International Access to University

Designed specifically for International students

The International Access to University programme is an academic preparation programme for undergraduate entry in two generic subject areas.

This 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 Studies, Humanities and Social Science.

Venue: Lansdowne Campus, Bournemouth

Duration: 8 months, full-time

Visa requirements: Short-term study visa up to 6 months

Course dates: Online 2nd November-18th December 2020; On Campus 4th January-30th June 2021

Course level: Level 3

Qualification: Access to Higher Education Diploma

Awarding body: CAVA (Cambridge Access Validating Agency)

Introduction

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.

Entry requirements

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. 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.

Course structure

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. 

Two pathways

The International Access to University programme is an academic preparation programme for undergraduate entry in: 

Business Studies

Core subjects and other modules: Study Skills, IELTS Preparation; University Progression Support

Specialist subjects: Business; Accounting; Marketing ; Maths

Humanities

Core subjects and other modules: Study Skills, IELTS Preparation; University Progression Support

Specialist subjects: Sociology; Psychology; History; Global Politics

International Access to University

Download the programme leaflet (pdf)

Progression to top UK Universities

International students completing this course have successfully progressed to top UK universities such as CASS, Durham, Edinburgh, Exeter, Lancaster, Manchester, Nottingham, Southampton, UCL, Westminster and York

Next step

Direct progression to the first year of an undergraduate programme at a UK university.

Fees

Fees to be advised on application. Contact us at at international@bpc.ac.uk.