Why international students choose Northbrook
- High quality university level programmes
- Qualified tutors and Government inspected courses
- Caring staff who can offer personal support and advice
- Small class sizes with tutor support
- Helpful accommodation service
- Fun and friendly atmosphere
Why international students choose Worthing
- Lively and attractive seaside town
- Located on England's beautiful south coast
- Close to London's Airports
- Fantastic shops, restaurants and bars
- Clean, safe and friendly
- Convenient gateway for Europe
- Close to Brighton and only 75 km from London - with easy access to the rest of the UK
- Many international visitors come to this part of England
The majority of Northbrook students live in landlord-owned private sector house-shares and flat-shares in the Worthing area. A small number of students live in the College's student residence in Broadwater Road. Some students choose to rent a room with one of the many host families in the Worthing area.
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Full time students starting in September 2017
International students commencing or continuing in Higher Education have a tuition fee of £9250, with the following exception:
International students on one-year 'top-up' degree courses in the departments of theatre arts and music have a tuition fee of £9500.
English language requirements
Before being offered a place on a course, Northbrook would also need evidence of an IELTS examination (International English Language Testing System), which has become recognised as the standard test for students wishing to enter college/university or demonstrate their level of competence for employment.
Higher Education Courses
Applicants whose first language is not English are required to meet the individual entry requirements of their chosen course. Applicants without the appropriate level of English language will be required to undertake an IELTS qualification before enrolment, with a score of at least 6.0 overall and no less than 6.0 in the writing sub skill and 5.5 in all other sub skills.
Further Education Courses
Applicants whose first language is not English are required to meet the individual entry requirements of their chosen course. Level 2 applicants without the appropriate level of English language will be required to undertake an IELTS qualification before enrolment, with a score of at least 5.5 overall and no less than 5.5 in the Reading and Writing sections (for Level 2 courses or below). For Level 3 or higher level Further Education courses, applicants will require an IELTS score of at least 6.0 overall and no less than 6.0 in the writing section and 5.5 in all other sub skills. Alternative qualifications such as ESOL Trinity qualifications or Cambridge at the appropriate level can be accepted as an alternative to IELTS.
These may be subject to change should the UK Border Agency amend their English Language regulations.