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Bournemouth Business School International

Prospectus 2013-2014

International Education & Training www.bbsi.co.uk Accredited by the

BRITISH COUNCIL for the teaching of English


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BBSI Mission Statement

Accredited by the

BRITISH COUNCIL for the teaching of English

BBSI is dedicated to developing and delivering courses in English language and professional skills for international adult students. Our focus is on preparing our students either for their future careers or for further study in the UK, where English is a key requirement. Our aim is to offer our education and training in a professional and stimulating environment that provides the learner with the best possible support to achieve their goals. Our team of dedicated staff is committed to ensuring all aspects of life at BBSI meet students’ expectations.

Introduction to BBSI BBSI offers training in a range of academic subjects in the medium of English. Courses include University Foundation, Pre-Masters, and a variety of Vocational and Corporate training programmes. Our university placement service provides assistance in applying to a choice of UK universities. BBSI is certified with the National Quality Assurance ISO 9001 standard. BBSI is also accredited by the British Council for the teaching of English and is a member of English UK, Business English UK and IALC. BBSI holds an NCFE Investing In Quality (IIQ) Licence for its specialised English courses. NCFE accreditation provides assurance that the content of a training course is of a high standard and meets the rigorous standards of a national awarding organisation. Bournemouth University recognises all BBSI University Foundation courses. Successful completion meets the requirements for access to a range of UK university undergraduate courses. Additionally, BBSI is an Authorised Preparation Centre for certain Cambridge English examinations, and is an Approved Training Centre for the Chartered Management Institute.

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The ‘BBSI Experience’

BBSI was founded in 1992 and occupies 3 prominent Victorian buildings in the centre of Bournemouth, a beautiful seaside resort on the south coast of England. BBSI offers courses all year round in English language and a variety of popular academic and business related subjects. In addition to studying specialised subjects, students can study for a range of academic and professional qualifications. A variety of courses is available in each of the following categories:

English Language courses (including exam preparation courses) Business English courses Vocational courses University Foundation courses (including the BBSI University Placement Service) Pre-Masters courses (including the BBSI University Placement Service) Summer courses Corporate Training courses

Facilities. BBSI has 23 classrooms, with either interactive

Smartboard™, DVD, digital or CD equipment. School capacity is around 300 students. All classes have a maximum of 14 students. School facilities include: 2 fully networked IT rooms WiFi access throughout the school lending & reference library garden & patio area parking areas for bicycles student common room with satellite TV & refreshment facilities

Social Programme. BBSI offers a selection of leisure, sports and social activities, designed to appeal to the majority of students, both during the week and at the weekends. In planning the social programme, full account is taken of the cultural differences between life in England and in students’ home countries. The school also provides information about events and activities which are run by other organisations within the area. For activities that incur entry fees and transportation costs, a charge will be made. Other events may be free of charge. BBSI social programme events typically include: museum visits day trips (to London, Bath, Oxford & elsewhere) cultural excursions ice-skating sporting events student parties skills workshops coffee & conversation club (weekly) film club lectures on topics of cultural interest

Student Welfare. BBSI staff have experience and understanding of the many different welfare and cultural needs of international students, and staff have appropriate qualifications and training in welfare. Our policy is to provide and maintain a safe and healthy environment for study. Welfare staff are available throughout normal school opening hours, and emergency staff are contactable at weekends and overnight. Additionally, a personal safety guide for international students is available from the British Council at www.educationuk.org, and UKCISA provides very helpful advice for students at www.ukcisa.org.uk.

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Location BBSI is in the centre of the beautiful resort of Bournemouth on the south coast of England, within easy reach of all amenities. The surrounding countryside is lovely, and the relaxed, friendly and personal atmosphere at BBSI provides a central facility where students can base both the academic and social structures of their lives.

Bournemouth

Bournemouth is a holiday town with a reputation for being sophisticated and vibrant. The town is a regional centre for commerce, with 2 universities, and is a unique and popular place in which to live and study throughout the year. There is plenty of nightlife with a wide range of quality entertainment, including cinemas, concerts, theatres, night clubs, bars and restaurants. Bournemouth is famous for its 7 miles of sandy beaches, parks and gardens, and its cosmopolitan atmosphere. Bournemouth International Airport has daily flights to numerous European destinations and there are daily sea ferries from Poole to France and the Channel Islands.

Surrounding Area

The coastal area to the west of Bournemouth is a designated World Heritage Site. Nearby lies the ancient port of Poole, situated within a vast natural harbour. Poole provides access to wildlife, deserted islands and beautiful landscapes. It is also one of the busiest and most exciting places in the UK to practise water sports. To the east lies Christchurch, in a picturesque setting at the estuaries of 2 rivers. The town has a charming medieval atmosphere and is dominated by its ancient priory.

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Travel Details

Bournemouth is less than 2 hours’ travelling time from London by train. On their first morning at BBSI, students are welcomed to the school and are provided with an appreciation of local services and amenities. Transport facilities are explained, including bus routes between BBSI and the residential areas where our homestay accommodation is located. Most bus journeys in and around Bournemouth take between 10 and 20 minutes.

Travel Times

Express Coach

From London Heathrow Airport: From London Gatwick Airport: From London Stansted Airport: From Portsmouth Ferry Terminal:

Beach Bournemouth

2 hours 24 minutes 3 hours 30 minutes 4 hours 1 hour 20 minutes

Rail

From London Waterloo Station: 1 hour 40 minutes From Southampton Airport Station: 38 minutes

Road

From London Heathrow Airport: From London Gatwick Airport: From Southampton Airport: From Bournemouth Airport:

Transfer to Bournemouth

1 hour 30 minutes 2 hours 30 minutes 15 minutes

We offer a transfer service from airports, seaports, rail and coach stations to take students directly to their accommodation. Bournemouth

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Accommodation While you study in Bournemouth, it is important that you have somewhere safe and comfortable to live. The right environment will enable you to mix with as many native speakers of English as possible, and absorb local culture in your everyday activities. BBSI offers various accommodation options, designed to meet students’ personal requirements.

Standard Homestay Accommodation. BBSI standard homestay provides a single bedroom/study which is available

on a part-board basis (breakfast and evening meal Monday-Friday and all meals at weekends), on a bed & breakfast basis, or on a self-catering basis. Most rooms have internet connection. All homestays are inspected regularly to ensure that high standards of comfort, cleanliness, safety and catering are met and maintained.

Executive Homestay Accommodation. BBSI executive homestay provides a more luxurious standard of single

bedroom/study with ensuite or private bathroom facilities and internet connection. Executive homestay is available on a part-board basis (breakfast and evening meal Monday-Friday and all meals at weekends), on a bed & breakfast basis, or on a self-catering basis. All homestays are inspected regularly to ensure that high standards of comfort, cleanliness, safety and catering are met and maintained.

Residential Accommodation. BBSI organises both student-style self-catering residential stays and hotel-style residential stays. Breakfast and dinner can also be arranged at some hotel-style residences as an option. Fees vary according to location and room-type, and are published on the BBSI website at www.bbsi.co.uk. Guest Houses & Hotels. BBSI can recommend several small, friendly guest houses, or hotels, close to the school to suit all budgets. Rooms are generally available with or without private bathrooms. Breakfast and dinner are also available as an option.

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Academic Summary Teaching Methodology

BBSI’s aim is to develop students’ language within real-life contexts on all courses. In General English courses, the emphasis is on improving communication across all 4 skills (reading, writing, speaking and listening). These courses offer a blended learning approach. Classroom teaching includes the use of a Virtual Learning platform that allows students the flexibility to access a wide range of activities to meet their needs and interests, both in school and at home. It also allows BBSI teachers to closely monitor progress and to provide targeted work to challenge students and to personalise learning. On specialised courses, students learn about key concepts and theories within their subject through the medium of English. Students are able to focus on learning the terms, study skills and communication skills that will help them, whether in their career or in higher education. There is a strong emphasis on learner independence, which involves the students in research and collaboration tasks outside the classroom. Those who choose to progress to university have the advantage of academic language skills, as well as specific knowledge about their subject to put them ahead of their peers.

Academic Staff

The emphasis at BBSI is on high-quality professional teaching. We employ full-time native-speaker teachers, as well as part-time teachers and freelance specialists. Our policy is to recruit experienced individuals with at least a first degree, plus an ELT teaching certificate or diploma and appropriate experience, in accordance with the British Council accreditation scheme, AccreditationUK. Specialist teachers normally also have appropriate professional qualifications and experience in their respective fields.

Academic Progress Monitoring, Reporting & Assessment

Students take an entry test on arrival at BBSI and are then placed in appropriate classes. Academic achievement is assessed by means of continuous assessment. During their course, students are set a range of course work to assess their progress and understanding, including essays, reports, meeting role-plays, spread-sheets, presentations and academic assignments. We ensure high academic standards and the allocation of an appropriate final grade on all BBSI awards. Student tutorials are an important part of the feedback process, so students are aware of the progress they are making, and how best to improve.

BBSI Awards

BBSI is a holder of the NCFE Investing in Quality (IIQ) licence. The IIQ is designed to give formal recognition to our bespoke education and training provision, which is regarded by Ofqual to be ‘non-regulated’ provision and therefore not included in the Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF) or National Qualifications Framework (NQF). All students receive a BBSI award on successful completion of their course.

External Awards

Students who achieve a BBSI Vocational, University Foundation or Pre-Masters Higher-Certificate, Diploma, or Extended Diploma, will also receive certification from the national awarding body, NCFE. This also applies to students who successfully pass the full 8-week Communication & Business Skills course. For further information regarding NCFE, please see page 56, or refer to www.ncfe.org.uk for full details.

Academic Timetables

Lessons are timetabled Monday to Friday, in sessions of two 45-minute lessons, within the study periods detailed in the table opposite. Students receive a personal timetable on arrival at BBSI, and class times are published weekly within the school.

Class Size

School Opens 0815 Session 1

0900-1030 Break

Session 2

1045-1215 Lunch Break

Session 3

1315-1445 Break

Session 4

1500-1630

School Closes 1700

All classes have a maximum size of 14 students.

Additional Fees

Fees for external examinations are not included in the BBSI course fees but are published on our website. All books and materials are included in the General English, Business English or Summer course fees. However, a book fee is charged per term or part-term for the Vocational, University Foundation and Pre-Masters courses.

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GRADING

GRADE RESULTS

SKILLS & ABILITIES

ATTENDANCE

FOUNDATION TARGETS

DISTINCTION

80% & above

high level of communication and fluency of expression; ability to express complex concepts and knowledge within a chosen field, plus a range of other academic disciplines; ability to study independently at graduate level

90% minimum

Foundation grade sought by top universities

CREDIT

65-79 %

sound level of communication skills; ability to express concepts and knowledge within a chosen field; ability to study independently at graduate level

90% minimum

70% sought by most UK universities

PASS

50-64 %

ability to communicate clearly and to express concepts and knowledge within a chosen field; ability to study at graduate level

80% minimum

FAIL

below 49 %

70% or below


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Entry Level & Progress Chart Chart indicates minimum CEFR and IELTS equivalent entry levels. The symbol > indicates a range of entry levels. All courses are available year-round, with the exception of the summer courses, which are available 30 June-22 August 2014. CEFR

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English Language Courses (Year-round) General English [20, 24 & 30-lesson programmes (GE 20, GE 24 & GE 30)]

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CERTIFICATE & HIGHER-CERTIFICATE COURSES (Year-round Vocational & Pre-Masters)

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DIPLOMA COURSES (Year-round Vocational, University Foundation & Pre-Masters)

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EXTENDED DIPLOMA COURSES (Year-round Vocational, University Foundation & Pre-Masters)

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Potential students wishing to assess their current English language level, should access www.bbsi.co.uk and undertake the BBSI On-Line English Language Test. If submitted to BBSI, individuals will be notified without delay regarding their ability to study their chosen training programme.

Management/Management & Business Skills >

Legal Studies/Legal Studies & Business Skills

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Course Finder

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Course BBSI Award

Minimum English Entry Level

Lessons/Hours Weekly ‘

Course Entry Duration

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English Language Courses General English GE 20 Certificate GE 24 Certificate GE 30 Certificate GE 40 Certificate

CEFR A2 CEFR A2 CEFR A2 CEFR B2

20 l / 15 h 24 l / 18 h 30 l / 22.5 h 40 l / 30 h

1-50 weeks 1-50 weeks 1-50 weeks 1-50 weeks

every Monday* every Monday* every Monday* every Monday*

10 10 10 10

English & IELTS [Academic] Preparation EIP 30 Certificate EIP 40 Certificate

CEFR B1 CEFR B1

30 l / 22.5 h 40 l / 30 h

1-50 weeks 1-50 weeks

every Monday* every Monday*

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BUSINESS English Courses Communication & Business Skills CBS Certificate

CEFR B2

34 l / 25.5 h

4-8 weeks

year-round^*

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English For Business EFB

CEFR B2

30 l / 22.5 h

1-16 weeks

year-round*

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VOCATIONAL COURSES Management & Business Administration (VMB) C-VMB Certificate CEFR B2 34 l / 25.5 h HC-VMB Higher-Certificate CEFR B2 34 l / 25.5 h D-VMB Diploma CEFR B2 34 l / 25.5 h ED-VMB Extended Diploma CEFR B1 34 l / 25.5 h

Certificate

4-15 weeks 16-23 weeks 24 weeks 28-50 weeks

year-round* year-round* year-round* year-round*

16 16 16 16

Marketing, Advertising & Public Relations (VMP) C-VMP Certificate HC-VMP Higher-Certificate D-VMP Diploma ED-VMP Extended Diploma

34 l / 25.5 h 34 l / 25.5 h 34 l / 25.5 h 34 l / 25.5 h

4-15 weeks 16-23 weeks 24 weeks 28-50 weeks

year-round* year-round* year-round* year-round*

18 18 18 18

Finance & Financial Services (VFS) C-VFS Certificate CEFR B2 34 l / 25.5 h HC-VFS Higher-Certificate CEFR B2 34 l / 25.5 h D-VFS Diploma CEFR B2 34 l / 25.5 h ED-VFS Extended Diploma CEFR B1 34 l / 25.5 h

4-15 weeks 16-23 weeks 24 weeks 28-50 weeks

year-round* year-round* year-round* year-round*

20 20 20 20

Hospitality Management & Tourism (VHT) C-VHT Certificate HC-VHT Higher-Certificate D-VHT Diploma ED-VHT Extended Diploma

CEFR B2 CEFR B2 CEFR B2 CEFR B1

34 l / 25.5 h 34 l / 25.5 h 34 l / 25.5 h 34 l / 25.5 h

4-15 weeks 16-23 weeks 24 weeks 28-50 weeks

year-round* year-round* year-round* year-round*

22 22 22 22

Legal Studies (VLS) C-VLS HC-VLS D-VLS ED-VLS

Certificate Higher-Certificate Diploma Extended Diploma

CEFR B2 CEFR B2 CEFR B2 CEFR B1

34 l / 25.5 h 34 l / 25.5 h 34 l / 25.5 h 34 l / 25.5 h

4-15 weeks 16-23 weeks 24 weeks 28-50 weeks

year-round* year-round* year-round* year-round*

24 24 24 24

Science, Mathematics & IT (VMT) C-VMT Certificate HC-VMT Higher-Certificate D-VMT Diploma ED-VMT Extended Diploma

CEFR B2 CEFR B2 CEFR B2 CEFR B1

34 l / 25.5 h 34 l / 25.5 h 34 l / 25.5 h 34 l / 25.5 h

4-15 weeks 16-23 weeks 24 weeks 28-50 weeks

year-round* year-round* year-round* year-round*

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UNIVERSITY FOUNDATION COURSES Management & Business Administration (UMB) C-UMB Certificate HC-UMB Higher-Certificate D-UMB Diploma ED-UMB Extended Diploma

CEFR B2 CEFR B2 CEFR B2 CEFR B1

34 l / 25.5 h 34 l / 25.5 h 34 l / 25.5 h 34 l / 25.5 h

4-15 weeks 16-23 weeks 24 weeks 28-50 weeks

year-round* year-round* year-round* year-round*

28 28 28 28

Marketing, Advertising & Public Relations (UMP) C-UMP Certificate HC-UMP Higher-Certificate D-UMP Diploma ED-UMP Extended Diploma

CEFR B2 CEFR B2 CEFR B2 CEFR B1

34 l / 25.5 h 34 l / 25.5 h 34 l / 25.5 h 34 l / 25.5 h

4-15 weeks 16-23 weeks 24 weeks 28-50 weeks

year-round* year-round* year-round* year-round*

30 30 30 30

Finance & Financial Services (UFS) C-UFS Certificate HC-UFS Higher-Certificate D-UFS Diploma ED-UFS Extended Diploma

CEFR B2 CEFR B2 CEFR B2 CEFR B1

34 l / 25.5 h 34 l / 25.5 h 34 l / 25.5 h 34 l / 25.5 h

4-15 weeks 16-23 weeks 24 weeks 28-50 weeks

year-round* year-round* year-round* year-round*

32 32 32 32

Hospitality Management & Tourism (UHT) C-UHT Certificate HC-UHT Higher-Certificate D-UHT Diploma ED-UHT Extended Diploma

CEFR B2 CEFR B2 CEFR B2 CEFR B1

34 l / 25.5 h 34 l / 25.5 h 34 l / 25.5 h 34 l / 25.5 h

4-15 weeks 16-23 weeks 24 weeks 28-50 weeks

year-round* year-round* year-round* year-round*

34 34 34 34

CEFR B2 CEFR B2 CEFR B2 CEFR B1


Course BBSI Award

Minimum English Entry Level

Lessons/Hours Weekly ‘

Course Entry Duration

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Legal Studies (ULS) C-ULS HC-ULS D-ULS ED-ULS

Certificate Higher-Certificate Diploma Extended Diploma

CEFR B2 CEFR B2 CEFR B2 CEFR B1

34 l / 25.5 h 34 l / 25.5 h 34 l / 25.5 h 34 l / 25.5 h

4-15 weeks 16-23 weeks 24 weeks 28-50 weeks

year-round* year-round* year-round* year-round*

36 36 36 36

Science, Mathematics & IT (UMT) C-UMT Certificate HC-UMT Higher-Certificate D-UMT Diploma ED-UMT Extended Diploma

CEFR B2 CEFR B2 CEFR B2 CEFR B1

34 l / 25.5 h 34 l / 25.5 h 34 l / 25.5 h 34 l / 25.5 h

4-15 weeks 16-23 weeks 24 weeks 28-50 weeks

year-round* year-round* year-round* year-round*

38 38 38 38

PRE-MASTERS COURSES Management & Business Administration (PMB) C-PMB Certificate HC-PMB Higher-Certificate D-PMB Diploma ED-PMB Extended Diploma

CEFR B2 CEFR B2 CEFR B2 CEFR B1

34 l / 25.5 h 34 l / 25.5 h 34 l / 25.5 h 34 l / 25.5 h

4-15 weeks 16-23 weeks 24 weeks 28-50 weeks

year-round* year-round* year-round* year-round*

40 40 40 40

Marketing, Advertising & Public Relations (PMP) C-PMP Certificate HC-PMP Higher-Certificate D-PMP Diploma ED-PMP Extended Diploma

CEFR B2 CEFR B2 CEFR B2 CEFR B1

34 l / 25.5 h 34 l / 25.5 h 34 l / 25.5 h 34 l / 25.5 h

4-15 weeks 16-23 weeks 24 weeks 28-50 weeks

year-round* year-round* year-round* year-round*

42 42 42 42

Finance & Financial Services (PFS) C-PFS Certificate CEFR B2 34 l / 25.5 h 4-15 weeks year-round* HC-PFS Higher-Certificate CEFR B2 34 l / 25.5 h 16-23 weeks year-round* D-PFS Diploma CEFR B2 34 l / 25.5 h 24 weeks year-round* ED-PFS Extended Diploma CEFR B1 34 l / 25.5 h 28-50 weeks year-round*

44 44 44 44

Hospitality Management & Tourism (PHT) C-PHT Certificate HC-PHT Higher-Certificate D-PHT Diploma ED-PHT Extended Diploma

CEFR B2 CEFR B2 CEFR B2 CEFR B1

34 l / 25.5 h 34 l / 25.5 h 34 l / 25.5 h 34 l / 25.5 h

4-15 weeks 16-23 weeks 24 weeks 28-50 weeks

year-round* year-round* year-round* year-round*

46 46 46 46

Legal Studies (PLS) C-PLS HC-PLS D-PLS ED-PLS

Certificate Higher-Certificate Diploma Extended Diploma

CEFR B2 CEFR B2 CEFR B2 CEFR B1

34 l / 25.5 h 34 l / 25.5 h 34 l / 25.5 h 34 l / 25.5 h

4-15 weeks 16-23 weeks 24 weeks 28-50 weeks

year-round* year-round* year-round* year-round*

48 48 48 48

Science, Mathematics & IT (PMT) C-PMT Certificate HC-PMT Higher-Certificate D-PMT Diploma ED-PMT Extended Diploma

CEFR B2 CEFR B2 CEFR B2 CEFR B1

34 l / 25.5 h 34 l / 25.5 h 34 l / 25.5 h 34 l / 25.5 h

4-15 weeks 16-23 weeks 24 weeks 28-50 weeks

year-round* year-round* year-round* year-round*

50 50 50 50

CORPORATE TRAINING COURSES

by arrangement

SUMMER COURSES (30 June - 22 August 2014) General English GE 20 Certificate GE 24 Certificate GE 30 Certificate GE 40 Certificate

CEFR A2 CEFR A2 CEFR A2 CEFR B2

20 l / 15 h 24 l / 18 h 30 l / 22.5 h 40 l / 30 h

1-50 weeks 1-50 weeks 1-50 weeks 1-50 weeks

every Monday*§ 67 every Monday*§ 67 every Monday*§ 67 every Monday*§ 67

English & IELTS [Academic] Preparation EIP 30 Certificate EIP 40 Certificate

CEFR B1 CEFR B1

30 l / 22.5 h 40 l / 30 h

1-50 weeks 1-50 weeks

every Monday*§ 67 every Monday*§ 67

Communication & Business Skills CBS Certificate

CEFR B2

34 l / 25.5 h

4-8 weeks

every Monday*§ 68

English for Business EFB

Certificate

CEFR B2

30 l / 22.5 h

1-16 weeks

every Monday*§ 68

Management MAN MBS

Certificate Certificate

CEFR B2 CEFR B2

20 l / 15 h 30 l / 22.5 h

1-8 weeks 1-8 weeks

every Monday*§ 69 every Monday*§ 69

Marketing MKT MKS

Certificate Certificate

CEFR B2 CEFR B2

20 l / 15 h 30 l / 22.5 h

1-8 weeks 1-8 weeks

every Monday*§ 70 every Monday*§ 70

Finance FIN FBS

Certificate Certificate

CEFR B2 CEFR B2

20 l / 15 h 30 l / 22.5 h

1-8 weeks 1-8 weeks

every Monday*§ 71 every Monday*§ 71

Hospitality & Tourism HOS HBS

Certificate Certificate

CEFR B2 CEFR B2

20 l / 15 h 30 l / 22.5 h

1-8 weeks 1-8 weeks

every Monday*§ 72 every Monday*§ 72

Legal Studies LAW LBS

Certificate Certificate

CEFR B2 CEFR B2

20 l / 15 h 30 l / 22.5 h

1-8 weeks 1-8 weeks

every Monday*§ 73 every Monday*§ 73

Science, Mathematics & IT SMT Certificate SMS Certificate

CEFR B2 CEFR B2

20 l / 15 h 30 l / 22.5 h

1-8 weeks 1-8 weeks

every Monday*§ 74 every Monday*§ 74

’ All BBSI lessons are of 45 minutes duration. The above table shows the time in both lessons and contact hours. ^ Entry to the 4-8 week Communication & Business Skills course is recommended only in weeks 1-5 of each academic term. * All courses start on Mondays, however in the event of UK Public Holidays, courses will commence on the following day. § Summer courses are available between 30 June and 22 August 2014. The BBSI academic year comprises six, 8 week academic terms. Term start dates are published separately in the BBSI Dates & Fees.

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English Language Courses General English

General English courses can be joined weekly throughout the year, and are available at different language levels. Students will be able to improve all 4 language skills (reading, writing, speaking and listening). Access to our Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) is included in all General English courses. All students are tested and interviewed when they arrive at BBSI, and are then placed in classes at appropriate language levels.

Course Objectives. * to develop students’ knowledge of English grammar & vocabulary * to improve students’ listening & reading comprehension skills * to build fluency & confidence in speaking & pronunciation * to improve students’ writing skills * to prepare students for a Cambridge English examination (optional for GE 30 & GE 40 courses only) * to develop students’ knowledge of language, current affairs & UK culture (GE 40 course only)

Available Options with GE 30 or GE 40. (not available with GE20 or GE24)

BBSI provides preparation for a range of English language examinations, within the GE 30 and GE 40 courses (if students choose to take external examinations additional fees would apply). Alternatively, if students wish to simply focus on

improving their English skills without preparing for a formal qualification, they can join our English Language Workshop (ELW).

Individual Tuition.

If GE 20, GE 24 or GE 30 students want to focus on specific areas of English or business English, they can combine additional individual lessons with their General English course. Students wishing to take individual lessons should contact BBSI for more information and complete a Training Needs Analysis (additional fees would apply).

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Course Content.

GE20

20 lessons (15 hours) weekly English language, to include grammar & functions, vocabulary development, reading & writing skills, speaking, listening & pronunciation skills.

GE24

20 lessons (15 hours) weekly English language, to include grammar & functions, vocabulary development, reading & writing skills, speaking, listening & pronunciation skills.

4 lessons (3 hours) weekly additional speaking, listening, reading & writing skills.

GE30

20 lessons (15 hours) weekly English language, to include grammar & functions, vocabulary development, reading & writing skills, speaking, listening & pronunciation skills.

10 lessons (7.5 hours) weekly English Language Workshop or preparation, for FCE, CAE or BEC.

GE40

20 lessons (15 hours) weekly English language, to include grammar & functions, vocabulary development, reading & writing skills, speaking, listening & pronunciation skills.

10 lessons (7.5 hours) weekly English Language Workshop or preparation, for FCE, CAE or BEC.

10 lessons (7.5 hours) weekly of extra practice in reading, listening and discussion of current affairs and UK culture.

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English Language Courses English & IELTS [Academic] Preparation

BBSI provides IELTS preparation courses in different formats and at different language levels, from intermediate to advanced (CEFR B1-C1), to suit the personal requirements of students. These courses include extensive language development and preparation for the IELTS examination. They are suitable for those who are 18 years or over, and who require this international qualification to verify their language skills for entry to university/college of further education, or for a future employer. Students are tested and interviewed on arrival at BBSI, and are placed in international classes at an appropriate language level. Students can join this course weekly year-round.

Course Codes.

EIP 30. 30 lessons (22.5 hours) weekly EIP 40. 40 lessons (30 hours) weekly

Course Objectives.

* to develop a sound knowledge of English grammar * to acquire a broad range of relevant English vocabulary * to develop effective listening & reading skills * to build fluency & confidence in speaking & pronunciation * to integrate our students into living in the UK * to maximise the learning experience in the UK * to acquire relevant academic study skills * to prepare for the IELTS examination * to practise all 4 IELTS examination papers

Course Structure. A minimum of 4 weeks study is required. Students can study 30 lessons (22.5 hours), or 40 lessons (30 hours), weekly. Course breakdown is as follows: 20 lessons (15 hours) weekly in English language, to include grammar & functions, vocabulary development, reading & writing skills, speaking, listening & pronunciation skills. 10 lessons (7.5 hours) weekly in IELTS examination preparation (EIP 30) 20 lessons (15 hours) weekly in IELTS examination preparation (EIP 40)

Award.

BBSI Certificate in English & IELTS [Academic] Preparation

Optional External Examination.

IELTS [Academic]

IELTS Examination Preparation. IELTS is the preferred English language assessment for universities in English-speaking countries worldwide. Both the EIP 30 and EIP 40 courses include extensive IELTS examination preparation. IELTS Examination. IELTS examinations take place monthly in Bournemouth. An examination place can be booked at the time of enrolment with BBSI. Candidates must book for the examination at least 6 weeks before each examination sitting, and are recommended to study for at least 8 weeks prior to the examination, to optimise their chances of success. (IELTS examination fees are not included in the BBSI course fees.) Accredited by the

BRITISH COUNCIL for the teaching of English

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Business English Courses Communication & Business Skills Communication & Business Skills is designed as an introduction to business terms and skills in English, as well as the concepts and communication skills used in the international workplace. The course is a challenging step up from general English study. It includes team-work in meetings, negotiations and presentations, and helps students who are new to business studies to prepare assignments and reports of a professional standard.

Course Objectives.

* help students develop their understanding of business vocabulary & concepts * enable students to communicate more effectively in an international business environment * develop students’ business English communication skills in relevant contexts * prepare students for an internationally recognised English language qualification (optional)

Course Content.

CBS. 20 lessons weekly in Communication & Business Skills 4 lessons weekly in Professional Skills 10 lessons weekly (selected from one of the following): English Language Workshop (ELW) preparation for the Cambridge English: First (FCE) examination preparation for the Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) examination preparation for the Cambridge English: Business (BEC) examination

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Communication & Business Skills includes: Business Skills * business discussion * meetings: managing & participating * interview skills * meetings: agenda & minutes * business correspondence Business Topics * introduction to business * contemporary global issues * communication & the workplace * ethics & Corporate Social Responsibility

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presentation skills negotiation skills effective telephoning effective report writing

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management marketing money & the future business travel

Professional Skills include: * note-taking * structuring business reports * developing & supporting professional views

* reading & summarising * delivering presentations * correct use of business jargon

Accredited by the

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Business English Courses English for Business

English for Business is designed for those who need to improve their English for the workplace. The course provides practice in the business language used in different international work contexts. The course includes grammar and vocabulary as used in a range of business fields, as well as focusing on case studies related to business topics.

Course Objectives. * develop students’ English language in a range of different business contexts * provide students with a wider knowledge of relevant business terms * enable students to communicate more effectively in an international workplace * provide students with practice of business communication skills, to help build confidence * prepare students for a recognised English language qualification (optional)

s l i a t e D e Cours de. EFB Course Co weeks tion. 1-16 ra u D e rs u quivalent Co rmediate (e te In l. e v e Entry L Minimum 2/IELTS 5.5)

Course Content. EFB. 20 lessons weekly in English for Business, to include: management, finance, general business, recruitment, marketing, international sales & trade

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10 lessons weekly (selected from one of the following): English Language Workshop (ELW) preparation for the Cambridge English: First (FCE) examination preparation for the Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) examination preparation for the Cambridge English: Business (BEC) examination

Accredited by the

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BBSI Specialised Courses BBSI offers a range of specialised courses, in different formats, to suit personal needs and training objectives. This enables students to choose the most relevant option to help them achieve their future objectives.

Course Type.

Specialised courses are available in 3 different formats, to enable students to choose the style of course most suited to their future objectives:

Vocational Courses

Vocational courses are designed for students wishing to improve their professional skills and knowledge for their career, before returning to their country to work.

University Foundation Courses

University foundation courses are designed for students wishing to prepare for a first degree at a UK university.

Pre-Masters Courses

Pre-Masters courses are designed for students wishing to prepare for a postgraduate course in the UK.

Course Subjects.

Specialised courses are available in the following subjects:

Management & Business Administration

Marketing, Advertising & Public Relations

Finance & Financial Services

Hospitality Management & Tourism

Legal Studies

Science, Mathematics & IT

Course Content.

The Vocational, University Foundation, and Pre-Masters courses all cover the same specialised topics within each subject. The difference in the course types is within the supplementary parts of the course. By choosing the most appropriate course type for their future needs, students can ‘tailor’ their studies to best suit their personal requirements. All BBSI specialised courses comprise 34 lessons (25.5 hours) weekly:

Vocational Courses

20 lessons (15 hours) weekly – specialised subject 10 lessons (7.5 hours) weekly – English language 4 lessons (3 hours) weekly – professional skills

University Foundation Courses

20 lessons (15 hours) weekly – specialised subject 10 lessons (7.5 hours) weekly – IELTS examination preparation 4 lessons (3 hours) weekly – academic study skills

Pre-Masters Courses

20 lessons (15 hours) weekly – specialised subject 10 lessons (7.5 hours) weekly – IELTS examination preparation 4 lessons (3 hours) weekly – advanced study skills Full details of all BBSI specialised courses follow on Pages 16-51.

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Vocational Courses Management & Business Administration

The BBSI vocational courses in Management & Business Administration enable students to study certain concepts and learn specific English communication skills associated with careers in management and business. The minimum age for entry is 18 years, and the main course entry dates are in September, October, January, March, May, or July annually. However, students may start their course at other times to suit their personal circumstances.

Course Objectives.

* to provide students with specialised language for management * to enable students to communicate more effectively in the context of international management & business * to enable students to develop a sound understanding of current theory & practice in management * to develop students’ professional English communication skills * to prepare students for an internationally recognised management qualification * to prepare students for an internationally recognised English language qualification (optional)

Course Content. The BBSI Certificate and Higher-Certificate courses include lessons in management, English language

and professional skills. The Diploma course additionally includes communication and business skills. The Extended Diploma course begins by developing English language skills. The syllabus covers the following:

Specialised Topics (the number of topics covered depends on the duration and dates of study):

Personal Development as a First Line Manager Recruitment & Selection * leadership & management styles * HR planning * time management * the recruitment & selection process * health & safety * planning & conducting interviews Developing Individuals & Teams Improving Team Performance * groups & teams in business * performance management * management by objectives * workplace counselling * the training & development process * discipline & grievance * continuous professional development * contract termination & redundancy Managing & Communicating Information Meeting Stakeholder Needs * gathering & selecting data * stakeholder analysis & management * analysing & evaluating data for decision-making * customer service management * communicating information, conclusions & decisions * management of change Maintaining Quality Standards Resource Planning * introduction to quality management * production planning * TQM * using & controlling resources * quality cultures & standards * knowledge management

English Language Elements. Students can choose to prepare for one of 3 different Cambridge English examinations

(for those wishing to take an examination, additional fees would apply). For full details, see Page 54. Alternatively, if students wish to simply focus on improving their English grammar and language skills, they can choose to join our English Language Workshop at a language level to suit their needs.

Cambridge English: First (FCE) Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE)

Cambridge English: Business (BEC) English Language Workshop (ELW)

Professional Skills. The professional skills lessons provide practice in the business English communication skills relevant to students’ professional lives during and after study. Lessons cover note-taking, structuring business reports, delivering presentations, developing and supporting professional views, reading and summarising, and correct use of business jargon. Professional Qualifications. BBSI is an Approved Training Centre for the Chartered Management Institute (CMI). Our Higher-Certificate and Diploma study options cover the full syllabus for the CMI Level 3 Diploma. Candidates who study the Certificate option can also achieve a CMI Award, depending on the number of weeks studied and the number of CMI modules completed. Students can therefore choose to gain an external management qualification from CMI (additional fees would apply). For further information, see Page 55.

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weeks uivalent ediate (eq rm te In l. ntry Leve English ES 4.5) m u im in M R B1/IELT to CEF MB ode. ED-V Course C inistration iness Admministration s u B . & s t n rd e d Awa Managemment & Business A s Skills s iploma in e BBSI DCertificate in Manag unication & Busine NCFE Certificate in Comm weekly .5 hours) NCFE 5 (2 s n o s 34 les tructure. guage Course S nglish Lan 6 weeks) E -2 ly (4 k e 1 e e w s Pha 5 hours) orkshop lessons (1 kly Writing Skills W 30 e we 4 lessons ks) 2 (24 wee Phase nication & 1 ly Commu k e rm e e w T ) rs s (15 hou 20 lesson ss Skills ional Skills e ly Profess h Language k in e e Bus w ) rs (3 hou ly Englis 4 lessons urs) week 10 lessons (7.5 ho ement & s2&3 kly Manag e rm e e w T ) rs u s (15 ho 20 lesson ss Administration Professional Skills e e in Bus h Languag rs) weekly 4 lessons (3 hou urs) weekly Englis 10 lessons (7.5 ho ns. xaminatio E l t a rn te Ex nagemen Optional t-Line MaCE) s ir F in a iplom nglish: First (F d (CAE) CMI D ridge E nglish: Advances (BEC) b m a C ridge E nglish: Busines b m a C includes ridge E b m e syllabus Ca ules. The cours ment mod

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Vocational Courses Marketing, Advertising & Public Relations

The BBSI vocational courses in Marketing, Advertising & Public Relations enable students to study certain concepts and learn specific English communication skills associated with careers in marketing, advertising or public relations. The minimum age for entry is 18 years, and the main course entry dates are in September, October, January, March, May, or July annually. However, students may start their course at other times to suit their personal circumstances.

Course Objectives. * to provide students with specialised language for marketing, advertising & public relations * to enable students to communicate more effectively in the context of international marketing, advertising & public relations * to enable students to develop a sound understanding of current theory & practice in marketing & promotion * to develop students’ professional English communication skills * to prepare students for an internationally recognised English language qualification (optional)

Course Content. The BBSI Certificate and Higher-Certificate courses include lessons in marketing, English language and

professional skills. The Diploma course additionally includes communication and business skills. The Extended Diploma course begins by developing English language skills. The syllabus covers the following:

Specialised Topics (the number of topics covered depends on the duration and dates of study):

* * * * * * *

nature of marketing * brand & product management global marketing environment * services marketing management understanding customer behaviour * pricing strategy marketing research & information systems * distribution management market segmentation, targeting & positioning * marketing planning & strategy promotional tools: advertising, sales promotion, public relations & sponsorship promotional tools: database marketing, direct & internet marketing

English Language Elements. Students can choose to prepare for one of 3 different Cambridge English examinations

(for those wishing to take an examination, additional fees would apply). For full details, see Page 54. Alternatively, if students wish to simply focus on improving their English grammar and language skills, they can choose to join our English Language Workshop at a language level to suit their needs.

Cambridge English: First (FCE) Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE)

Cambridge English: Business (BEC) English Language Workshop (ELW)

Professional Skills. The professional skills lessons provide practice in the business English communication skills relevant to students’ professional lives during and after study. Lessons cover note-taking, structuring business reports, delivering presentations, developing and supporting professional views, reading and summarising, and correct use of business jargon.

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s ivalent 3 week te (equ 2 ia 6 d 1 e . Duratio n Interm uratio n. 4-15 Level. weeks urse D y Minimu r o t C n glish E 5) to C m English E um EnB2/IELTS 5. EFR B2 ntry Le m i n i M /IELTS vel. Inte R F E 5.5) rmediate Course VMP to C (equiva ing & Code. e. HCd o C lent C-VMP dvertis A e , s r g u in t Award Co Marke ublic ate in . Publi. BBSI Certifi c s fi d i r t r a ing & P e w is cate in t C c Relati A r r e e v h d Marketi ons ting, A SI Hig tions ng, Adv Course BB Public Rela ate in Marke e r ti s S in g& ekly 34 le tructure. M FE Certific rs) we u o ssons ( in h im C 5 . um 25.5 ho N Relations ns (25 20 le urs) we 4 weeks’ stud ting, 4 lesso 3 y s e . s k r e e Marke ly o r q n u uired. ly s (15 h t & k c e u e r o e St l Skills ours) w tions 4 le Public Relati urs) weekly M Cours s (15 hPublic Rela Professionaanguage o n a s n r s o s k o s e n s ti s ng, Adv 10 le L ly & le ertising ssons (3 hours) wee 20 Advertising hours) weekekly English kly Profe (7.5 ho e 3 ( w ) s s lesson urs) we Option 5 hour ekly En ssional Skills al Exte ns. 4 lessons (7. glish La r n inatio a l m 0 Cam Examin nguage a 1 x E l E) ations. Cam bridge Eng xterna rst (FcCed (CAE) i E l F a : li n h b s r s o gli : Advan s (BEC) Cam idge Eng h: First (F Opti ge En li C bridge mbriddge Englishh: Busines Englisshh: AdvancedE) a C : Busin ( nglis mbri ess (BCEAE) Caambridge E C) C

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eks Minimum English Entry (equivalent to CEFR Level. Intermediate B2/IELTS 5.0) Course Code. D-VMP Awards. BBSI Diploma in Ma rketing, Advertising & Pu Relations blic NCFE Certificate in Ma rke ting, Advertising & Public Relations NCFE Certificate in Communication & Busin ess Skills Course Structure. 34 lessons (25.5 hours) we ekly Term 1 20 lessons (15 ho Business Skills urs) weekly Communication & 4 lessons (3 ho 10 lessons (7.5 urs) weekly Professional Skills hours) weekly English La nguage Terms 2 & 3 20 lessons (15 ho Advertising & urs) weekly Marketing, 4 lessons (3 hoPublic Relations 10 lessons (7.5 urs) weekly Professional Skills hours) weekly English La nguage Optional External Exam inations. Cambridge English : First (FCE) Cambridge Engli sh: Advanced (CAE) Cambridge English : Business (BEC)

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Vocational Courses Finance & Financial Services

The BBSI vocational courses in Finance & Financial Services enable students to study certain concepts and learn specific English communication skills associated with careers in finance and the financial services industry. The minimum age for entry is 18 years, and the main course entry dates are in September, October, January, March, May, or July annually. However, students may start their course at other times to suit their personal circumstances.

Course Objectives.

* to provide students with specialised language for finance * to enable students to communicate more effectively in the context of international finance & financial services * to enable students to develop a sound understanding of current theory & practice in finance * to develop students’ professional English communication skills * to prepare students for an internationally recognised financial English qualification * to prepare students for an internationally recognised English language qualification (optional)

Course Content. The BBSI Certificate and Higher-Certificate courses include lessons in finance, English language and professional skills. The Diploma course also includes communication and business skills. The Extended Diploma course begins by developing English language skills. The syllabus covers the following:

Specialised Topics (the number of topics covered depends on the duration and dates of study):

Preparation for the Cambridge English: Financial (ICFE) Examination.

* nature & role of accounting * rights issues & scrip issues * identifying user groups * direct & indirect costs * profit & loss account * cost volume profit analysis * balance sheet * budgeting

* cash flow statement * sources of business finance * debtor management * managing working capital * financial ratios * business plans * macroeconomic issues * equity finance

* Central Banks * the work of a fund manager * types of business structure * collective or pooled investments * cash as an investment * property as an investment * fixed interest securities * pricing decisions

* reading, writing, listening & speaking concentrating on financial English terminology * presenting arguments or expressing opinions on financial situations * asking questions or requesting clarification about financial information * producing letters, reports & interpreting fact-based correspondence

English Language Elements. Students can choose to prepare for one of 3 different Cambridge English examinations

(for those wishing to take an examination, additional fees would apply). For full details, see Page 54. Alternatively, if students wish to simply focus on improving their English grammar and language skills, they can choose to join our English Language Workshop at a language level to suit their needs.

Cambridge English: First (FCE) Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) Cambridge English: Business (BEC) English Language Workshop (ELW)

Professional Skills. The professional skills lessons provide

practice in the business English communication skills relevant to students’ professional lives during and after study. Lessons cover note-taking, structuring business reports, delivering presentations, developing and supporting professional views, reading and summarising, and correct use of business jargon.

Professional Qualifications. BBSI is an Authorised Preparation Centre for the Cambridge English: Financial (ICFE). All study options include preparation for the ICFE examination within the syllabus (however, for those wishing to take the examination, additional fees would apply). For further information, see Page 54.

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alent weeks (equiv 3 e t 2 ia 6 d 1 e Duratio n. Interm uratio n. 4-15 Level. weeks urse D y Minimu r o t C n glish E 5) to C m English E um EnB2/IELTS 5. EFR B2 ntry Le m i n i M /IELTS vel. Inte R F E 5.5) rmediate Course to C -VFS (equiva Code. rvices de. HC lent C-VFS o C cial Se e n s a r in u Award F o C . BBSI ance & ervices Certific e in Fin Financial S . t a s c d a r t ifi e a t Course in Finan Aw ance & er-Cer eekly ce & Fin 34 le Structure. M urs) w SI Highrtificate in Fin o B a h n B c 5 . ia ssons ( 5 in l Service (2 Ce ancial 25.5 ho imum 4 wee s & Fin ssons NCFE e 20 le le c n 4 k u a s 3 r ’ s . in study re ) weekly S ssons (15 ho ucture quired. eekly F ervices se Str urs) w urs) we r o u al Skills h o 5 C 1 ekly Fin 4 lesso fessionLanguage ns ( o o r s P a s n e ly c l n e & Fina s 10 le 20 Services hours) weekekly English ncial ssons (3 hours) wee kly Profe (7.5 ho lessons (3 5 hours) we urs) we ssional Option . 4 e k S ly Engli al Exte ons (7 ns. sh Langkills rnal Ex inatio 0 less 1 m Cam E) a x u a age minatio al E al (ICF i n r c e n t Cam bridge Eng n a x s n . i al E (FCE) lish: F E) Cam bridge Eng lish: Financ Option e Engglish: Firstanced (CAC g li ia b s d r l i h id r ( ) : IC b g F e Engli FE) v Cam irst (FC n E m d E a B ( A C e : sh bridge E ridg English Business b m a English : Advanced ) C ambridge English: (C : Busin ess (BEAE) C ambridge C) C

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eks Minimum English Entry to CEFR B2/IELTS 5.0 Level. Intermediate (equivalent ) Course Code. D-VFS

Awards. BBSI Diploma in Fin NCFE Certificate in ance & Financial Services NCFE Certificate in Finance & Financial Services Communication & Busin ess Skills Course Structure. 34 lessons (25.5 hours) we ekly Term 1 20 lessons (15 ho Business Skills urs) weekly Communication & 4 lessons (3 ho 10 lessons (7.5 urs) weekly Professional Skills hours) weekly English La nguage Terms 2 & 3 20 lessons (15 ho urs) weekly Finance & Fin Services ancial 4 lessons (3 ho urs ) weekly Professiona 10 lessons (7.5 hours) weekly English Lal Skills nguage Optional External Exam inations. Cambridge English : Fin ancial (ICFE) Cambridge English : First (FCE) Cambridge Engli sh: Advanced (CAE) Cambridge English : Business (BEC)

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ivalent ediate (equ rm te In l. e try Lev English En Minimum B1/IELTS 4.5) to CEFR S de. ED-VF Course Co l Services & Financia cial Services Awards. e c n a in F kills & Finan iploma in BBSI D ertificate in Finance nication & Business S C u E m Com NCF ertificate in eekly NCFE C .5 hours) w 5 (2 s n o s s le ucture. 34 Course Str e ks) e e h Languag 1 (4-26 w eekly Englis hop w ) Phase rs u o h ons (15 kills Works 30 less ly Writing S k e e w s n o 4 less s) 2 (24 week Phase ication & 1 ly Commun k e e w ) rs Term u (15 ho 0 lessons nal Skills 2 Business Skills ly Professio Language k e e w ) rs u glish (3 ho ) weekly En 4 lessons 0 lessons (7.5 hours 1 ial & Financ s2&3 kly Finance e e w ) rs Term u o (15 h 0 lessons nal Skills 2 Services ly Professio Language k e e w ) rs u glish (3 ho ) weekly En 4 lessons 0 lessons (7.5 hours 1 ons. Examinati l a rn te x E cial (ICFE) Optional sh: Finan(F li g n E e g d irst CE)(CAE) Cambri English: F e g d ri vanced b A m : a C nglish dusiness (BEC) E e g d ri b Cam ridge English: B Camb

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Vocational Courses Hospitality Management & Tourism

The BBSI vocational courses in Hospitality Management & Tourism enable students to study certain concepts and learn specific English communication skills associated with careers in tourism, or the hospitality industry. The minimum age for entry is 18 years, and the main course entry dates are in September, October, January, March, May, or July annually. However, students may start their course at other times to suit their personal circumstances.

Course Objectives. * to provide students with specialised language for hospitality management & tourism * to enable students to communicate more effectively in the context of international hospitality management & tourism * to enable students to develop a sound understanding of current theory & practice in hospitality management & tourism * to develop students’ professional English communication skills * to prepare students for an internationally recognised English language qualification (optional)

Course Content. The BBSI Certificate and Higher-Certificate courses include lessons in hospitality, tourism, English

language and professional skills. The Diploma course additionally includes communication and business skills. The Extended Diploma course begins by developing English language skills. The syllabus covers the following:

Specialised Topics (the number of topics covered depends on the duration and dates of study):

* structure of the accommodation industry * tourism chain of distribution * hotel front office * travel agency operations * customer service * marketing the tourist product * economics of tourism * HR management * role of the tour operator * health, hygiene & fire safety * marketing of package tours * conference & banqueting operations * the travel industry * sustainable tourism

English Language Elements. Students can choose to prepare for one of 3 different Cambridge English examinations

(for those wishing to take an examination, additional fees would apply). For full details, see Page 54. Alternatively, if students wish to simply focus on improving their English grammar and language skills, they can choose to join our English Language Workshop at a language level to suit their needs.

Cambridge English: First (FCE) Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE)

Cambridge English: Business (BEC) English Language Workshop (ELW)

Professional Skills. The professional skills lessons provide practice in the business English communication skills relevant to students’ professional lives during and after study. Lessons cover note-taking, structuring business reports, delivering presentations, developing and supporting professional views, reading and summarising, and correct use of business jargon.

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Vocational Courses Legal Studies

The BBSI vocational courses in Legal Studies enable students to study certain concepts and learn specific English communication skills associated with careers in law and legal services. The minimum age for entry is 18 years, and the main course entry dates are in September, October, January, March, May, or July annually. However, students may start their course at other times to suit their personal circumstances.

Course Objectives.

* to provide students with specialised legal language * to enable students to communicate more effectively in a legal context * to enable students to develop a sound understanding of current theory & practice of law * to develop students’ professional English communication skills * to prepare students for an internationally recognised legal English qualification * to prepare students for an internationally recognised English language qualification (optional)

Course Content. The BBSI Certificate and Higher-Certificate courses include lessons in legal studies, English language and professional skills. The Diploma course additionally includes communication and business skills. The Extended Diploma course begins by developing English language skills. The syllabus covers the following:

Specialised Topics (the number of topics covered depends on the duration and dates of study):

Preparation for the Cambridge English: Legal (ILEC) Examination.

* the common law system * EU law * English contract law * employment law * sale of goods law * agency law * international commercial law * English company law * insolvency law * mergers & acquisitions * intellectual property law * English property law * avoiding ‘legalese’ * legal negotiations * understanding legal documents * role play * drafting legal documents & letters

English Language Elements. Students can choose to prepare for one of 3 different Cambridge English examinations

(for those wishing to take an examination, additional fees would apply). For full details, see Page 54. Alternatively, if students wish to simply focus on improving their English grammar and language skills, they can choose to join our English Language Workshop at a language level to suit their needs.

Cambridge English: First (FCE) Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE)

Cambridge English: Business (BEC) English Language Workshop (ELW)

Professional Skills. The professional skills lessons provide practice in the business English communication skills relevant to students’ professional lives during and after study. Lessons cover note-taking, structuring business reports, delivering presentations, developing and supporting professional views, reading and summarising, and correct use of business jargon. Professional Qualifications. BBSI is an Authorised Preparation Centre for the Cambridge English: Legal (ILEC). All study options include preparation for the ILEC examination within the syllabus (for those wishing to take the examination, additional fees would apply). For further information, see Page 54.

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alent weeks (equiv 3 e t 2 ia 6 d 1 e Duratio n. Interm uratio n. 4-15 Level. weeks urse D y Minimu r o t C n glish E 5) to C m English E um EnB2/IELTS 5. EFR B2 ntry Le m i n i M /IELTS vel. Inte R F E 5.5) rmediate Course to C -VLS (equiva Code. de. HC lent C-VLS o C e Award Cours tudies . BBSI egal S L Certific in . e t s ate in L Course rtifica tudies Award egal Stu her-Cete in Legal S g weekly i dies 34 le Structure. M H I hours) BBS Certifica ssons ( in 5 . im 5 2 u ( m 25.5 ho FE ssons dies 20 le urs) we 4 weeks’ stud NC e. 34 le gal Stu al Skills y requir ssons ekly r e u L t c ly u k (15 ho ed. 4 le e Str fession s) wee uage Cours 10 le ssons (3 hou urs) weekly L 5 hour ) weekly Pro nglish Lang 1 ( s egal Stu rs) wee n ssons lesso hours ekly E k (7.5 ho 20 lessons (3 5 hours) we urs) we ly Profession dies Option a . e 4 l 7 k ( S ly Engli al Exte sons sh Langkills ions. rnal Ex 10 les minat Cam uage aminat a x E l ions. EC) rna Cam bridge Eng gal (IL l Exte e a li L n b s : r o h id i h C t : g Cam L (F E) lis E) Op bridgee English: Firegal (ILEC) e Engglish: Firstanced (CAC g d i Cam r ) b E s v E m dge En d a B ( A bridge nglish: Ad t (FCE) C ri lish: Business b g English vanced n m E a : Busin ( C ambridge English: ess (BCEAE) C ambridge C) C

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eks Minimum English Entry to CEFR B2/IELTS 5.0 Level. Intermediate (equivalent ) Course Code. D-VLS

Awards.

BBSI Diploma in Legal Studies NCFE Certificate in Lega NCFE Certificate in Co l Studies mmunication & Busines s Skills Course Structure. 34 lessons (25.5 hours) we ekly Term 1 20 lessons (15 ho Business Skills urs) weekly Communication & 4 lessons (3 ho 10 lessons (7.5 urs) weekly Professional Skills hours) weekly English La nguage Terms 2 & 3

20 lessons (15 ho 4 lessons (3 ho urs) weekly Legal Studies 10 lessons (7.5 urs) weekly Professional Skills hours) weekly English La nguage Optional External Exam inations. Cambridge English : Le gal (ILEC) Cambridge English : First (FCE) Cambridge Engli sh: Advanced (CAE) Cambridge English : Business (BEC)

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Vocational Courses Science, Mathematics & IT

The BBSI vocational courses in Science, Mathematics & IT enable students to study certain concepts and learn specific English communication skills associated with careers in technology, engineering and industry. The minimum age for entry is 18 years, and the main course entry dates are in September, October, January, March, May, or July annually. However, students may start their course at other times to suit their personal circumstances.

Course Objectives. * to provide students with the specialised language of science, mathematics and IT * to enable students to communicate more effectively in a technical-related international environment * to enable students to develop a sound understanding of current theory & practice in science, mathematics and IT * to develop students’ professional English communication skills * to prepare students for an internationally recognised English language qualification (optional)

Course Content. All courses include lessons in science, mathematics, IT, English language and professional skills. The Extended Diploma course begins by developing English language skills. The syllabus covers the following:

Specialised Topics (the number of topics covered depends on the duration and dates of study):

Mathematics * mathematical vocabulary * algebra * angles, bearings & maps

* * * *

statistics & probability theory sequences & series differentiation & integration trigonometry

* graphs of functions * applied mathematics * motion & vectors

Science * force & effect * electromagnetic waves * chemical reactions * atomic theory

* * * *

environmental science industrial chemistry properties of materials energy & power

* research methods * writing scientific reports * electricity * reading & interpreting scientific data

IT * SQL * Microsoft Office applications * binary system * operating systems

* * * *

web design with HTML software engineering data security using a computer effectively

* object-oriented programming with Java * computer architecture * network protocols

English Language Elements. Students can choose to prepare for one of 3 different Cambridge English examinations

(for those wishing to take an examination, additional fees would apply). For full details, see Page 54. Alternatively, if students wish to simply focus on improving their English grammar and language skills, they can choose to join our English Language Workshop at a language level to suit their needs.

Cambridge English: First (FCE) Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) Cambridge English: Business (BEC) English Language Workshop (ELW)

Professional Skills. The professional skills

lessons provide practice in the business English communication skills relevant to students’ professional lives during and after study. Lessons cover note-taking, structuring business reports, delivering presentations, developing and supporting professional views, reading and summarising, and correct use of business jargon.

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alent weeks (equiv 3 e t 2 ia 6 d 1 e Duratio n. Interm uratio n. 4-15 Level. weeks urse D y Minimu r o t C n glish E 5) to C m English E um EnB2/IELTS 5. EFR B2 ntry Le m i n i M /IELTS vel. Inte R F E 5.5) rmediate Course to C -VMT (equiva Code. & IT de. HC lent C-VMT o C e matics s e r h t u Award a o C . BBSI nce, M & IT Certific in Scieathematics . e t s a d a c r t a fi e i Course in Scien Aw nce, M r-Cert ce, Math weekly 34 le Structure. M Higheficate in Scie I S e m B hours) a B ssons ( i in ti 5 t . c r im s 5 e 2 u & ( C m IT 25.5 ho FE ssons 20 le urs) we 4 weeks’ stud NC nce, e. 34 le y requir ekly r u t c ly Scie & ssons (15 ho u k r e e t d e S . w e urs) we s) al Skills Cours 4 le IT ekly Sc 5 hour fessionLanguage ience, M o ons (1 s & IT r s P s 10 le ssons (3 hou e ly l athema r ssons 20 Mathematic hours) weekekly English tics (7.5 ho s) weekly Profe lessons (3 5 hours) we u rs) wee Option 4 7. kly Engssional Skills al Exte ns. lish Lan sons ( rnal Ex inatio 10 les guage m Cam aminat a x E ions. ernal Cam bridge Eng FCE) ) al Ext lish: Fir First (nced (CAE) n bridge : o i h t s Cam p i l O a g C E s v t n n E d ( g E F B li ( A C bridge ess ridge lish: Englisshh: AdvancedE) Cambbridge Engglish: Busin : Busin (CAE) n m ess (BE Caambridge E C) C

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eks Minimum English Entry to CEFR B2/IELTS 5.0 Level. Intermediate (equivalent ) Course Code. D-VMT

Awards.

BBSI Diploma in Scien NCFE Certificate in Sc ce, Mathematics & IT ience, Mathematics & IT Course Structure. 34 lessons (25.5 hours) we ekly 20 lessons (15 hours ) we ek ly Sc ien ce , Mathematics & IT 4 lessons (3 hours) we 10 lessons (7.5 hours ekly Professional Skills ) weekly English Langua ge Optional External Exam inations. Cambridge English : First (FCE) Cambridge Engli sh: Advanced (CAE) Cambridge English : Business (BEC)

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s & IT Awards. Mathematicatics & IT , e c n ie c S , Mathem iploma in BBSI D ertificate in Science C E F rs) weekly NC s (25.5 hou n o s s le 4 3 ucture. Course Str s) nguage English La (4-26 week 1 ly k e e s e a w h ) P rs hou Workshop ssons (15 riting Skills W 30 le ly k e e w 4 lessons s) nce, 2 (24 week Phase weekly Scie ) rs u o h 5 (1 kills 0 lessons 2 Mathematics & IT weekly Professional Sguage n (3 hours) weekly English La ) 4 lessons 0 lessons (7.5 hours 1 ations. al Examin rn te x E l a n ) Optio egal (ILEC English: L E) C e g (F d t ri s b ir F m : a h E) C dge Englilissh: Advanced (CAC) E Cambri g n (B E s s e e g d in ri s Camb ridge English: Bu Camb

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University Foundation Courses Management & Business Administration

The BBSI university foundation courses in Management & Business Administration enable students to study certain concepts and learn specific English communication skills for university study in management and business. Bournemouth University recognises all BBSI University Foundation courses, with successful completion meeting the requirements for access to a wide range of UK University undergraduate courses. The minimum age for entry is 18 years, and the main course entry dates are in September, October, January, March, May, or July annually. However, students may start their course at other times to suit their personal circumstances.

Course Objectives.

* to provide students with specialised language for management * to enable students to communicate more effectively in the context of international management & business * to enable students to develop a sound understanding of current theory & practice in management * to develop students’ business English communication skills * to prepare students for an internationally recognised management qualification * to develop students’ academic study skills and prepare them for the IELTS examination.

Course Content. The Diploma course includes lessons in communication and business skills, management, IELTS

examination preparation and academic study skills. The Extended Diploma course begins by developing English language skills. The syllabus covers the following:

Specialised Topics (the number of topics covered depends on the duration and dates of study):

Personal Development as a First Line Manager Recruitment & Selection * leadership & management styles * HR planning * time management * the recruitment & selection process * health & safety * planning & conducting interviews Developing Individuals & Teams Improving Team Performance * groups & teams in business * performance management * management by objectives * workplace counselling * the training & development process * discipline & grievance * continuous professional development * contract termination & redundancy Managing & Communicating Information Meeting Stakeholder Needs * gathering & selecting data * stakeholder analysis & management * analysing & evaluating data for decision-making * customer service management * communicating information, conclusions & decisions * management of change Maintaining Quality Standards Resource Planning * introduction to quality management * production planning * TQM * using & controlling resources * quality cultures & standards * knowledge management

IELTS [Academic] Examination Preparation. IELTS is the preferred English language assessment for universities in English-speaking countries worldwide. All university foundation courses include extensive IELTS examination preparation

(for those who choose to take the IELTS examination, additional fees would apply).

Academic Study Skills.

listening to lectures taking notes

locating information within academic texts contributing to seminars

Professional Qualifications. BBSI is an Approved Training Centre for the Chartered Management Institute (CMI). Both university foundation study options cover the full syllabus for the CMI Level 3 Diploma. Students can therefore choose to gain an external management qualification from CMI (additional fees would apply). For further information, see Page 55. UK University Placement. During their course, students will receive help and guidance for applying to a UK university,

and on what to expect from university life. All foundation students who successfully complete their course are assured of a conditional offer of a university place before graduating from BBSI. For further information, see Page 53.

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s Duration. 24 week

e (equivalent Level. Intermediat try En h is gl En Minimum S 5.0) to CEFR B2/IELT B Course Code. D-UM

Awards. ement n Diploma in Manag tio da un Fo ity rs BBSI Unive Administration ation & Business in Management & Business Administr ills ate Sk fic n & Business NCFE Certi e in Communicatio NCFE Certificat urs) weekly 34 lessons (25.5 ho Course Structure. Term 1 Communication & (15 hours) weekly 20 lessons Skills ills Business(3 hours) weekly Academic Study Sk n 4 lessons (7.5 hours) weekly IELTS Examinatio 10 lessons ion Preparat Terms 2 & 3 Management & (15 hours) weekly 20 lessons Administration ills Business(3 hours) weekly Academic Study Sk n 4 lessons (7.5 hours) weekly IELTS Examinatio 10 lessons ion Preparat Examinations. Optional External agement a in First-Line Man CMI Diplomde ic] IELTS [Aca m ludes inc The course syllabus nt modules. all 8 CMI manageme

Extended Diploma

Course Duration. 28-50

weeks Minimum English Entry to CEFR B1/IELTS 4.5 Level. Intermediate (equivalent ) Course Code. ED-UMB

Awards.

BBSI University Foun & Business Admin dation Diploma in Management NCFE Certificate in Maistration NCFE Certificate in Conagement & Business Administration mmunication & Business Skills Course Structure. 34 les sons (25.5 hours) weekly Phase 1 (4-26 week s) 30 lessons (15 ho urs) weekly English Lang uage 4 lessons weekly Writin g Skills Workshop Phase 2 (24 weeks) Term 1 20 lessons (15 Business Sk hours) weekly Communication & ills 4 lessons (3 ho 10 lessons (7.5 urs) weekly Academic Study Skills Preparation hours) weekly IELTS Examination Terms 2 & 3 20 lessons (15 ho Business Adminurs) weekly Management & 4 lessons (3 hoursistration 10 lessons (7.5 ho ) weekly Academic Study Skills urs) weekly IELTS Exam Preparation ination Optional External Exam inations. CMI Diploma in First IELTS [Academic] Line Management The course syllabus incl udes all 8 CMI management mo dules.

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University Foundation Courses Marketing, Advertising & Public Relations

The BBSI university foundation courses in Marketing, Advertising & Public Relations enable students to study certain concepts and learn specific English communication skills for university study in marketing, advertising, or public relations. Bournemouth University recognises all BBSI University Foundation courses, with successful completion meeting the requirements for access to a wide range of UK University undergraduate courses. The minimum age for entry is 18 years, and the main course entry dates are in September, October, January, March, May, or July annually. However, students may start their course at other times to suit their personal circumstances.

Course Objectives.

* * * * *

to provide students with specialised language for marketing, advertising & public relations to enable students to communicate more effectively in the context of marketing, advertising & public relations to enable students to develop a sound understanding of current theory & practice in marketing & promotion to develop students’ business English communication skills to develop students’ academic study skills and prepare them for the IELTS examination

Course Content. The Diploma course includes lessons in communication and business skills, marketing, IELTS examination preparation and academic study skills. The Extended Diploma course begins by developing English language skills. The syllabus covers the following:

Specialised Topics (the number of topics covered depends on the duration and dates of study):

* * * * * * *

the nature of marketing * brand & product management the global marketing environment * services marketing management understanding customer behaviour * pricing strategy marketing research & information systems * distribution management market segmentation, targeting & positioning * marketing planning & strategy promotional tools: advertising, sales promotion, public relations & sponsorship promotional tools: database marketing, direct & internet marketing

IELTS [Academic] Examination Preparation. IELTS is the preferred English language assessment for universities in English-speaking countries worldwide. All university foundation courses include extensive IELTS examination preparation

(for those who choose to take the IELTS examination, additional fees would apply).

Academic Study Skills.

listening to lectures taking notes locating information within academic texts contributing to seminars

UK University Placement. During their course, students

will receive help and guidance for applying to a UK university, and on what to expect from university life. All foundation students who successfully complete their course are assured of a conditional offer of a university place before graduating from BBSI. For further information, see Page 53.

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Diploma Course

Course Duration. 28-50

weeks Minimum English Entry to CEFR B1/IELTS 4.5 Level. Intermediate (equivalent ) Course Code. ED-UMP

s Duration. 24 week

e (equivalent Level. Intermediat try En h is gl En Minimum S 5.0) to CEFR B2/IELT P Course Code. D-UM

Awards. a in Marketing, Foundation Diplom BBSI University & Public Relations Advertising e in Marketing, Advertising & Public at fic NCFE Certi n & Business Skills Relations e in Communicatio NCFE Certificat urs) weekly 34 lessons (25.5 ho Course Structure. Term 1 Communication & (15 hours) weekly s on ss le 20 Skills ills Business(3 hours) weekly Academic Study Sk n tio s on ina ss am le Ex 4 S IELT (7.5 hours) weekly 10 lessons ion Preparat Terms 2 & 3 g Marketing, Advertisin (15 hours) weekly s on ss le 20 ills Relations & Public (3 hours) weekly Academic Study Sk n tio s on ina ss am le Ex 4 S IELT (7.5 hours) weekly 10 lessons ion Preparat Examination. Optional External ] IELTS [Academic

Awards.

BBSI University Foun Advertising & Publicdation Diploma in Marketing, Relations NCFE Certificate in Marketing, Advertising & Relations Public NCFE Certificate in Communication & Busin ess Skills Course Structure. 34 les sons (25.5 hours) weekly Phase 1 (4-26 week s) 30 lessons (15 ho urs) weekly English Lang uage 4 lessons weekly Writin g Skills Workshop Phase 2 (24 weeks) Term 1 20 lessons (15 Business Sk hours) weekly Communication & 4 lessons (3 ills 10 lessons (7.hours) weekly Academic Study Skills Preparation5 hours) weekly IELTS Examination Terms 2 & 3 20 lessons (15 Advertising hours) weekly Marketing, 4 lessons (3 & Public Relations 10 lessons (7.hours) weekly Academic Study Skills Preparation5 hours) weekly IELTS Examination

Optional External Exam

IELTS [Academic]

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University Foundation Courses Finance & Financial Services

The BBSI university foundation courses in Finance & Financial Services enable students to study certain concepts and learn specific English communication skills for university study in finance and financial services. Bournemouth University recognises all BBSI University Foundation courses, with successful completion meeting the requirements for access to a wide range of UK University undergraduate courses. The minimum age for entry is 18 years, and the main course entry dates are in September, October, January, March, May, or July annually. However, students may start their course at other times to suit their personal circumstances.

Course Objectives.

* to provide students with specialised language for finance * to enable students to communicate more effectively in the context of international finance & financial services * to enable students to develop a sound understanding of current theory & practice in finance * to develop students’ academic study skills and prepare them for the IELTS examination * to develop students’ business English communication skills * to prepare students for an internationally recognised financial English qualification

Course Content. The Diploma course includes lessons in communication and business skills, finance, IELTS examination preparation and academic study skills. The Extended Diploma course begins by developing English language skills. The syllabus covers the following:

Specialised Topics (the number of topics covered depends on the duration and dates of study):

* nature & role of accounting * direct & indirect costs * balance sheet * sources of business finance * financial ratios * Central Banks * collective or pooled investments * fixed interest securities

* rights issues & scrip issues * profit & loss account * budgeting * debtor management * macroeconomic issues * the work of a fund manager * cash as an investment * pricing decisions

* identifying user groups * cost volume profit analysis * cash flow statement * managing working capital * equity finance * types of business structure * property as an investment * business plans

Preparation for the Cambridge English: Financial (ICFE) Examination.

* reading, writing, listening & speaking concentrating on financial English terminology * presenting arguments or expressing opinions on financial situations * asking questions or requesting clarification about financial information * producing letters, reports & interpreting fact-based correspondence

IELTS [Academic] Examination Preparation. IELTS is the preferred English language assessment for universities in English-speaking countries worldwide. All university foundation courses include extensive IELTS examination preparation

(for those who choose to take the IELTS examination, additional fees would apply).

Academic Study Skills.

listening to lectures taking notes

locating information within academic text contributing to seminars

Professional Qualifications. BBSI is an Authorised Preparation Centre for the Cambridge English: Financial (ICFE). Both BBSI foundation study options include preparation for the ICFE examination within the syllabus (for those taking the examination, additional fees would apply). For further information, see Page 54. UK University Placement. During their course, students will receive help and guidance for applying to a UK university, and on what to expect from university life. All foundation students who successfully complete their course are assured of a conditional offer of a university place before graduating from BBSI. For further information, see Page 53.

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Diploma Course

Course Duration. 28-50

weeks Minimum English Entry to CEFR B1/IELTS 4.5 Level. Intermediate (equivalent ) Course Code. ED-UFS

s Duration. 24 week

e (equivalent Level. Intermediat try En h is gl En Minimum S 5.0) to CEFR B2/IELT S Course Code. D-UF

Awards. a in Finance & Foundation Diplom BBSI Universityrvices Financial Se e in Finance & Financial Services ills NCFE Certificat e in Communication & Business Sk NCFE Certificat urs) weekly 34 lessons (25.5 ho Course Structure. Term 1 Communication & (15 hours) weekly 20 lessons Skills ills Business(3 hours) weekly Academic Study Sk n 4 lessons (7.5 hours) weekly IELTS Examinatio 10 lessons ion Preparat Terms 2 & 3 ncial ekly Finance & Fina we s) ur ho 5 (1 s on 20 less ills Services (3 hours) weekly Academic Study Sk n 4 lessons (7.5 hours) weekly IELTS Examinatio 10 lessons ion Preparat Examinations. Optional External mic] FE) IELTS [Acade glish: Financial (IC En ge id br m Ca

Awards.

BBSI University Foun Financial Services dation Diploma in Finance & NCFE Certificate in NCFE Certificate in Finance & Financial Services Communication & Busin ess Skills Course Structure. 34 les sons (25.5 hours) weekly Phase 1 (4-26 week s) 30 lessons (15 ho urs) weekly English Lang uage 4 lessons weekly Writin g Skills Workshop Phase 2 (24 weeks) Term 1 20 lessons (15 Business Sk hours) weekly Communication & 4 lessons (3 ills 10 lessons (7.hours) weekly Academic Study Skills Preparation5 hours) weekly IELTS Examination Terms 2 & 3 20 lessons (15 hours) weekly Finance & Services Financial 4 lessons (3 10 lessons (7.hours) weekly Academic Study Skills 5 hours) weekly IELTS Ex amination Preparation

Optional External Exam

inations. IELTS [Academic] Cambridge English: Fin ancial (ICFE)

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University Foundation Courses Hospitality Management & Tourism

The BBSI university foundation courses in Hospitality Management & Tourism enable students to study certain concepts and learn specific English communication skills for university study in hospitality and tourism. Bournemouth University recognises all BBSI University Foundation courses, with successful completion meeting the requirements for access to a wide range of UK University undergraduate courses. The minimum age for entry is 18 years, and the main course entry dates are in September, October, January, March, May, or July annually. However, students may start their course at other times to suit their personal circumstances.

Course Objectives. * to provide students with specialised language for hospitality management & tourism * to enable students to communicate more effectively in the context of international hospitality management & tourism * to enable students to develop a sound understanding of current theory & practice in hospitality management & tourism * to develop students’ business English communication skills * to develop students’ academic study skills and prepare them for the IELTS examination

Course Content. The Diploma course includes lessons in communication and business skills, hospitality management, tourism, IELTS examination preparation and academic study skills. The Extended Diploma course begins by developing English language skills. The syllabus covers the following:

Specialised Topics (the number of topics covered depends on the duration and dates of study):

* tourism chain of distribution * hotel front office * structure of the accommodation industry * travel agency operations * customer service * marketing the tourist product * economics of tourism * HR management * role of the tour operator * health, hygiene & fire safety * marketing of package tours * conference & banqueting operations * the travel industry * sustainable tourism

IELTS [Academic] Examination Preparation. IELTS is the preferred English language assessment for universities in English-speaking countries worldwide. All university foundation courses include extensive IELTS examination preparation

(for those who choose to take the IELTS examination, additional fees would apply).

Academic Study Skills.

listening to lectures taking notes

locating information within academic text contributing to seminars

UK University Placement. During their course, students will receive help and guidance for applying to a UK university, and on what to expect from university life. All foundation students who successfully complete their course are assured of a conditional offer of a university place before graduating from BBSI. For further information, see Page 53. Bournemouth University

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Diploma Course

s Duration. 24 week

e (equivalent Level. Intermediat try En h is gl En Minimum S 5.0) to CEFR B2/IELT T Course Code. D-UH

Awards. a in Hospitality Foundation Diplom BBSI Universityt & Tourism ism Managemen e in Hospitality Management & Tourills NCFE Certificat e in Communication & Business Sk NCFE Certificat urs) weekly 34 lessons (25.5 ho Course Structure. Term 1 Communication & (15 hours) weekly 20 lessons Skills ills Business(3 hours) weekly Academic Study Sk n 4 lessons (7.5 hours) weekly IELTS Examinatio 10 lessons ion Preparat

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Hospitality (15 hours) weekly 20 lessons ent & Tourism y Skills Managem ekly Academic Stud we s) ur ho (3 s on 4 less ination weekly IELTS Exam s) ur ho .5 (7 s on 10 less ion Preparat Examination. Optional External ic] IELTS [Academ

Extended Diploma

Course Duration. 28-50

weeks Minimum English Entry to CEFR B1/IELTS 4.5 Level. Intermediate (equivalent ) Course Code. ED-UHT

Awards.

BBSI University Foun Management & Toudation Diploma in Hospitality NCFE Certificate in Horism NCFE Certificate in Co spitality Management & Tourism mmunication & Business Skills Course Structure. 34 les sons (25.5 hours) weekly Phase 1 (4-26 week s) 30 lessons (15 ho urs) weekly English Lang uage & IELTS Prepa ration 4 lessons weekly Writin g Skills Workshop Phase 2 (24 weeks) Term 1 20 lessons (15 Business Sk hours) weekly Communication & 4 lessons (3 ills 10 lessons (7.hours) weekly Academic Study Skills Preparation5 hours) weekly IELTS Examination Terms 2 & 3

20 lessons (15 hours) weekly Hospitality Manageme nt & Tourism 4 lessons (3 hours) week ly Academic Study Skills 10 lessons (7. Preparation5 hours) weekly IELTS Examination

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University Foundation Courses Legal Studies

The BBSI university foundation courses in Legal Studies enable students to study certain concepts and learn specific English communication skills for university study in law and legal services. Bournemouth University recognises all BBSI University Foundation courses, with successful completion meeting the requirements for access to a wide range of UK University undergraduate courses. The minimum age for entry is 18 years, and the main course entry dates are in September, October, January, March, May, or July annually. However, students may start their course at other times to suit their personal circumstances.

Course Objectives.

* to provide students with specialised legal language * to enable students to communicate more effectively in a legal context * to enable students to develop a sound understanding of current theory & practice of law * to develop students’ business English communication skills * to develop students’ academic study skills and prepare them for the IELTS examination * to prepare students for an internationally recognised legal English qualification

Course Content. The Diploma course includes lessons in communication and business skills, legal studies, IELTS

examination preparation and academic study skills. The Extended Diploma course begins by developing English language skills. The syllabus covers the following:

Specialised Topics (the number of topics covered depends on the duration and dates of study):

Preparation for the Cambridge English: Legal (ILEC) Examination.

* the common law system * EU law * English contract law * employment law * sale of goods law * agency law * international commercial law * English company law * insolvency law * mergers & acquisitions * intellectual property law * English property law * understanding legal documents * legal negotiations * drafting legal documents & letters * client interviews * role play * avoiding ‘legalese’

IELTS [Academic] Examination Preparation. IELTS is the preferred English language assessment for universities in English-speaking countries worldwide. All university foundation courses include extensive IELTS examination preparation

(for those who choose to take the IELTS examination, additional examination fees would apply).

Academic Study Skills.

listening to lectures taking notes locating information within academic text contributing to seminars

Professional Qualifications. BBSI is an Authorised Preparation Centre for the Cambridge English: Legal (ILEC). Both BBSI foundation study options include preparation for the ILEC examination within the syllabus (for those taking the examination, additional fees would apply). For further information, see Page 54. UK University Placement. During their course, students will receive

help and guidance for applying to a UK university, and on what to expect from university life. All foundation students who successfully complete their course are assured of a conditional offer of a university place before graduating from BBSI. For further information, see Page 53.

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Extended Diploma

Diploma Course

Course Duration. 28-50

weeks Minimum English Entry to CEFR B1/IELTS 4.5 Level. Intermediate (equivalent ) Course Code. ED-ULS

s Duration. 24 week

e (equivalent Level. Intermediat try En h is gl En Minimum S 5.0) to CEFR B2/IELT S Course Code. D-UL

Awards. a in Legal Studies Foundation Diplom BBSI Universitye in Legal Studies ills NCFE Certificat e in Communication & Business Sk NCFE Certificat urs) weekly 34 lessons (25.5 ho Course Structure. Term 1 Communication & (15 hours) weekly s on ss le 20 Skills ills Business(3 hours) weekly Academic Study Sk n tio s on ina ss am le Ex 4 S IELT (7.5 hours) weekly 10 lessons ion Preparat Terms 2 & 3 Legal Studies ills (15 hours) weekly 20 lessons (3 hours) weekly Academic Study Sk n tio s on ina ss am le Ex 4 S IELT (7.5 hours) weekly 10 lessons ion Preparat Examinations. Optional External mic] ) IELTS [Acade glish: Legal (ILEC En ge id br m Ca

Awards.

BBSI University Founda NCFE Certificate in Legation Diploma in Legal Studies l Studies NCFE Certificate in Comm unication & Business Sk ills Course Structure. 34 les sons (25.5 hours) weekly Phase 1 (4-26 week s) 30 lessons (15 ho urs) weekly English Lang uage 4 lessons weekly Writin g Skills Workshop Phase 2 (24 weeks) Term 1 20 lessons (15 Business Sk hours) weekly Communication & 4 lessons (3 ills 10 lessons (7.hours) weekly Academic Study Skills Preparation5 hours) weekly IELTS Examination

Terms 2 & 3 20 lessons (15 4 lessons (3 hours) weekly Legal Studies 10 lessons (7.hours) weekly Academic Study Skills Preparation5 hours) weekly IELTS Examination Optional External Exam inations. IELTS [Academic] Cambridge English: Legal (ILEC)

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University Foundation Courses Science, Mathematics & IT

The BBSI university foundation courses in Science, Mathematics & IT enable students to study certain concepts and learn specific English communication skills for university study in technology, engineering and industry. Bournemouth University recognises all BBSI University Foundation courses, with successful completion meeting the requirements for access to a wide range of UK University undergraduate courses. The minimum age for entry is 18 years, and the main course entry dates are in September, October, January, March, May, or July annually. However, students may start their course at other times to suit their personal circumstances.

Course Objectives.

* * * * *

to provide students with the specialised language of science, mathematics and IT to enable students to communicate more effectively in a technical-related international environment to enable students to develop a sound understanding of current theory & practice in science, mathematics and IT to develop students’ English communication skills to develop students’ academic study skills and prepare them for the IELTS examination

Course Content. The Diploma course includes lessons in Science, Mathematics, IT, IELTS examination preparation and

academic study skills. The Extended Diploma course begins by developing English language skills. The syllabus covers the following:

Specialised Topics (the number of topics covered depends on the duration and dates of study):

Mathematics * mathematical vocabulary * algebra * angles, bearings & maps * statistics & probability theory

* * * *

sequences & series differentiation & integration trigonometry graphs of functions

* applied mathematics * motion & vectors

Science * force & effect * electromagnetic waves * chemical reactions * atomic theory

* * * *

environmental science industrial chemistry properties of materials energy & power

* research methods * writing scientific reports * electricity * reading & interpreting scientific data

IT * SQL * Microsoft Office applications * binary system * operating systems

* * * *

web design with HTML software engineering data security using a computer effectively

* computer architecture * object-oriented programming with Java * network protocols

IELTS [Academic] Examination Preparation. IELTS is the preferred English language assessment for universities in English-speaking countries worldwide. All university foundation courses include extensive IELTS examination preparation

(for those who choose to take the IELTS examination, additional fees would apply).

Academic Study Skills.

listening to lectures taking notes locating information within academic text contributing to seminars

UK University Placement. During their course, students will receive help and guidance for applying to a UK university, and on what to expect from university life. All foundation students who successfully complete their course are assured of a conditional offer of a university place before graduating from BBSI. For further information, see Page 53.

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Diploma Course

s Duration. 24 week

e (equivalent Level. Intermediat try En h is gl En Minimum S 5.0) to CEFR B2/IELT T Course Code. D-UM

Awards. a in Science, Foundation Diplom BBSI University& IT Mathematics e in Science, Mathematics & IT NCFE Certificat urs) weekly 34 lessons (25.5 ho Course Structure. Mathematics & IT s) weekly Science, Study Skills ur ho 5 (1 s on ss le 20 weekly Academic 4 lessons (3 hours) s) weekly IELTS Examination ur ho 10 lessons (7.5 ion at ar ep Pr Examination. Optional External ic] IELTS [Academ

Extended Diploma

Course Duration. 28-50

weeks Minimum English Entry to CEFR B1/IELTS 4.5 Level. Intermediate (equivalent ) Course Code. ED-UMT

Awards.

BBSI University Foun Mathematics & IT dation Diploma in Science, NCFE Certificate in Science, Mathematics & IT Course Structure. 34 les sons (25.5 hours) weekly Phase 1 (4-26 week s) 30 lessons (15 ho urs) weekly English Lang uage & IELTS Prepa ration 4 lessons weekly Writin g Skills Workshop Phase 2 (24 weeks) 20 lessons (15 ho urs) weekly Science, Mathe 4 lessons (3 hours matics & IT 10 lessons (7.5 ho ) weekly Academic Study Skills urs) weekly IELTS Exam ination Preparation

Optional External Exam ination. IELTS [Academic]

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Pre-Masters Courses Management & Business Administration

The BBSI pre-masters courses in Management & Business Administration enable students to study certain concepts and learn specific English communication skills for further, postgraduate university study in management and business. The minimum age for entry is 20 years, and the main course entry dates are in September, October, January, March, May, or July annually. However, students may start their course at other times to suit their personal circumstances.

Course Objectives.

* to provide students with specialised language for management * to enable students to communicate more effectively in the context of international management & business * to enable students to develop a sound understanding of current theory & practice in management * to prepare students for an internationally recognised management qualification * to develop students’ academic study skills and prepare them for the IELTS examination * to build students’ academic study skills for Masters study * to develop students’ business English communication skills

Course Content. The Certificate and Higher-Certificate courses include lessons in management, IELTS examination

preparation and advanced study skills. The Diploma course additionally includes communication and business skills. The Extended Diploma course begins by developing English language skills. The syllabus covers the following:

Specialised Topics (the number of topics covered depends on the duration and dates of study):

Personal Development as a First Line Manager Recruitment & Selection * leadership & management styles * HR planning * time management * the recruitment & selection process * health & safety * planning & conducting interviews Developing Individuals & Teams Improving Team Performance * groups & teams in business * performance management * management by objectives * workplace counselling * the training & development process * discipline & grievance * continuous professional development * contract termination & redundancy

Managing & Communicating Information Meeting Stakeholder Needs * gathering & selecting data * stakeholder analysis & management * analysing & evaluating data for decision-making * customer service management * communicating information, conclusions & decisions * management of change Maintaining Quality Standards Resource Planning * introduction to quality management * production planning * TQM * using & controlling resources * quality cultures & standards * knowledge management

IELTS [Academic] Examination Preparation. IELTS is the preferred English language assessment for universities in English-speaking countries worldwide. All pre-masters courses include extensive IELTS examination preparation

(for those who choose to take the IELTS examination, additional fees would apply).

Advanced Study Skills.

listening to lectures contributing to seminars research skills locating information within academic text taking notes critical thinking

Professional Qualifications. BBSI is an Approved Training Centre for the Chartered Management Institute (CMI). Our Higher-Certificate and Diploma study options cover the full syllabus for the CMI Level 3 Diploma. Those who study the Certificate option can also achieve a CMI Award, depending on the number of weeks studied and the number of CMI modules completed. Students can therefore choose to gain an external management qualification from CMI (additional fees would apply). For further information, see Page 55. UK University Placement. During their course, students will receive help and guidance for applying to a UK university, and on what to expect from university life. All pre-masters students who successfully complete their course are assured of a conditional offer of a university place before graduating from BBSI. Pre-Masters students must provide full records of their first degree. Typically universities will also require 3 years work experience when applying for an MBA. For further information, see Page 53.

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Course

Certificate

Duratio n. 4-15 Minimu weeks m Englis to C h E EFR B2 n / IELTS try Level. In termed 5.5) Course iate (eq Code. uivalen C-PMB t Award . B B S IP & Bu siness re-Masters C Adminis tration ertificate in M Course anagem S t r u c 34 le ent ssons (ture. Minimum 25.5 ho 4 w e e 20 le k urs) we ekly s’ study requir B ssons (15 h ed. ours) w usiness eekly M 4 les Adminis anagem tration 10 le sons (3 ho ent & P ssons (7.5 hurs) weekly A d reparati ours) w eekly IEvanced Study on S LTS Ex Option aminati kills al Exte on r nal Exa CMI minatio A w a r d ns. IELT S [Aca in First-Line demic] Manag ement Th e would d number of CM ep Im Each C end upon the odules comp le n MI mod ule req umber of wee ted uires 2 ks stud weeks ie of study d. .

Diploma

Course Duration. 24

weeks Minimum English En to CEFR B2/IELTS try Level. Intermediate (equivalent 5.0) Course Code. D-PM B

Awards. BBSI Pre-Masters Business Admi Diploma in Management & NCFE Certificate nistration Administration in Management & Business NCFE Certificate in Communication & Bu siness Skills Course Structure. 34 lessons (25.5 hours) we ekly Term 1 20 lessons (15 Business Sk hours) weekly Communication & 4 lessons (3 ills 10 lessons (7. hours) weekly Advanced Study Skills Preparation5 hours) weekly IELTS Examination Terms 2 & 3 20 lessons (15 Business Ad hours) weekly Management & 4 lessons (3 ministration 10 lessons (7. hours) weekly Advanced Study Skills Preparation5 hours) weekly IELTS Examination Optional External Ex aminations. CMI Diploma in Fir IELTS [Academic] st-Line Management The course syllabus inc ludes all 8 CMI management modules.

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Pre-Masters Courses Marketing, Advertising & Public Relations

The BBSI pre-masters courses in Marketing, Advertising & Public Relations enable students to study certain concepts and learn specific English communication skills for further, postgraduate university study in marketing, advertising or public relations. The minimum age for entry is 20 years, and the main course entry dates are in September, October, January, March, May, or July annually. However, students may start their course at other times to suit their personal circumstances.

Course Objectives.

* * * * * *

to provide students with specialised language for marketing, advertising & public relations to enable students to communicate more effectively in the context of marketing, advertising & public relations to enable students to develop a sound understanding of current theory & practice in marketing & promotion to develop students’ academic study skills and prepare them for the IELTS examination to build students’ academic study skills for Masters study to develop students’ business English communication skills

Course Content. The Certificate and Higher-Certificate courses include lessons in marketing, IELTS examination preparation and advanced study skills. The Diploma course additionally includes communication and business skills. The Extended Diploma course begins by developing English language skills. The syllabus covers the following:

Specialised Topics (the number of topics covered depends on the duration and dates of study):

* * * * * *

the nature of marketing * the global marketing environment * understanding customer behaviour pricing strategy * services marketing management * marketing research & information systems brand & product management * marketing planning & strategy * market segmentation, targeting & positioning distribution management promotional tools: advertising, sales promotion, public relations & sponsorship promotional tools: database marketing, direct & internet marketing

IELTS [Academic] Examination Preparation. IELTS is the preferred English language assessment for universities in English-speaking countries worldwide. All pre-masters courses include extensive IELTS examination preparation

(for those who choose to take the IELTS examination, additional fees would apply).

Advanced Study Skills.

listening to lectures taking notes locating information within academic text

contributing to seminars research skills critical thinking

UK University Placement. During their course, students will receive help and guidance for applying to a UK university, and on what to expect from university life. All pre-masters students who successfully complete their course are assured of a conditional offer of a university place before graduating from BBSI. Pre-Masters students must provide full records of their first degree. For further information, see Page 53.

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Course

Certificate

Duratio

n. 4-15 weeks Minimu m Eng to C EFR B2 lish Entry Le /IELTS vel. Inte 5.5) rmediate Course (equiva Code. lent C-PMP Award . Adve BBSI Pre-Ma st rtising & Public Rers Certificat e in Ma Course elations rketing, 34 le Structure. M ssons ( in im um 25.5 ho 20 le urs) we 4 weeks’ stud y requir s ekly s o ns & ed. Public R(15 hours) we ekly Ma elations 4 lesso rketing, ns (3 h 10 le Adverti ou sing P ssons (7.5 h rs) weekly Ad ours) w v reparati eekly IE anced Study on S LTS Ex Option aminati kills al Exte on r nal Exa IELT minatio S [Aca n demic] .

Diploma

e t a c i f i t r e C r e High

ivalent eks te (equ -23 we ia 6 d 1 e . n m tio l. Inter e Dura y Leve r t Cours n E glish um En S 5.5) Minim FR B2/ IELT E to C -PMP ting, de. HC o C Marke e s r in u e t o a C ertific blic gher-Ctions . i s H d r g & Pu s r a in e la t is t e s Aw r a R e -M dv lic SI Pre ting, A & Pub BB Advertising ate in Marke weekly FE Certific hours) 5 . 5 2 ( NC Relations ssons ting, e. 34 le Marke r u ly t k c e u e w Skills e Str hours) Relations nced Study tion 5 Cours 1 ( s lic xamina ly Adva & Pub lesson 20 Advertising hours) weekekly IELTS E lessons (3 5 hours) we 4 lessons (7. 10 Preparation tion. amina x E l a ern al Ext ] Option [Academic S T L E I

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(equivalent termediate In l. e v e L try English En Minimum B1/IELTS 4.5) to CEFR Course Duration. 24 we P eks de. ED-PM Course Co Minimum English Entry Advertising to CEFR B2/IELTS 5.0 Level. Intermediate (equivalent Marketing, in a Awards. m ) lo ip D re-Masters g & Public Course Code. D-PMP BBSI P blic Relations g, Advertisin n u ti P e & rk a M ills ertificate in Awards. usiness Sk NCFE Ctions ication & B n u la e m R m o C BBSI Pre-Masters Dip ertificate in rs) weekly NCFE C & Public Relation loma in Marketing, Advertising s (25.5 hou n o s s s le 4 3 NCFE Certificate in ucture. Marketing, Advertising & Course Str ) Relations Language Public -26 weeks kly English e e w Phase 1 (4 ) rs NCFE Certificate in u o h shop Communication & Busin ssons (15 Skills Work g n ti ess Skills ri W 30 le ly week Course Structure. 34 4 lessons lessons (25.5 hours) we ek ly Term 1 s) 2 (24 week Phase 20 lessons (15 ho nication & 1 kly Commu e e Business Skills urs) weekly Communication & Term w ) rs u o (15 h ills 4 lessons (3 ho 20 lessonss Skills d Study Sk urs ) we s ek e ly Ad in va s ly Advance Examination nc k u ed e B 10 lessons (7.5 Stu e dy w Sk ) ills rs u LTS (3 ho Preparation hours) weekly IELTS Examination ) weekly IE 4 lessons 0 lessons (7.5 hours 1 Preparation Terms 2 & 3 20 lessons (15 ho 3 rketing, Terms 2 & & Public Relat urs) weekly Marketing, Advertising weekly Ma ) rs u o h 5 ion (1 Relations 4 lessons (3 ho s 0 lessons dy Skills 2 Advertising & Publicweekly Advanced Stu 10 lessons (7.5 urs) weekly Advanced Study Skills ) hours) weekly IELTS 4 lessons (3 hours ) weekly IELTS Examination Pre 0 lessons (7.5 hours ration paration 1 Examination Prepa Optional External Exam ination. . IELTS [Academic] amination xternal Ex Optional E cademic] IELTS [A

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Pre-Masters Courses Finance & Financial Services

The BBSI pre-masters courses in Finance & Financial Services enable students to study certain concepts and learn specific English communication skills for further, postgraduate university study in finance or financial services. The minimum age for entry is 20 years, and the main course entry dates are in September, October, January, March, May, or July annually. However, students may start their course at other times to suit their personal circumstances.

Course Objectives.

* to provide students with specialised language for finance * to enable students to communicate more effectively in the context of international finance & financial services * to enable students to develop a sound understanding of current theory & practice in finance * to develop students’ academic study skills and prepare them for the IELTS examination * to build students’ academic study skills for Masters study * to develop students’ business English communication skills * to prepare students for an internationally recognised financial English qualification

Course Content. The Certificate and Higher-Certificate courses include lessons in finance, IELTS examination preparation and advanced study skills. The Diploma course additionally includes communication and business skills. The Extended Diploma course begins by developing English language skills. The syllabus covers the following:

Specialised Topics (the number of topics covered depends on the duration and dates of study):

Preparation for the Cambridge English: Financial (ICFE) Examination.

* nature & role of accounting * rights issues & scrip issues * identifying user groups * direct & indirect costs * profit & loss account * cost volume profit analysis * balance sheet * budgeting

* cash flow statement * sources of business finance * debtor management * managing working capital * financial ratios * business plans * macroeconomic issues * equity finance

* Central Banks * the work of a fund manager * types of business structure * collective or pooled investments * cash as an investment * property as an investment * fixed interest securities * pricing decisions

* reading, writing, listening & speaking concentrating on financial English terminology * presenting arguments or expressing opinions on financial situations * asking questions or requesting clarification about financial information * producing letters, reports & interpreting fact-based correspondence

IELTS [Academic] Examination Preparation. IELTS is the preferred English language assessment for universities in English-speaking countries worldwide. All pre-masters courses include extensive IELTS examination preparation (for those

who choose to take the IELTS examination, additional fees would apply).

Advanced Study Skills.

listening to lectures taking notes locating information within academic text

contributing to seminars research skills critical thinking

Professional Qualifications. BBSI is an Authorised Preparation Centre for the Cambridge English: Financial (ICFE). All study options include preparation for the ICFE examination within the syllabus (for those taking the examination, additional fees would apply). For further information, see Page 54. UK University Placement. During their course, students will receive help and guidance for applying to a UK university, and on what to expect from university life. All pre-masters students who successfully complete their course are assured of a conditional offer of a university place before graduating from BBSI. Pre-Masters students must provide full records of their first degree. For further information, see Page 53.

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Certificate

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n. 4-15 weeks Minimu m Eng to C EFR B2 lish Entry Le / IELTS vel. Inte 5.5) rmediate Course (equiva Code. lent C-PFS Award . Fina BBSI Pre-Ma ncial Se s rvices ters Certifica te in Fin Course ance & 34 le Structure. M ssons ( in im um 25.5 ho 20 le urs) we 4 weeks’ stud y requir s ekly s o ns (15 S ed. hours) weekly 4 leervices F inance 10 le ssons (3 hou & Fina ncial E ssons (7.5 h rs) weekly Ad ours) w vanced xamina e tion Pre S parationekly IELTS [Ac tudy Skills Option ademic al Exte ] rnal Ex IELT a m S in ations. Cam [Academic bridge Englis]h : Finan cial (IC FE)

Diploma

Course Duration. 24 we

eks Minimum English Entry to CEFR B2/IELTS 5.0 Level. Intermediate (equivalent ) Course Code. D-PFS

Awards. BBSI Pre-Masters Dip Financial Service loma in Finance & NCFE Certificate in s NCFE Certificate in Finance & Financial Services Communication & Busin ess Skills Course Structure. 34 lessons (25.5 hours) we ekly Term 1 20 lessons (15 ho Business Skills urs) weekly Communication & 4 lessons (3 ho 10 lessons (7.5 urs) weekly Advanced Study Skills Preparation hours) weekly IELTS Examination Terms 2 & 3 20 lessons (15 ho urs) weekly Finance & Fin Services ancial 4 lessons (3 ho urs ) weekly Advanced Study 10 lessons (7.5 Skills Preparation hours) weekly IELTS Examination

Optional External Exam inations. IELTS [Academic] Cambridge English : Financial (ICFE)

e t a c i f i t r e C r e High

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Pre-Masters Courses Hospitality Management & Tourism

The BBSI pre-masters courses in Hospitality Management & Tourism enable students to study certain concepts and learn specific English communication skills for further, postgraduate university study in hospitality and tourism. The minimum age for entry is 20 years, and the main course entry dates are in September, October, January, March, May, or July annually. However, students may start their course at other times to suit their personal circumstances.

Course Objectives.

* * * * * *

to provide students with specialised language for hospitality management & tourism to enable students to communicate more effectively in the context of international hospitality management & tourism to enable students to develop a sound understanding of current theory & practice in hospitality management & tourism to develop students’ academic study skills and prepare them for the IELTS examination to build students’ academic study skills for Masters study to develop students’ business English communication skills

Course Content. The Certificate and Higher-Certificate courses include lessons in hospitality, tourism, IELTS examination preparation and advanced study skills. The Diploma course additionally includes communication and business skills. The Extended Diploma course begins by developing English language skills. The syllabus covers the following:

Specialised Topics (the number of topics covered depends on the duration and dates of study):

* tourism chain of distribution * travel agency operations * the economics of tourism * health, hygiene & fire safety * the travel industry

* hotel front office * structure of the accommodation industry * customer service * marketing the tourist product * HR management * the role of the tour operator * sustainable tourism * conference & banqueting operations * marketing of package tours

IELTS [Academic] Examination Preparation. IELTS is the preferred English language assessment for universities in English-speaking countries worldwide. All pre-masters courses include extensive IELTS examination preparation (for those

who choose to take the IELTS examination, additional fees would apply).

Advanced Study Skills.

listening to lectures taking notes locating information within academic text

contributing to seminars research skills critical thinking

UK University Placement. During their course, students will receive help and guidance for applying to a UK university, and on what to expect from university life. All pre-masters students who successfully complete their course are assured of a conditional offer of a university place before graduating from BBSI. Pre-Masters students must provide full records of their first degree. For further information, see Page 53.

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Pre-Masters Courses Legal Studies

The BBSI pre-masters courses in Legal Studies enable students to study certain concepts and learn specific English communication skills for further, postgraduate university study in law and legal services. The minimum age for entry is 20 years, and the main course entry dates are in September, October, January, March, May, or July annually. However, students may start their course at other times to suit their personal circumstances.

Course Objectives.

* to provide students with specialised legal language * to enable students to communicate more effectively in a legal context * to enable students to develop a sound understanding of current theory & practice of law * to develop students’ academic study skills and prepare them for the IELTS examination * to build students’ academic study skills for Masters study * to develop students’ business English communication skills * to prepare students for an internationally recognised legal English qualification

Course Content. The Certificate and Higher-Certificate courses include lessons in legal studies, IELTS examination preparation and advanced study skills. The Diploma course additionally includes communication and business skills. The Extended Diploma course begins by developing English language skills. The syllabus covers the following:

Specialised Topics (the number of topics covered depends on the duration and dates of study):

Preparation for the Cambridge English: Legal (ILEC) Examination.

* the common law system * EU law * English contract law * employment law * sale of goods law * agency law * international commercial law * English company law * insolvency law * mergers & acquisitions * intellectual property law * English property law * role play * avoiding ‘legalese’ * understanding legal documents * legal negotiations * drafting legal documents & letters

IELTS [Academic] Examination Preparation. IELTS is the preferred English language assessment for universities in English-speaking countries worldwide. All pre-masters courses include extensive IELTS examination preparation (for those

who choose to take the IELTS examination, additional fees would apply).

Advanced Study Skills.

listening to lectures taking notes locating information within academic text contributing to seminars research skills critical thinking

Professional Qualifications. BBSI is an Authorised Preparation Centre for the Cambridge English: Legal (ILEC). All study options include preparation for the ILEC examination within the syllabus (for those taking the examination, additional fees would apply). For further information, see Page 54. UK University Placement. During their course, students will receive help and guidance for applying to a UK university, and on what to expect from university life. All pre-masters students who successfully complete their course are assured of a conditional offer of a university place before graduating from BBSI. Pre-Masters students must provide full records of their first degree. For further information, see Page 53.

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eks Minimum English Entry to CEFR B2/IELTS 5.0 Level. Intermediate (equivalent ) Course Code. D-PLS

Awards. BBSI Pre-Masters Dip NCFE Certificate in loma in Legal Studies NCFE Certificate in Legal Studies Communication & Busin ess Skills Course Structure. 34 lessons (25.5 hours) we ekly Term 1 20 lessons (15 ho Business Skills urs) weekly Communication & 4 lessons (3 ho 10 lessons (7.5 urs) weekly Advanced Study Skills Preparation hours) weekly IELTS Examination Terms 2 & 3 20 lessons (15 ho 4 lessons (3 ho urs) weekly Legal Studies 10 lessons (7.5 urs) weekly Advanced Study Skills Preparation hours) weekly IELTS Examination

Optional External Exam inations. IELTS [Academic] Cambridge English : Legal (ILEC)

e t a c i f i t r e C r e High

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Pre-Masters Courses Science, Mathematics & IT

The BBSI pre-masters courses in Science, Mathematics & IT enable students to study certain concepts and learn specific English communication skills for further, postgraduate university study in technology, engineering and industry. The minimum age for entry is 20 years, and the main course entry dates are in September, October, January, March, May, or July annually. However, students may start their course at other times to suit their personal circumstances.

Course Objectives.

* * * * * *

to provide students with the specialised language of science, mathematics and IT to enable students to communicate more effectively in a technical-related international environment to enable students to develop a sound understanding of current theory & practice in science, mathematics and IT to develop students’ academic study skills and prepare them for the IELTS examination to build students’ academic study skills for Masters study to develop students’ English communication skills

Course Content. All courses include lessons in science, mathematics, IT, IELTS examination preparation and

advanced study skills. The Extended Diploma begins with English language development. The syllabus covers the following:

Specialised Topics (the number of topics covered depends on the duration and dates of study):

Mathematics * mathematical vocabulary * algebra * angles, bearings & maps * statistics & probability theory

* * * *

sequences & series differentiation & integration trigonometry graphs of functions

* applied mathematics * motion & vectors

Science * force & effect * electromagnetic waves * chemical reactions * atomic theory

* * * *

environmental science industrial chemistry properties of materials energy & power

* research methods * writing scientific reports * electricity * reading & interpreting scientific data

* * * *

web design with HTML * using a computer effectively software engineering * computer architecture data security object-oriented programming with Java

IT

* SQL * Microsoft Office applications * binary system * operating systems * network protocols

IELTS [Academic] Examination Preparation. IELTS is the

preferred English language assessment for universities in Englishspeaking countries worldwide. All pre-masters courses include extensive IELTS examination preparation (for those who choose to take the IELTS examination, additional fees would apply).

Advanced Study Skills.

listening to lectures taking notes locating information within academic text contributing to seminars research skills critical thinking

UK University Placement. During their course, students will receive help and guidance for applying to a UK university, and on what to expect from university life. All pre-masters students who successfully complete their course are assured of a conditional offer of a university place before graduating from BBSI. Pre-Masters students must provide full records of their first degree. For further information, see Page 53.

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Course

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Minimum English Entry to CEFR B2/IELTS 5.0 Level. Intermediate (equivalent ) Course Code. D-PMT

Awards. BBSI Pre-Masters Dip Mathematics & IT loma in Science, NCFE Certificate in Science, Mathematics & IT Course Structure. 34 lessons (25.5 hours) we ekly 20 lessons (15 hours Mathematics & IT ) weekly Science, 4 lessons (3 hours) we ekly Advanced Study Sk 10 lessons (7.5 hours ills ) we ekly IELTS Examination Preparation

Optional External Exam ination. IELTS [Academic]

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Supplementary Language Workshops BBSI offers supplementary workshops for students to choose additional lessons each week, to focus on their specific language needs. They can choose to improve their writing skills, or spend more time on IELTS examination practice. Both workshops can be booked in addition to any BBSI course, except the General English 40 lesson course, and the English and IELTS [Academic] Preparation 40-lesson course.

Writing Skills Workshop Written English is often the most challenging skill to master. The BBSI Writing Skills Workshop is 4 lessons (3 hours) per week and will provide students with additional practice, with support in the area of writing to meet individuals’ needs. Lessons help students prepare higher quality assignments, and improve their rate of progress. Topics covered include the following:

* * * * * * *

handwriting spelling layout & presentation sentence structure punctuation linking sentences formal & informal styles

* * * * * *

researching information presenting your own ideas abbreviations & note-taking summary writing drafting, checking & proof-reading word-building & word families

IELTS Examination Practice Workshop The BBSI IELTS Examination Workshop is designed to provide extra practice in IELTS examination techniques. The Workshop is 6 lessons (4.5 hours) per week and is a useful addition for University Foundation, Pre-Masters and IELTS Preparation students. Lessons include the following key skills: Listening * identifying gist & detail in lecture-style audio texts Reading * reading for gist & detail in academic texts * skimming & scanning for information & key words in reading texts Writing * interpreting & describing statistical information * discursive essay practice Speaking * speaking with fluency & accuracy * maximising examination performance within IELTS time limits Please note that BBSI reserves the right not to run workshops with an insufficient number of students enrolled.

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UK University Pathways

Undergraduate & Postgraduate Students

Since 1995, BBSI has helped place well over 400 of its successful students on degree courses at over 80 different universities in the UK, on a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses. Full details can be downloaded from our website at www.bbsi.co.uk. UK universities that have accepted BBSI graduates include: Aston Bath Bedfordshire Birmingham Bournemouth Bradford Brighton Bristol Buckingham Cambridge Cardiff Cardiff Metropolitan Central Lancashire Coventry Cranfield Derby Dundee Edinburgh Essex Exeter Glasgow

Greenwich Heriot-Watt, Edinburgh Hertfordshire Hull Imperial College Keele Kent Kent Institute King’s College London Kingston Lancaster Leeds Leeds Metropolitan Leicester Liverpool Liverpool John Moores London (City) London Metropolitan London School of Economics Loughborough Luton

Manchester Manchester Metropolitan Middlesex Napier Newcastle North London Northumbria Nottingham Nottingham Trent Oxford Brookes Plymouth Portsmouth Queen Margaret (Edinburgh) Queen Mary (London) Reading Royal Holloway Salford Sheffield Sheffield Hallam South Bank Southampton

Southampton Solent Stirling Stratford Strathclyde Sunderland Surrey Sussex Swansea Teesside Thames Valley University College London Wales (Bangor) Wales (Swansea) Warwick West of England (Bristol) Westminster Winchester York

Placement & Progression Counselling The BBSI Placement & Progression Service is available to students looking to secure either an undergraduate or postgraduate university place. Its aim is to help students to enter the best university to suit their needs, abilities and achievements. BBSI’s Placement & Progression Counsellor works closely with students to establish their academic needs, and to monitor their progress throughout their course. BBSI supports and guides students through every stage of choosing and applying to their university. The final choice of university, however, will depend on 3 factors – the grades the students achieve on their BBSI course, the final IELTS level attained, and the grades achieved during previous study at high school or university. Students on pathway courses (university foundation or pre-masters) can benefit from the following:

* * * * *

IELTS preparation academic study skills one-to-one counselling on the choice of universities attendance at talks from visiting university staff visits organised to university campuses

* assistance with the application procedure * assistance with handling correspondence with universities * guidance on writing a personal statement * guidance on preparing for an interview * additional certification, such as CMI, NCFE, etc

Additional Benefits Students can mix their subjects - ie they can study a term of one subject and then choose a term of another subject. Students can join BBSI throughout the year, not only on the main entry dates in September, October, January, March, May and July each year. This gives students extra flexibility to complete a pathway course in time for university entry. Some universities allow January entry for certain subjects.

The BBSI Guarantee All university foundation and pre-masters students who successfully complete their course are assured of a conditional offer of a UK university place on or before graduation from BBSI.

University Course Visa Requirements Visa students completing their BBSI university foundation or pre-masters courses and entering a degree course at a UK university will be required to apply for a new visa, and to achieve a minimum level of IELTS 5.5 in all 4 skills, or an equivalent score in TOEFL, TOEIC or Pearson PTE [Academic].

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Optional External Examinations BBSI provides preparation for a range of both English language examinations and professional qualifications, which are detailed below. Examination preparation is an excellent way for students to add focus to their studies, leading to more rapid progress. Preparation for the following examinations is included in the course syllabus for many BBSI courses.

Examination Fees

The fees for external examinations are not included in the BBSI course fees. Full details of examination fees can be found on our website at www.bbsi.co.uk.

Vantage and BEC Higher. BBSI is an Authorised Preparation Centre for 2 levels of the examination, the BEC Vantage and the BEC Higher. BEC exams are linked to the CEFR for reference purposes. Both the BEC Vantage and the BEC Higher are ideal for students preparing for careers in the fields of international business and commerce, where a good knowledge of English is required to function effectively. BEC certificates are internationally recognised and demonstrate that the holder has acquired an appropriate standard in English in a professional context. The BEC examination can normally be taken 3 times per year. Examination dates are usually in March, May or June, and November each year. The Speaking & Listening test will generally take place in the 2 weeks either side of the main examination date.

Cambridge English: Financial (ICFE).§ BBSI is an

Cambridge English Language Assessment provides the world’s leading range of examinations for learners of English. Cambridge English examinations are recognised at some level in most non-English-speaking countries in the world for both employment and study purposes. BBSI is an Authorised Preparation Centre for specific Cambridge English examinations.

Cambridge English: First (FCE).§ The FCE is an Upper-

Intermediate level examination that indicates sufficient proficiency in English to be of practical use in clerical, secretarial and managerial jobs for example, or in the tourist industry, where contact with English speakers is required. FCE is also useful preparation for students working towards higher-level examinations, such as the CAE, ICFE, or ILEC. The FCE examination can normally be taken 5 times per year. Examination dates are usually in March, May, June, August and December each year. The Speaking & Listening test will generally take place in the 2 weeks either side of the main examination date.

Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE).§ The CAE is the

second highest level of Cambridge English examination and is ideal for those who want to work or study abroad. Students with a CAE certificate can earn up to 70 UCAS points towards their university application. A CAE certificate demonstrates language skills in a wide range of contexts. The examination is based on realistic tasks, and indicates the ability to use the language in practical situations, such as meetings and discussions. CAE is also useful preparation for students working towards higher-level examinations, such as the ICFE or ILEC. The CAE examination can normally be taken 4 times per year. Examination dates are usually in March, June, August and December each year. The Speaking & Listening test will generally take place in the 2 weeks either side of the main examination date.

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Authorised Preparation Centre for the ICFE. The ICFE examination is prepared by Cambridge English Language Assessment in conjunction with the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) to meet the demand in helping students and professionals in finance to demonstrate that they have the financial English skills needed to communicate and converse with other accounting and finance professionals within the international business community. With the development of globally recognised international accounting standards and greater globalisation within the world of finance, successful candidates will have the opportunity to prove their linguistic ability, and to pursue international career opportunities. The ICFE examination can normally be taken twice per year. For students intending to undertake the optional ICFE examination, we would recommend a minimum of 8 weeks’ preparation prior to the examination date. Examination dates are usually in May and November each year. The Speaking & Listening test will generally take place in the 2 weeks either side of the main examination date.

Cambridge English: Legal (ILEC).§ The ILEC is

produced and assessed by Cambridge English Language Assessment in collaboration with TransLegal, Europe’s leading firm of lawyer-linguists. BBSI is an Authorised Preparation Centre for ILEC. English is an essential tool for any lawyer working with international matters, and employers need to know that the legal staff they appoint have a sufficient level of legal English to be able to communicate with clients and professionals in other countries. At the same time, law students and newly-qualified lawyers need to be able to show employers that they have the required language skills. The ILEC examination allows candidates to demonstrate their skills, and therefore to increase their employability. It is based on realistic texts, tasks and topics of the kind legal practitioners might meet in their daily working lives. For students intending to undertake the optional ILEC examination, we would recommend a minimum of 8 weeks’ preparation prior to the examination date. ILEC can normally be taken twice per year. Examination dates are usually in May and November each year. The Speaking & Listening test will generally take place in the 2 weeks either side of the main examination date.


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IELTS is recognised as the language entry requirement by colleges and universities in most English-speaking countries worldwide. The test is jointly administered by Cambridge English Language Assessment, the British Council and IDP Education Australia. IELTS [Academic] is also accepted by many professional organisations, including the UK General Medical Council, the UK Ministry of Defence, the New Zealand Immigration Service, the Australian Department of Immigration and Multicultural Affairs, and the Australian Medical Council. IELTS tests the complete range of Englishlanguage and study skills and will be commonly encountered by students studying or training in the medium of English. US academic institutions are increasingly accepting IELTS for admission purposes. Examination sittings are monthly in Bournemouth.

The Chartered Management Institute (CMI) is the largest professional management institute in Europe. BBSI is a CMI Approved Training Centre and offers 2 CMI qualifications in First-Line Management. Depending on their selected BBSI study option, students can achieve the CMI Diploma, or where time is limited, they can achieve CMI Awards for those management modules successfully completed. The CMI elements of our courses are externally accredited to the standards of the Chartered Institute and are assessed by means of course work and assignments. The 8 CMI Management Modules required for award of the CMI Diploma are incorporated within the BBSI Management course syllabus. Normally a minimum study period of 16 weeks is required to complete all 8 units. CMI qualifications are widely accepted by employers internationally, and by major British universities.

ยง All examinations are subject to a minimum number of candidates. Should an examination centre not have sufficient candidates to run an examination, BBSI will endeavour to find an alternative location, although this cannot be guaranteed and additional fees may apply. BBSI cannot be held responsible for examination centres making changes to examination dates or times.

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BRITISH COUNCIL

for the teaching of English

The British Council, in partnership with English UK, forms a national accrediting body, AccreditationUK, for accredited schools, colleges and universities that provide English language courses. British Council inspectors carry out inspections every 4 years of those institutions that provide English language training of high quality. BBSI is accredited by the British Council for the teaching of English. NCFE is recognised as an Awarding Organisation by Ofqual, the qualification regulators for England, Wales and Northern Ireland. NCFE accreditation gives assurance that the content of a training course is of a high standard and meets the rigorous quality assurance requirements of a national awarding organisation. NCFE accreditation also gives formal recognition to certain courses which result in the ‘award’ of a certificate of achievement. The NCFE certificate of achievement is not a nationally regulated qualification. The requirements specified in the National Quality Assurance ISO 9001 Standard are aimed primarily at achieving customer satisfaction. Management system certification stimulates a climate of confidence in the quality management procedures and practices that institutions apply in support of the services they provide. The ISO registration mark is an indication that BBSI meets the needs and expectations of its students in providing high quality and good value. Cambridge English Language Assessment examinations are the world’s leading range of certificates for learners of English. BBSI is an Authorised Preparation Centre for the following Cambridge English examinations: FCE, CAE, BEC, ICFE, ILEC and IELTS. Each year Cambridge English examinations are taken by over 2 million people, in 130 different countries. The examinations are well known for their high-quality assessment of real English, as used in everyday work, study and leisure situations. Cambridge English qualifications are widely recognised by employers and educational institutions worldwide. The Chartered Management Institute (CMI) promotes the art and science of management. CMI has a Royal Charter and is a nationally accredited organisation responsible for establishing standards of excellence in management and recognising that excellence through the award of professional qualifications. BBSI is an Approved Training Centre for the CMI Level 3 qualification in First-Line Management, and an Academic Partner. Students who become Student Members of CMI, can gain a CMI award, which is widely accepted by international employers and by many British universities (student membership of CMI is not included in the BBSI course fees.)

Professional Associated Bodies English UK is the official representing body for English language schools, colleges and universities in the UK, and is the only official UK association that submits to external inspection of its members. English UK, in association with the British Council, operates the AccreditationUK scheme. English UK organises training annually for all members, in management, teaching, health & safety, welfare and other areas. The English UK complaints procedure also provides access to an independent ombudsman. Business English UK is an association of accredited centres in the UK that focus on providing business and professional English language training. The association is open to all accredited schools which share a dedication to high quality, and which specialise in providing business English courses and specialised English language courses for professionals and students. All members commit to a charter of quality ensuring a uniformity in service at all training centres. Established in 1983, IALC is an association for quality assured independent language schools throughout the world. All institutes with IALC membership are regularly inspected and monitored under the rigorous IALC Quality Scheme. Membership is by invitation only. While each member of IALC is independent and unique, each shares the highest commitment to professionalism and excellence in all aspects of service.

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Bournemouth University recognises all BBSI University Foundation courses, with successful completion meeting the requirements for access to a wide range of UK university undergraduate courses.


Corporate Training Courses BBSI offers a range of corporate training courses and has conducted tailored training for many different types of corporate organisations, ministries and other government agencies over the last 20 years. Training is delivered according to the requirements of individual sponsors, and training programmes are available on a short-term or long-term basis, for sponsored groups or individuals. All courses are conducted by arrangement and the study options are as follows:

International Diplomatic Protocol Etiquette & Protocol Global & Conflict Studies Foreign Policy Training Global Politics Training Logistics: Purchasing Logistics: Warehousing & Warehouse Management Logistics: Supply Chain Management

Management Human Resource Management Training Management Project Management Corporate Social Responsibility Aviation English Training Military English Training

Enrolment Details. Sponsors or trainees should contact BBSI at info@bbsi.co.uk, with a Statement of Requirement, detailing the following:

* * * *

number of trainees duration of training required & dates training objectives any language training requirements

* specific aspects of training to be covered * professional background & academic qualifications of trainees

BBSI will then respond in writing with a detailed, comprehensive tailored training proposal and quotation.

BBSI Corporate Clients.

The following is a sample of previous BBSI clients: ABC International Bank, UK Abu Dhabi Police Department, UAE Autonomous Province of Trento, Italy African Union, Ethiopia Air Navigation Agency, Albania Al Foah Company LLC, UAE Alstom Ltd, Russia AMC, Albania ANTA, Albania Arab Drilling Oil and Workover Company, Libya Bank Al Bilad, Saudi Arabia Capital Market Authority, Saudi Arabia Central Bank of Libya Civil Aviation Authorities – Libya, UAE, Iraq, Russia Diplomatic Academy of Ukraine, Ukraine Defence School of Languages, UK Department of Legal Affairs, Kuwait ECOWAS Commission, Nigeria Embassy of Saudi Arabia, Military Attaché Office, UK Embassy of the State of Qatar, Defence Attaché Office, UK Embassy of the State of Qatar, Office of the Cultural Attaché, UK Embassy of the Sultanate of Oman, Military Attaché Office, UK Embassy of United Arab Emirates, Cultural Affairs, UK Embassy of United Arab Emirates, Military Attaché Office, UK European Social Fund, Italy FlightSafety International UK Ltd, UK Foreign & Commonwealth Office, UK French Air Force, France General Logistics Systems, Germany Italian Navy, Italy Kurdistan Regional Government, Kurdistan Kyiv National Economic University, Ukraine Lycee Professional Prive Charmilles, France Malaika Language Services, UK MANN+HUMMEL France SAS, France

Mazaya Center for Consultations & Training, Libya Ministries of Defence –UK, Hungary, UAE, Saudi Arabia, Czech Republic, Oman, Ministry of Interior, Palestine Ministry of Justice, Sudan Ministry of Justice, Libya Moscow State Open University, Russia Ministry of the Interior, UAE National Economic Development Board, Libya National Academy for Professional Training, Qatar Office of the Crown Prince, Qatar National Oil Corporation, Libya, and its Associated Companies Rasgas, Qatar Oman Oil Company SAOC, Oman Royal Air Force of Oman RLP CR a.s, Czech Republic Royal Hashemite Court, Jordan Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabia, Cultural Attaché Office, UK Royal Oman Police, Oman Royal Navy of Oman Royal Saudi Army, Saudi Arabia Royal Saudi Air Force, Saudi Arabia Royal Thai Embassy, London Royal Saudi Navy, Saudi Arabia Spanish Air Force, Spain Saudi Industrial Development Fund, Saudi Arabia The Higher-Center of Safety and Occupational Health, Libya Terrcon NWS Limited, Kuwait US Government, Iraq/Afghanistan United Nations Development Programme, Sudan Vestas Blades A/S, Denmark Venezuelan Air Force, Venezuela Wintershall, Libya

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Corporate Training Courses International Diplomatic Protocol

BBSI can deliver specially tailored training in International Diplomatic Protocol for those employed in the Diplomatic and Intelligence Services, or for those involved generally with VIP protocol at government level. Training is delivered in the medium of English, and focuses on International Diplomatic Protocol, Public Administration, Formal/Social Etiquette and Forms of Address, as well as the necessary management and professional communication skills required to function in an international role. The course duration depends on the English language entry level of participants and previous experience levels; we recommend an initial Intermediate level of English (equivalent to CEFR B2/IELTS 5.5). The training is normally offered for sponsored groups of trainees, but we can also offer training for individuals. Courses can be planned either on a short-term intensive basis, or to supplement longer courses that include business or other professional topics.

Training Topics. The course content and structure is tailored to meet clients’ needs, with topics typically chosen from the following:

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diplomatic service organisation & function diplomatic communications ceremonial & protocol visits & delegations administrative functions conferences & meetings social etiquette forms of address facts, opinions & their presentation

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summaries, reports & appreciations international relations government-to-government communications international diplomacy world politics world economics interpol & international intelligence democratic processes international defence studies

Cultural & Professional Visits. BBSI can provide a cultural and professional excursion programme which would be

arranged upon request. The excursions would include part-day and full-day visits to relevant places of interest. The visit programme is integrated into the study programme, and provides valuable practical experience. BBSI would take into account the programme requirements of the trainees and/or sponsor and then suggest professional excursions that would be relevant to the programme and the trainees. All visits are, however, subject to availability. Examples of visits that we have arranged for previous groups are as follows:

Foreign & Commonwealth Office Banqueting Rooms, London Office of the Remembrancer, London The Guildhall, London Cabinet War Rooms

Buckingham Palace Houses of Parliament Bournemouth Local Authority & Borough Council Dorset Chamber of Commerce & Industry International Media Institutions

Etiquette & Protocol

BBSI can deliver specially tailored training in Etiquette and Protocol for those seeking employment, or in junior or mid-level positions, within the Diplomatic Services. Training is delivered in the medium of English, and focuses on the professional communication skills required to function in an international role. The course duration depends on the English language entry level of participants and previous experience levels; we recommend an initial Intermediate level of English (equivalent to CEFR B2/IELTS 5.5). The training is normally offered for sponsored groups of trainees, but we can also offer training for individuals. Courses can be planned either on a short-term intensive basis, or to supplement longer courses that include business or other professional topics.

Training Topics. The course content and structure is tailored to meet clients’ needs, with topics typically chosen from the

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ceremonial & protocol visits & delegations administrative functions conferences & meetings

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social etiquette event planning forms of address facts, opinions & their presentation initialising, planning & controlling summaries, reports & appreciations


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Corporate Training Courses Logistics: Purchasing, Supply Chain Management, Warehousing & Warehouse Management Logistics is becoming an increasingly important branch of management. Effective purchasing, supply chain management and warehouse management skills are vital to the operational health of an organisation. BBSI has been providing training in these fields for some years, and we can arrange specially tailored training on a broad range of topics to meet clients’ needs. All courses are delivered in the medium of English, either on a short-term intensive basis, or to supplement longer courses in other business areas. Courses are normally for small groups of sponsored trainees; however, we also offer individual tuition in this field. To undertake the training, participants would need a minimum Intermediate level of English (equivalent to CEFR B2/ IELTS 5.5).

Training Topics. Examples of specialist training topics that could be selected are listed below. If there are other specific topics that are required, please contact BBSI to discuss your requirements further. Purchasing Training Topics

* purchasing in the organisation structure * purchasing & operations * local, national & international factors: key purchasing variables * contracts for purchasing; terms & conditions * client & supplier relationships * securing supply * public private partnerships (PPP) * tactical negotiation * technological, environmental & legislative factors * functional & operational objectives * lowest price approach/most economical advantageous approach * finance initiatives (PFI)

Supply Chain Management Training Topics

* purchasing in the organisation structure * functional & operational objectives * key performance variables & performance monitoring * evaluating suppliers & selection criteria * client & supplier relationships/customer relationship management * securing supply, forecasting * TQM, benchmarking, best practice * contracts & tactical negotiation * finance initiatives (PFI) * distribution

Warehousing & Warehouse Management Training Topics * the warehouse/stores function * design of storage lay-outs, site selection * location systems, mechanical handling systems * stock rotation, security & packaging * financial issues * key purchasing variables, quality, quantity, time, price * performance monitoring * personnel management * stock control * strategy & planning * TQM

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Corporate Training Courses Management

BBSI offers a broad range of training for both new and more experienced managers wanting to develop their skills. The management of others is one of the biggest challenges of a manager’s role, and the courses are delivered ‘workshop-style’ in the medium of English, and can be planned either on a short-term intensive basis, or to supplement longer courses in other business areas. Trainees require a minimum Intermediate level in English (equivalent to CEFR B2/IELTS 5.5). The training is normally offered for sponsored groups of trainees, but we can also offer training for individuals. Topics can be selected from the following: * introduction to management & leadership * managing & communicating information * meeting stakeholder needs * maintaining quality standards * resource planning * personal development as a first line manager * managing recruitment & selection

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developing individuals & teams improving team performance personal development as a manager & leader information based decision making conducting a management project human resource development

As an Approved Training Centre for the Chartered Management Institute (CMI), BBSI delivers preparation for the CMI Level 3 Diploma and Awards in First-Line Management, as part of its Management & Business Administration courses (see pages 1617), and can arrange training up to Level 5 on request. For students to attain a CMI Award, they would need to complete at least one module (each module requires 2 weeks of study).

Advantages of CMI Level 3 or Level 5 Management Qualifications By gaining a CMI Award, students become Members of CMI, with access to a wealth of management information, both during and after their studies. This allows them to: * demonstrate their knowledge of key management skills to current and future employers * enhance their professional status by becoming a Member of the Chartered Institute (MCMI) * start working towards Chartered Manager status * use the qualification to help them progress onto a first degree, MBA or postgraduate programme at university Further details can be found on the CMI website at www.managers.org.uk.

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Corporate Training Courses Human Resource Management

BBSI offers tailored training courses within the UK for international managers and HR managers who wish to develop their knowledge of Human Resource Management (HRM). Delivered in the medium of English, the programmes are suitable for candidates with a minimum Intermediate level of English (equivalent to CEFR B2/IELTS 5.5). The courses aim to be practical, and to enable participants to return to their places of work with ideas, and practical plans for implementing best practice. On completion, the trainees will have a good knowledge of activities, strategies, policies and procedures, and will have developed a range of practical tools and techniques for managing personnel at work. HRM training at BBSI can be tailored to meet the precise needs of a client and course duration would depend upon individual requirements of that client. The training is normally offered for sponsored groups in practical workshops, but we can also offer training for individuals. Courses can be planned either on a short-term intensive basis, or to supplement longer courses in other business areas.

Training Topics. The course content and structure is tailored to meet the needs of the client, and sponsors can plan their training by choosing from any of the following HR topics: * organisations: structure, culture & change * conditions of work & remuneration * staffing, recruitment & selection

* performance management * training & development * employee relations & communication

Training Management

BBSI can arrange specially tailored training management on a broad range of topics to meet clients’ needs. Such courses include Personnel and Human Resource Management; however, we can also offer courses focusing on the training role, particularly for those new to this area. All courses will be delivered in the medium of English, and can be planned either on a short-term intensive basis or to supplement longer courses in other business areas. Courses are for groups of sponsored students or individuals, with a recommended Intermediate level of English (equivalent to CEFR B2/IELTS 5.5).

Training Topics. The course content and structure is tailored to meet the needs of the client, and sponsors can plan their training by choosing from any of the following training management topics: * training needs identification & analysis * applying training needs identification & analysis * designing the training & development programme * training objectives

* * * *

on-the-job training planning activity sessions evaluating the training programme evaluating training & development programmes

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Corporate Training Courses Project Management

BBSI offers tailored training courses within the UK for international managers from a wide range of organisations who wish to develop their knowledge on the practical issues of planning, directing, monitoring and measuring the success of projects. Delivered in the medium of English, the programmes are suitable for candidates with an Intermediate level of English (equivalent to CEFR B2/IELTS 5.5). The courses aim to be practical, to enable participants to return to their places of work with ideas for implementing best practice. On completion, the trainees will have a good knowledge of strategies, policies and procedures for managing successful projects. Project management training at BBSI can be tailored to meet the needs of a client, and recommended course duration would depend on their needs. The training is normally offered for sponsored groups in practical workshops, but we can also offer training for individuals. Courses can be planned on either a short-term intensive basis, or to supplement longer courses in other business areas.

Training Topics. The course content and structure is tailored to meet the needs of a client, and sponsors can plan their training by choosing from any of the following project management topics:

* * * *

identifying needs identifying & managing stakeholders organisation & preparation skills to costing/effective resource planning

* change management, barriers to change & conflict management * measurement & control * effective communications

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)

Companies now work to demonstrate ethics, commitment to the community, the environment and their stakeholders. BBSI offers tailored training courses for international managers, who wish to develop their knowledge of CSR. Courses aim to be practical, to enable participants to return to their places of work with ideas and practical plans for implementing best practice. On completion of their course, trainees will have a good knowledge of CSR activities, strategies, policies and procedures, and will have developed a range of ideas for implementing CSR policy within their company. CSR training at BBSI can be tailored to meet the precise needs of the client. Course duration would depend upon the requirements of that client. The training is normally offered for sponsored groups in practical workshops; however, we can also offer training for individuals. Courses can be planned either on a short-term intensive basis, or to supplement longer courses in other business areas. This training is suitable for candidates with a minimum Intermediate level of English (equivalent to CEFR B2/IELTS 5.5).

Training Topics. Course content and structure is tailored to meet the needs of the client, with topics typically chosen from

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* the benefits of a CSR policy * leadership values & ethics * environment & climate change * sustainability * community * clients, suppliers & business partners * case studies


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Corporate Training Courses Aviation English Training

BBSI offers tailored Aviation English training courses for pilots and ATCOs. Our courses conform to ICAO guidelines and are structured to meet the precise requirements of individual sponsors.

Course Content & Structure General English. The general English language elements aim to enhance confidence in all 4 language skills through extensive practice.

Aviation English. Training focuses on aviation language development in context. We include necessary elements of pronunciation, structure, vocabulary, fluency, comprehension and interaction. In addition, we address standard, nonstandard and unusual phraseology, terminology and vocabulary. Students examine case studies, where the use of incorrect language either led to disaster, or exacerbated a dangerous situation. Practice Activities. Practice activities include role-play, simulations, aircraft emergencies, bomb threats, alerts, contingency actions and special requests. We also utilise case studies and study audio of actual incident and occurrence reports, where poor English, or use of non-standard radio phraseology, was a contributing factor. Specialised Content. Specialist content includes a full inventory of events, domains and sub-domains that characterise the day-to-day communications of air traffic controllers and pilots. Functionality. Emphasis is placed on speaking and listening skills, with continual practice in context. We study authentic broadcasts and examples of aircraft emergencies that relate to non-routine radio phraseology, unusual requests and aircraft incidents. Testing

BBSI can arrange Aviation English testing at an external examining centre, upon request. The test would incur an additional fee which is not included in the programme.

BBSI Enrolment Details

Sponsors should contact BBSI with a Statement of Requirement, which must detail the number of course participants, their respective English language skills levels, their respective aviation specialisations and the precise training objectives. BBSI will then respond in writing with a detailed, comprehensive tailored training proposal.

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Corporate Training Courses Military English Training

BBSI Military English training is designed to prepare potential NATO staff officers for their roles in the NATO Alliance and for UN peacekeeping appointments. Our courses are both stimulating and wide-ranging in their delivery and content. Language development is achieved through active participation in practical course work. Moreover, training is fully supported by authentic discussion of current affairs, written communication and military-planning activities. Training is tailored to meet the precise requirements of individual sponsors. We focus on creating an understanding of the functional communication skills necessary to enable participants to subsequently establish themselves in international appointments with ease and confidence. Our training is suitable for military officers, diplomatic staff, civil servants and intelligence officers. Our Military English courses include excursions to professional and cultural places of interest. Many former participants are currently serving in senior NATO and UN appointments.

Specialised Content.

The colloquial, operational and specialised content will depend on the particular specialisation and will be selected, as necessary, from the following topics in functional military context: NATO * management; organisation; core functions * HQ & field-command structure * defence policy, planning, management & PfP consultation * combined operations * command, control, communications, computing & intelligence * infrastructure * administration/financial management * communication information systems * production, logistics & supply UN Peacekeeping * principles; consent, impartiality, objectives & limitations * rules of engagement * legality, propriety & credibility * force structures * negotiation, mediation, interposition, liaison & supervision * control measures, search & arrest * community relations * public information * UN organisation & command structure

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* medical support & mobility * host-nation support * interoperability & standardisation * PfP technical support * out-of-area commitments * anti-terrorist/internal security operations * peace-support operations; strategic interactions; consent & legitimisation * public information; dissemination, coordination of the media * politics, diplomacy & international protocol

* planning, briefing & implementation * management & budgeting of joint exercises * UN intelligence, internal security & emergency-reaction forces * IFOR integration: participation of non-NATO nations * SFOR command & control * participation of civil services


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Corporate Training Courses Global & Conflict Studies, Foreign Policy & Global Politics

Whilst BBSI can offer training for those employed in the Diplomatic Services, we also offer courses in defined aspects of diplomacy particularly for those newer recruits to this field of work in areas such as Global & Conflict Studies, Foreign Policy & Global Politics. Training is delivered in the medium of English, and focuses on the professional communication skills required to function in an international role. The course duration would depend upon the English language entry level of participants and previous experience levels; we recommend an initial Intermediate level of English (equivalent to CEFR B2/IELTS 5.0). The training is normally offered for sponsored groups of trainees, but we can also offer training for individuals. Courses can be planned either on a short-term intensive basis or to supplement longer courses in other business areas. Course content and structure is tailored to meet clients’ needs, with topics typically chosen from the following:

Global & Conflict Studies Training Topics.

* international defence studies * conflict resolution & peace building * the promotion of Human Rights * international relations & international diplomacy * the history of conflict * conflicts by type, 1946-2005

Foreign Policy Training Topics.

* world politics; how states formulate & implement foreign policy * leadership & foreign policy * ethics, economics & commercial factors * the role of states & international organisations (NGOs)

Global Politics Training Topics.

* * * * * *

UK governance & structure EU political structure political models: capitalism, democracy & equality democratic processes structure of government local, national & international politics and the media

* trends in conflict * revolutionary upheavals in the Third World * security & violence in global politics * physical & documentary security * arms proliferation [the Arms Trade]

* government-to-government communications * the role of NGOs in peace & conflict * poverty: Third World challenge & its impact * Human Rights * effects of the current economic downturn & its impact * international organisations; the institutions of global governance * globalisation since 9/11 * global impact of Middle East conflicts * global warming & energy management * international law

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Corporate Training Courses Professional In-Country Short Courses & Seminars

In association with a network of experienced trainers and specialists in their fields, BBSI offers organisations worldwide, cutting-edge, aligned and competency-based training programmes on a wide range of topics, with special emphasis on current best practices and up-to-the-minute techniques. These short 3-10 day training programmes are designed to assist organisations in the implementation of strategies to enhance organisational performance and personnel skills among their staff.

Professional Short Training Programmes Management & Leadership Human Resource Management Project Management Customer Care & Public Relations Administration Contracts, Purchasing & Inventory Logistics & Transport Sales & Marketing Information Technology & Networking Hospitality Customer Service Management in the Medical Profession Coaching & Mentoring

Technical Courses: Mechanical Engineering Electrical Engineering Maintenance & Reliability Instrumentation & Controls Electronics & Communication Contracts & Projects Oil & Gas Industry Petrochemical & Processes Health & Safety Civil & Construction Instrumentation & Process Control Once a client has provided BBSI with a detailed specification of their precise training requirements, we source specialist and experienced tutors to design and structure a 3-10 day training programme to meet the specified learning outcomes. The duration of the course will depend on the degree of specialisation and the amount of content to be included. The client will be responsible for providing suitable in-house or in-country training facilities, and also for meeting the costs of tuition fees, and the BBSI tutor’s expenses, ie international travel, food and accommodation and local travel.

Consultancy Services Performance & Training. BBSI provides consultancy services to organisations seeking to ensure that their training expenditure addresses shortfalls in the performance of their respective business, industry or public-sector organisation. As organisations grow more complex, it is

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no longer safe to assume that individual, departmental or organisational performance problems can be corrected simply by training. The obstacle may not be the lack of skills or knowledge, it could be an unnoticed bottleneck in corporate communications, ineffective management behaviours, ineffective processes, an environment that inhibits motivation, or any one of many other diverse but interrelated factors. BBSI can assist organisations to assess the magnitude and likely reasons for shortfalls in performance, and recommend strategies for improvement that might involve innovative, creative and less costly solutions than merely to increase the training budget.

Human Performance Analysis. BBSI will examine a

client’s organisational structure, management systems and processes, environmental elements, and people motivators and behaviours to determine which aspects are enhancing staff performance and which require change.

Competency & Skills Management. An organisation’s

core competencies form the foundation for its strengths. Identifying the key abilities of working teams, the relevant job families and establishing important competencies will assist staff in developing individual expertise and skills. BBSI will assist clients to determine, manage and develop core and specific competencies and skills at all levels to improve overall performance in key areas.

Training & Performance Support. BBSI will assess the need for custom-designed learning environments and creative training solutions to provide clients with the overall performance results they require. Improvements develop exponentially over time, with dramatic results being achieved by involving the client in the design process. Performance Measurement. Once BBSI has assisted clients to establish effective training and performance systems, ongoing performance measurement by our specialist trainers and consultants ensures that an organisation is achieving the performance improvements it expects and provides clients with the information necessary to fine-tune the ongoing process of development.


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General English

Our summer courses in General English are modular in format so that students can join a course and study for periods that suit their personal circumstances. We offer a choice of 4 study programmes at different language levels that vary in intensity to fit particular needs. Access to our Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) is included in all General English courses.

GE 20. Twenty lessons (15 hrs) weekly (CEFR A2-C1) GE 24. Twenty four lessons (18 hrs) weekly (CEFR A2-C1) GE 30. Thirty lessons (22.5 hrs) weekly (CEFR A2-C1) GE 40. Forty lessons (30 hrs) weekly (CEFR B2-C1)

Courses can be studied for periods of between one and 50 weeks, and further details can be found at page 10.

Minimum Age. 18 years Course Structure.

20 lessons (15 hours) weekly in English language, to include grammar & functions, vocabulary development, reading & writing skills, speaking, listening & pronunciation skills. 4 lessons (3 hours) weekly (GE 24 only) additional speaking, reading, writing & listening skills 10 lessons (7.5 hours) weekly (GE 30 & GE 40 only) selected from one of the following: * preparation for the Cambridge English: First (FCE) * preparation for the Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) * preparation for the Cambridge English: Business (BEC) * English Language Workshop (ELW) 10 lessons (7.5 hours) weekly (GE 40 only) discussion, conversation & current affairs

English & IELTS [Academic] Preparation

Our summer courses in English & IELTS Preparation are modular in format, so that students can join the courses at their convenience and study for periods that suit their personal circumstances. The courses are designed for those who require an internationally recognised English language qualification to prove their academic communication skills to universities, colleges of further education or future employers. There are 2 study options: the EIP 30 (30 lessons [22.5 hours] weekly) and the more intensive EIP 40 (40 lessons [30 hours] weekly). The courses are offered at different language levels and can be studied for periods of between 4 and 50 weeks. The course syllabus includes extensive IELTS examination preparation.

Minimum Age. 18 years Minimum English Entry Level. Intermediate

(equivalent to CEFR B1/IELTS 4.5)

Course Structure.

20 lessons (15 hours) weekly in English language, including grammar & functions, vocabulary development, reading & writing skills, speaking, listening & pronunciation skills. 10 lessons (7.5 hours) weekly IELTS Examination Preparation (EIP 30 only) 20 lessons (15 hours) weekly IELTS Examination Preparation (EIP 40 only)

Award. BBSI Certificate in English & IELTS [Academic] Preparation

Award. BBSI Certificate in General English

Optional External Examination. IELTS

Additional Qualifications. Students who attend the GE 30 or GE 40 courses can additionally prepare for one of a range of different Cambridge English Language Assessment§ qualifications. Alternatively, GE 30 and GE 40 participants can opt to join our ongoing weekly English Language Workshop at a language level to suit their needs.

IELTS Examination Preparation. IELTS measures ability to communicate in English across all 4 language skills, listening, reading, writing and speaking, and is designed for those who intend to study or work in English. IELTS is the preferred English language assessment for universities in English-speaking countries worldwide. (For those who choose to

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Communication & Business Skills

Our Certificate course in Communication & Business Skills is designed for students who want to learn business terms in English, as well as the concepts and communication skills of the international workplace. The course is a challenging step up from general English study. It includes team-work in meetings, negotiations and presentations, and helps students new to business studies to prepare assignments and reports of a professional standard. Further details relating to this course can be found at Page 13, including course objectives, and specialised topics and skills covered.

English for Business

The summer English for business courses provide practice in the business language used in different international work contexts. Students can chose either the basic course of 20 lessons (15 hours) weekly, or the intensive course of 30 lessons (22.5 hours) which includes additional English language or business skills. The course includes English grammar and vocabulary as used in business, as well as simulations of meetings, telephoning, negotiations and presentations. Lessons will help students build confidence in using their English in professional and social scenarios.

Course Objectives

Additional Qualifications. Students can prepare for one

of a range of different Cambridge English§ qualifications. Alternatively, participants can opt to join our ongoing weekly English Language Workshop at a language level to suit their needs. § For further information, see Page 54.

Minimum Age. 18 years Course Code. CBS Course Duration. 4-8 weeks Course Structure. Thirty-four lessons (25.5 hours) weekly:

20 lessons (15 hours) weekly Communication & Business Skills 4 lessons (3 hours) weekly Professional Skills 10 lessons (7.5 hours) weekly English Language (selected from one of the following options): * preparation for the Cambridge English: First (FCE) * preparation for the Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) * preparation for the Cambridge English: Business (BEC) * English Language Workshop (ELW)

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to develop students’ English language in a range of different business contexts to provide students with a wider knowledge of relevant business terms to enable students to communicate more effectively in an international workplace to provide students with practice of business communication skills, to help build confidence to prepare students for a recognised English language qualification (optional in 30-lesson course only)

Topics (20 and 30-lesson courses): * management * finance * general business * recruitment * marketing * international sales & trade

English for Business

Awards.

BBSI Certificate in Communication & Business Skills NCFE Certificate in Communication & Business Skills (NCFE Award applicable to full 8-week course only.)

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Management

The summer management courses are designed for those who need to improve their English in the context of management, either for their work or their studies. Students can chose either the basic course of 20 lessons (15 hours) weekly, or the intensive course of 30 lessons (22.5 hours), which includes business skills. The courses focus on the development of management and supervisory skills and concepts, and are designed to enable students to develop appropriate business vocabulary and communication skills. The syllabus includes modules of the CMI Level 3 Diploma (each module requires 2 weeks of study and the number modules completed would therefore depend on the number of weeks studied.)

Course Objectives

* to provide students with specialised language for management * to enable students to communicate more effectively in the context of international management * to enable students to develop a sound understanding of current theory and practice in management * to develop students’ business English communication skills (30-lesson course only) * to prepare students for an internationally recognised management qualification

Course Content Business Skills (30-lessons course only):

Topics (20 and 30-lesson courses):

Managing & Communicating Information Additional business skills components would be selected from * gathering & selecting data the following for the Management & Business Skills course: * analysing & evaluating data for decision-making * communicating information, conclusions and decisions Writing Meeting Stakeholder Needs Presentations * stakeholder analysis * management of change * customer service management Meetings Maintaining Quality Standards * TQM * quality cultures & standards Telephoning * introduction to quality management Negotiating Resource Planning * production planning * using a controlling resource * knowledge management

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Marketing

The summer marketing courses are designed for those who need to improve their English in the context of marketing, either for their work or their studies. Students can chose either the basic course of 20 lessons (15 hours) weekly, or the intensive course of 30 lessons (22.5 hours), which includes business skills. The courses focus on the development of marketing concepts and skills, and are designed to enable students to develop appropriate business vocabulary and communication skills.

Course Objectives

* to provide students with specialised language for marketing, advertising and public relations * to enable students to communicate more effectively in the context of international marketing * to enable students to develop a sound understanding of current theory and practice in marketing & promotion * to develop students’ business English communication skills (30-lesson course only)

Course Content Topics (20 and 30-lesson courses):

* services marketing management * pricing strategy * promotional tools: advertising, sales promotion, public relations & sponsorship * promotional tools: database marketing, direct & internet marketing * distribution management * marketing planning & strategy

Business Skills (30-lessons course only): Additional business skills components would be selected from the following for the Marketing & Business Skills course: Writing Presentations Meetings Telephoning Negotiating

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Finance

The summer finance courses are designed for those who need to improve their English in the context of finance, either for their work or their studies. Students can chose either the basic course of 20 lessons (15 hours) weekly, or the intensive course of 30 lessons (22.5 hours), which includes business skills. The courses focus on the development of financial concepts and skills, and are designed to enable students to develop appropriate business vocabulary and communication skills. The courses include preparation and practice for the Cambridge English: Financial (ICFE) examination.

Course Objectives

* to provide students with specialised language for finance * to enable students to communicate more effectively in the context of international finance & financial services * to enable students to develop a sound understanding of current theory & practice in finance * to prepare students for an internationally recognised financial English qualification * to develop students’ business English communication skills (30-lesson course only)

Course Content Topics (20 and 30-lesson courses): * nature & role of accounting * identifying user groups * cost volume profit analysis * balance sheet * sources of business finance * managing working capital * rights issues & scrip issues * financial ratios * direct & indirect costs * profit & loss account * budgeting * cash flow statement * debtor management

Business Skills (30-lessons course only): Additional business skills components would be selected from the following for the Finance & Business Skills course: Writing Presentations Meetings Telephoning Negotiating

Finance & Business Skills

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Hospitality & Tourism

The summer hospitality and tourism courses are designed for those who need to improve their English in the context of hospitality management and tourism, either for their work or their studies. Students can chose either the basic course of 20 lessons (15 hours) weekly, or the intensive course of 30 lessons (22.5 hours), which includes business skills. The courses focus on the development of hospitality and tourism concepts and skills, and are designed to enable students to develop appropriate business vocabulary and communication skills.

Course Objectives * * * *

to provide students with specialised language for hospitality & tourism to enable students to communicate more effectively in the context of the hospitality industry to enable students to develop a sound understanding of current theory and practice in hospitality & tourism to develop students’ business English communication skills (30-lesson course only)

Course Content Topics (20 and 30-lesson courses):

Business Skills (30-lessons course only):

* tourism chain of distribution * travel agency operations * marketing the tourist product * HR management * health, hygiene & fire safety * marketing of package tours * conferencing & banqueting operations * sustainable tourism

Additional business skills components would be selected from the following for the Hospitality, Tourism & Business Skills course: Writing Presentations Meetings Telephoning

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Legal Studies

The summer legal studies courses are designed for those who need to improve their English in the context of law, either for their work or their studies. Students can chose either the basic course of 20 lessons (15 hours) weekly, or the intensive course of 30 lessons (22.5 hours), which includes business skills. The courses focus on the development of legal concepts and skills, and are designed to enable students to develop appropriate business vocabulary and communication skills. The courses include preparation and practice for the Cambridge English: Legal (ILEC) examination.

Course Objectives

* to provide students with specialised legal language * to enable students to communicate more effectively in a legal context * to enable students to develop a sound understanding of current theory and practice of law * to prepare students for an internationally recognised legal English qualification * to develop students’ business English communication skills (30-lesson course only)

Course Content Topics (20 and 30-lesson courses):

* common & civil law systems * white collar crime * private international law * UK contract law * public international law * human rights law * corporate social/criminal responsibility

Business Skills (30-lessons course only): Additional business skills components would be selected from the following for the Legal Studies & Business Skills course: Writing Presentations Meetings Telephoning Negotiating

Legal Stu dies & Busin ess Skills

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Science, Mathematics & IT

The summer science, mathematics & IT courses are designed for those who need to improve their English in the context of technology, engineering and industry, either for their work or their studies. Students can chose either the basic course of 20 lessons (15 hours) weekly, or the intensive course of 30 lessons (22.5 hours), which also includes business skills. The courses focus on the development of science, mathematics and IT concepts and skills, and are designed to enable students to develop appropriate business vocabulary and communication skills.

Course Objectives

* to provide students with specialised language for science, mathematics & IT * to enable students to communicate more effectively in the context of technology & industry * to enable students to develop a sound understanding of current theory and practice in science, mathematics & IT * to develop students’ business English communication skills (30-lesson course only)

Course Content Topics (20 and 30-lesson courses):

Science electrolysis, earthquakes, chemical reactions, catalysts, atmospheric pollution, organic chemistry, resonance & pressure

Mathematics algebra, differentiation, stationary points, integration, regression analysis & trigonometry

Business Skills (30-lessons course only): Additional business skills components would be selected from the following for the Science, Mathematics, IT & Business Skills course: Writing Presentations Meetings Telephoning Negotiating

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