Foundation in Economics and Finance

London International College of Business and Technology
None, United Kingdom
Qualification
Foundation / Pre-U / A-level
Study mode
Full-time
Duration
8 months
Intakes
January
Tuition fee (local)
Information not available
Tuition fee (foreign)
Information not available

Entry Requirements

English language requirements

The language of instruction at LIBT 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. You can do this by obtaining one of the results shown in the table below.

Pathway Undergraduate pathway Postgraduate pathway

 

Stage 1 (University Foundation)

Stage 2 (First Year University Studies)

Stage 1 (Pre-Master's)

IELTS

5.5*

6.0*

6.0*

* with minimum 5.5 in any one competency

 

English language preparation

If you do not meet our English language requirements, you may choose to enrol in the Brunel University's International Pathways and Language Centre (IPLC) programme to improve your English language proficiency. Upon successful completion of the appropriate course at Brunel University followed by meeting the language conditions of your offer through an approved English exam, you will be eligible to enter LIBT. Brunel University will arrange for you to sit an IELTS exam should you be required to do so. Please refer to following website for more information.www.brunel.ac.uk/international/englishcourses

Mathematics requirements

Country Business & Management/ Information Systems and Computing Business and Management (Accounting) Economics and Finance Finance & Accounting

UK Education system

GCSE grade C

GCSE grade B/ AS Levels C

GCSE grade B

GCE grade C

Bangladesh & Nepal

SSC = 60%

 

SSC = 70%

HSC = 65%

China & Taiwan

SM2 = 70%

 

SM2 = 80%

SM3 = 80%

Gulf Cooperation Council states (Jordan, Oman, Qatar, Saudi, UAE)

SSC = 60%

 

SSC = 70%

SSC = 85%

Hong Kong & Macau

HKCEE = grade C

 

HKCEE = B

HKALE = grade D

India

10th = 70%

 

10th = 75%

12th = 70%

Indonesia

SM2 = 60%

 

SM2 = 70%

SM3 = 75%

Japan

KGC = 3

 

KGC = 3

KGC = 4

Kenya and East Africa

KCSE = grade D

 

KCSE = grade C

KCSE = grade B

Korea

Grade C

 

Grade B

Grade B

Malaysia

SPM = C6

 

SPM = B4

STPM = B

Pakistan

SSC = 60%

 

SSC = 70%

HSC = 65%

Russia

Attestat grade 3

 

Attestat grade 3

Attestat grade 4

South Africa

Year 12 = 50%

 

Year 12 = 60%

Year 12 = 70%

Southern African education system (Zambia, Zimbabwe, Mauritius)

GCSE grade C

 

GCSE grade B

GCE grade C

Sri Lanka

O Level = S

 

O Level = C

A Level = C

Thailand

M5 = 2.8

 

M5 = 3.0

M6 = 3.0

Turkey

HSC = 45%

 

HSC = 55%

HSC = 70%

USA

Year 11 = 2.8

 

Year 11 = 3.0

Year 12 = 3.2

Vietnam

Year 11 = 7.0

 

Year 11 = 7.5

Year 12 = 7.0

West Africa education system (Nigeria, Ghana, etc)

WAEC/ WASSCE A1 - C6

 

A1 - C5

A1 - C4

International Baccalaureate (IB)

SL = 5

 

SL = 5

HL = 4

Iran

12/20

 

14/20

 

Academic Admission Requirements

If your country is not listed, please contact the LIBT Admission Office by emailing libt.admissions@brunel.ac.uk

 

Undergraduate pathway Postgraduate pathway
Country Stage 1: University Foundation Stage 2 (First Year University Studies) Stage 1: Pre-Master's

UK Education System

5 subjects in GCSE (including Maths) with grade A-C

GCE A Level/AS Level 120 tariff points (including Maths)

Bachelor (Hons) Degree with 2:2 or the 3rd class with relevant work experience

International Baccalaureate

20 points

24 points

N/A

Bangladesh

HSC with minimum GPA 2.5 out of 5 or 45% in all subjects

HSC with minimum GPA 3.0 out of 5 or 55% in all subjects

Bachelor Degree with minimum GPA 2.5 out of 4

Cambodia

Diploma of Upper Secondary Education with minimum score of 50%

Associate Degree; Bachelor Degree or Foundation Year Certificate with minimum score of 70%

Master's Degree with minimum score of 70%

China

Three-year Senior Middle School with minimum score of 60%; Or two-year Senior Middle School with minimum score of 80%

Three-year Senior Middle School with minimum score of 75%

Four-year Bachelor Degree with minimum score of 65%; or Three-year Diploma with average score of 75% plus relevant post study work experience

Columbia

Titulo de Bachillerato Academico with minimum grade of 60%

Completion of the 1st year Bachelor Degree; other Post School level of qualifications will be considered

4-year Licenciado with minimum GPA 3.3

Ghana

5 subjects in Senior Secondary School Certificate (SSSC) with minimum grade of D7 including English and Maths graded at C6 or above

5 subjects (including English and Maths) in West African Higher School Certificate with minimum grade of C6 and English C5

Bachelor Degree with 2:2 or the 3rd class with relevant work experience

Hong Kong

HKDSE - an average of 50-60% (depending on school's banding) in Form 4 and Form 5, including English, and Mathematics where required. HKDSE – minimum of 5 subjects in Level 2 or 3 subjects at Level 2 plus one subject at Level 3

HKDSE - Minimum of 3 passes at Level 3 or the equivalent of 120 UCAS tariff points at GCE A level or equivalent

Bachelor (Hons) Degree with 2:2; or minimum GPA 2.4 out of 4.0

India

Completion of 10 years /Intermediate with minimum grade of 40% from the following examination boards: CBSE, ICSE, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Gujarat, Karnataka & West Bengal; and 50% for the rest.

Completion of 10+2/intermediate with minimum grade of 50% from the following examination boards: CBSE, ICSE, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Gujarat, Karnataka & West Bengal; and 60% for the rest.

Bachelor Degree with minimum score of 50% ( we will also consider grade of 40% from Delhi, Calcutta, Rajasthan and Mumbai Universities)

Indonesia

Completion of STTB-SMA with average 6

Completion of STTB-SMA with average 7 or above

Bachelor Degree – 2.4/4

Iran

High School Diploma with minimum grade of 10 out of 20

High School Diploma with minimum grade of 12 out of 20; or Pre-University Certificate with minimum grade of 10 out of 20.

Bachelor Degree with minimum score of 11 out of 20

Jordan

Certificate of General Secondary Education with minimum score of 60%

Successful completion of Certificate of General Secondary Education with a minimum average of 70% of completion of diploma (pass)

Bachelor Degree-GPA 2.5

Kenya

Successful completion of KCSE with a D average or 5 passes at GCE O-Level

Successful completion of KCSE with grades of C or above or 2 GCE A-Level or 1 A-Level pass and 2 AS-Levels

Bachelors Degree – with lower 2nd class or above

Malaysia

Successful completion of SPM/UEC with Grade D or equivalent

Completion of Technical High School Diploma/Trade School Diploma/Agricultural School Diploma-Pass

Bachelor Degree – 2.3/4.0

Mexico

Bachillerato with minimum grade of 7

Completion of the 1st year Bachelor Degree; other Post School level of qualifications will be considered

4-year Licenciado with minimum grade of 60%

Mongolia

Successful completion of Secondary Education Certificate with a minimum average of 60%

Successful completion of Foundation programme or equivalent

3-year Bachelor Degree with Grade of B+; or 5-year Diploma with Grade of C-

Myanmar

Successful completion of Basic Education High School Examination Matriculation with an overall pass

Successful completion of Technical High School Diploma with an overall pass

Bachelor Degree

Nepal

Proficiency Certificate/Intermediate Examination/Higher Secondary Certificate with 45% in the aggregate

Bachelor Degree with 50% in the aggregate

BEng/BSc in Engineering/BTech/Bachelor of Architecture, Medicine, Surgery, Dental Surgery or Master's Degree in other disciplines with a grade of 70%

Nigeria

Minimum of 5 Grades of D7 including Maths and English Minimum C6, at SSCE exams (WAEC/NECO)

Minimum of 5 Grades of C6 including Maths C6 and English C5, at SSCE exams (WAEC/NECO)

Bachelor Degree- Second Class Lower division OR 3rd class with relevant work experience

Pakistan

Diploma in Commerce /Dispenser's Certificate/HSC (10+2) with a grade of 45%

Successful completion of HSC (10+2) with a grade average of 55% 2-year Bachelor Degree with a grade of 55%

4-year Bachelor degree or Master's Degree after 2 or 3 years' Bachelor Degree with a grade of 75%

Russia

Certificate of Secondary Education (Attestat) with a grade of 3 (satisfactory)

Certificate of Secondary Education with a grade of 4 (good); or Diploma of Secondary Vocational Education (Advanced Level) with a grade of 3 (satisfactory)

Bachelor Degree or Specialist Diploma with a grade of 4 (good)

Saudi Arabia

Successful completion of Tawjihiyah (General Secondary Education Certificate) with a minimum grade average of 60%

Successful completion of Tawjihiyah (General Secondary Education Certificate) with a minimum grade average of 70%

Bachelor Degree – 60% ( GPA 2.4/7 OR GPA 2.8/5)

South Africa

Senior Certificate (no matriculation endorsement): with 60 or above

Senior Certificate with matriculation /national senior certificate, or120 UCAS tariff points at GCE A/AS Level or equivalent

Bachelor degree: 2nd class honours (lower) or above

Singapore

GSCE 5 passes grades A-C including, English and Maths

A' levels/AS Level 120 tariff points

Bachelors degree – Second class – lower division (CAP 3.5 to 3.99)

Sri Lanka

Completion GCE O' Levels or equivalent 5 passes grades A-C including English and Maths

A' Level/AS Level Minimum 2S grades from A Level

Bachelors degree – 55%

Tanzania

Cambridge Overseas Higher School Certificate (COHSC)/East African Advanced Certificate of Education (EAACE): grade C or above

National Form VI Examination/Advanced Certificate of Secondary Education (ACSE): grade S or above

Bachelor degree: 2nd class honours (lower) or above

Taiwan

Senior Vocational High School Certificate with a grade of 70%, or Senior High School Certificate with a grade of 60%

Senior High School Certificate with a grade of 70% in 4 academic subjects

Bachelor degree with a grade of 65%; or 5- year Junior Diploma with a grade of 70% plus 1 year relevant work experience or military service experience

Thailand

Successful completion of Mayatom 6 with a minimum average of GPA 2.0

Successful completion of Mayatom 6 with a minimum GPA 3.0

Bachelors degree GPA 2.4/4.0

Turkey

Successful completion of Lise Deplomasi (High School Certificate)

Devlet Meslek Lise Diplomasi/ Lise Diplomasi/ On-Lisans Diplomasi: Grade 3 (60%) or above

Bachelor degree with a grade of 60%, or GPA 2.2 out of 4.0

United Arab Emirates

Successful completion of Tawjihiyah (General Secondary Education Certificate) with a minimum grade average of 60%

Completion of Tawjihiyya (Secondary School Certificate)/Completion of Certificate in University Studies 70%

Bachelors degree – 2.4/4 or 2.8/5

Uganda

Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE): when 5 grades 1-6 are obtained

Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE): when grades 1-6 are obtained

Bachelor degree: 2nd class honours (lower) or above

USA

High School Certificate GPA 2.0

High School Diploma GPA 2.5

Bachelor degree successful completion GPA 2.2

Vietnam

Completion of Year 11 GPA 6.5 or Completion of Year 12 GPA 5.0

Successful completion of Year 12 with a 6.5 average

Bachelors degree: Overall grade 6

Zimbabwe

5 passes A-C in Zimsec O-level/Cambridge School Certificate (CSC) or Cambridge Overseas School Certificate (COSC)/GCE O-levels

ZIMSEC A Level – 120 tariff points

Bachelors degree 2.2

Curriculum

  • Interactive Learning Skills and Communication 1
  • Mathematics
  • Principles of ICT
  • Management
  • Economics
  • Statistics
  • Marketing
  • Principles of Accounting

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