Who we are
University of Bradford International College offers pathway programmes for international students to prepare them for undergraduate and postgraduate studies in the UK.
We are an embedded college located on the main city campus at the University of Bradford. Our pathway programmes are designed to prepare you for your future university studies at the University of Bradford. It will improve your academic and English language skills to the level required to progress directly onto your chosen degree course.
Part of the City Campus, which is compact, self-contained, and located just minutes from the city centre, the college is ideally located to give you a university student experience from day one. Here you will be given the support and care that you need to adjust and succeed in your new life as a university student in the UK.
The college is run by Oxford International Education Group, a private education provider that has been delivering outstanding education for students from across the globe for 30 years.
The College Director's message
Meet Kevin Dunkerley, College Director of the University of Bradford International College (UBIC).
- Undergraduate and postgraduate degree options
- Full university student status from day one, with access to university facilities and services
- Direct continuation to chosen degree upon successful completion of the first stage/s
- English language support available throughout the entire programme
- One visa for the entire course duration
- Opportunity to live on-campus with UK and international students
What you can study
Our pathway programmes offer you various routes to a degree depending on your level of study, English language ability and subject area.
International Foundation Year (IFY)
A level 3 foundation year that is an equivalent qualification to A levels.
International Year Zero (IYZ)
The first year of a four-year integrated degree course.
International Year One (IY1)
Equivalent to your first year of study at undergraduate level.
International Incorporated Master's (IIM)
Offered over one or two terms, this programme is your route to a postgraduate degree.
The Green is the accommodation recommended by the University of Bradford to our students. It is easily accessible from university spaces such as the Students' Union and the library. It is also a short walk away from the city centre and local attractions. Facilities include Wi-Fi; onsite launderette fully fitted, well equipped kitchen/dining area, shared or en-suite shower room and well-furnished study bedroom. More information on accommodation.
On-campus accommodation for University of Bradford International College students is limited, so it is essential that you contact your local representative for more information at the time of application. Our staff are here to help you find accommodation including off-campus options.
We accept students worldwide. Below is a short list of region-specific academic entry requirements, you will also have to meet the English language requirements. These requirements are indicative only and subject to change.
If your region is not listed, please contact our Admissions team at email@example.com who would be happy to provide you with further information.
|Azerbaijan||Successful completion of Certificate of Complete Secondary Education with grade 3/5|
|Bahrain||Successful completion of General Secondary Education Certificate/شهادة الثانوية العامة (Thanawaya) with at least 60%|
|Bangladesh||Successful completion of the Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) with at least 50%|
|China||Successful completion of Senior Secondary School Graduation Certificate / 高中毕业证书 Senior 2 with a minimum of 70% or Senior 3 with below 60% or Vocational High School/Technical Secondary School with a minimum of 70% (inclusive of Mandarin)|
|Egypt||Successful completion Certificate of General Secondary Education/شهادة الدراسة الثانوية العامة with at least 50%|
|General Educational Development (GED) Exam||A minimum score of 155 in each of the 4 subjects|
|Ghana||Successful completion of the West African Senior School Certificate - to include 5 subjects at C6 (excluding native languages and vocational subjects)|
|Hong Kong||Successful completion of form 4 & 5 with an average of 40%|
|India||Successful completion of Indian School Certificate / Higher Secondary Certificate / Standard 12 with at least 45%|
|Indonesia||Successful completion of Ijazah - Sekolah Menengah Atas/Madrasah Aliyah (SMA/MA) (Certificate of Graduation from Academic/Islamic Secondary School) - with at least 60%|
|International Baccalaureate (IB)||A minimum of 20 points|
|Iran||Successful completion of High School Diploma / گواهينامه پايان تحصيلات دوره متوسطه / Certificate of Completion of Secondary Education with at least 14/20|
|Japan||Upper Secondary School Leaving Certificate / Kōtō Gakkō Sotsugyō Shōmei-sho - with minimum grade average of 2/5|
|Jordan||Certificate of General Secondary Education / شهادة الدراسة الثانوية العامة - with at least 50%|
|Kazakhstan||Oрта білім туралы аттестат (Certificate of Completed Secondary Education) - with at least 3/5|
|Korea||Successful completion of High School Diploma / 고등학교 졸업장 / 고등학교 과정 수료증 - with at least 60%|
|Kuwait||General Secondary Education Certificate / شهادة الدراسة الثانوية العامة (Thanawaya) - with at least 60%|
|Macau||Certificado de Ensino Secundario Complementar (Senior Secondary Graduation Certificate) - pass Form 5|
|Malaysia||SPM (Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia) (Malaysia Certificate of Education) - 3 passes with at least grade D or SPM School Form 5 Term 2 or Mid-Year transcript with 3 passes at grade D
or IB MYP 28 points with minimum grade 3 in each component
|Morocco||Attestation du Baccalauréat (شهادة البكالوريا) / Diplôme du Baccalauréat (شهادة البكالوريا) - with at least 11/20|
|Nepal||Higher Secondary Education Board Examination - with at least 50%|
|Nigeria||West African Senior School Certificate - with at least 5 subjects at C6 (excluding native languages and vocational subjects)|
|Oman||General Education Diploma / دبلوم التعليم العام - with at least 50%|
|Pakistan||Intermediate / Higher Secondary Certificate - with at least 45%|
|Taiwan||Senior High School Leaving Certificate / 高級中學畢業證書 - with Year 2 at 60% average/Year 3 at 55% average|
|Thailand||Certificate of Secondary Education / Maw 5 with at least 2.3/4.0|
|Ukraine||Aтестат про повну загальну середню освіту (Certificate of Complete General Secondary Education) - with at least 4/12|
|United Kingdom||5 GCSE/IGCSE at grades A*-E or Two GCE A levels (grades E) or Three GCE AS levels (grades D-E)|
|Vietnam||Successful completion of Upper Secondary School Graduation Diploma Grade 11 with GPA 6.0|
|Azerbaijan||Certificate or Diploma of Complete Secondary Education with grade 4/5|
|Bahrain||General Secondary Education Certificate/شهادة الثانوية العامة (Thanawaya) with at least 70%|
|Bangladesh||Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) with at least 65%|
|China||Successful completion of one year of higher level study or Graduation Certificate awarded below 60% or High School Middle 3 at 65%
Achieve the GaoKao with minimum 60%
|Egypt||Certificate of General Secondary Education/شهادة الدراسة الثانوية العامة with at least 60%|
|General Educational Development (GED) Exam||N/A|
|Ghana||Successful completion WAEC or Senior School Certificate with average grade 1-6 (A-C) in 5 or more subjects and successful completion of one year higher study|
|Hong Kong||Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education (HKDSE) / 香港中學文憑 with minimum levels 222|
|India||Indian School Certificate / Higher Secondary Certificate / Standard 12 with 50% average|
|Indonesia||Completion of SMA/SMU/SMK 3 average grade of 6.5 (70%) or Completion of SMA/SMU/SMK 3 plus one year of further study|
|International Baccalaureate (IB)||A minimum of 22 points|
|Iran||Pre-University Certificate / پیش دانشگاهی / Peeshdaneshgahe with at least 11/20|
|Japan||Successful completion of Kotogakko with grade average of 2.0|
|Jordan||Certificate of General Secondary Education / شهادة الدراسة الثانوية العامة with at least 60%|
|Kazakhstan||Diploma of Secondary Vocational Education with a minimum average of 4|
|Korea||Successful completion of High School Diploma / 고등학교 졸업장 / 고등학교 과정 수료증 with a minimum average of 4th grade or School Leaving Certificate with average of 80% or High School Graduation Equivalency Examination with 80%|
|Kuwait||General Secondary Education Certificate / شهادة الدراسة الثانوية العامة (Thanawaya) with at least 70%|
|Macau||Certificado de Ensino Secundario Complementar (Senior Secondary Graduation Certificate) - pass Form 6 with a minimum grade average of 60%|
|Malaysia||STPM (Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia) (Malaysia Higher School Certificate) with pass grades in relevant subjects or Matriculation with grades below 3.0)|
|Morocco||Attestation du Baccalauréat (شهادة البكالوريا) / Diplôme du Baccalauréat (شهادة البكالوريا) with at least 14/20|
|Nepal||Higher Secondary Education Board Examination with at least 55%|
|Nigeria||West African Senior School Certificate with average grades of B3 minimum|
|Oman||General Education Diploma / دبلوم التعليم العام with at least 65%|
|Pakistan||Intermediate / Higher Secondary Certificate with at least 55%|
|Taiwan||Senior High School Leaving Certificate / 高級中學畢業證書 with Year 2 at 75% average/Year 3 at 60% average|
|Thailand||Certificate of Secondary Education / Maw 6 with at least 2.5/4.0|
|Ukraine||Aтестат про повну загальну середню освіту (Certificate of Complete General Secondary Education) with at least 6/12|
|United Kingdom||Two GCE A levels (grades A *– D)
Three GCE A levels (grades D – E)
One GCE A level (grades A* – D) and two AS levels (A – D)
Three AS levels (grades A* – C)
Successful completion of a UK Foundation from a recognised institution
|Vietnam||Successful completion of Upper Secondary School Graduation Diploma grade 12 with GPA 6.0|
|Azerbaijan||Bakalavr Diplomu - with a minimum of 60%|
|Bahrain||Bachelor Degree -with a minimum 1.4/4.0|
|Bangladesh||Bachelor Degree (4 years) with a minimum of 40%|
|China||Chinese 3-year College Diploma in related subject area with 70%-74% or above or Chinese 4-year Bachelor degree below 75% or 3 years of 4 year Chinese degree with grade of 70%.|
|Egypt||Bachelor degree (from a University) Pass|
|General Educational Development (GED) Exam||N/A|
|Ghana||Higher National Diploma with over 70% or Bachelor degree with Third Class|
|Hong Kong||Associate Degree with 60% or above Degree with Third Class or diploma equivalent or Bachelors degree with GPA 2.4/4|
|India||Higher Diploma or Associate degree grades of 60% or GPA 2.7 or Successful completion of a Bachelor degree with a minimum of 40%|
|Indonesia||Bachelor Degree with GPA at least 2.0/4.0|
|International Baccalaureate (IB)||N/A|
|Iran||Bachelor Degree with at least 12/20|
|Japan||Recognised Bachelor Degree with GPA 2.2|
|Jordan||Bachelor Degree - pass below 2.5) or equivalent Diploma|
|Kazakhstan||Bachelor Degree or Specialist Diploma - pass with GPA below 3.25/5 or 65%|
|Korea||Successful completion of a Bachelor degree or level 5 Qualification or 3 or 4 year diploma equivalent|
|Kuwait||Bachelor Degree with a pass at below GPA 2.5/4.0 or an equivalent Diploma at 2.8/5|
|Macau||Completion of recognised Bachelor Degree: GPA 2.0|
|Malaysia||Bachelor Degree with Third class or equivalent Diploma|
|Morocco||Diplôme d'Écoles Nationales de Commerce et de Gestion, Licence / Licence d'Études Fondamentales / Licence Professionnelle, Diplôme du Cycle Normal or Diplôme d'Ingénieur d'État with a grade of 9-11/20|
|Nepal||Bachelor Degree (minimum 3 years) Pass|
|Nigeria||Higher National Diploma (HND) with a GPA of at least 2.5 or Bachelor Degree with Honours at Third Class|
|Oman||Bachelor Degree pass with at least 2.0/4.0|
|Pakistan||Bachelor Degree (4 years) pass below 55% or equivalent level Diploma|
|Taiwan||Bachelor Degree pass with Third Class or Advanced Diploma with at least 70%|
|Thailand||Bachelor Degree with a minimum average of 2.0|
|Ukraine||Bachelor degree or Specialist degree: 3/5 or 4/12 or Third class degree or equivalent|
|United Kingdom||Successful completion of a Bachelor Degree with Third class or above|
|Vietnam||Successful completion of college Diploma/Associate Degree with GPA 7.0 or 70% or above or Bachelor degree with below GPA 6.5 or Third class degree|
English Language Requirements
|IFY||IELTS 4.5 (With no skill below 4.0)|
|IYZ/IY1||IELTS 5.5 (With no skill below 5.5)|
|IIM 2 Term||IELTS 5.5 (With no skill below 5.5)|
|IIM 1 Term||IELTS 6.0 (With no skill below 5.5)|
How to apply
Applying to us is easy. Complete your online application form by clicking on the apply button.
To complete your online application, we will need the following:
- A copy of a valid passport
- A copy of your original qualification certificate and transcripts. Certified translation if applicable
- Any current & previous UK visas, CAS and copies of exit stamp. Please also include a copy of any previous visa refusal letters if previously studied in the UK
- A valid copy of IELTS or Pearson PTE if the score is at 5.5 or above. Only IELTS taken at UKVI approved centres can be used if the score is below 5.5 in any component.
Should you have any queries you are welcome to contact us by email via firstname.lastname@example.org
University of Bradford International College is operated by Oxford International Education Group in partnership with University of Bradford. Oxford International is a unique accredited education provider with an extensive portfolio that covers university pathway programmes, a comprehensive range of online academic and vocations courses through the OI Digital Institute and English language schools for adult and junior students in the UK, Canada and USA.