One of the world’s most recognised qualifications

Loughborough College has a strong tradition of academic success. This has been achieved through a combination of outstanding teaching, excellent links with universities, superb facilities, and a robust pastoral care system; enabling each student to achieve his or her true potential.

Our International A levels are an excellent option for those international students who wish to follow the traditional pathway to top UK universities. GCE A Levels are one of the world’s most recognised qualifications and, as a result, are highly regarded by universities around the world.

Our International A levels give you:

  • The grounding for further study and/or a career in a specialist area
  • A true, high-quality, British educational experience
  • A focused learning journey with a dedicated, personal Learning Coach
  • Access to state-of-the-art facilities in the conveniently located market town of Loughborough
  • Free English language support, alongside your timetabled subjects
  • Membership of the Loughborough Students’ Union – one of the biggest and best students’ unions in the UK, offering fantastic opportunities to join societies, play sport, and meet Loughborough University students

There will also be a series of exciting social programmes organised for international students, including trips to London, Old Trafford (Manchester United’s football stadium), local museums, and other cultural and historical sites in the UK.

We also offer a tailor-made Loughborough College Educational Experience, for students wanting to shadow our A-level classes. Please contact us for more information.

Anh Nguyen Vietnam

“I chose Loughborough College because of its good reputation internationally. It is also very friendly place, which put both my family and me at ease. The atmosphere is really good and the teachers are very friendly and helpful. The facilities are good and there are lots of activities to take part in. Next year I want to study Economics at university.”

THE CURRICULUM

International students choose one of the following A-level subject pathways, with each pathway allowing for progression into most of the academic areas offered by UK universities.

BUSINESS, FINANCE AND ECONOMICS

This pathway provides students with the skills and knowledge required for success in business-related subjects at university in the UK. Focus is placed on the academic subjects that provide the core knowledge required for further study in Business, Economics, Accounting, Finance, and Management.

Academic IELTS for UKVI requirements

  • 5.5 overall, with no less than 5.0 in each part
  • 5.5 overall, with no less than 5.5 in each part

(if choosing Economics)

A level subject options (choose 3)

  • Economics
  • Business
  • Maths
  • Further Maths
  • Computer Science

Additional

  • Free IELTS English support

Progression opportunities

  • Business & Management
  • Accounting
  • Banking
  • Marketing
  • Economics, Statistics & Finance
  • Sociology
  • Law
  • Media & Communication Studies
  • TESOL/TEFL/Education
  • Psychology

SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING

This pathway provides students with the skills and knowledge required for success in science- or engineering-related subjects at university in the UK. The pathway focuses on the academic subjects that provide the core knowledge required for further study in Engineering, Physical Sciences, Medicine, Natural Sciences, or Pharmacy.

Academic IELTS for UKVI requirements

  • 5.5 overall, with no less than 5.0 in each part

A level subject options (choose 3)

  • Chemistry
  • Biology
  • Physics
  • Maths
  • Further Maths
  • Computer Science

Additional

  • Free IELTS English support

Progression opportunities

  • Engineering, including Civil, Chemical, Electrical,

Mechanical, and Environmental

  • Chemistry
  • Medicine/Pharmacy
  • Health Science/Social Care
  • Dentistry
  • Architecture
  • Law
  • TESOL/TEFL/Education
  • Psychology

ARTS AND HUMANITIES

This pathway provides students with the skills required to succeed in arts and humanities-related subjects at university in the UK. Focus on the academic subjects that will provide you with the core knowledge needed for an education in media and communications, law, psychology, education, art and design, business, geography, international politics, and journalism.

Academic IELTS for UKVI requirements

  • 5.5 overall, with no less than 5.0 in each part
  • 5.5 overall, with no less than 5.5 in each part

(if choosing Law and/or Media Studies)

A level subject options (choose three):

  • Law
  • Sociology
  • Media Studies
  • Psychology
  • Art (portfolio required)
  • Business Studies
  • Geography

Additional

  • Free IELTS English support

Progression opportunities

Students on the Arts and Humanities pathway could progress on to one of the following degrees at undergraduate level:

  • Media and Communications
  • Art and Design
  • Business
  • Law
  • Geography
  • Politics
  • Journalism
  • TESOL / TEFL / Education
  • Psychology

COMPUTER SCIENCE AND MATHEMATICS

This pathway provides students with the skills required to succeed in mathematical- or IT-based subjects at university in the UK. The pathway focuses on the academic subjects that provide the core knowledge for further study in Computer or Actuarial Science, Mathematics, Economics, Statistics, Finance, Banking, and Accountancy, as well as Psychology, Health Science, and Social Care.

Academic IELTS for UKVI requirements

  • 5.5 overall, with no less than 5.0 in each part

A level subjects

  • Maths
  • Further Maths
  • Computer Science

Additional Free IELTS English support

Progression opportunities

  • Computer Science
  • Actuarial Science
  • Mathematics
  • Economics/Statistics/Finance
  • Banking/Accountancy
  • Psychology
  • Health Science/Social Care

SCHOLARSHIPS

Loughborough College is pleased to offer a number of prestigious international scholarships for 2017 entry. Partial tuition fee waivers of 30% (£3,000) are available to international students. Demand for scholarships may be greater than supply; to maximise your chances, apply for A levels as early as you can. We will advise you if you are awarded a scholarship along with your offer letter.

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