University of Gloucestershire

University of Gloucestershire is a multi-campus university from Gloucestershire, England that offers 9 Pathway programs in areas ranging from art, design, media, business, hospitality and tourism.

  • Average Tuition GBP 7,500
  • Students 7,855
  • International Students 5%
  • Total Annual Cost GBP 6,460
  • Campus Setting City

School Description

With roots dating back from the year 1847, University of Gloucestershire has been in the business of providing quality education for nearly 170 years. Today, it is made up of 10 schools through which it offers a variety of bachelor's degree courses in 26 subject areas and 10 in master's degree courses related to fields such as art and design, business, computing and technology, education, health and social care, humanities, leisure, media, natural and social sciences, sports and exercise. University of Gloucestershire is spread across three campuses—Francis Close Hall and The Park in Cheltenham and Oxstalls in Gloucester, all of which boasts of its own on-campus refectory, bar, library, teaching rooms, and accommodation so you'll find virtually everything you need without leaving the university. Ranked among the top 10 safest places to study, Gloucestershire is home to the stunning town of Cheltenham which has a variety of opportunities for cultural, athletic, and recreational activities, with over 45 local festivals each year and a great outdoor setting for hiking, mountain biking, and canoeing among others, there's an endless list of exciting things to do at Cheltenham.

University of Gloucestershire requires international students to demonstrate their English language proficiency through an acceptable score on an approved English language test like IELTS. If you do not meet this requirement, however, you may still apply to an INTO University of Gloucestershire Pathway program, the purpose of which is to prepare international students like you in academics and in the English language so that you may be able to integrate into the student life in UK, all while earning a university credit hours towards a degree program at University of Gloucestershire.

Pathway Programs

  • Park Campus, The Park, Cheltenham GL50 2RH, UK

    Academic English

    GBP 7,500 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that focus on the structure and use of the English language and dialects, speech, writing, and various aspects of the literatures and cultures of the English-speaking peoples.

  • Park Campus, The Park, Cheltenham GL50 2RH, UK


    GBP 11,995 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the general study of business, including the processes of interchanging goods and services (buying, selling and producing), business organization, and accounting as used in profit-making and nonprofit public and private institutions and agencies. The programs may prepare individuals to apply business principles and techniques in various occupational settings.

  • Park Campus, The Park, Cheltenham GL50 2RH, UK

    Computer Science

    A program that focuses on computer theory, computing problems and solutions, and the design of computer systems and user interfaces from a scientific perspective. Includes instruction in the principles of computational science, computer development and programming, and applications to a variety of end-use situations.

  • Park Campus, The Park, Cheltenham GL50 2RH, UK


    GBP 11,995 Tuition Fee

    A program in the applied visual arts that focuses on the general principles and techniques for effectively communicating ideas and information, and packaging products, in digital and other formats to business and consumer audiences, and that may prepare individuals in any of the applied art media.

  • Park Campus, The Park, Cheltenham GL50 2RH, UK

    Fine Arts

    GBP 12,495 Tuition Fee

    Any instructional program in fine arts and art studies not listed above.

  • Park Campus, The Park, Cheltenham GL50 2RH, UK

    Hospitality Management

    GBP 7,500 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals to manage travel-related enterprises and related convention and/or tour services. Includes instruction in travel agency management, tour arranging and planning, convention and event planning, travel industry operations and procedures, tourism marketing and promotion strategies, travel counseling, travel industry law, international and domestic operations, and travel and tourism policy.

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Admission Requirements

  • Minimum incoming IELTS 4.00


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    University of Gloucestershire was ranked #1 in the UK for student support, according to the 2015 International Student Barometer.


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            2003-2005, FdSc

            Great place to study with all the necessary facilites & committed staff

            Totally committed to bringing the best out of anyone who wants to study & grow where the tutors who are generous with their time to enter into meanigful & useful discussions. I found many had a very real appreaciation not just of the academic environment but also of the real world. This meant prepartation was targetted at acheiving your academic potential & also preparing you to transfer acquired skills into the work environment - Thanks