City College Brighton & Hove

Introduction

City College promises an excellent learning experience in a friendly, supportive atmosphere with a great community spirit and superb facilities which re-create real working environments.

City College’s central campus is in Brighton's buzzing, fashionable North Laine area and every year, around 7,000 local and international students choose the college as their next step into a career or onto university. The college offers more than 700 courses, from basic vocational training to university level study, as well as a wide range of English Language courses.

Students enjoy a unique learning environment where they become part of the wider college community alongside UK students.

We understand that choosing where to study is an important decision, especially for an international student coming from overseas.

Reasons to choose City College Brighton

  • Quality: We are a British Council Accredited Centre and members of English UK.
  • Trusted: We are a UKVI approved Tier 4 Sponsor.
  • Established: We were established over 100 years ago and have a long history of welcoming international students.
  • Dedicated: A dedicated accommodation and welfare service for international students.
  • Professional: Professional tutors who will help you to achieve your goals.
  • Modern: Excellent facilities, including a Library and computer centre, cafeteria and free gym.
  • Choice: A wide range of courses from General English through to University level.
  • Inclusive: Immersion in a UK College environment allowing opportunities to interact with our British learners.
  • Fun: Regular social events to promote student interaction.
This school offers programs in:
  • English

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Programs

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Courses

Cambridge Exam Preparation

Campus Full time 10 weeks January 2017 United Kingdom Brighton

Cambridge Exam Courses are designed for higher-level students who want to improve their English. Cambridge exams are recognised around the world by universities, employers and national education authorities. [+]

Cambridge Exam Courses are designed for higher-level students who want to improve their English. Cambridge exams are recognised around the world by universities, employers and national education authorities. Every year, nearly 1.5 million people take a Cambridge exam to improve their employment prospects, seek further education and prepare for international travel or living abroad. On our Cambridge Exam Preparation Courses you will: Focus on exam techniques and strategies. Practise with regular mock exams and tutorials. Develop you general language skills Prepare with experienced tutors who will advise you when you are ready to take the exam. We offer both full and part time course options. “Every day I went to class feeling motivated and found every lesson interesting. Our teacher was really experienced and knew every detail about the exam but he also showed us real examples from every-day situations. I really like this kind of teaching because while you're preparing the papers you're learning real English and at the end of the day this is the most important lesson.” Ivan Garcia Peris, Spain [-]

General English

Campus Full time 2 - 52 weeks January 2017 United Kingdom Brighton

General English courses are designed for students wishing to improve their all-round level of English and practise all the different skills [+]

General English courses are designed for students who wish to improve their all-round level of English and practise all the different skills. On all General English courses you will study in a communicative environment to improve your English language level. Skills: Focus on the four skills of speaking, listening, reading and writing Grammar: Review and learn grammatical structures Vocabulary and Pronunciation: Widen your range of active vocabulary and improve your English pronunciation Our tutor’s experience and techniques will support you to succeed: Flexibility: You can start your course any Monday throughout the year Study options: Choose 5, 15 or 20 hours per week option to maximise your study Placement test: We will assess you English level to ensure you study in the appropriate class. Quality study materials: Your course book and materials are included in the price. Progress: We regularly check your progress with in-class tests and individual support during tutorials helping you to become a more confident user of English. [-]

IELTS Exam Preparation

Campus Full time Part time 8 - 8 weeks June 2016 United Kingdom Brighton + 1 more

IELTS is the International English Language Testing System and is accepted by thousands of institutions worldwide. [+]

IELTS is the International English Language Testing System and is accepted by thousands of institutions worldwide. It is recognised internationally by universities, workplaces and governments as an assessment of your English Language proficiency. It is suitable if you are planning to attend an academic or vocational course at any UK institution, or if you plan to apply for an English-speaking university for an undergraduate or postgraduate course. On our IELTS Exam Preparation courses you will: Focus on exam techniques and strategies, with regular mock exams and tutorials Study the test format to make sure that you know what to expect Understand the content of each part of the IELTS test: listening, reading, writing and speaking Practise the different types of questions that you may be asked in each part We offer various full and part time course options. “The course is really well prepared. Each lesson task has been really clearly planned and focused to help us understand how we can achieve the best in the exam. What I like most is the fact that it's so interactive.” Assetou Coulibaly, France [-]

Foundation Year

Higher Education Programmes - Foundation Degrees

Campus Full time 2 years September 2016 United Kingdom Brighton

Our high quality, professionally-focused higher education courses equip students to succeed in a variety of industries. [+]

Our high quality, professionally-focused higher education courses equip students to succeed in a variety of industries. Our foundation degree courses blend academic and work-related learning and cover the key knowledge and skills employers are looking for. They prepare students for employment through a variety of methods, including placements, industry-related teaching and assessment as well as personal and career planning. At the end of a 2-year foundation degree students can choose to either graduate and find employment, or progress to a one year top-up course leading to a full Bachelors degree with honours. Available in the following subjects: - Arts Management - Biological Sciences - Business - Creative Music Production - Photography - Event & Tourism Management - Hospitality & Event Management - Hospitality & Tourism Managment - Travel & Tourism Management - Food & Culinary Arts Please note that your previous education, your level of English and visa restrictions may limit the choices available to you. All courses are subject to entry requirements. [-]

International Foundation Programme

Campus Full time 1 year September 2016 United Kingdom Brighton

The International Foundation Programme is a one-year academic programme designed to prepare you for undergraduate study in the UK. [+]

The International Foundation Programme is a one-year academic programme designed to prepare you for undergraduate study in the UK. This programme provides academic preparation for first year entry into university and ensures you meet the minimum English language requirement for entry to your chosen undergraduate degree programme. The programme has two aspects: English and Academic Studies: Study alongside other international students to improve your English and gain the study skills you will need to succeed at university. Our specialist team of English language tutors will focus on: Academic grammar and vocabulary Research methods, analysing data and referencing Writing and note taking, students will build a portfolio of academic writing tasks and essays throughout the year Participating in academic discussions and seminars Successful presentation skills Personal guidance and support through regular tutorials Exam preparation for students who need to improve their IELTS score for entrance to university Subject Pathway: As an International student, you will study alongside British students for your chosen subject module. You can choose one of the following subjects: - Business & Enterprise - Business & Management - Biomedical Sciences - Computing - Environmental Sciences - Humanities & Social Sciences - Media, Literature & Culture - Psychology Successful completion of our International Foundation Programme will give you entry onto a range of undergraduate degrees at British Universities. City College students progress on to top universities including University of Leeds, University of Nottingham, University of Glasgow, University of Manchester, Goldsmiths and Central St Martins. [-]