Close

Latest information: UK lockdown | Apply with confidence | Study with confidence | Live with confidence

Bournemouth University International College courses

Bournemouth University (BU) International College has 3 main types of pathway course: Foundation Certificate, International Year One and Pre-Master’s.

The College also offers Pre-Sessional English courses if you already meet BU’s academic entry requirements, and a Multi-Progression Pathway if you want to choose another university for your degree.

Undergraduate: Foundation Certificate

If you’ve finished high school but don’t meet the entry requirements for university, a Foundation Certificate can help you gain entry to an undergraduate degree.

For progression to the 1st year of a bachelor’s degree at Bournemouth University (BU). Choose a subject to see more information:

 

Undergraduate: International Year One

If you’ve completed high school with good grades but don’t qualify for entry to an undergraduate degree, you could study an International Year One, which combines university preparation with a degree 1st year.

For progression to the 2nd year of a bachelor’s degree at Bournemouth University (BU). Choose a subject to see more information:

 

Undergraduate: International Year One Plus

You can also choose to study the International Year One Plus. This course is a lot like the ordinary International Year One, but with additional language and academic preparation before you progress to your degree. It is currently available in Business, with progression to Business-related degrees.

The IYO Plus starts earlier in the year, meaning that you don’t need to wait until September to start a course. You’ll still progress to the 2nd year of a bachelor’s degree in September the following year. Choose a subject to see more information.

 

Postgraduate: Pre-Master’s

If you hold a bachelor’s degree or equivalent, but don’t meet the entry requirements for a master’s, a Pre-Master’s can help you gain a place on a postgraduate degree.

For progression to a master’s degree at Bournemouth University (BU). Choose a subject to see more information:

 

Download course details for the 2020-21 academic year

Download course details for the 2021-22 academic year

Students who pass their pathway course but don’t meet the progression requirements for their chosen Bournemouth University degree are guaranteed a place at a UK university through our University Placement Service.

Other courses

Apply nowDegree finder