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UWE Bristol’s International College

Students walking outside UWE Bristol's International College

UWE Bristol’s International College

Prepare for a degree at UWE Bristol with a course at the on-campus International College. 

How it works:

Step 1

Study a degree preparation course

at UWE Bristol’s International College. 

Step 2

Pass your degree preparation course 

at the required level with good attendance.

Step 3

Enjoy guaranteed admission 

to your chosen degree at UWE Bristol.

Where is UWE Bristol’s International College?

UWE Bristol’s International College is based on UWE Bristol’s Frenchay Campus.

  • Located in the south-west of England, Bristol is a creative city bursting with culture. 
  • A thriving art scene and rich history is what makes this city unique. 

What is it like studying at the International College?  

UWE Bristol’s International College is full of students from all around the world. It’s a welcoming environment, where you can prepare for university and make friends for life.

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“I’m really looking forward to welcoming you here soon”

Stewart Watkins, College Director 

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Take a tour of Frenchay Campus and the International College

Why choose UWE Bristol’s International College?

66 nationalities

represented by new students at the College in 2022

A lively campus

just a 15-minute bus ride from the city centre

Friendly staff 

who will support you throughout your studies 

Access to university facilities 

from your first day at the College 

High-quality teaching

designed to cater to the needs of international students

Close to London

at just 1 hour and 30 minutes away by train  

What can I study at the College?

Your degree preparation course prepares you for a related undergraduate or postgraduate degree at university. Progression degrees at UWE Bristol are available in the following subject areas:   

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Building and Architecture 

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Business and Finance 

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Environment and Agriculture 

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Hospitality and Tourism 

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Marketing and Media 

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Music and Performing Arts

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Science and Health 

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Social Sciences and Humanities 

Explore life at the College

What UWE Bristol’s International College students think 

We care about your experience at the College! Learn more about student support.

Student satisfaction


agreed that it was easy for them to ask for advice and support from College staff.* 


agreed that College staff cared about helping them succeed in their studies.*

*We surveyed our students in 2023. 

How many students get an offer to study at the University? 


of students who successfully passed their preparation course at the required level received an unconditional from the University in 2023.

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

Download useful information

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  • UWE Bristol brochure
  • Course information
  • UWE Bristol flyer 

Join UWE Bristol’s International College student community on social media

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