University of Plymouth International College

Foundation in Maritime Business


Launch your maritime career in Britain’s Ocean City with a university that has a tradition of naval education stretching back to the mid-nineteenth century.

Special features

  • First year direct entry available
  • Optional placement year

Pathways at the University of Plymouth

High school

Stage 1

Stage 2



Your UoP degree


Fees for 2021/22

International: £13,750

Fees for 2022/23

International: £14,250


Two semesters


January, May and September

Foundation Syllabus

Semester 1

  • BUS108 - Business Law

  • ILS1AND3 - Interactive Learning Skills and Communication

  • SCI101MB - Numerical Techniques 1

  • BUS107 - Principles of ICT

Semester 2

  • BUS101 - Accounting

    You will learn about the importance of accounting and financial reporting. Topics include profit and loss, trading accounts and budgetary control.
    How will I be assessed? 70% exam, 30% coursework

  • BUS103 - Economics

  • BUS105 - Business Studies

  • BUS106 - Academic Writing

Progression rule to Stage 2

Minimum 50% pass mark in all modules with minimum 85% attendance required across all modules.

Stage 2:Degree

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