University of Gloucestershire

University of Gloucestershire is a multi-campus university from Gloucestershire, England that offers 9 Pathway programs in areas ranging from art, design, media, business, hospitality and tourism.

  • Average Tuition GBP 7,500
  • Students 7,855
  • International Students 5%
  • Total Annual Cost GBP 6,460
  • Campus Setting City

School Description

With roots dating back from the year 1847, University of Gloucestershire has been in the business of providing quality education for nearly 170 years. Today, it is made up of 10 schools through which it offers a variety of bachelor's degree courses in 26 subject areas and 10 in master's degree courses related to fields such as art and design, business, computing and technology, education, health and social care, humanities, leisure, media, natural and social sciences, sports and exercise. University of Gloucestershire is spread across three campuses—Francis Close Hall and The Park in Cheltenham and Oxstalls in Gloucester, all of which boasts of its own on-campus refectory, bar, library, teaching rooms, and accommodation so you'll find virtually everything you need without leaving the university. Ranked among the top 10 safest places to study, Gloucestershire is home to the stunning town of Cheltenham which has a variety of opportunities for cultural, athletic, and recreational activities, with over 45 local festivals each year and a great outdoor setting for hiking, mountain biking, and canoeing among others, there's an endless list of exciting things to do at Cheltenham.

University of Gloucestershire requires international students to demonstrate their English language proficiency through an acceptable score on an approved English language test like IELTS. If you do not meet this requirement, however, you may still apply to an INTO University of Gloucestershire Pathway program, the purpose of which is to prepare international students like you in academics and in the English language so that you may be able to integrate into the student life in UK, all while earning a university credit hours towards a degree program at University of Gloucestershire.

Pathway Programs

  • Park Campus, The Park, Cheltenham GL50 2RH, UK

    Art, Design and Media

    GBP 12,995 Tuition Fee

    The International Foundation program in Art, Design, and Media is designed to equip students with the conceptual, technical and practical knowledge of the elements of Design. The program offers courses that focus on the study of visual arts; design techniques; and computer-aided design.

    Other information: The program is 3 - 4 terms long. International students are required to have an IELTS score of 4.0 or equivalent to apply. Students can choose to enroll in the standard 3 - term program, the extended program which has an additional term of English language, or the integrated 4 - year program which combines a bachelor's degree with the pathway program. The successful completion of this program leads to Year 1 of a bachelor's degree program at the University of Gloucestershire.

  • Park Campus, The Park, Cheltenham GL50 2RH, UK

    Art, Design and Media

    GBP 12,995 Tuition Fee

    The International Year One program in Art, Design and Media, is designed to equip students with the conceptual, technical and practical knowledge of the elements of Design. The program offers courses that focus on the study of visual arts; design techniques; and computer-aided design.

    Other information: The program is 3 - 4 terms long. International students are required to have an IELTS score of 5.0 or equivalent to apply. Students can choose to enroll in the standard 3 - term program or the extended program which has an additional term of English language. The successful completion of this program leads to Year 2 of a bachelor's degree program at the University of Gloucestershire.

  • Park Campus, The Park, Cheltenham GL50 2RH, UK

    Business Management

    GBP 12,995 Tuition Fee

    The International Year One program in Business Management is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of topics related to business; management; finance; economics; marketing; customers operations; communication; information technology; business policy; and strategy.

    Other information: The program is 3 - 4 terms long. International students are required to have an IELTS score of 5.0 or equivalent to apply. Students can choose to enroll in the standard 3 - term program or the extended program which has an additional term of English language. The successful completion of this program leads to Year 2 of a bachelor's degree program at the University of Gloucestershire.

  • Park Campus, The Park, Cheltenham GL50 2RH, UK

    Business, Hospitality and Tourism

    GBP 7,880 Tuition Fee

    The International Foundation program in Business, Hospitality, and Tourism is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Hospitality Management. The program offers courses that focus on the study of hospitality law, international tourism management, hospitality accounting, events management, housekeeping operations, revenue management, and organizational behavior.

    Other information: The program is 2 - 4 terms long. International students are required to have an IELTS score of 4.0 or equivalent to apply. Students can choose to enroll in the standard 3 - term program, the extended program which has an additional term of English language, or the integrated 4 - year program which combines a bachelor's degree with the pathway program. The successful completion of this program leads to Year 1 of a bachelor's degree program at the University of Gloucestershire.


  • Park Campus, The Park, Cheltenham GL50 2RH, UK

    Hospitality, Events and Tourism

    GBP 12,995 Tuition Fee

    The International Year One program in Hospitality, Events, and Tourism is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Hospitality Management. The program offers courses that focus on the study of hospitality law, international tourism management, hospitality accounting, events management, housekeeping operations, revenue management, and organizational behavior.

    Other information: The program is 3 - 4 terms long. International students are required to have an IELTS score of 5.0 or equivalent to apply. Students can choose to enroll in the standard 3 - term program or the extended program which has an additional term of English language. The successful completion of this program leads to Year 2 of a bachelor's degree program at the University of Gloucestershire.

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    SchoolApply Ranking 5
  • Complete University Guide (UK)
    Complete University Guide (UK) 88
  • The Guardian
    The Guardian 55

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  • Minimum incoming IELTS 4.00

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            2003-2005, FdSc

            Great place to study with all the necessary facilites & committed staff

            Totally committed to bringing the best out of anyone who wants to study & grow where the tutors who are generous with their time to enter into meanigful & useful discussions. I found many had a very real appreaciation not just of the academic environment but also of the real world. This meant prepartation was targetted at acheiving your academic potential & also preparing you to transfer acquired skills into the work environment - Thanks