Short Course Study alongside UK Students
The International Course Guide 2020-21
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The Semester Abroad programme has been developed to provide International students with a short full-time vocational or academic course.
This could be used as accredited prior learning towards your studies in your home country.
Venue: Lansdowne, Bournemouth or North Road, Poole – depending on the programme chosen
Duration: Full-time, one term, one and a half terms or two terms
Start date: September or January
Course level: NQF Level 3 or NQF Level 4
This programme provides individuals with the opportunity to study on a short full-time basis at one of the UK’s largest colleges, alongside UK students, on a range of programmes.
All students will have the support of a personal tutor to guide them through their studies at The College and help with necessary paperwork to validate their reports.
The English Language entry level would be IELTS 5.5 or equivalent with no less than IELTS 5.0 in writing.
Students will need to be 16 years plus for entry to NQF Level 3 programmes and 18 years plus for entry to NQF Level 4 programmes.
Course content and structure
Students will be required to choose one programme from our wide range of academic, vocational or foundation degree programmes depending on their current level of study in their home country and English Language level.
Level 3 Vocational equivalent full-time programmes; subject areas are listed below; full details can be found at www.thecollege.co.uk/what-to-study/curriculum-areas
Subject Areas include:
- Art and Design
- Business School
- Digital Media
- Digital, Computing and IT
- Engineering, Electronics, Marine and Motor
- Hair, Beauty and Theatrical Media Make-up
- Health, Care and Education
- Hospitality and Catering
- Performing Arts
- Sport and Fitness
- Travel and Tourism
Level 4 Vocational equivalent full-time programmes; for subjects please refer to the full time Higher Education (HE) Guide at www.thecollege.co.uk/what-to-study/course-guides
Please see the Tuition Fees and Term Dates section of this website.
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