• Application Deadline
  • 5 months
    Duration
  • English
    Language

About

International Foundation in Business, Hospitality and Tourism features at University of Gloucestershire:

  • Develop the knowledge and skills for your chosen degree through a specialist pathway.
  • Guaranteed university placement for all successful students.
  • Benefit from smaller class sizes than at university, meaning you'll have more time with your teachers.
  • Adapt to studying in the UK thanks to university-style teaching for subject-based modules.
  • Guidance with your university applications, so you choose the best degree for you.

How will I be assessed?

Assessment is both formal and informal. Informally you will receive advice and feedback throughout your programme from your teachers. You will also be assessed through a combination of examinations at the end of each term, and coursework, which may include written assignments, practical exercises, group and individual research projects, presentations and problem-solving exercises.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Quantitative Methods
  • Introduction to Accounting
  • Investigating the Leisure Industries
  • The World of Business
  • English Language for Foundation Study
  • The UK as a Destination (Integrated only)
  • Introduction to Law and Legal Systems
  • Operational Skills for Hospitality, Events and Tourism
  • Business Decision Making

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:
    • Standard option: 17 September, 7 January
    • Extended option: 25 June, 24 September 
    • Integrated option: 17 September, 7 January, 25 June, 24 September 
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 5 months
    • Duration description

      2 - 4 Terms (5 - 12 months)

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    4

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

    Schedule IELTS

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Academic Requirements

  • Standard: IELTS 4.5
  • Extended: IELTS 4.0 
  • Integrated: IELTS 4.5
  • Age: 16 years and above
  • Completion of 12 years of schooling (or the local equivalent to meet the same standard) with good grades.

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    7880 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7880 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 5 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
  • Extended option: £16,445
  • Integrated option: £16,585

Living costs for Cheltenham

  • 660 - 1140 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

We're committed to helping talented and ambitious international students like you achieve their goals of studying at a world-class university in the UK.

Are you thinking of applying to study at the University of Gloucestershire? You could be eligible for a scholarship worth between £2,000 to £6,000 towards your tuition fees.

All students are welcome to apply, no matter what your background or financial circumstance.

StudyPortals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.