Multi-Progression Pathway courses

With our flexible Multi-Progression Pathway (MPP) course, you can prepare for a career-enhancing undergraduate degree at one the UK’s many fantastic universities.

Who is the MPP for?

If you want to earn a bachelor’s degree from a choice of top universities in the UK, the MPP could be the right route for you. This Foundation Certificate, offered at Bournemouth University International College, will help you to improve your academic skills, subject knowledge and English language level. You’ll have the flexibility to choose which university to apply to during your MPP course. You are guaranteed a place at a UK university when you complete the MPP at the required level with good attendance.

Laura, M P P student from Belgium

Laura from Belgium

MPP student who progressed to Durham University

I didn’t really know if I wanted to study Economics or Business, so I thought that doing a Multi-Progression Pathway would be a good way to consider my options. I think the MPP offered a great insight into my degree course.

Phuong, MPP student

Phuong from Vietnam

MPP student who progressed to the University of East Anglia

The staff at the College are well-qualified, and very friendly. I found the academic writing part of my course particularly valuable. Students are expected to work hard, but I am really proud of what I have achieved.

Why choose the MPP?

Guaranteed university place

when you pass the MPP at the required level with good attendance

Wide range of degrees available

find the right undergraduate subject for you

Chance to apply to any UK university

and you don't need to decide where to apply before starting MPP

Enjoy the seaside town of Bournemouth

before choosing a UK university location

Expert support and advice

during the university application process

What degrees can MPP students progress to?

The MPP can lead you to a wide range of bachelor’s degrees, including:

  • Accounting
  • Art and Design
  • Business and Management
  • Economics and Finance
  • Games Technology
  • Journalism, Media and Communications
  • Hospitality and Tourism
  • Marketing
  • Project Management
  • Software Engineering
  • and many other options

Key facts

Minimum academic entry level:

11 years of education

Minimum English language entry level:

IELTS 4.0 in all skills

Course length (dependent on IELTS):

From 2–4 terms

We offer flexible start dates:

intakes all year round

Competitive tuition fees:

starting from £12,230

Find out more about the fees and dates for the Multi-Progression Pathway course at Bournemouth University International College.


You’ll study a selection of modules as part of your MPP course, all carefully designed to help international students prepare for their studies at a UK university.

  • Subject modules will develop your theoretical and practical knowledge of your chosen subject area.
  • Language modules will help build your confidence in speaking, listening, reading and writing in English.
  • Academic skills modules will teach you how to research, analyse information, cite sources and construct logical arguments.


Support with university applications

One of the key features of the MPP course is its flexibility. After your course begins, you can choose up to 5 UK universities to apply to. Our team will give you extensive support and expert advice throughout the whole process. They’ll guide you through the UCAS (University and College Applications Service) system, give you one-to-one counselling sessions, and carry out quality checks on your submissions.