Bournemouth University - Foundation


Bournemouth University is a careers-focused institution with fantastic teaching. Successful completion of the foundation course will lead to entry to a degree at Bournemouth University. Every student who comes to BU can benefit from the university's innovative, forward-thinking environment. Its industry-relevant degrees, work placements and support services are designed to give students skills that help make them globally employable. Students at BU will fall in love with its beautiful location on England's sunny south coast. It's an area with lots to see and do, and makes for a fun, active and inexpensive student lifestyle.



Available for international students

Post-study work visa

Available for international students


Foundation Certificate in Media and Communicati
Studying abroad is an adventure. People shouldn't be afraid to be in a change of place. Coming here will help me find a better job, and I can now communicate with so many different people. I've seen so many different cultures and people here, it's really helped to open my mind.
Foundation Certificate
My time at Bournemouth University International College absolutely prepared me for university. When I first came here, I didn't know anything about how university works in the UK, and the time I spent studying at the College helped me to understand it in every way.


Art, Design & Media

Foundation Certificate for Media and Communications

Business & Management

International Year One in Business

Progress to the 2nd year of a bachelor’s degree at Bournemouth University.

Computer Science & IT

Foundation Certificate for Computing

Hospitality and Tourism

Foundation Certificate for Events, Tourism and Hospitality Management

Law, Humanities and Social Sciences

Foundation Certificate for Business, Law or Finance

Natural Science & Mathematics

Foundation Certificate for Science

Tuition & Cost

The costs listed below are an estimate based on what most students pay. The final price for tuition, housing and other expenses will vary based on program, English level, housing selection and other factors. For more exact pricing, please contact our advisors.
£ 32,677 Average cost per year
£ 12,512Tuition
£ 7,682Housing
£ 12,483Other

Required Documents

Below are the minimum documents required for our admissions team to conduct a review of your application to this institution. Additional documents may be required for specific programs or for the institution to issue you an unconditional letter of admission. Please contact an advisor for more information.

Passport Copy

English Test Result

School Transcript

Submission Deadlines

September 2022
Application Deadline:August 19, 2022
Program Start:September 19, 2022