Bournemouth University International College


Bournemouth University (BU) is located in the town of Bournemouth on the South coast of England, United Kingdom. BU offers pathway programs to international students through the BU International College that lead to a wide range of bachelor's and master’s degrees at BU.

  • Average Tuition GBP 15,500
  • Total Annual Cost GBP 39,000
  • Intakes January/May/September
  • Transfer Yes

School Description

Bournemouth University (BU) is home to over 19,000 students. BU offers international students an alternative path to university level degree programs. BU’s International College offers a Foundation Certificate, the International Year One certificate, as well as subject-specific Pre-Master’s Courses. Upon completion of the pathway programs, students can choose from a range of bachelor’s degree programs offered at BU, including Events Management, Law, and Forensic Biology. Some of the master’s degree programs at BU are Political Psychology, Applied Data Analytics, and Tourism Management.

All pathway students have access to the state-of-the-art facilities available at BU, including innovative learning spaces, a TV studio, a crime scene training facility, coffee shops, and multiple sporting facilities. To add to the university experience, BU offers over 100 clubs and societies or students to join. BU’s Students’ Union also offers local and overseas volunteering opportunities. Additionally, BU’s Careers and Employability Service provides career guidance and help with work placements. All international students at BU are offered a range of on-campus accommodation. 

  • 01In 2017, Bournemouth University International College was home to students across 41 nationalities.
  • 02The progression rates to BU with an unconditional offer for students who successfully completed their Pre-Master's program was 92%.
  • 03The progression rates to BU with an unconditional offer for students who successfully completed their Foundation Certificate and International Year One program was 100%.

Pathway Programs

  • 51-65 Holdenhurst Rd, Bournemouth BH8 8GN, UK

    Business (Foundation Certificate)

    GBP 12,230 Tuition Fee

    This Foundation Certificate program offers courses that focus on study skills, English language, and subject-specific academic modules. The successful completion of the program leads to year 1 of a bachelor’s degree program at Bournemouth University (BU). 

    In order to apply, students need a minimum IELTS score of 5.5. The admission requirements and estimated fees mentioned here are for the 2 - term program. Students can enroll in a 3 or 4 - terms program depending on their academic requirements and proficiency in English.

  • 51-65 Holdenhurst Rd, Bournemouth BH8 8GN, UK

    Business (International Year One)

    GBP 12,350 Tuition Fee

    This International Year One program offers courses that focus on study skills, English language, and subject-specific academic modules. The successful completion of the program leads to year 2 of a bachelor’s degree program at Bournemouth University (BU).

    In order to apply, students need a minimum IELTS score of 5.5. The admission requirements and estimated fees mentioned here are for the 2 - term program. Students can enroll in a 3 or 4 - terms program depending on their academic requirements and proficiency in English.

  • 51-65 Holdenhurst Rd, Bournemouth BH8 8GN, UK

    Business (Pre-Master's)

    GBP 12,230 Tuition Fee

    This Pre-Master's program offers courses that focus on study skills, English language, and subject-specific academic modules. The successful completion of the program leads to a master's degree program at Bournemouth University (BU).

    In order to apply, students need a minimum IELTS score of 5.5. The admission requirements and estimated fees mentioned here are for the 2 - term program. Students can enroll in a 3 or 4 - terms program depending on their academic requirements and proficiency in English.

  • 51-65 Holdenhurst Rd, Bournemouth BH8 8GN, UK

    Computing (Foundation Certificate)

    GBP 12,230 Tuition Fee

    This Foundation Certificate program offers courses that focus on study skills, English language, and subject-specific academic modules. The successful completion of the program leads to year 1 of a bachelor’s degree program at Bournemouth University (BU).

    In order to apply, students need a minimum IELTS score of 5.5. The admission requirements and estimated fees mentioned here are for the 2 - term program. Students can enroll in a 3 or 4 - terms program depending on their academic requirements and proficiency in English.

  • 51-65 Holdenhurst Rd, Bournemouth BH8 8GN, UK

    Events, Tourism and Hospitality Management (Foundation Certificate)

    GBP 12,230 Tuition Fee

    This Foundation Certificate program offers courses that focus on study skills, English language, and subject-specific academic modules. The successful completion of the program leads to year 1 of a bachelor’s degree program at Bournemouth University (BU).

    In order to apply, students need a minimum IELTS score of 5.5. The admission requirements and estimated fees mentioned here are for the 2 - term program. Students can enroll in a 3 or 4 - terms program depending on their academic requirements and proficiency in English.

  • 51-65 Holdenhurst Rd, Bournemouth BH8 8GN, UK

    Events, Tourism, and Hospitality Management (Pre-Master's)

    GBP 12,230 Tuition Fee

    This Pre-Master's program offers courses that focus on study skills, English language, and subject-specific academic modules. The successful completion of the program leads to a master's degree program at Bournemouth University (BU).

    In order to apply, students need a minimum IELTS score of 5.5. The admission requirements and estimated fees mentioned here are for the 2 - term program. Students can enroll in a 3 or 4 - terms program depending on their academic requirements and proficiency in English.

  • 51-65 Holdenhurst Rd, Bournemouth BH8 8GN, UK

    Finance (Foundation Certificate)

    GBP 12,230 Tuition Fee

    This Foundation Certificate program offers courses that focus on study skills, English language, and subject-specific academic modules. The successful completion of the program leads to year 1 of a bachelor’s degree program at Bournemouth University (BU).

    In order to apply, students need a minimum IELTS score of 5.5. The admission requirements and estimated fees mentioned here are for the 2 - term program. Students can enroll in a 3 or 4 - terms program depending on their academic requirements and proficiency in English.

  • 51-65 Holdenhurst Rd, Bournemouth BH8 8GN, UK

    Finance (Pre-Master's)

    GBP 12,230 Tuition Fee

    This Pre-Master's program offers courses that focus on study skills, English language, and subject-specific academic modules. The successful completion of the program leads to a master's degree program at Bournemouth University (BU).

    In order to apply, students need a minimum IELTS score of 5.5. The admission requirements and estimated fees mentioned here are for the 2 - term program. Students can enroll in a 3 or 4 - terms program depending on their academic requirements and proficiency in English.

  • 51-65 Holdenhurst Rd, Bournemouth BH8 8GN, UK

    Law (Foundation Certificate)

    GBP 12,230 Tuition Fee

    This Foundation Certificate program offers courses that focus on study skills, English language, and subject-specific academic modules. The successful completion of the program leads to year 1 of a bachelor’s degree program at Bournemouth University (BU).

    In order to apply, students need a minimum IELTS score of 5.5. The admission requirements and estimated fees mentioned here are for the 2 - term program. Students can enroll in a 3 or 4 - terms program depending on their academic requirements and proficiency in English.

  • 51-65 Holdenhurst Rd, Bournemouth BH8 8GN, UK

    Law (Pre-Master's)

    GBP 12,230 Tuition Fee

    This Pre-Master's program offers courses that focus on study skills, English language, and subject-specific academic modules. The successful completion of the program leads to a master's degree program at Bournemouth University (BU).

    In order to apply, students need a minimum IELTS score of 5.5. The admission requirements and estimated fees mentioned here are for the 2 - term program. Students can enroll in a 3 or 4 - terms program depending on their academic requirements and proficiency in English.

  • 51-65 Holdenhurst Rd, Bournemouth BH8 8GN, UK

    Media and Communications (Foundation Certificate)

    GBP 12,230 Tuition Fee

    This Foundation Certificate program offers courses that focus on study skills, English language, and subject-specific academic modules. The successful completion of the program leads to year 1 of a bachelor’s degree program at Bournemouth University (BU).

    In order to apply, students need a minimum IELTS score of 5.5. The admission requirements and estimated fees mentioned here are for the 2 - term program. Students can enroll in a 3 or 4 - terms program depending on their academic requirements and proficiency in English.

  • 51-65 Holdenhurst Rd, Bournemouth BH8 8GN, UK

    Media and Communications (Pre-Master's)

    GBP 12,230 Tuition Fee

    This Pre-Master's program offers courses that focus on study skills, English language, and subject-specific academic modules. The successful completion of the program leads to a master's degree program at Bournemouth University (BU).

    In order to apply, students need a minimum IELTS score of 5.5. The admission requirements and estimated fees mentioned here are for the 2 - term program. Students can enroll in a 3 or 4 - terms program depending on their academic requirements and proficiency in English.

  • 51-65 Holdenhurst Rd, Bournemouth BH8 8GN, UK

    Pre-Sessional English

    This program is designed to equip students with critical, practical, and analytical knowledge of the fundamentals of English. The successful completion of this program leads to the 1st year of a bachelor's degree, where you need to improve just your English language level.


  • 51-65 Holdenhurst Rd, Bournemouth BH8 8GN, UK

    Science (Foundation Certificate)

    GBP 12,230 Tuition Fee

    This Foundation Certificate program offers courses that focus on study skills, English language, and subject-specific academic modules. The successful completion of the program leads to year 1 of a bachelor’s degree program at Bournemouth University (BU).

    In order to apply, students need a minimum IELTS score of 5.5. The admission requirements and estimated fees mentioned here are for the 2 - term program. Students can enroll in a 3 or 4 - terms program depending on their academic requirements and proficiency in English.

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Admission Requirements

  • Minimum incoming IELTS 5.50

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    Financial Aid & Scholarship

    Merit-based scholarships are available to international students enrolled in pathway programs through Kaplan International Pathways.


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    Other Information

    Established in 2013

    Other

    In addition to September, January and May, a February intake start date is offered for the 2 - term Foundation Certificate in Business, Law or Finance. 

    In addition to the September and January intake start dates, a February start date is offered for the 2 - term Pre-Master's program in Business, Law or Finance. 

    September and October intake start dates are offered for the 3 - term Foundation Certificate and International Year 1 programs. 

    September and June intake start dates are offered for the 3 - term Pre-Master's programs.





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