University Pathway Course
BEET Language Centre
BEET is located in cosmopolitan Charminster, where our students are accommodated in either homestay or student houses (self-catering). The school is equipped with 2 computer centres, 18 classrooms, library and bookshop, canteen, wireless, interactive whiteboards, university counselling, car park.
‘BEET Language Centre is an independent, friendly, family-run school established in 1979! We’re situated in a residential area only a few minutes away from Bournemouth’s town centre, and a 2 minute walk from our local high street which boasts a Post Office, numerous shops, bars, restaurants and even a nightclub! We offer both General and Specialised English including Cambridge Examination, IELTS Preparation and Pre-Masters courses. Teacher Training courses are also available throughout the year. Facilities include 2 computer centres, library, cafeteria, Internet, WiFi, language laboratory and interactive whiteboards. There is a full extra-curricular programme plus lectures on British Culture. All our home stay and student house accommodation is available within walking distance of the school’.
Bournemouth and Poole College
The Bournemouth and Poole College is one of the largest and most established state run further education colleges in the UK offering a wide variety of further and higher education programmes. British education and studying at The Bournemouth and Poole College provides you with the opportunity to study alongside UK students and to get involved in college life. With over 700 overseas students choosing to study with us each year, we enjoy a reputation for high quality education and training, and excellent care and support. The College has been a recent winner of the Government’s Beacon Award for the care of international students, and we are proud of the welcome we provide to all learners.
We have students from more than 41 different countries choosing to study with us for professional and technical programmes, English Language, preparation for entry to university, or internationally recognised qualifications for the world of work.
Kaplan Aspect Bournemouth
Kaplan Aspect was established over thirty years ago. We are located in Westbourne fifteen minutes walk from Bournemouth town centre and ten minutes from the beaches. We deliver a wide range of English language training programmes and specialise in preparing students for university including the Bournemouth University Foundation Programme and A levels in partnership with Ringwood High School. Home stay and a range of self catering residential accommodation options are available. We offer a year round social programme and have excellent study facilities including three computer centres and Wi-Fi throughout the school.
MLS International College
Since its foundation in 1987, MLS International College has been committed to delivering quality programmes in English Language and English for Special Purposes. Our programmes are for adult learners of English and are designed to meet the needs of business people and those seeking university study as well as those wanting only to improve their English level.
We have worked with overseas universities, globally recognised businesses, governments and aviation authorities as well as individual adult students looking for professional and academic language training. More than 1,000 students per year choose MLS and we are proud that students often do so because of recommendation from past students.
We are specialists in delivering General English language, but also highly focused language programmes integrated with Content Based Language Training (CBLT). MLS is one of few privately owned English Language Centres accredited to run degree level business training alongside British Council accredited language training.
Our International Business Communications (IBC) programmes offer English language training through the content of a range of business skills and topics. We also offer English for Special Purposes such as Aviation and Medicine, together with vocational language courses in Management, Marketing, Finance and Legal Studies.
For those seeking academic study, our University Pathway courses provide excellent preparation for IELTS, Academic English and university study, include university counselling, and are recognised by our partner universities under agreement with them. The MLS pathway routes available are: Management; Marketing; Finance; Legal Studies; and Science, Maths and IT.
MLS College has a great location, right in the heart of the town centre and only 5 minutes’ walk from the beach. All classrooms have interactive whiteboards and there is free WiFi and student VLE. After class students have access to our language laboratory, library and computer suites where experienced teachers can advise on self-study. There is a varied and lively social programme all year round and the MLS community is welcoming and friendly, including the wide range of homestay accommodation and student residences.
Brief course list:
General English; IELTS; KET; PET; FCE; CAE; IBC (International Business Communications); English for Aviation; Executive & Tailor Made Language Training; Overseas Teachers Refresher Course/Tutorial Programme.
Vocational Management; Marketing; Legal Studies; Finance
University Pathways Foundation: Management; Marketing; Science, Maths and IT; Legal Studies; Finance. HNC Business Management; HND Business Management; Pre-Master’s: Management; Marketing; Legal Studies; Finance.
ETC International College
A specialist training centre offering a wide range of language and business courses for adults, executives and juniors, with a particular focus on specialist English courses.
Accommodation can be provided in homestay accommodation, student houses, guest houses and hotels and a lively activities programme operating throughout the year.
Established in 1989, ETC is accredited by the British Council, a member of English UK, the FSB and Dorset Business as well as an official examinations centre for LCCI EB, Trinity College and TOLES Legal English exams.
ETC’s University Foundation Programmes are validated by the NCFE and accepted by a range of UK-based universities.
Bournemouth University (BU) is a modern university offering professional and innovative learning, combining research-led teaching with industry and professional engagement. This fusion of academic knowledge, practical skills and industry experience makes BU graduates highly attractive to employers, and over 93% of BU graduates are in subject-relevant employment or further study within 6 months of graduation.
BU sits at the heart of Bournemouth?s cutting-edge digital industry, using its research and expertise to support and work with the many digital companies which ensure that Bournemouth has the fastest-growing digital economy in the UK, and largest outside of London.
As an institution with strong aims and ambitions, BU?s ranking is rising fast in all major league tables and BU recently joined the Times World Top 500 universities, as well as being ranked by the Times as one of the world?s top 200 most internationally-engaged universities, and top 150 universities under 50 years old.
Around 240 Bachelor?s and Master?s degrees and Postgraduate Research opportunities are offered at BU in a broad range of subject areas, including: Archaeology & Anthropology; Accounting, Finance & Economics; Business & Management; Computer Animation & VFX; Design, Engineering & Creative Technology; Forensic & Environmental Sciences; Health Sciences; History, Politics & Law; Media Communications & Production; Psychology, Sociology & Criminology; Sports & Events; and Tourism & Hospitality Management.
With UK-leading Centres of Excellence in Media Practice and in Tourism, the world-renowned National Centre for Computer Animation; 1,500 regularly-engaged industry partner companies and 33 professional accreditations across its course portfolio, BU stands amongst the leading UK institutions for professionally-focused teaching, industry recognition and graduate employability.
Bournemouth University International College
Bournemouth University International College offers preparation courses for students who are interested in progressing to Bournemouth University (BU), one of the Top 200 most international universities in the world (THE 2016). Since we opened in 2013, we have received students from more than 70 different countries, and our staff have many years’ experience of supporting students from all over the world.
Our undergraduate and post-graduate courses typically include an element of subject content, such as business, finance, law, computing, media, or tourism, as well as English language and academic skills modules. They have been designed in close collaboration with BU which means that they provide tailored preparation and reflect the experience of their degree programmes.
As we work in partnership with BU, when you pass your pathway programme with us and attain the required academic and language results, you have a guaranteed place at the University on the degree programme you have selected. While you are at the College you will have lots of opportunities to meet your future lecturers, find out more about your degree programme, visit the faculty where you will be studying, and meet current university students. You will also have a BU ID card which means you can use the library and study spaces, sports facilities and the Students’ Union, home to more than 100 clubs and societies.
We are based in the heart of BU’s Lansdowne campus, which has shops and restaurants nearby, and is a short walk from the town centre and beach. The College itself is in a new, purpose–built building with comfortable, bright classrooms, two IT suites, and plenty of spaces for independent or group study, which you can use in the evenings and at weekends.
We are co-located with our student residence which has nearly 400 en-suite rooms and is the highest building in Bournemouth, with stunning views from the student lounge. We also have an on-site restaurant which serves different international dishes each day, and we offer discounted catered packages.
We look forward to welcoming you to Bournemouth University International College!