A Level ProgrammeA Two Year programme preparing you for University study
This two-year academic programme is still considered as the Gold Standard; on successful The College will provide you with an internationally recognised qualification, with the critical advantage of preparing you for study at a UK university, or to return to your home country to continue your studies.
Venue: Lansdowne, Bournemouth
Duration: Two years, full time
Start date: September
Course Level: Level 3, Advanced
AS / A Level
Our International students can study up to 4 subjects in the first year (AS Level) and 3 subjects in the second year (A Level).
Good high school passes and UKVI IELTS 5.5 test score in English Language.
A Level plus English
The Bournemouth and Poole Sixth Form College has developed an A Level Plus English Language programme, offering students the same study opportunities, but with an additional 6 hours per week English Language tuition in the first term in order to improve their English Language skills.
To join this programme you must be over 16 years of age, have English Language UKVI IELTS 5.0 taken in an approved UKVI IELTS testing centre, together with good high school passes.
The course will be 36 weeks per year excluding College vacations.
Year 1: you will study English for 6 hours per week during the first term, together with up to 4 subject as AS Level.
Year 2: you will study 3 subjects at full A Level.
These A Level subjects are appropriate for International Students:
- Biology (OCR)
- Business Studies (AQA)
- Chemistry (OCR)
- Economics (AQA)
- English Literature (AQA)
- English Language and Literature (WJEC)
- Certificate in Financial Studies (LIBF)
- Geography (AQA)
- Government and Politics (Edexcel)
- History (Edexcel)
- Law (AQA)
- Mathematics (Edexcel)
- Media Studies (EDUQAS)
- Music (OCR)*
- Photography (EDUQAS)
- Physical Education (AQA)*
- Psychology (AQA)
- Religious Studies (OCR)*
- Sociology (OCR)
- Spanish (Edexcel)
* to be confirmed
Progression to a UK University undergraduate programme, or return to your home country.
Please see the Tuition Fees and Term Dates section of this website.
Graduates from The Bournemouth and Poole College have been successful in gaining entry to many leading UK universities including:
- Imperial College London
- London School of Economics
- London South Bank
- Oxford Brookes
- Royal Holloway
- Sheffield Hallam
- SOAS London
- West of England