University Preparation Summer Course

Experience life at one of the UK’s leading universities
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Live and Study at the University of Bath

Bristol International College (BIC) runs a 2-week intensive University Preparation Course at the University of Bath in August for international High School students (15-17 yrs) who want to experience life at one of the UK’s leading universities in a World Heritage City.

The academic challenges combined with a full programme of 6 guided university visits, city sight-seeing and campus social activities offer an exciting summer experience to high-achieving 15 to 17-year old international students.

Programme Requirements

  • Age range 15-17
  • B2 / IELTS 5.5 English level or higher

Programme Overview

  • 2-week intensive academic course of study (social sciences)
  • 40 contact hours
  • Core subjects: Maths, Economics (compulsory 10 hours per subject)
  • Elective Subjects: Law, Finance, International Relations, Politics, Information Technology, Criminology (choose 4 x 5 hours per subject)
  • Full-board campus accommodation in single study bedrooms
  • Mixed nationality classes of maximum 12 students
  • Specialist course materials
  • Bristol International College Certificate & Report Card
  • 6 UK university visits: University of Bristol, Cardiff University, University of London, University of the West of England, Exeter University, University of Oxford
  • Guided campus tours
  • Q&A sessions with university Admissions Officers
  • “Discover Bath” visits (Open-top bus sightseeing, Roman Baths)
  • Sightseeing and walking tours of Bristol, Cardiff, London, Exeter, Oxford
  • Free time for exploring and shopping
  • Evening Social Programme

Course Dates & Fees 2020

University Preparation Summer Course

2-week course: 9 August – 23 August
Course Fees: £2995

Course Fees include:

  • Student travel and medical insurance
  • Return airport transfer from LHR or BRS airports on course dates
  • Full-board residential accommodation in single ensuite study bedrooms
  • University Preparation Summer Course (40 contact hours)
  • 6 university visits: University of Bristol, Cardiff University, University of London, University of the West of England, Exeter University, University of Oxford
  • Sightseeing and walking tours of Bristol, Cardiff, London, Exeter, Oxford
  • “Discover Bath” visits (Open-top bus sightseeing, Roman Baths)
  • Evening Social Programme
  • 24-hour supervision and welfare

Why choose the University Preparation Summer Course?

  • Experience student life at a top 5 ranked UK university during the summer
  • Discover 6 other top UK universities (including Oxford and London)
  • Develop key skills which are needed to succeed in an academically competitive environment
  • Accelerate your journey to becoming a Global Citizen through the study and research of multi-disciplinary themes
  • Connect and build friendships with a diverse range of students in an international environment
  • Have fun and explore everything Bath, Bristol, Oxford and London have to offer through a safe and fully supervised social programme

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