics
  • Critical Thinking
  • Globalisation
  • ICT Skills and Mass Communication
  • Numerical Skills

Stages 2, 3 and 4

Stages 2, 3 and 4 follow the module structure of the First, Second and Third year of the University of Worcester degree programme that you decide to progress on to. Please see the relevant course page for details:

Accounting and Finance




*These degree courses do not have a January start date option via our first year in Accountancy, Business & Marketing.

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Why choose UWIC?

Find out why the University of Worcester International College could be your perfect way to study in the UK.

Find out more about UWIC



Successful completion of this pathway will lead to one of the following awards from the University of Worcester:

Accounting and Finance




* These degree courses do not have a January start date option via our first year in Accountancy, Business & Marketing.

Popular Careers

  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Retail
  • Public Sector work
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The City of Worcester

Discover why Worcester is such a great student city.

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Study duration and location

Study duration and location


Stage 1: One or two semesters

Stage 2: Two semesters 


Stage 1: September, January and May

Stage 2: September and January (please note that not all Stage 2 degrees have the January start option).

Study Location

City Campus
University of Worcester
Castle Street


How much will it cost?

Tuition fees

Tuition fees for 2020/21 academic year

  • University Foundation - £8,070
  • International First Year Degree - £11,990
  • Second and Third Year Degree - £12,700 per year

For more information on fees, please visit our UWIC admission and fees page.

All fees are subject to inflation and annual review. Fees for the 2021/22 academic year will be available soon.


Finding the right accommodation is paramount to your university experience. Our halls of residence are home to friendly student communities, making them great places to live and study.

We have over 1,000 rooms across our range of student halls. With rooms to suit every budget and need, from our 'Traditional Hall' at £108 per week to 'En-suite Extra' at £184 per week (2021/22 prices).

For full details visit our accommodation page.

How to apply