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Description : Academic english in Varndean College

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Accommodation type: residence, boarding house
Language of studies English
Education type: co-educational school
from £ 11090.00 / year
Program name
Date
Age
Cost
Annual
16-18
from 11 090 £ / year

Description

Brief information: The English for academic studies program is a special intensive course for international students planning to enter long-term study programs at English schools, colleges and universities.

The duration of the course can be from 6 to 9 months: it depends on the requirements and capabilities of the student, his initial level of training and knowledge. The program includes the study of academic subjects (no more than 3, for an additional fee), intensive English lessons and preparation for IELTS testing.

Also this course has a version of the Study Abroad Program: it is a full-fledged educational and adaptation course that helps foreign students prepare for studying abroad. The duration of the Study Abroad Program is 3.6 or 9 months; The curriculum consists of an intensive English course and the study of 2-4 academic subjects.

The academic year is divided into 3 roughly equal terms:

  • Autumn: from September 1 to December 16 (vacation from October 24 to October 28);
  • Spring: January 3 - April 7 (holidays from February 13 to 17);
  • Summer: April 25 - July 14 (vacation from May 29 to June 2).
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Program name
Date
Age
Cost
Annual
14-16
from 13 010 £ / year

Quick overview: The GCSE program is designed for 2 academic years and is offered to international students aged 14-16 who complete secondary education. Also, successful students can be offered a one-year accelerated course IGCSE (it is available for students whose academic performance in all subjects is not lower than B).

List of subjects to study:

  • English (level 1 and 2);
  • Mathematics (basic, advanced level);
  • Calculations and measurements;
  • Natural History;
  • Exact sciences;
  • Spanish;
  • Italian language;
  • Classical Latin.

The academic year is divided into 3 roughly equal terms:

  • Autumn: from September 1 to December 16 (vacation from October 24 to October 28);
  • Spring: January 3 - April 7 (holidays from February 13 to 17);
  • Summer: April 25 - July 14 (vacation from May 29 to June 2).
Annual
16-18
from 15 390 £ / year

Brief information: The course for high school students is 16-18 years old, completing the school education course and planning to enter the university. The program is designed for 2 years, it is considered difficult and academically in-depth: the A-level certificate is valued so highly that it entitles its holder to enter even the best universities in the world without additional entrance examinations and tests.

All subjects for the A-level pupil choose independently, focusing on personal academic interests and requirements of the future specialty. Usually this is 4-5 subjects for the first year of training (AS-level) and only 3-4 of those selected for the second year.

List of subjects to study:

  • Graphic design;
  • Anthropology;
  • Italian;
  • English literature;
  • Art;
  • Psychology;
  • The history of modern times;
  • Archeology;
  • 3D-design;
  • Classical civilizations (only A-level, second year);
  • German;
  • Philosophy;
  • Biology;
  • Social help;
  • Sociology;
  • Electronics (AS only);
  • Chemistry;
  • Theater and performing arts;
  • Photo art;
  • Health;
  • Business;
  • Latin language (AS only);
  • Mathematics;
  • Computer science;
  • Spanish;
  • Theory of mass communications;
  • Textile;
  • World progress;
  • Music technology;
  • Drama art;
  • Policy;
  • French;
  • Economics;
  • Physics;
  • Geography;
  • English;
  • Physical culture and sports;
  • Cinema Science;
  • Music art;
  • Basics of Right;
  • ICT (information and computer technologies).

 

Annual
15-18
from 13 010 £ / year

Quick overview: The BTEC program is a training course for gaining professional experience and a certificate, these are maximally practical courses that are highly valued by the admission committees of all universities. In college, students can be disaccustomed to the BTEC Extended Diploma program (equivalent to 3 A-level exams), BTEC Diploma (equivalent to two A-level exams), BTEC Subsidiary Diploma (counted for 1 A-level examination).

List of subjects available for study on the BTEC program:

  • Public services;
  • Theater and performing arts;
  • Creative digital media (OCR);
  • Art and design;
  • Development of computer games;
  • Tourism and travel;
  • Child game;
  • Creative digital media (OCR);
  • Environmental sustainability;
  • Drama art;
  • Biology;
  • Health and social assistance;
  • Education and development;
  • Sport;
  • Dance art;
  • Photo art;
  • Basics of Business;
  • Basics of Right.

The academic year is divided into 3 roughly equal terms:

  • Autumn: from September 1 to December 16 (vacation from October 24 to October 28);
  • Spring: January 3 - April 7 (holidays from February 13 to 17);
  • Summer: April 25 - July 14 (vacation from May 29 to June 2).

 

Annual
16-18
from 16 390 £ / year

Brief information: The IB program is available in college since 2008 - this is the only college in Brighton with this course, which was approved by the Ministry of Education in the UK.

About the educational program: The IB program is designed for 2 academic years and is intended for graduates, high school students from 16 to 18 years. The curriculum of each of them includes 6 self-selected disciplines - 3 are studied at the standard level of complexity, 3 lessons are conducted at increased complexity, in-depth. Additionally, all students attend the CAS (Creativity, Service, Activity) courses, the universal TOK program (general theory of knowledge) and write a detailed academic essay (the volume is from 4000 words, the topic is approved with the teacher).

For convenience of a choice and absence of duplication of programs all subjects are divided into thematic blocks - it is enough to choose on one priority discipline from each group:

  • Mathematics: mathematical research (basic level), mathematics (with the optional A-level option in mathematics);
  • Literature;
  • Art or an additional subject (visual art, chemistry, philosophy, German, Spanish, theater, film science and film making);
  • Foreign languages: French, Spanish, Spanish (basic course), German;
  • Natural sciences (biology, physics);
  • Personality and society (history, world politics, psychology).

The academic year is divided into 3 roughly equal terms:

  • Autumn: from September 1 to December 16 (vacation from October 24 to October 28);
  • Spring: January 3 - April 7 (holidays from February 13 to 17);
  • Summer: April 25 - July 14 (vacation from May 29 to June 2).
Annual
16-18
from 11 090 £ / year

Brief information: The English for academic studies program is a special intensive course for international students planning to enter long-term study programs at English schools, colleges and universities.

The duration of the course can be from 6 to 9 months: it depends on the requirements and capabilities of the student, his initial level of training and knowledge. The program includes the study of academic subjects (no more than 3, for an additional fee), intensive English lessons and preparation for IELTS testing.

Also this course has a version of the Study Abroad Program: it is a full-fledged educational and adaptation course that helps foreign students prepare for studying abroad. The duration of the Study Abroad Program is 3.6 or 9 months; The curriculum consists of an intensive English course and the study of 2-4 academic subjects.

The academic year is divided into 3 roughly equal terms:

  • Autumn: from September 1 to December 16 (vacation from October 24 to October 28);
  • Spring: January 3 - April 7 (holidays from February 13 to 17);
  • Summer: April 25 - July 14 (vacation from May 29 to June 2).
Annual
16-18
from 13 010 £ / year

Brief information: Effective one-year program for the preparation of international students (available for students 16-20 years) to enter English universities. The following subjects are studied:

  • English for Academic Purposes;
  • Meetings with a personal mentor (weekly);
  • Information and computer technologies;
  • General English;
  • English for business.

The duration of the program is up to 1 academic year (usually 20-35 weeks), you can start in January or September. Weekly workload is 19-21 hours.

The academic year is divided into 3 roughly equal terms:

  • Autumn: from September 1 to December 16 (vacation from October 24 to October 28);
  • Spring: January 3 - April 7 (holidays from February 13 to 17);
  • Summer: April 25 - July 14 (vacation from May 29 to June 2).
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