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The University of Gloucestershire is located across three beautiful campuses in Cheltenham and Gloucester in the south-west of England. The Park campus in Cheltenham is home to the INTO Center. Here, international students can study unique pathway programs and English language courses that lead to over 100 bachelor’s and master’s degree programs at the University of Gloucestershire.

  • Average Tuition GBP 13,500
  • International Students 100%
  • Pass Rate 92%
  • Total Annual Cost GBP 13,500
  • Intakes January July September
  • Campus Setting Parkland

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School Description

INTO University of Gloucestershire offers a variety of specialist academic pathway programs. Designed in partnership with the University of Gloucestershire, these programs help to prepare international students for their university degree. Students will develop their subject knowledge while learning study skills and improving their English language level. These programs also help students to adapt to living and studying in a new country, before they go on to join the 10,000 students already studying at the University of Gloucestershire. In 2016-17, 92% of International Foundation students completed their pathway program. 

The INTO Study Center is located on the University’s Park campus, with access to university facilities such as the library and Students’ Union. INTO students will study in recently refurbished buildings, with access to all they need in their first year from classrooms to a support team. There’s an orientation program in the first week to help students to settle in, and an ongoing social program allows students to connect with others through a variety of fun activities. 

  • 01In 2018, INTO Gloucestershire achieved 94% overall student satisfaction in the INTO Annual Student Experience Survey.
  • 02INTO Gloucestershire has a student to teacher ratio of 1 to 9, allowing students to learn in a more supportive and personal environment.
  • 03The University of Gloucestershire achieved the Silver award in the 2017 Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF), for high-quality teaching and learning.

Pathway Programs

  • Park Campus, The Park, Cheltenham GL50 2RH, UK
    GBP 3,555 Tuition Fee

    Academic English

    Academic English is an intensive course, providing the most effective route for students to reach the academic English language level needed to progress to further study. The course offers rapid progress of up to one IE more
  • Park Campus, The Park, Cheltenham GL50 2RH, UK
    GBP 13,500 Tuition Fee

    Art, Design and Media - International Foundation

    The 3 or 4-term International Foundation in Art, Design, and Media is designed to equip students with the conceptual, technical and practical knowledge of the elements of Design. The program offers courses that focus on more
  • Park Campus, The Park, Cheltenham GL50 2RH, UK
    GBP 13,500 Tuition Fee

    Art, Design and Media - International Year One

    <p class="">The 3 or 4-term International Year One in Art, Design and Media will prepare students for direct entry to the second year of a bachelor’s degree. Students will learn in interactive and practical classes, lea more
  • Park Campus, The Park, Cheltenham GL50 2RH, UK
    GBP 13,500 Tuition Fee

    Business Administration - Graduate Diploma

    The 3 or 4-term Graduate Diploma in Business Administration gives students an opportunity to gain insight into applying theory from local professionals, while benefitting from the University’s close links with business. more


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    SchoolApply Ranking 7
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    The Guardian 67
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    Complete University Guide (UK) 99

Admission Requirements

  • Minimum incoming IELTS 4.00


    Financial Aid & Scholarship

    INTO University of Gloucestershire offers merit-based Regional Scholarships, along with Progression Scholarships for international students completing pathway programs at the INTO Center and progressing on to degree programs at the University.

    Scholarships are open to all students to apply, no matter of background or financial circumstance. 

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