the Bournemouth & Poole College
UK Study Programmes for International Students
A top international centre for learning, teaching & student support
The Local Area
A friendly coastal resort famous for its hospitality, entertainment & beautiful beaches
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The Bournemouth and Poole College is one of the largest Further Education colleges in the UK, and one of the country’s leading centres of English Language learning.
Each year around 300 overseas students from many different backgrounds and over 40 different countries choose to study with us.
We offer a wide range of professional and technical programmes which provide entry to university, membership of internationally recognised professional organisations, and preparation for the world of work.
Our students are taught by leading experts and supported by some of the best learning facilities in the country. They also study alongside thousands of UK students, providing an excellent opportunity to improve their English language skills and gain a good understanding of British life and culture.
A great choice of courses
English Language Programme Options
Flexible EFL Courses
Study online or on campus
International Access to University
A one year academic preparation programme for undergraduate entry to a UK university
University of London International Foundation Programme
A challenging one year pre-university programme of study
IELTS Preparation Course
On campus or online, 6-12 hours/week intensive focus on language skills
Level 3 International Foundation Diploma for Higher Education Studies
Art & Design
UAL Level 3 Foundation Diploma
One year on-campus in Poole
Air Cabin Crew & Ground Operations
City & Guilds Level 2 Diploma
6 months on-campus course
Occupational English Test (OET) Preparation
6 weeks, 36 hours total
Plus independent study
Study alongside UK students on a wide range of programmes, 1-2 terms study period
Fully integrate with UK and EU/EEA students
Develop the skills you need for your chosen career
Latest College News
We are delighted to announce the appointment of Phil Sayles as our new Principal and Chief Executive Officer with effect from January 2022, following Diane Grannell's retirement ...
We are thrilled to announce excellent results for all Level 3 International students during the 2019/2020 College year, with 50% progressing to LSE ...
Campuses at Bournemouth and at Poole
In Dorset, on the beautiful south coast of England