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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:

 

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:

 

Take an online internship

If you like, your pathway course can be expanded to include an online internship, giving you valuable work experience before you start your degree. This integrated placement will form an additional, final term on your course, and will help you develop important soft skills and enhance your employability.

The integrated online placement is run through Virtual Internships, and is available on all pathway courses at the College. Find out more on our blog.

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.

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