Progression after Preparatory Courses and direct entry
completion of either of the two preparatory courses and dependant on overall academic
ability, students can normally choose to go onto one if the many
programmes detailed in the College prospectus.
any final choices concerning future studies are made experienced staff
will interview the individual student to ensure that the right decisions
are made regarding their future.
Students may be eligible for direct entry to full-time courses;
onto Full-time Programmes
who are considered by the College to already possess a sufficient level spoken and written English can
enter directly onto any of the range
of programmes detailed in the College prospectus. This can include A/AS
programmes, BTEC qualifications or any of the HNDs that are offered
through our association with De Montfort University.
are the approximate entry requirements for:
Students who are able to take any of these qualifications before arriving in the UK greatly improve their chances of success on their chosen study programmes.
Alternatively, students can sit a College Entrance Test at the appropriate level. In preparation for such tests students should try to familiarise themselves with as many similar tests as possible .
classes for students on a
The EFL support
available to students on full-time programmes is designed to assist in
two major areas:
To this end all
students work towards gaining an IELTS qualification. This qualification
when applying for university courses in the UK and abroad.
This EFL support is normally provided either through formal sessions of between three and four hours a week of English in addition to chosen subjects or through individual/small group support classes organised by the International Student Officer. The latter sessions can also deal with subject specific problems. for example, assistance with or checking of homework and assignments, or helping individual students in the classroom.
completion of a full-time programme at Grantham
College, virtually all students chooses to progress onto higher education
courses at University.