STUDY AT ABBEY COLLEGE MANCHESTER

Study in the UK at one of the top independent colleges in the country. 

Most of our 220 students study GCSE, A-level, or one of our International Foundation Programme pathways. Another exciting programme is Academic Studies with Football training which offers students the opportunity to combine GCSE, A-Level or the International Foundation Programme study with their passion for football.

We offer high-quality GCSE, A-level and International Foundation Programmes in a vast selection of courses. Boarding & accommodation available, the perfect environment to live, study, make friends and enjoy extra-curricular activities.

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  • A small, friendly, welcoming community. Small class sizes and small tutorial groups enable highly individualised learning. More than a third of our students are British, and there is full integration with our international students who are represented in 40 different nationalities.
  • Manchester has been consistently voted as one of the best cities to live in and the tenth friendliest city in the world.
  • Innovative, flexible and inclusive courses. Study from our popular 2-year A level course options, foundation options for International students, including Medicine, Science, Engineering, Business, Art and Humanities and the Unique Academic studies with Football programme (GCSE and A level options).
  • A pathway to world-class northern universities. 45% Russell Group destinations for A level and the Foundation Programme students, including University of Manchester, University of Liverpool, Sheffield University, Nottingham University and many more.
  • Expert preparation for Medicine. 50 Abbey College students have progressed to medical schools in the last 3 years.

BRITISH BOARDING SCHOOL EXPERIENCE (ONE-TERM STUDY)

Spend a term studying the British curriculum and improving your English whilst boarding in the heart of one of the UK’s most exciting cities.

Why study with us? 

  • Improve your written and spoken English
  • Live and study in one of three beautiful, historic and vibrant British cities
  • Study the globally recognised and admired British curriculum
  • High-quality accommodation and pastoral support included
  • Study and live with ambitious students from around the world

Whilst you study you will become a full member of our diverse student community, with access to our exciting extra-curricular programme of weekly clubs, sports and activities, evening lectures, and university study preparation sessions.

Upon completion of your studies, you will receive a comprehensive academic report and completion certificate to take home. If you enjoy your time here, you can also choose to join the full GCSE or A Level course and complete your university studies in the UK or at home.

Please note that there are limited places on these courses available.

Course overview 

You will be joining students from around the world studying on our established GCSE (14–16 years) and A Level (16–18 years) programmes. Your weekly study programme will be a combination of academic subjects and English language lessons.

Full board accommodation will be included in one of our college boarding houses.

The fees listed cover tuition and boarding for the stated duration of study.

Course fees

Sept. 2020 – Dec. 2020 one term
DLD College London £17,360
Abbey College Cambridge £16,200
Abbey College Manchester £13,375

ACADEMIC STUDIES WITH FOOTBALL TRAINING

This is an exciting course for male and female students who are 14 years of age and over who have a passion for football. It offers the opportunity to study our GCSE, A-Level, Combined Studies or International Foundation Programme in the mornings and have football training sessions led by professional coaches in the afternoon.

Abbey College Manchester Football Training with Academic Studies

This is a unique opportunity for students to gain qualifications for entry to university alongside intensive football training which could lead to playing professional or semi-professional football in the future. Football training is added to students’ timetables without impacting on the core study requirements to gain their qualification.

Please click here to download our leaflet on the course.

UK EDUCATION SYSTEM

The UK education system has a world-wide reputation for quality, with universities such as Oxford, CambridgeUniversity College London (UCL) and Imperial College London consistently ranked in the world’s top ten. By studying at Abbey College Manchester, you will be provided with an unrivaled opportunity to gain entry to the best universities the UK has to offer and make the very best start to your career.

Explaining UK Qualifications

A Level (Advanced Level) courses can be studied over two years or 18 months. A Level courses are the most commonly used qualifications for entry to UK universities.

The International Foundation Programme (IFP) is a one year course specifically designed for direct access to study at UK universities. A large portion of our IFP students go on to study at the elite ‘Russell Group’ of top UK universities.

GCSEs (General Certificates of Secondary Education) can be studied over one year, two year or 18 month periods. Many universities will ask for at least 5 passes at grade C or above for entry (often including GCSE Mathematics and English passes).

CASE STUDIES - OUR FORMER THAILAND STUDENTS

Nataphat

  • ORIGINALLY FROM THAILAND
  • FOUNDATION IN ENGINEERING 86% OVERALL SCORE
  • DESTINATION: KING’S COLLEGE LONDON TO STUDY COMPUTER SCIENCE WITH MANAGEMENT

“I’m planning to go to King’s College, and studying here has helped me to achieve that goal. My personal tutor helped me significantly with my personal statement. I’ve met lots of friends and we like to go to the city centre at weekends, there is a big variety of good food.”


Napas

  • Originally from Thailand
  • A levels subjects taken: Economics, Maths, Biology, English Literature
  • Destination: Health and Human Sciences at Durham University

“Teachers are friendly, approachable and helpful. Lessons are interactive, which I fi nd more helpful than old-fashioned regurgitation of textbooks. My classmates work really hard, pushing me to achieve highly.”

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