Boston College UK

Introduction

For 50 years, Boston College has been providing high-quality further education to thousands of students.

Where are we?

The College is situated close to the town centre of Boston with three campuses in close proximity to each other. At our main campus - Rochford, you will find our dedicated sixth form centre and university centre along with workshops and industry styled classrooms of our vocational courses. Peter Paine is our Sports and Performing Arts centre and Sam Newsom is our dedicated Music centre.

Our Courses

The College provides over 400 courses, up to and including degree level, including a wide range of vocational training courses as well as A/AS levels, GCSEs and diplomas. Whatever your age, you can choose something that will expand your horizons and give you the confidence to succeed.

Our Students

Every year, the College welcomes some 8,000 students through its doors. About 1,500 of these study with us full-time, up to 200 are International students from across the globe and 200 more are studying at a Higher Education level. Our part-time students vary from school leavers and apprentices to adult learners and degree students.

Vision

"To be a brilliant college that transforms people’s lives and makes an outstanding contribution to the economic, social and cultural life of Lincolnshire."

Values

Boston College is an inclusive organisation that is based on the following values:

  • Trust
  • Openness
  • Respect
  • Challenge
  • Honesty

Equality and Diversity

Advancing equality, diversity and inclusion so that it is central to our college culture is one of our key strategic aims. It will help fulfil our vision "To be a brilliant college that transforms people's lives and makes an outstanding contribution to the economic, social and cultural life of Lincolnshire".

Explore this page to see how we are working with our students, staff and partners to advance equality through our policies and procedures, together with a varied range of projects and activities.

This school offers programs in:
  • English

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Programs

This school also offers:

A-levels

A-Levels (University Preparatory/Access Program)

Campus Full time 2 years August 2019 United Kingdom Boston

A-levels are a traditional route to UK universities. Students take four AS subjects in the first year and can continue with three subjects into the second year if they wish to progress to university. [+]

Find new opportunities and study your A-Levels at Boston College

A-levels are a traditional route to UK universities. Students take four AS subjects in the first year and can continue with three subjects into the second year if they wish to progress to university. Subjects on offer are Communications and Culture, Economics, English Literature, Film Studies, Government & Politics, History, Law, Mathematics and Further Mathematics.

Students are able to progress to top universities including York, Durham, Nottingham, King's College London, Warwick, Birmingham, Manchester, Sheffield, Leeds and Leicester.

Studying A-Levels at Boston College opens the door to new subjects and opportunities you may not have experienced before. Not only do we offer traditional subjects like Maths, English Literature and History, but also different options like Film Studies, Sociology, Psychology.... [-]


Courses

Business - Higher National Diploma (HND Level 5)

Campus Full time 1 - 2 years September 2019 United Kingdom Boston

The Edexcel BTEC Level 5 HND provides greater breadth and specialisation than the Level 4 HNC. The structure of the programme provides an innovative and creative curriculum, covering core areas such as the business environment, business communication and information, marketing and human resources – all fundamental to the success of business organisations. [+]

The Edexcel BTEC Level 5 HND provides greater breadth and specialisation than the Level 4 HNC. The structure of the programme provides an innovative and creative curriculum, covering core areas such as the business environment, business communication and information, marketing and human resources – all fundamental to the success of business organisations.

What will I do?

The Edexcel BTEC Level 5 HND is made up of 16 units: eight mandatory and eight specialist units.

The mandatory units include:

The business environment Managing financial resources and decisions Organisations and behaviour Marketing principles

Specialist units could include:

Project management Entry Qualifications ... [-]

English as a Foreign Language

Campus Full time Part time 2 - 34 weeks August 2019 United Kingdom Boston + 1 more

We offer courses from September through to June. You can attend for 2 weeks or for a whole academic year (34 weeks). [+]

We offer courses from September through to June. You can attend for 2 weeks or for a whole academic year (34 weeks). You will study English for 20 hours a week, plus we have modern facilities and friendly and experienced staff. What better place to learn English than in England - the home of the English language!

Many students choose to study English in England because they believe it gives them the best possible start to acquiring the language skills needed, both for university and the international jobs market of the future.

At Boston College, you can

What will I do?

You have two options:

Either to study English as a full-time course, or Combine English with other subjects. For example, you could take English with Economics or Film Studies or Sport or Media. ... [-]

Foundation Year

International Access to Higher Education (Foundation Program)

Campus Full time 1 year September 2019 United Kingdom Boston

The International Access to HE course is a special one-year course for students who want to prepare for entry into a British University. The aim of the course is to provide you with the necessary knowledge and skills to succeed in the British University system. It ensures that your English will be good enough to cope with University level study. [+]

The International Access to Higher Education course is a special one-year course for students who want to prepare for entry into a British University.

The aim of the course is to provide you with the necessary knowledge and skills to succeed in the British University system. It ensures that your English will be good enough to cope with University level study. You will learn how to make good use of libraries and learning resources and you will spend time improving your study skills so you can take good notes, write essays and reports, make presentations and prepare for examinations.

See why students from around the world choose to study at Boston College Pathways to Higher Education Study ... [-]

Preparatory Programs

Foundation Program- Access to Business

Campus Full time 1 year September 2019 United Kingdom Boston

This Access to Business Studies programme is designed for adults interested in undertaking a career in the Business and Marketing, Law, Computing, or Finance fields. [+]

This Access to Business Studies programme is designed for adults interested in undertaking a career in the Business and Marketing, Law, Computing, or Finance fields.

This course is available in Boston.

Successful completion of the course could also lead to progress onto the College's University Level courses. You could study the HNC/HND in Business, Travel and Tourism Management on your doorstep and at up to half the cost of university fees.

What will I do?

The Diploma is gained by achieving 24 Level 3 credits in Business.

You will also choose 2 more main subjects to gain 15 credits. These subjects included Law, Maths and Computing.

Alongside these 3 main subjects, you must also gain 3 Level 3 credits in Study Skills: Research and Referencing and 3 Level 3 credits in IT for Academic Purposes.... [-]


Foundation Program - Access to Science

Campus Full time 1 year September 2019 United Kingdom Boston

This Access to Science programme is designed for adults interested in undertaking a career in the Science or Engineering fields. [+]

This Access to Science programme is designed for adults interested in undertaking a career in the Science or Engineering fields.

This course is available in Boston.

Successful completion of the course could also lead to progression onto the College's University Level courses. You could study the HNC/HND in Applied Science or Computing Systems and Development on your doorstep and at up to half the cost of university fees.

What will I do?

The Diploma is gained by achieving 18 Level 3 credits in 3 main subjects. You can choose these from the following subjects, Biology, Physics, Maths, Chemistry or Computing.

You will also complete 3 Level 3 credits in Study Skills: Research and Referencing and 3 Level 3 credits in IT for Academic Purposes.... [-]


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