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University of Worcester International College

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

Worcester, UK

Study in Worcester!


Historical British City


Worcester is a beautiful and historic cathedral city offering a unique combination of small-town charm and big-city sophistication. Renowned for its captivating history and colourful culture, the compact city centre is brimming with riverside cafes and bars, stylish shops, museums, theatres and plenty of live cultural events. Plus, it’s only 45 minutes to Birmingham and 2 hours to London!


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Global student satisfaction

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courses at University of Worcester that received 100% student satisfaction

University of Worcester expertise:

To find out more about the study options offered at University of Worcester, click your chosen pathway below.

Art and Design

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The Institute of Humanities & Creative Arts is home to 2,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students, researchers and academic staff. As an academic community, we aim to value individuals and to work in ways that encourage friendliness and generosity. We are ambitious in our achievements and their impact upon individuals’ lives and career prospects.

Business and Law

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Business

Worcester Business School is an approved Chartered Management Institute Centre and a member of the Chartered Association of Business Schools, the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD) and the Network of International Business Schools (NIBS).

We work closely with organisations and businesses across the region including our partners in regional development at Worcestershire Local Enterprise Partnership and Herefordshire and Worcestershire Chamber of Commerce and the Federation of Small Businesses.

Law

Our Law programmes are all designed to produce employable, successful, commercially aware graduates who make a meaningful contribution to society.

The teaching team is made up of barristers, solicitors and legal academics with a range of research interests and professional experience. All the team are highly experienced lecturers and active researchers in their areas.

Students in the School of Law will be taught by lecturers who are not only experienced and highly motivated teachers but also legal academic experts in their fields.

Computing

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When you study computing, you're in demand and have brilliant career prospects. On our computing degree, we teach the skills employers want - and you can develop them in a range of computing areas, tailoring your choice of modules to suit your interests and ambitions. Anything from web design, programming and information systems to games development, drone technology and e-business.You can also work on live client projects through our Media Lab software consultancy, develop your leadership and management skills, and even start up your own business through our Business School's Incubator. We also offer placement opportunities with companies such as Bosch, IBM and Clearview, and you can present your final year project to industry representatives at our annual Computing Showcase.

Education

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We are one of the country’s major providers of education, training and research for the children’s workforce.

Founded in 1946 as a teacher training college, the University of Worcester has been training inspirational teachers for over 70 years. The Institute of Education has built on this legacy to develop a reputation for the highest quality provision, partnership working and delivery.

We place a great value on the individual, and creating a friendly and supportive environment in which to work and learn. This approach has allowed us to develop a programme of high quality courses, school support services and research.

Healthcare

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There is an ever-growing need for versatile, adaptable and skilled health and social care professionals. An ageing population with evolving needs, coupled with an expanding range of services being provided in the community and people’s homes, means that roles and practices within health and social care are undergoing rapid change.

This course has been carefully designed to equip you with the necessary skills, abilities and knowledge to thrive in health and social care and make a positive change for good.

You’ll study all aspects of the profession from a holistic standpoint, including critical issues in the care of people at every stage of life, as well as covering policies and trends, and social and psychological approaches to care.

You will graduate with the knowledge, understanding and core skills to pursue a wide range of careers in a variety of health and social care settings.

Humanities

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Humanities at Worcester encompasses subject areas including English, Media and Culture, History, Sociology, Politics, Law and Criminology.

As an academic community, we are ambitious for our achievements and their impact upon individuals’ lives and career prospects. We place a great value on the individual, and creating a friendly and supportive environment in which to work and learn.

By sharing our academic work and collaboration with partners, we aim to make a distinctive contribution to public life in the region, and to international knowledge in our academic subjects. Dynamic interaction with associated professional worlds underpins the day-to-day environment in which learning, teaching and research take place.

Maths

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The School of Science and the Environment has a strong mix of academics with a high degree of professional and personal experience, enabling you to get the most out of your programme. Our Mathematics staff have expertise in Bayesian Dynamic Generalised Linear Modelling, Statistical Modelling in Sport, Statistics Education, Combinatorial Optimisation, Evolutionary Computation, Sports Scheduling and Mathematical Modelling.

Media

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At Worcester, you will explore the power of media from different perspectives, helping you to understand more about cultural contexts and how these relate and impact upon you and wider society.

You will discover how the media operates, developing your own thoughts and ideas on topics as significant and diverse as Gender, War, Pornography, Green Media, Music, Film, Television and Internet Cultures.

Performance

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Our sports performance programme supports sporting excellence and develops elite sport at Worcester.

To achieve these aims we work closely with the Students' Union and our performance teams regularly compete at the top levels of BUCS competitions.

We have performance teams in the following sports:
- Badminton
- Basketball
- Cricket
- Football
- Hockey
- Netball
- Rowing
- Men's Rugby
- Women's Rugby

Athletes who are part of performance programme squads have access to provision which aims to support athletes and teams in achieving their goals. This provision includes; coaching, strength and conditioning, fitness testing, sports therapy clinics, access to ice baths and recovery sessions and performance playing kit.

Psychology

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Studying Psychology at Worcester opens up a world of possibilities. From Forensic to Educational or Business Psychology, there’s a fascinating array of pathways available.

Our expert staff are not only excellent teachers, they are also high quality practitioners in their own right, undertaking wide ranging research and consultancy work in the field. At Worcester, our teaching and research always seeks to achieve real life benefits.

Our courses are accredited by the British Psychological Society, and form the ideal basis for chartered membership - essential if you wish to pursue a career in psychology.

Sciences

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Science and the Environment at Worcester encompasses subject areas including Archaeology, Biochemistry, Biology (including Animal Biology and Human Biology), Biomedical Science, Forensic and Applied Biology, Geography (including Human Geography and Physical Geography), Human Nutrition and Pharmacology.

We offer top quality degrees in a friendly and supportive environment, using modern approaches to learning and teaching.

From sustainability to crime scene analysis, our world-leading research focuses on today’s key challenges. Working in collaboration with different disciplines and with other universities, private industry and the public sector, our research is a means to achieve real-life benefits.

Sport

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The University of Worcester has a proven record of excellence in the field of sport and exercise science, with plenty to offer anyone who has an enthusiasm for sport, exercise and health.

We have a multi-purpose indoor sports centre, two floodlit synthetic pitches, an exercise physiology suite, two further sports science laboratories, nutrition laboratory, teaching rooms, gymnasium and dance studio. Recent major developments have seen the introduction of the award-winning Riverside Building and the 2,000 seat Worcester Arena.

Our innovative Motion and Performance Centre is situated on the St John's campus has expertise in a wide range of areas, ranging from Physical Activity, Exercise and Health to Biomechanics and Sport and Exercise Physiology.

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Pathway programmes

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The University of Worcester International College offers a variety of pathway programmes that will get you into your dream course. 

- Undergraduate Foundation programme
- International Year 1
- Pre-Masters
- English Pre-Sessional

Duration

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Course duration will depend on your chosen pathway programme as well as your study area.

Foundation programme: 1 year Foundation + 3 years degree studies
International Year One: 1 year International Year One + 2 years degree studies
Pre-Masters: 1-2 semesters Pre-Masters + 1 year Masters studies
English Pre-Sessional: 6 or 10 weeks English Language + course of your choice.
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