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Best British colleges Ranking 2019


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Best British colleges Ranking 2019


Studying in a college in England is a worthy choice and a reliable investment in the future. British educational system will allow to get high-quality and deep knowledge, a well-formed system of values and the skills necessary for a professional life.

Colleges in England: features of studying

SMAPSE experts invite you to get acquainted with such a type of educational institution as a college in England. This type of educational institution specializes in vocational courses and programs - you will find basic higher education programs:

  • Certificate
  • Diploma
  • Undergraduate
  • Master

Colleges are divided into public and private, usually specializing in a wide list of specialties:

  • Business
  • Marketing
  • Management
  • Accounting
  • Design
  • Media
  • Information Technology
  • Computer science
  • Secretarial business and much more.

Most colleges work closely with large industrial companies and social organizations, thereby focusing on preparing demanded and high-quality specialists. 

Duration of the programs varies and depends on the course: some certificate courses will allow you to get essential knowledge and skills in just a few months, while other courses last for 1-3 years.

SMAPSE experts highlight significant advantages of colleges for foreign students:

  • Flexibility of programs and curriculum - you can switch from program to program without passing additional exams
  • Many foreign students enter colleges for pre-university education and further admission to a British university (this will cost much cheaper than studying pre-university programs at universities)
  • Not so strict requirements: foreign students do not need to graduate from high school in England and take A-level or International Baccalaureate programs to enter a college
  • Almost all college students successfully enter universities, as they provide guaranteed admission to the university by transferring to 1 or 2 courses
  • Excellent studying conditions - small groups, a wide range of specialties, the beginning of programs three times a year - in September, January and May.

List of leading colleges in England for international students 

  • Cardiff Sixth Form College
  • Concord College - Shrewsbury
  • Hurtwood House - Dorking
  • Albemarle Independent College - London
  • D'Overbroeck's College - Oxford
  • Abbey College - Cambridge
  • CATS College Canterbury
  • Brampton College - Hendon
  • Duff Miller College
  • Cambridge Tutors College - Croydon
  • Bosworth Independent College
  • Ashbourne Independent College
  • Padworth college
  • Mander Portman Woodward - Cambridge
  • CATS College Cambridge
  • Chelsea independent college
  • Mander Portman Woodward - London
  • David Game College - London
  • DLD Belgravia (Abbey College London)
  • Welbeck - Loughborough
  • Rochester Independent College
  • Abbey College - Manchester
  • Bath academy
  • Lansdowne college
  • Abbey College - Birmingham
  • DLD College London
  • Oxford Tutorial College
  • CATS College London
Current material has been prepared by Egor Eremeev
Education: Kuban State University, Russia (World Economics); Westminster University (Business & Management).
Egor studied and lived in the UK for 8 years and graduated from the university of Westminster. He is currently the co-founder and the director of business development at Smapse Education and personally visits foreign schools and universities, interviews students studying in those institutions.
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