bpp university

Report
BPP UNIVERSITY
STUDY IN THE UK
May
2014
BPP
COLLEGE
BPP
UNIVERSITY
COLLEGE
BPP UNIVERSITY
UNIVERSITY
COLLEGE
ABOUT BPP UNIVERSITY
BPP was founded in 1976
BPP stands for Alan Brierley, Richard Price and
Charles Prior – the surnames of the three founders of
BPP Professional Education
BPP University is a UKBA Highly Trusted Sponsor
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BPP UNIVERSITY COLLEGE
WHY CHOOSE US?
In 2011, 93%* of our graduates were in employment within 6 months
The BPP group educates 80% of all FTSE companies
Over 500 organisations sponsor their employees to study with BPP
Our global clients include BAE Systems, Shell and Vodafone
In 2013, BPP University was the winner of the Education Investor Awards for
Higher Education Provider of the Year
BPP is the only triple platinum accredited ACCA provider in the world for its
face-to-face teaching, online tuition and learning materials
* Source: BPP University College’s Leavers Survey
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BPP UNIVERSITY COLLEGE
OUR LOCATIONS
London
Birmingham
Manchester
Leeds
Bristol
Abingdon (Oxfordshire)
BPP UNIVERSITY COLLEGE
BPP in the UK’s largest cities
Manchester
Leeds (Two learning centres)
Park Row - ACCA
Whitehall Quay – Law School
Birmingham
London (Six learning
centres in London)
City – Business School
Holborn – Law School
Waterloo
King’s Cross – ACCA
Shepherd’s Bush - ACCA,
SOFELS
Croydon – ACCA
Abingdon
Bristol
BPP UNIVERSITY COLLEGE
(Oxfordshire)
LOCATIONS
Manchester
Birmingham
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BPP UNIVERSITY COLLEGE
LOCATIONS
Leeds
Abingdon
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LOCATIONS
London
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Croydon
SCHOOLS
BPP University comprises of four schools:
BPP LAW SCHOOL
BPP BUSINESS
SCHOOL
BPP SCHOOL OF
FOUNDATION AND
ENGLISH LANGUAGE
STUDIES
BPP SCHOOL OF
HEALTH
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Preparation programmes – School of
Foundation and English Language Studies
—Pre-sessional English
—University Foundation Programme in Business
and Law
—University Foundation Programme in Health
Care
—Pre-Masters in Business and Law
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BPP BUSINESS SCHOOL
BPP Business School - located
in London’s financial district
Facilities at our
Business School
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WHY CHOOSE BPP BUSINESS SCHOOL?
BPP Business School programmes are available at a range of learning
centres including London, Birmingham, and Manchester
Gain work experience in the UK by studying our Academic and Career
Skills Work Placement module – available with all MSc Management
programmes and MSc International Marketing
Our programmes cover the core business and management
disciplines and let you specialise with a range of electives
Accelerated undergraduate degrees enabling you to graduate in as
little as 2 years
Three start dates – September, January and May
Taught by a mix of experienced professional practitioners and
academics
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PROGRAMMES
UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMMES
• International Extended Degree in Business Management with
pathways:
• BSc (Hons) Business Management
• BSc (Hons) Business Management with Finance
• BSc (Hons) Banking with Finance
• BSc (Hons) Professional Accounting
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PROGRAMMES
POSTGRADUATE PROGRAMMES
• Extended Masters Programme in Business with Pathways:
• MSc Management with Finance
• MSc Management with Finance and Financial Markets
• MSc Management with Project Management
• MSc Management with Tourism and Hospitality
• MSc International Marketing
• Academic and Career Skills Work Placement (available with
all MSc Management programmes and MSc International
Marketing
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PROGRAMMES
PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS
• ACCA
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ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: BSc (Three year)
English Language: IELTS score 6.5 or equivalent
Educational background
Three year
You should hold an equivalent to:
• GCSE Grade C in English and Maths
• 240+ UCAS points in A2 level, any subject
Students with an overall IELTS score of 6.0 will be considered but need
to register for our In-Sessional English Language programme
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ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: BSc (Two year)
English Language: IELTS score 7.0 (also for BSc (Hons) Banking and
Finance)
Educational background
Two year
You should hold an equivalent to:
• GCSE Grade B in English and Maths
• 300+ UCAS points with minimum of two B’s at A2 level
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ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: MSc
English Language
• IELTS 6.5 overall with no less than 6.5 in any subcomponent or equivalent
Educational background
You should hold an equivalent to
• An undergraduate degree – minimum 2:2 OR
• An acceptable professional qualification equivalent OR
• A pass in the Graduate Entry Examination OR
• An acceptable professional qualification equivalent such as the
CMI, ILM at level 6 or above
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ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: ACCA
English Language: IELTS score 5.5 in all components or equivalent
Educational background
Three year
You should hold an equivalent to:
• Two A levels and three GSCEs
Registration with ACCA on the ACCA route: www.accaglobal.com/en/student.html
(Possibility to apply for exemptions from ACCA)
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ACADEMIC AND CAREER SKILLS WORK
PLACEMENT
Available with Msc Management programmes and MSc International
Marketing
Gain valuable paid work experience in the UK
Work placement option costs an additional £2,500 on top of our
programme fees
Designed by business professionals to provide you with the key
employability skills that will make you stand out from the competition
Lasts 6 months
Subject to a successful interview
Develop your personal brand, and identify your own Unique Selling
Point and position in the employment market
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COMPANIES WE WORK WITH....
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Courses – Legal studies
—
International Foundation Certificate in legal studies
—
Undergraduate:
• LLB (Hons)
• LLB (Hons) Business Law
• LLB (Hons) with Psychology
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Postgraduate:
• LLM Comparative Commercial Law
• LLM Commercial Law
• LLM Financial Regulation and Compliance
• LLM International Business Law
• LLM Transnational Criminal Justice
• LLM International and Comparative Tax Law
• LLM Chinese Business and Investment Law
• LLM Islamic Finance and Business Law
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Professional Qualifications – applications through Law Cabs
• Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL)
• Legal Practice Certificate (LPC)
• Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC)
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A reputation for excellence
ThThe school of choice for over 5,500 law students each year
Teaching
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Practice facing degrees
Most of our tutors are professionally experienced or qualified – bringing real life scenarios to the
classroom
Focus is to ensure students leave BPP ready to go out and practice
Links with the legal profession
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27 of the leading law firms send their trainees exclusively to us for their legal training.
Why students choose BPP to start their career in Law
- Interaction with a mix of academic, judiciary and practitioners from various legal systems
- Access to our specialist legal careers service from before they start the course
- Meet eminent academics, officials, judges and practitioners through our guest speaker programme
- Participate in a unique learning environment designed by practitioners
- Study in London's financial and legal centre, just minutes from the Royal Courts of Justice
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BPPs Exclusive Clients
for the Law School
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Addleshaw Goddard
Bircham Dyson Bell *
Boodle Hatfield
Bristows
CMS Cameron McKenna
Davies Arnold Cooper *
Dechert
Dewey & LeBoeuf *
Eversheds*
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer *
Herbert Smith *
Hogan Lovells *
Jones Day *
Macfarlanes
Norton Rose
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Olswang
Reed Smith *
Reynolds Porter Chamberlain
Simmons & Simmons
Sidley Austin
SJ Berwin
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher &
Flom
Slaughter and May *
Stephenson Harwood
Squire Sanders Hammonds*
Taylor Wessing *
Travers Smith
Withers *
* Also GDL exclusive client
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BPP School of Health
— Higher Education Certificate in Health and
Social Care
— • Pathway to Higher Education Certificate
in Health
— Diploma to degree Nursing top-up
— • BSc (Hons) Psychology
— • Integrated Masters in Chiropractic
(MChiro
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APPLICATION PROCESS
How can I apply for my BPP programme?
Contact your local representative
For English Language, Pathway, Postgraduate, ACCA full-time programmes apply
using the online application form on bpp.com
For undergraduate programmes applications are made via UCAS
GDL & LPC: Apply via CAB (Central Applications Board) www.lawcabs.ac.uk
BPTC : Apply via Bar Standards Board www.barstandardsboard.org.uk/
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VISA & IMMIGRATION
Do I need a visa?
If you are a non-EU/EEA National you will need a visa that allows you
to study in the UK
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VISA & IMMIGRATION
What is a CAS?
CAS stands for Confirmation of Acceptance for Studies
Why do I need a CAS?
Before you can apply for permission to enter or remain in the UK under Tier 4 visa, BPP
must assign a confirmation of acceptance for studies (CAS) to you. This confirms that you
have been given an unconditional offer on a programme with a licensed Tier 4 sponsor.
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VISA & IMMIGRATION
How
can
I getanaunconditional
CAS?
You
must
obtain
offer from BPP University College
Complete the CAS (Confirmation of Acceptance for Studies) request form
Complete the UK History form
Copy of your current passport
Copies of Educational documents (qualifications achieved to date)
Meet English language requirements (i.e. IELTS)
Bank statement showing sufficient funds for maintenance and the remaining balance for the 1st
year fee
Once we have received your completed documents, we will issue you with a unique CAS
reference to apply for your visa
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VISA & IMMIGRATION (Financial requirements)
Tuition fees
Evidence that you have paid in full of your first year programme fees. ACCA: full payment for the
papers booked is required
Evidence that you have held any outstanding fees in your bank account for a continuous 28 day period
(bank statements dated no more than 1 month before the date of your application)
Maintenance (living expenses)
£1000 per month at BPP inner London campuses, £800 elsewhere
Are you eligible for the reduced maintenance requirement or must you show the higher level of funds?
Evidence that have held this amount of money for a 28 day period (bank statements as above)
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VISA & IMMIGRATION
The visa requirements that you must meet are likely to differ depending on which of the categories
applies to your current immigration status:
You are already in the UK with student immigration permission that you applied for before 31.03.09
You are already in the UK with Tier 4 student immigration permission
You are already in the UK with immigration permission under a different category
You are outside the UK and this is your first immigration application
Visa extension in the UK: If you hold a Tier 4 visa sponsored by institution you will most probably
have to put in your application BEFORE you will be able to register with BPP
New visa application: Obtain your visa before you travel to the UK and register
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VISA & IMMIGRATION
Important – You should read the Tier 4 Policy Guidance before completing your
Tier 4 application form
For more information -
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www.ukba.homeoffice.gov.uk/
OUR SERVICES FOR YOU
Careers Service
Available from day one, mock interviews, oneto-one consultations, CV workshops, networking
events…..
BPP Students’ Association
Student-led events cover sports, academic,
cultural activities. Some of our clubs include
International Students’ Society and BPP Film
Society….
International Student Advisors
Help with accommodation, provide additional
support for students with learning difficulties or
disabilities, help with finding local faith/prayer
services….
Personal tutors
Provide assistance and support should any
academic difficulties arise
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CONTACT US
Email
[email protected]
Telephone
+ 44 (0) 207 430 7065
UK visiting address
BPP House
Aldine Place
142-144 Uxbridge Road
London, W12 8AA
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