I heard that students are required to complete a pathway course before entering a UK university. Does this apply to my studying at BUV? How long does the course take and how much does it cost? Are there any entry requirements regarding my academic performance and English proficiency? - British University Vietnam (BUV) - The first QS 5-star university in Vietnam
I heard that students are required to complete a pathway course before entering a UK university. Does this apply to my studying at BUV? How long does the course take and how much does it cost? Are there any entry requirements regarding my academic performance and English proficiency?

I heard that students are required to complete a pathway course before entering a UK university. Does this apply to my studying at BUV? How long does the course take and how much does it cost? Are there any entry requirements regarding my academic performance and English proficiency?

Dec 07, 2021

I heard that students are required to complete a pathway course before entering a UK university. Does this apply to my studying at BUV? How long does the course take and how much does it cost? Are there any entry requirements regarding my academic performance and English proficiency? 08:17:43

Per the admission standards of universities under the British education system, a student shall be considered for direct entry to qualifications where he or she has satisfied the following requirements:
English proficiency: an IELTS score of 6.0+ (no skills under 5.5), a TOEFL (IBT) score of 87 (no skill below: Listening 17, Speaking 20, Reading 18, and Writing 17) or an equivalent AND one of the following conditions:

  • An A-level certificate (GCE/VCE) or
  • An access programme passed at the required QAA-recognised standard for entry to Higher Education
  • International Baccalaureate diploma with a minimum of 24 points, English at 4 points
  • European Baccalaureate diploma with at least 60 percent overall, English at 60 percent

If you are in Year 12 and your English level is below IELTS 6.0 (or at least one skill is below 5.5), you will
have to take a Placement Test for prepatory English classes.
The duration of such a course depends on your chosen major, as BUV is currently teaching per programmes of both Staffordshire University and the University of London. The Pathway programme of Staffordshire University shall last for six weeks, while the duration of that of the University of London shall be 20 teaching weeks. The tuition fee of the Pathway programmes taught at BUV of Staffordshire University and the University of London are VND 79,688,000 and VND 169,197,000, respectively. Please contact +84 (221) 6 250 250 or visit BUV’s website at www.buv.edu.vn for more information.

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