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Get ready for university with our specialist university pathways programmes. Our courses are designed specifically for international and EU students to prepare them for successful entry to Higher Education at either undergraduate or postgraduate level.
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"Everything they teach you, you will need in the first or second semester of university. Everything I learnt on my foundation year course, everything I learnt in class, I needed in the first semester at university and it made my life easier."
Abdul, Mozambique, NCUK International Foundation Year, Accounting and Finance, Aston University
"Lecturers on the NCUK programme helped me through the academic writing process – I learned how to write and structure my essays. It was about much more than just improving my English."
Jiayu Li, China, LLM Commercial Law, The University of Bristol
“It helped me in different ways. The programme taught me how to be independent and how to carry out research.
And the best of all? It allowed me to work with others in groups.”
Bamba, Senegal, BSC International Foundation Year Student, BA Business Management at University of Leeds
"The process to get here was so easy and the people have been really nice. They're always asking you how you’re doing and if you need help. The people at Student Services are also really nice and are always there to help you."
Isabel Gomez, Colombia, Humanities Foundation Year, BSC London
“My English has been improved as a result of this programme.
I was able to interact with different cultures and nations, while also cooperating and collaborating within groups.”
Anton, Ukraine, BSC International Foundation Year Student, City University London, BSc Accounting and Finance (with professional placement)
"I studied the NCUK Master’s Preparation qualification as it allowed me to practice how to write a dissertation.
It made it easy for me to adapt to an NCUK University."
Jooyeun Jeon, South Korea, MSc Management, University of Birmingham
“I had a really good experience with my teachers and I enjoyed this programme.
It helps me to know more about my future when I study at University. This is a great preparation before I start University.”
Mohamed, BSc (Hons) Management, Manchester Metropolitan University, Algeria
A pathway is a course that is taken before applying to university. These are often taken by international students who would like to improve their English proficiency and academic skills before enrolling at university in an English speaking country.
This depends on the Pathway you take. At British Study Centres we are partners with two highly respected organsations: NCUK and Language Cert.
Students completing the International Foundation Year or Pre-Master's Programme will get guaranteed entry to an NCUK partner university and can also apply to the extended range of NCUK member universities in the UK and around the world.
Students completing the Pre-Sessional English course will receive a Language Cert qualification accepted by over 70 universities in the UK and more around the world. You will also be able to progress straight onto the International Foundation Year programme if you choose thereby giving you guaranteed entry once you finish.
British Study Centres London is recognised for its outstanding academic and social facilities and offers students a stimulating learning environment. All of the staff are fully qualified and are experts in their field. If you can't make it to our London centre, we also offer blended and online university pathway programmes,
Our Pre-Sessional English course leads to a qualification from Language Cert recognised by over 70 universities.
Language Cert is an awarding body offering internationally recognised language skills assessment and certification. It is a member of the PeopleCert Group, a global leader in the certification industry, delivering millions of exams in over 200 countries.
Our International Foundation Year and Pre-Master's Programme are delivered in partnerships with NCUK (the Northern Consortium of UK Universities (NCUK), a global provider of university pathway programmes..
On successful completion of these programmes students are guaranteed a place at an NCUK university partner in subject areas such as Art, Life Sciences, Engineering, Marketing, Business and Finance.
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