Wekerle Business School

On-line Foundation Programme for Business Studies

Similarly to the regular Foundation Year, this programme has been designed for students who would mainly like to improve their English language skills before starting their Bachelor studies: 

  • BA in Commerce and Marketing
  • BA in Business Administration and Management

ADVANTAGES

  • You do not need to wait long to join your preferred institution, but can start your studies and complete the initial courses from the comfort of your home.
  • You can enjoy all the advantages of an intensive programme with its frequent lessons, concentrated practice and immediate feedback on your performance.
  • And most importantly, while participating in the online intensive foundation programme in one semester, you can apply for the Bachelor programme to be started in the following one.
  • In addition, upon completion of the intensive online programme, you will receive a certifi cate, which will serve as proof of your study purposes, and thus will strengthen your visa application for the Bachelor programme to be held on-site in Budapest, Hungary.
  • You can embark on your Bachelor course with more confi dence and a higher degree of proficiency thereby enabling you to achieve better results.

EXPECTED OUTCOME LEVEL:

  • B2 level of English language proficiency
  • Sound foundations in Mathematics

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Completed A level (higher secondary) studies
  • with results over 50 per cent in Mathematics,
  • B1+ level of English language profi ciency (IELTS min. 4.5 or TOEFL iBT min. 53 or equivalent)*
  • Technical devices allowing students to participate in online lessons with their cameras and microphones on all the way through, preferably on Zoom

COURSES ARE OFFERED IN THE FOLLOWING SUBJECTS

  • General and Business English - with a lot of speaking, listening and pronunciation practice
  • Mathematics - with a review and further practice of the secondary school Arithmetic, Algebra and Pre-Calculus
  • Academic Skills - with improving students’ Study, Presentation and general Writing skills
  • European Civilization - with a study of European cultures and the European Union
  • IT Basics – with Offi ce, Internet and IT security basics

PROGRAMME TIMES AND DATES:

  • From 08.00 a.m. to 12.45 CET (GMT +1 hour)
  • From September to December, or from March to June
  • Total number of lessons: 200

The period also includes the examinations in each subject

FEES:

  • Application fee: 150 EUR (one-time payment, non-refundable)
  • Tuition fee: 1750 EUR (also to be paid upon application)
  • Examination fee: 50 EUR

APPLICATION DEADLINE FOR THE ONLINE PROGRAMME:

  • 15th August, 2022, or
  • 10th February, 2023 respective of the semester

RECOMMENDED SCHEDULE FOR A SUPERVISED VISA APPLICATION PROCESS FOR THE ONSITE
BACHELOR PROGRAMME TO FOLLOW THE ONLINE FOUNDATION PROGRAMME:

  • Preparing visa package and booking visa interview date by mid-January /mid-July, 2023
  • Participating in visa interview by the end of January / July, 2023
  • In the unlikely event of rejection, submitting an appeal within 8 days after receipt of decision
  • Making travel arrangements by the end of February / August, 2023
  • Arriving in Budapest, Hungary for the Spring / Autumn semester, 2023

*Applicants who cannot certify their English language knowledge, will have to take an oral and a
written entrance examination in English

Please, click on the button below to register, and note that upon registration you will be requested to pay the registration fee of 150 EUR.

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