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Expert advice on choosing subjects Assessment of the student’s current level of English A personal tutor to help throughout the programme Expert advice and support in applying to UK universities Progress reports for parents Extra-curricular activities (College+) Loan of textbooks Email and Internet access A well stocked College library Access to College campus sports facilities Opportunity to join the Sports Academy (subject to assessment of skills) Airport transfer from Gatwick or Heathrow on arrival Arrangements for a host family
What does Worthing College offer to International Students? • UK A Level qualifications – for university entrance • One or two year Diploma Courses • Tuition in classes with UK students • Specialist tuition in English - leading to IELTS qualifications (required for UK University entrance) • Lively social life - in a vibrant student community (1600 16-19 year olds; about 80 international students) • Sports Academies - in Men’s and Women’s Football, Rugby, Netball, and Basketball. • Dance Company Excellent value for money in one of the UK’s top state Sixth Form Colleges Our inclusive fees are £7155 per year and cover: • All tuition • Examination fees (except re-sits) • International introductory week to help students settle and prepare for their studies
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Accommodation Accommodation is arranged with English families living close to the college. This is a very good way for students to improve their English and to experience an English way of life. We take great care in choosing a family that will be suitable for each student. The family provides bed, breakfast and dinner every day. During the week, lunch can be taken with other students in the College cafe. Host family fees are in addition to the College fee.
The new Worthing College site at The Warren, Worthing.
Worthing College International Pre-University Programmes 1 Year Express Programme 1 Year Express Programme IELTS English A Level Mathematics with Mechanics A Level Mathematics with Statistics A Level Physics A Level Statistics AS Electronics AS Further Maths Extra international sessions for Express A Levels and Personal Tutor Please contact the International office for details of the fees for the express A Level course
2 Year Programme Year 1 IELTS English Three or four AS subjects - the first year of full A Levels Personal Tutor Year 2 IELTS English Three or four A2 subjects - the second year of full A Levels (continuing the AS subjects you have studied in Year 1) Personal Tutor Aiming for IELTS score 6.5 Three or four A Levels
3 Year Programme Year 1 Intensive English IELTS English One AS subject Personal Tutor Year 2 IELTS English One A2 (continues from AS in year 1) Two or three AS subjects Personal Tutor Year 3 IELTS English Two or three A2 subjects (continue from ASs in year 2) Personal Tutor Aiming for IELTS Score 6.5 Three or four A Levels
Entry Requirements 1 Year Express Programme: IELTS 6.0, the exam must be taken before entry into U.K. for your visa and university applications A record of good achievement at Senior Secondary level with excellent achievement in Mathematics and Physics. You should provide a copy of your latest school report or qualification certificates. 2 Year Programme: A good Intermediate level of English (IELTS score 5.5 or equivalent). We will arrange testing through our agent in your country. 3 Year Programme: An intermediate level of English (IELTS score 5 or equivalent). We will arrange testing through our agent in your country. For the 2 year or 3 year programme: A record of good achievement at Senior Secondary level. For example, good achievement in Senior Year 2 in China, or Hong Kong D.S.E. You should provide a copy of your latest school report or qualification certificates.
IELTS English Classes for International Students IELTS is the International English Language Testing System. At Worthing College, all international students follow a 2 or 3 year course to prepare for the Academic IELTS, which is specially designed for university entry. Universities usually require a minimum level 6.0 or 6.5 for entrance to study on degree courses.
Studies, Economics, Film Studies, Geography, Government and Politics, Law, Media Studies, Music, Performance Studies, Dance, Psychology, Sociology, Chemistry, Biology, Travel and Tourism and Information Technology. All other subjects listed in the main College prospectus at www.worthing.ac.uk require good skills in English and additional specialist knowledge.
You will have the opportunity to take the IELTS test each year to improve your score. As part of this course you will develop skills in reading, writing, speaking and listening. You will have access to a range of resources such as video, TV and a computer based language laboratory to help develop these. What subjects should I choose? Our most popular A Level courses for International Students are Mathematics, Further Mathematics, Statistics, Accounting, Fine Art, Photography, Physics, Electronics, Graphic Design and Textiles.
Other A Level choices made by Visiting International Students are Business
Location: Worthing Worthing is a busy, friendly town by the sea on the sunny south coast of England. It is in the warmest and driest part of England. The largest town in West Sussex, with a population of 103,000, it is ideally situated for the beach and the beautiful countryside of the South Downs. There are many shops restaurants, bars and nightclubs in Worthing and sports facilities include a large swimming pool and bowling alley in Worthing town centre. There is a Sports Centre close by and opportunities for horse riding, windsurfing, kite-boarding and sailing in the area. London is one and a half hours away by train and the regular direct service offers two trains per hour. Direct trains to Gatwick Airport take just 45 minutes. There are many local tourist attractions in Sussex including the City of Brighton and Hove, Arundel Castle and the City of Chichester all within 30 minutes train ride. Day visits include Stonehenge, Winchester, Portsmouth and Bath; even a return day trip to France or Belgium is easy through the Eurotunnel.
University Destinations Students who left Worthing College last year are now studying at these universities: University
University of Exeter
Law, Civil Engineering
University of Warwick
University of Essex
F Dip, International Economics
University of Bath
Finance & Accounting
University of Brighton
Pharmacy, Art & Design
University of Edinburgh
University of Leicester
University of Sussex
Accounting & Finance
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