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Northumbria University, Newcastle:
Northumbria University is one of the UK's largest and most respected modern universities and offers a range of undergraduate, postgraduate and research degrees to UK-based students and international students from around the world. Located in the city of Newcastle upon Tyne in north-east England, we welcome students from a wide variety of countries including Europe, the Middle East, Africa, South East and East Asia, Latin-America and the Indian Sub continent. We offer two university preparation (pre-sessional) courses for international students whose English language skills or academic qualifications fall below the entry requirements for their course at Northumbria University.

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Newcastle - Convenient Location in North-East England:

Newcastle is a part of the Northumberland region and is a renowned student city with low living costs, making it a very popular choice with both international and UK students. Approximately 400km from London and 170km from Manchester, Newcastle is easily accessible by road, rail and via its international airport. 

University Preparation Courses:

- International Foundation Programme:
Offered by the Northumbria Language Centre, this is a full-time course that begins in September and lasts for two semesters with final assessment taking place in June. It has been carefully designed to meet the needs of students whose qualifications and English language skills fall below the entry requirements for their chosen Bachelors degree. This programme provides you with the opportunity to develop your English Language skills and select subjects to study which will meet the entry requirements for a degree course of your choice. On successful completion, you will receive a Higher Education Foundation Certificate which is nationally recognized in the UK and achieve access onto your chosen degree programme. 

- English and Study Skills Course:
Our English and Study Skills course is a full-time course that can be taken for one, two or three semesters. It is an ideal choice if your academic qualifications meet the requirements for your chosen undergraduate or postgraduate course, but your English language level falls below the entry requirements of the academic course you wish to join. The programme will provide you with the language and other academic skills necessary for you to gain the maximum benefit from your future academic course. This course is also offered in summer for either 11 or 6 weeks.

Benefits of Choosing Northumbria University:

- Huge choice – Over 450 undergraduate and postgraduate degrees available.
- Professionally Relevant – Many courses are professionally accredited.
- Flexibility – September and January starts for many Masters programmes.
- City of Newcastle – Voted ‘Best Student City’ by MSN travel in 2009 and 2010.
- North East England – Fabulous countryside, beaches and rich history.
- Academic Excellence – High-quality teaching and world leading research.
- Unbeatable Facilities – £165 million campus investment. 
- Employability – Highest graduate employment rate of any university in the region.
- Scholarships – For the best students, and savings for early payment and alumni.
- Student Support – Free airport pickup and a wide range of support services.

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Address: Northumbria University, Ellison Place, NE1 8ST, Newcastle upon Tyne, England , UK / GB
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- Beauty Therapy
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Sir Winston Churchill Academy & College
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Our aim is to provide courses which are duly accredited by UK awarding bodies and universities and help students to get a quality of education that is recognised by other academic bodies and perpective employers. We are in the process of seeking Ofsted Accreditation.
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East London Beauty Academy
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Located on Bow Road, London Borough of Tower Hamlets in East London, East London Beauty Academy offers Level 2, 3 and 4 ITEC international diploma courses in beauty, make up, massage, hair removal, skincare, manicure and pedicure, eyelash tinting and eyelash extensions, nail extensions, spa body treatments, anatomy and physiology as well as intense pulsed light treatment (IPL) and laser courses. We have a selection of 1-6 day foundation courses in beauty therapy, which will give the student a BABTAC Qualification which can then be used to seek employment or start a small business enterprise.

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Level 2
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Level 3
* Body Treatments including Swedish body massage
* Facial Electrical Treatments such as Steam & Brush Cleanse
* Indian Head Masage
* Microdermabrasion Treatments
* Nail Art
* Nail Technology
* Spa Body Treatments including bodymasks & wraps
* Anatomy and Physiology

Level 4
* Laser and Intense Pulsed Light Treatment

- BABTAC Courses in make up, massage, eyelash tinting & extention etc
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Online Training College
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Our Legal Secretary courses are accredited by the Institute of Paralegals and conform to National Competency Standards.

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Legal Secretary Courses:
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Tower Hamlets College
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Tower Hamlets College offers a vast range of courses at our East London College in the UK. Our college is situated in Poplar in the East End of London very close to Canary Wharf. We offer both further education college courses and sixth form college courses, full time and part time courses, daytime and evening courses to young people and adult learners. In addition we offer professional training programmes including work based training and individual business advice. Our college is a multi cultural and international college and welcome students from all sectors of the community as well as students from abroad.

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Pitman Training Milton Keynes
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Pitman Training Milton Keynes is located in Central Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire in south-east England within easy access of transport links to London, Northampton and Bedfordshire. Pitman Training has a long and proud history that began with one shorthand school in 1870. Today with more than 100 independent Pitman Training Centres all over the UK, Ireland, the Middle East and Mauritius, we are unique in being the oldest and longest running secretarial and business skills training company.

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