Overview

Are you an aspiring business student looking to gain entry to a university in Europe? Edunation Pathway Diploma for Business is designed to help you prepare for undergraduate studies in the field of Business. After completing the Pathway Diploma, you will be eligible to progress to your pre-selected Bachelor’s degree program and start your studies in Europe!

The program length depends on your English language level and the entry requirements of your chosen destination university. We offer the following program options: Standard (one semester) and Extended (two semesters).

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Intakes
February, May, September
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Duration
1–2 semesters
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Extent
30 or 60 ECTS
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Admission requirements
High School Diploma / Higher Secondary Education
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English requirements
Minimum requirement: IELTS 5.0, TOEFL IBT 35-45, Duolingo 75-80, or equivalent
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Age requirements
17 years and above

Objectives

We have designed this program to prepare you for undergraduate studies in Business. Our study courses focus on improving your English language ability, academic skills, and subject-specific knowledge. Upon completion of the program, you will have enhanced your understanding and skills in the following areas:

  • English language skills in reading, writing, listening and speaking
  • Mathematical skills needed for further business studies
  • Academic skills, including critical thinking, academic writing, and digital skills.
  • Study skills and techniques needed for academic success
  • Basic concepts of business and economics
  • Intercultural communication
BUSINESS PATHWAY DIPLOMA (Standard)
Course Name

# of Credits

Orientation to Academic Studies

2

Academic Communication: Reading and Writing

5

Academic Communication: Speaking and Listening

5

Preparatory Mathematics

5

Business Mathematics

5

Introduction to Economics

5

Intercultural Communication

3

BUSINESS PATHWAY DIPLOMA (Extended)
Course Name

# of Credits

Orientation to Academic Studies

2

General English 1

10

General English 2

10

Grammar

5

Business Vocabulary

5

Academic Communication: Reading and Writing

5

Academic Communication: Speaking and Listening

5

Preparatory Mathematics

5

Business Mathematics

5

Introduction to Economics

5

Intercultural Communication

3

You will receive support and feedback from your teachers throughout the program. Peer and self-assessment methods are used to encourage you to take greater responsibility for your learning.

Pathway Diploma studies can be completed over 1 (standard) or 2 semesters (extended).  Program duration varies based on your current English language level and your chosen destination university.

Students planning to complete the program without progressing to a university may choose the option that best suits their needs.

  • Spring semester: 15.2.-21.5.
  • Summer semester: 17.5.-20.8.
  • Fall semester: 13.9.-17.12.

Pathway Diploma courses are engaging and social! Our study courses are carefully designed based on a personalized learning approach. Through our online learning platform, you can access all study materials, work on assignments, and interact with your teachers and peers.

Study locations

We offer flexible study options on- and off-campus ­– choose the study option that suits you the best!

Our flexible online study option allows you to complete the Pathway Diploma from the comfort of your home! All you need is a computer with an internet connection. Our experienced teachers and the latest learning technologies will ensure you a high-quality online learning experience.

Combine online studies and campus experience by studying at our learning center in Asia. Our partners in India and Vietnam offer excellent facilities on their campuses where you will study together with other students and receive support from our local assistant teachers!

Your study abroad journey begins here! Studying at our learning center in Europe, you will get to experience campus life and become part of a vibrant student community. This is also a great opportunity to familiarise yourself with the European culture.

This option is not available at the moment due to the Covid-19 situation.

Progression options

After passing all the Pathway Diploma courses, you will be eligible to progress to the first year of studies at your pre-selected degree program.

Choose your degree program from the following options:

HOW TO APPLY

We have made applying easy and simple for you! Students are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis, which means that you can get your acceptance within 1-2 days if you meet the admission requirements.

  • High school diploma / Higher Secondary Education
  • Transcript of records (if possible)
  • Proof of English language
    • from IELTS 5.0, TOEFL IBT 35-45, Duolingo 75-80, or equivalent
  • Copy of passport ID page
  • High school diploma / Higher Secondary Education
  • Transcript of records (if possible)
  • Proof of English language
    • IELTS 5.0, TOEFL IBT 35-45, Duolingo 75-80, or equivalent
  • Copy of passport ID page
  1. Prepare and scan all the necessary documents before applying
  2. Apply through the application form on our Apply page
  3. Attach the required documents
  4. Pay the application fee of 50 EUR
  5. Click on the “Submit” button
  6. Check your email to receive feedback and guidance for the next steps.

Tuitions Fees & Scholarship

Tuition Fees

We offer two payment options. You can decide to pay the program fees either in full or in two installments.

a. Pay the program fee at once

Online studies
Learning center in Asia
Learning center in Europe
STANDARD 1500 EUR 3000 EUR 4500 EUR
EXTENDED 2625 EUR 5250 EUR 7875 EUR

b. Pay the first semester in two installments

Online studies
Learning center in Asia
Learning center in Europe
First month FREE FREE FREE
Second month 1000 EUR 2000 EUR 2750 EUR
Third month 1000 EUR 2000 EUR 2750 EUR

If you are attending our extended program, you will be required to pay the second semester fee in full.

Online studies
Learning center in Asia
Learning center in Europe
Second semester 1125 EUR 2250 EUR 3375 EUR

Scholarships

Edunation offers merit-based progression scholarships to the highest performing students. The amount of a scholarship is 1500 EUR.

You are eligible to apply for a scholarship if you:

  • are a student at a learning center in Finland or Vietnam
  • have completed the Edunation Pathway Diploma successfully
  • are a commencing student in Bachelor of Business at one of Edunation’s pathway partner universities
  • have achieved an Edunation Pathway Diploma score of 90% or higher
  • are self-funding

To qualify for a scholarship, you will be expected to maintain excellent attendance and complete all work during the course. Please check our scholarship page for more information.

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