University of Bedfordshire International College | UBIC

Holmes Institute Pathways specialises in providing personalised education offerings that help students succeed in their Higher Education programmes. Small class sizes and individual attention mean students can achieve to the highest standard.

The HI:P University of Bedfordshire International College is fully integrated with the University of Bedfordshire. This means from the first day of class, students are part of the University student community, with full access to all the facilities.

Foundation Degrees

Don’t have the qualifications for entry into a degree programme? Enrol in our Foundation programme and develop the skills necessary to succeed at University.

Our Foundation pathway programmes mean you obtain one visa for four years of study. After successful completion of your Foundation Year, you are guaranteed automatic progression into the 3-year degree programme in your chosen subject pathway.

Part A
Study essential modules that build your skillsets and confidence:

  • Study Skills & Communication
  • Business & Economics
  • Critical Thinking
  • Globalisation
  • ICT Skills & Mass Communication • Numerical Skills

Part B
Study 1-2 modules from your chosen degree course such as:

  • Business & Economics
  • Foundation in Physics and Engineering

English Language

UBIC accepts a range of English language qualifications from around the world. If your English level is lower than required we have a range of Pre-Sessional English courses for you!

Enrol in our Pre-Sessional English programme and develop your language skills before your university studies begin. With multiple start dates each year, you can ensure you are confident in your English skills and ready to succeed in your degree.

UBIC Pathways

Stage 1 UBIC Foundation
Stage 2 University of Bedfordshire Degree Year 1
Stage 3 University of Bedfordshire Degree Year 2
Stage 4 University of Bedfordshire Degree Year 3

English Pre-sessional
2-24 weeks of intensive UBIC English Language Training
Progress onto any UBIC pathway programme upon completion

To apply for one of our courses, please fill out an application form [PDF] and submit it to 

UBIC is a partnership between the University of Bedfordshire
and Holmes Education Group

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