International College courses

UWE Bristol’s International College offers university preparation courses to qualify international students to study a degree at UWE Bristol. Students that successfully complete a preparation course to the required level at the International College will receive a guaranteed entry route to UWE Bristol.

Introducing UWE Bristol's International College

A partnership between UWE Bristol and educational and career services provider Kaplan International Colleges, the International College offers a wide range of university preparation courses directly from our Frenchay Campus.

Preparation courses

Our preparation courses will ensure your qualifications meet UK standards, whilst informing you about the culture and practice of learning and teaching in the UK. They will also allow you to familiarise yourself with the core knowledge and disciplines needed for your chosen degree programme.

Courses on offer include:

Foundation Certificate courses for admission on to first year undergraduate study

International Year One courses for admission on to second year undergraduate study

Pre-Master’s courses for postgraduate study

Progression on to UWE Bristol

When you successfully complete a course at the International College to the required level, you will receive a guaranteed entry route to a wide variety of undergraduate and postgraduate degree programmes at UWE Bristol.

Integrated English courses

Students’ English language skills can also improve at the International College with Pre-Sessional English which can be integrated into students’ university preparation course.

Integrated English courses consist of interactive classroom-based foundation English tuition, as well as guided self-study. Assignments include English language project work in the local community, online activities, and foundation English preparation for classes.

UWE Bristol’s International College offers English tuition from an approximate equivalent of IELTS level 4.0 upwards. 

Find out more by visiting UWE's International College's website.