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International Stage Two

The International Stage Two (IS2) provides an intensive combination of first year university subject modules with extra study and English language skills. The IS2 is the equivalent to your first year of study at undergraduate level, upon successful completion, you will continue to the second year of your chosen degree at study at the University of your choice.

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The International Stage Two is the perfect pathway if you want a undergraduate degree from a Scottish University but do not meet the requirements for direct entry.

The IS2 course provides an intensive combination of first year University subject modules with English language skills.

Following successful completion of the IS2 you will continue onto your second year degree study directly with the University of your choice.

Why study this course

If you don’t meet the English language level and academic skills required for an undergraduate degree at a Scottish university, then the International Stage Two programme is the right path to still study at the University of your choice while achieving the required academic skills.

Throughout your studies you’ll benefit from small class sizes and support from qualified and experienced teachers.

Our team can provide specialist advice and guidance to you and your family on a range of matters relating to living and studying in the UK. As well as assistance with student visas. They can also provide links to the local community and produce a range of useful information so you can feel welcomed and safe in this new chapter of your life.

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The International Stage Two is the equivalent to second year level study of a typical four-year Scottish undergraduate degree.

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Discover your route to an undergraduate degree

You can choose from a range of Universities in Scotland to pursue your pathway programme and progress onto your chosen degree.

International Stage Two – Computing provides students with an understanding in a range of areas depending on your chosen progression degree, these include computer science, cybersecurity, and systems and networks.

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Our International Stage Two – Business enables students to understand a range of areas. Students will develop their knowledge in business, economics, human resource management, marketing and analysis which opens up a variety of career opportunities.

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Mechanical engineering combines a range of technical, creative, and management skills. It plays an important role in a range of sectors including aerospace, energy management, and surgical innovation.

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The International Stage Two in Computing gives you a head start to achieving a Scottish degree in Computing with the University of Dundee’s prestigious School of Science and Engineering.

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Our International Stage Two in Applied Finance is the first stage of your integrated BSc (Hons) Applied Finance in Practice degree course. You will be introduced to financial accounting, management, business theory and mathematics for business. You will continue your degree studies with the School of Business who boast professional accreditation across many of their degree courses with recognised bodies such as The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and The Association of International Accountants (AIA).

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The International Stage Two in Business and Economics gives you a head start to achieving a Scottish degree in business with the University of Dundee’s prestigious School of Business. Students will develop their knowledge in business, finance, management, accounting and economics which opens up a wide variety of career opportunities.

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Benefits of the International Stage Two

Small classes

up to 18 students

Location

Study at the university campus

100+

Nationalities on campus

Guaranteed

progression to your University of choice

University Status

From day one you'll gain access to your University

Continuation Degrees

BEng (Hons)
Computer Systems and Networks
Computer networks form the backbone of the information world, from personal mobile devices to social media and large scale corporate data services. This course focuses on key aspects of networks, computer systems and application development which will extend to database systems and human-computer interaction.
BEng (Hons)
Computing
Our computing course at Edinburgh Napier will help you gain a full understanding of computing tools, techniques and practices across a wide range of application areas. Unlike computing courses elsewhere, at Edinburgh Napier you will be taught by world leading scientists in specialist facilities which contain high-speed computers with all essential software. Our course will teach you computer programming fundamentals that will propel you into employment after university.
BEng (Hons)
Cybersecurity and Forensics
Combining three of the most sought-after streams of computing, this course capitalises on the rising awareness of the importance of network security and is a valuable foundation to a successful and well-paid career.
BSc (Hons)
Computer Science (AI)
Our Computer Science (Artificial Intelligence) course at Edinburgh Napier will help you gain a full understanding of computing tools, techniques, and practices across a wide range of application, and provide you with a thorough understanding of the theoretical and practical aspects of Artificial Intelligence and its applications.
BSc (Hons)
Computer Science
Our computer science course at Edinburgh Napier will help you gain a full understanding of computing tools, techniques and practices across a wide range of application areas.
BEng (Hons)
Software Engineering
Throughout the course you’ll learn both mainstream and emerging software development, implementation and evolution - from design and analysis to human interaction principles and system evaluation. Your study will be supported by input and guidance from industry experienced teaching staff.
BSc (Hons)
Games Development
A degree in Games Development prepares you for the technical end of this exciting entertainment industry. This course provides you with opportunities in the games industry, related research and development companies, as well as other screen industries such as VFX and complex data visualisation.
BA (Hons)
Business Management
This course provides you with opportunities to discover how organisations are managed whilst developing your business mindset. This flexible course allows you to study Business Management and specialise in the area that interests you the most.