International Access to UniversityAn Online Course specifically for International students
The International Access to University programme is an academic preparation programme for undergraduate entry in two generic subject areas.
This online course is structured over 8 months and will include subject specific content combined with core subjects and other modules, successfully preparing international students for entry to undergraduate degrees at a range of UK universities.
Pathways to choose from: Business, Humanities and Social Science.
Venue: Online. Blended learning (online + on campus) may be available for students wishing to come to the UK from January 2021
Duration: 8 months, full-time
Visa requirements: if needed, Short-term study visa up to 6 months
Start date: 05 October 2020
End date: 11 June 2021
Course level: Level 3
Qualification: Access to Higher Education Diploma
Awarding body: CAVA (Cambridge Access Validating Agency)
The main purpose of this programme is to enable you to gain direct progression to the first year of an undergraduate programme at a UK university. Graduates from The Bournemouth and Poole College have been successful in gaining entry to many leading UK universities.
The course is designed for International fee paying students of 17 years plus who have completed high school matriculation in their own country. You will need to have Academic IELTS 5.0 or equivalent for September start, and Academic IELTS 5.5 or equivalent for January start. You will be offered English Language and study support alongside your main programme.
There are exceptions and other assessment will be made for those applicants who have been unable to take an IELTS and school exams due to Covid-19 and can be accepted with the support of The College.
The course is structured over 8 months and will include subject specific content combined with core subjects and other modules.
The Bournemouth and Poole College offers excellent resources and highly skilled staff to ensure that you are successful in your studies. The teaching methods employed will be a mix of online-based activities, supported self-study and blended learning, and will include tutorial support.
The International Access to University programme is an academic preparation programme for undergraduate entry in:
Core subjects and other modules: Preparation for IELTS; English and Study Skills; University Placement Advice; Maths; Integrated Assignment
Specialist subjects: Business; Accounting; Marketing and Economics
Core subjects and other modules: Preparation for IELTS; Study and Research Skills; University Placement Advice; Maths; Integrated Assignment
Specialist subjects: Sociology; Psychology; History; Global Politics
International Access to University
Download the programme leaflet (pdf)
Scholarships are available for International Access applications by students from Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Japan, Mexico, Peru, Russia, South Korea, Thailand, Turkey, Venezuela, Vietnam, and from European & Middle Eastern countries.
Graduates from The Bournemouth and Poole College have been successful in gaining entry to many leading UK universities including:
- Imperial College
- Kings College
- London School of Economics
- Oxford Brookes
- Royal Holloway
- Sheffield Hallam
- St Andrews
- West of England