Abbey College Birmingham is located in the second largest city in Britain. Birmingham, boiling with life, full of historical monuments, museums and theaters, is a conglomerate of representatives of different cultures. It is multinational, bright. Every year a great deal of foreign students choose to study here. In Abbey College, Birmingham, the number of students from abroad reaches 20%. Foreign students choose it due to high ranking, convenient location. From Birmingham, it's easy to get to London with its many museums, amazing atmosphere, Stratford-upon-Avon, the birthplace of the famous Shakespeare, and other interesting cities in the UK.
Abbey College Birmingham is an educational institution for those who subsequently wish to master one of the prestigious professions in Europe. His graduates go to Birmingham, Aston, Oxbridge, universities in other regions of the UK. Many choose the prestigious higher schools of the world. The level of academic knowledge allows yesterday's students to study at selected courses in various fields, including dentistry, medicine.
School preparation for the 8th to 9th grade program allows students to count on receiving a certificate of incomplete secondary education after passing the exams. The program for one or two years introduces students to three compulsory areas (mathematics, English and foreign languages), and also offers specialized disciplines for studying. Successful passing of any two compulsory subjects on the single national exams and up to five special ones gives the teenagers an opportunity to get GCSE. The list of profile disciplines includes up to 70 options, including legal knowledge, chemistry, economic theory, biology, accounting, physics.
Lessons in laboratories and classrooms enrich students with a basic supply of information. Independence, creativity and extraordinary thinking develop individual projects for children. Abbey DLD College Birmingham practices constant monitoring of the success of students. Teachers stimulate the participation of students in the classroom, conduct test checks and monitor the implementation of home projects.
As a foreign language the college offers a study of the German language. Also, teens have the opportunity to learn English as a foreign language. The creative sphere is represented by the course "art and design" and studying the theory of mass media. To receive the GCSE certificate, you can take English, a sports course, English literature, a historical course, computer science or math, business management. Natural sciences are traditionally represented by biology, chemistry and physics.
The two-year training program consists of subjects for admission to the British higher institutions. In the world, the A-level program is considered the standard of quality British education, its completion is equated to the entrance examinations to universities.
The content and structure of the A-level are the same for all colleges in Britain. The number of items is insignificant, but they are all conducted with exceptional detail.
For two years schoolchildren intensively master four subjects in the first year and three in the second year. These disciplines students plan to study in higher education to obtain a profession. Abbey DLD College Birmingham recommends not to choose similar ones in order to maintain the balance of academic disciplines.
At the A-level, students can choose to acquire knowledge in natural science subjects (physics basics, biology, chemistry and geography). Creative inclinations can be developed on music, design and art lessons or studying the media. Foreigners are provided with English as a foreign language, and business inclinations are developed by economic theory, accounting and business courses. For admirers of exact sciences, courses on general or higher mathematics and computer science are designed. For the humanities, such courses have been developed: psychology, English, historical course, German, religion, the foundations of sociology. Abbey DLD College Birmingham provides for the study of sport as an academic subject.
Beginning: January, September
The basis of the one-year program is the language training of foreigners for studying at higher educational institutions in Britain. A saturated course involves intensive teaching of English and the acquisition of practical skills in the field of computer information technology. Attention students will be offered subjects of narrow specialization, necessary for entering the university. Students can learn the knowledge of doing business, in the field of art or engineering.
A dense program consists of compulsory and selective subjects developed by university specialists and entrepreneurs who hire the most successful graduates.
Main areas of study at Abbey DLD College Birmingham: Accounting, Business and Economics.
Summer School is an 8-week intensive (5 hours a day) English course that lasts from July to August. Its goal is to help foreign students whose English language skills (Band 3.5) is below the level required for admission to the AS / A2 courses to college. An intensive course will sufficiently improve the students' knowledge of written and spoken English, which allows them to achieve Band 4.5 in the IELTS test.
8 weeks (July - August) - £ 575 per week . The price includes accommodation + meals in the family, as well as activities for students.
There is a spacious residence for accommodation of students. It is located near the college. The educational institution organized a transfer from the residential building to the school building and back. Students live in double and single rooms with private facilities. In the hostel there is always a tutor who will help in solving any problems that have arisen.
Meals - breakfast, dinner at the residence. Lunches are organized in the dining room of Abbey College Birmingham.
Cost of living:
Abbey College Birmingham has well-equipped classrooms, laboratory classes. In the educational institution there is a library, a teaching room for computer science, information technology. Mugs and sports sections are also equipped with the necessary shells, inventory, supplies. In between sessions, students can relax in the comfortable living room.
Students can enter the College after making a deposit of £ 2,000 to confirm the occupation of the school. Supplements are also foreseen for the registration in the Abbey College of Birmingham of GBP 250 and for supervision.
Required documents, depending on the type of institution:
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|Language courses, schools and children's language camps||Primary and secondary education - private schools||Preparation programmes for entering universities - higher education||Higher education (after completing accredited programs A-level, IB, High School) - Bachelor, Master, MBA|
| - we recommend to apply 6-9 months before the start of the course (some camps and schools offer discounts for early booking or for lengthy study programs) |
- there are some very popular and high demand children's camps, where the applications need to be submitted 1 year in advance (in particular Switzerland , Great Britain , USA , Canada , Austria)
| - we recommend to apply one year before the start of the training program, |
- some schools have a specific time frame (September-November - please specify an individual school)
- some schools require tests in several stages (UKISET, internal tests of the school: English, mathematics, logics, subjects, interview, some require a personal visit)
| - we recommend to apply one year before the start of the program, |
- for Foundation and Pathway programs, IELTS and TOEFL certificates are usually required, respectively
| - recommended submission one year before the start of the program, |
- the deadline normally closes in January, for TOP HEIs and, as a rule, in March in other universities
- for a bachelor, a Foundation or Pathway preparatory program a completed A-level, IB, High School + IELTS / TOEFL are required
- for Masters you need a graduated higher education, in some cases you need a pre-Masters program
- MBA requires completed higher education, work experience preferably at least 2-3 years, etc.