Are you from outside of mainland China?

You can find more information through Kaplan International Pathwaysour trusted education partner for applications and admissions to the International Foundation Programme.

Learn the academic skills you need for an undergraduate degree while focusing on arts and humanities.

Arts and Humanities pathway

How to apply

Programme structure

In class

  • Minimum 15 class hours per week
  • Lectures, tutorials, workshops*
  • Classes held between Monday and Friday, 9:00 am and 6:00 pm

* You might also receive some teaching online.

Independent study

  • Access to subject-specific libraries
  • Access to tutors and academics during their office hours
  • Access to Blackboard, the University’s online learning environment

You can find detailed information about units, contact hours and programme structure on our online unit catalogue. Your subject units will be allocated based upon your intended degree, and your English units will be allocated based on your IELTS level.

Progression to an undergraduate degree

This pathway prepares you for degree studies related to:

  • Anthropology
  • English
  • Classical Studies
  • Film and Television
  • History
  • Philosophy
  • Theatre and Film

Find out more about progression to an undergraduate degree and see the prospectus for undergraduate courses offered at the University of Bristol.

Entry requirements

Find out the entry requirements for this pathway.

Course dates

The programme runs from September to May. This is split into two teaching blocks with holiday periods in between.

Have a look at our fees and dates page for details.

How much does it cost?

Find out about the course fees and additional costs for academic year 2022/23 on the fees and dates page.

Read our policies

Find important information about admissions policies on the online programme finder.

Ask a question

  • Contact mainland China:

Email: ifp-china@bristol.ac.uk
Phone: 00 8610 8515 1899

  • Contact from outside mainland China:

Please fill out a contact form.

  • For questions about Dentistry

Email: fohs-ifp@bristol.ac.uk

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