University Centre Grimsby

Introduction

Welcoming the world to learn and succeed

University Centre Grimsby and Grimsby Institute belong the Grimsby Institute Group, one of the UK’s largest providers of Further and Higher Education, located in the historic town of Grimsby, Lincolnshire.

Grimsby has a long history as a thriving fishing port, with café bars, pubs and restaurants and, within a few miles, you'll find countryside and the sandy beaches and traditional seaside fun of Cleethorpes, close to busy cities; Lincoln, York and Hull, which are all perfect for shopping and cultural attractions such as museums and theatres.

As well as being a very friendly and affordable place to live and study, you'll have plenty to see and do in Grimsby. A few minutes walk from the campus you'll find our high-quality residential buildings. Our excellent range of Further and Higher Education courses are delivered in well-resourced teaching facilities.

We will help you achieve your successes and goals and provide plenty of support – both in and out of the classroom.

Courses

We have a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes for international students. It is important that we help you choose a course that is exactly right for you so that we can ensure you have a perfect and enjoyable overseas study experience. To be eligible for a Tier 4 Student Visa the course you apply for must be full-time and be at minimum Level 3 on the national qualification framework.

How to Apply

If you are an international student, wanting to apply for a course at the Grimsby Institute or University Centre Grimsby you will need to follow a strict set of instructions, particularly if you are a non-EU citizen and require a Visa to study in the UK.

From the day you apply we will be in regular contact via email to let you know the progress of your application. Once your application has been accepted and you have received your official documents we will support you with advice throughout your Visa process.

On receiving a valid Student Visa you will then make your travel arrangements and keep us informed. Should you have any questions or concerns at any point we are here to help at any time and in any way we can. This is the time when we can arrange accommodation within our Halls of Residence.

The Grimsby Institute & University Centre Grimsby's duties as a licensed sponsor

We have a licence to sponsor students which imposes duties upon us. In order to comply with these conditions we must:

  • Keep a copy of your Passport(s), Visa(s) and/or Biometrics card(s)
  • Keep an up-to-date record of your contact details and UK address. This is monitored by the International Office and reported to the UKBA when required

We will report to the UK Border Agency (UKBA) if:

  • You fail to enrol on time
  • You are absent without permission for a prescribed period
  • We are no longer your licensed sponsor
  • Your circumstances change if, for example, your course of study changes or becomes shorter or longer
  • We have evidence that you are breaking the conditions of your Visa

Living in Grimsby

Grimsby is located on the East Coast of the United Kingdom and has a population of approximately 160,000 people. Grimsby was founded on the fishing industry and in days gone by, was one of the largest fishing ports in the World. Today Grimsby supports major food processing, chemical and petroleum companies using our extensive ports as an export gateway to Europe and the World. The surrounding countryside presents plenty of opportunities for outdoor leisure activities. The beautiful and serene Lincolnshire Wolds, the curious coastlines and the long, sandy beaches offer much to explore by bicycle or on foot.

First time visitors to the area are often surprised at the number of facilities for entertainment, sport and leisure activities in and around Grimsby. If you're interested in sports, you'll enjoy facilities offered at the two modern leisure centres, where swimming, ice-skating, squash, badminton and fitness suites amongst many other activities can all be enjoyed.

There's also an athletics stadium and an up-to-date swimming complex close to the Institute. If you enjoy watching sport, Blundell Park is home to Grimsby Town Football Club and the area has a number of cricket clubs as well as access to all major sports disciplines.

The neighbouring seaside town of Cleethorpes also has a ten-pin bowling centre, multi-screen cinema and the hugely successful Pleasure Island theme park.

Grimsby Auditorium features everything from live entertainment, concerts and the Royal Shakespeare Company, with smaller venues like the Caxton Theatre and Parkway Cinema offering a range of plays, musicals and other forms of theatre and the Arts.

Both Grimsby and Cleethorpes, offer great shopping with a range of big name retailers and boutiques. A good nightlife is also on offer with a wide selection of pubs, clubs, restaurants and take-aways.

This school offers programmes in:

English

Programmes

  • Bachelor in Business Management
  • Bachelor in Business Management with Marketing
  • Bachelor in Film and Television Production
  • Bachelor in Games Design & Development
  • MBus Strategic Business Environment
  • HND Engineering
  • International Foundation Year in Business
This school offers programs in:
  • English

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Programs

This school also offers:

Courses

HND Engineering (Electrical/Electronic)

Campus Full time 1 year August 2016 United Kingdom Grimsby

This one year programme provides you with a thorough grounding in the next stage of electrical and electronics study. It is designed to give you a broad understanding of the industry whilst enabling you to develop your own specialist skills. [+]

This one year programme provides you with a thorough grounding in the next stage of electrical and electronics study. It is designed to give you a broad understanding of the industry whilst enabling you to develop your own specialist skills. It is a practical and vocational programme that's highly relevant to your work environment. As you progress through the programme there is an opportunity to focus on the more computer influenced areas of Electrical / Electronic Engineering. Entry requirements: Applicants must have completed and passed the full HNC (10 Units) in Electrical / Electronic Engineering International Students also require an IELTS score of 4.5 in all areas or a equivalent English Language qualification What you will learn: - Data Communications and Networking - Electronics - Programmable Logic Controller - Control Systems and Automation* - Computing Concepts - Further Mathematics *subject to change How is the course assessed: Whilst on this programme students will be assessed using a variety of methods; written assignments which are normally numerical in nature, practical assessments using simulators or actual equipment (both individual and group based), along with project work complete with presentations (individual and group). All assessment methods are designed to incorporate key skills which are transferable to the workplace. Learning and teaching methods Methods of learning and teaching are designed to support students in becoming active members of a learning community. Students will be expected to work together in an informal environment as well as in formal classes where a culture of dignity, courtesy and mutual respect with staff and their peers is essential. A variety of methods will be used such as lectures, seminars and practical sessions. Employment information: Upon successful completion of this qualification graduates will be equipped with the knowledge and skills to pursue a new career, or advance an existing one in the Engineering sector. Engineering careers can begin with work opportunities with small to medium enterprise organisations (those with less than 250 employees) or with national and multi-national organisations. Many also go onto self employment which is usually not possible until a graduate has several years experience. Other graduates will go on to work for large organisations which may comprise roles in engineering management; engineering maintenance and servicing, project management, design engineering, planning or working on large infrastructure projects linked to the engineering and construction industries. [-]

Diploma

Access to Higher Education in BUSINESS

Campus August 2016 United Kingdom Grimsby

The Access to Higher Education Diploma is a nationally recognised qualification by higher education institutions in the UK and allows people with a mature attitude towards learning, who may not have reached their full potential at school to return to education. [+]

Access to HE (Higher Education) in BUSINESS Requirements: IELTS 4.5 in each section and overall 10+2/HSC qualification or A levels equivalents £6000 fees (£3000 deposit and £3000 on enrollment) Access is an alternative route to enter University for adults. The Access to Higher Education Diploma is a nationally recognised qualification by higher education institutions in the UK and allows people with a mature attitude towards learning, who may not have reached their full potential at school to return to education. Duration: Under 15 hours per week Entry Requirements: - GCSE grade C or above in Maths & English or Level 2 Literacy & Numeracy, depending upon your future career choice. - Commitment and motivation to succeed, this course requires a mature approach to learning. What you will learn: Study Skills including reading and note taking, written and oral presentation, research skills, computer skills (word processing) and exam techniques and practice. Subject Units from a chosen route for example Psychology, English & Humanities, Teaching, Social Studies/Social Work, Business & Environment, Applied Sciences and Health Professions and Combined Studies. What next? Successful students can progress to Higher National Diplomas and Degree courses in a wide range of subject areas. Past students, for example, have undertaken degree courses in English, Psychology, Sociology, Social Work, Law, Media Studies, Occupational Therapy, Environmental Studies and also Teacher Training. They have attended a wide range of local universities, including York, Hull, Lancaster, Leeds, Sheffield Hallam and Lincoln, some going to universities further a field such as London and Cambridge. Many students progress to the wide range of degree courses available at Grimsby Institute franchised by some of the above universities. The range of careers available to you will obviously depend on your choice of Higher Education course. Which campus? Nuns Corner. [-]