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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 impose 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 takeaways.

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
Programs taught in:
  • English (US)

This school also offers:

BA

University Centre Grimsby

The Bachelor in Business Management (B.A.) degree is awarded by Hull University. This course is specially designed for students who wish to study Business Studies from a ... [+]

The Bachelor Business Management (B.A.) degree is awarded by Hull University

This course is specially designed for students who wish to study Business Studies from a management perspective.

This is a contemporary, cutting-edge programme aimed at students eager to follow a career in management in the private or public sectors or the business related professions such as accountancy, personnel, marketing, and administration.

Packed with sharp-edge management theory and practice, it is designed to expand career options by offering a thorough grounding in business management. Emphasis is placed on personal effectiveness and development within a managerial role, ensuring you are equipped with the necessary attributes to succeed in today's dynamic business environment.... [-]

United Kingdom Grimsby
August 2020
Full-time
3 years
Campus
University Centre Grimsby

The B.A. (Bachelor) Business Management & Marketing is awarded by Hull University. This programme is specifically aimed at candidates who wish to obtain a business ma ... [+]

The B.A. in Business Management with Marketing degree is awarded by Hull University

This programme is specifically aimed at candidates who wish to obtain a business management degree which incorporates a substantial marketing content.

The programme contains a clear specialist marketing pathway packed with current marketing theory and practice and is designed to expand career options by also offering a thorough grounding in business management.

Emphasis is placed on personal effectiveness and development within a managerial role, ensuring you are equipped with the necessary attributes to succeed in today's dynamic business environment.

Entry requirements:

You will need a minimum of 120 UCAS points or hold a relevant Access Certificate / Diploma with appropriate units. In line with the widening participation brief, however, the Institute will also encourage applications from students who lack formal qualifications.... [-]

United Kingdom Grimsby
August 2020
Full-time
3 years
Campus
University Centre Grimsby

The BA Digital Film & Television Production degree at Grimsby is designed to equip you with a broad range of production skills and techniques appropriate for employme ... [+]

This degree is awarded by Teesside University

The Bachelor in Digital Film & Television Production programme at Grimsby is designed to equip you with a broad range of production skills and techniques appropriate for employment in the media industries. The programme has been created and developed by experienced and active industry practitioners who are on hand to guide you through the course, developing your practical skills and preparing you for industry. The significant proportion of the work is practical, with some academic, creative and reflexive writing.

There are no exam papers on the programme; the grading for your degree is based on assignments that you hand in, which include single and multi-camera film productions, documentaries and motion graphic sequences.... [-]

United Kingdom Grimsby
August 2020
Full-time
3 years
Campus
University Centre Grimsby

The Bachelor in Games Design & Development (BA Honours) is awarded by Teesside UniversityThe programme has been created with direct input from the games industry. In ... [+]

This Bachelor programme in Games Design & Development (Hons) is awarded by Teesside University

On the B.A.in Games Design and Development degree (Honours) at the University Centre Grimsby you will learn how to make finished and publishable games. These finished games will form part of a portfolio that you will present to employers at the end of your degree. The programme has been created with direct input from the games industry. In fact, we asked top gaming recruitment executives. When you are hiring new people, what kind of game design and development skills are you looking for? The answers have fed directly into the structure of the degree. The significant proportion of the work is practical, with some academic, creative and reflexive writing.... [-]

United Kingdom Grimsby
August 2020
Full-time
3 years
Campus