• Pearson College

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    Welcome to Pearson College

    Hand in hand with industry experts, Pearson create truly unique graduates with degrees that matter today, and tomorrow

    Words by Pearson College London

    We offer undergraduate and postgraduate degrees and a range of short courses in the heart of London. Our courses cover Accounting, Business, Computer Animation, Enterprise, Law, Video Games and Visual Effects. You can study full or part-time on campus or some of our courses can be studied online from anywhere in the world.

    We’re part of Pearson, the only FTSE 100 company in the UK to design and deliver degrees. Our mission is to help the learners of today become the innovators, inventors, creators, entrepreneurs and leaders of tomorrow. We work with a range of employers - including BT, Financial Times, Unilever, Direct Line, Nationwide, Lotus F1 Team, Framestore and Double Negative - to ensure our degrees give you the best possible chance of career success in the real world.

    We offer professional facilities, a personalised approach, and a city-centre location. If you're looking for something different and a learning experience that will make you stand out - then Pearson College London is for you!

    Courses and fees

    We offer Accounting, Business, Computer Animation, Enterprise, Law, Video Games and Visual Effects undergraduate degrees in the heart of London. Full time, part time and online and study options are available.

    Undergraduate degrees

    • BSc (Hons) Business and Enterprise
    • BSc (Hons) Business and Enterprise Top-up
    • BA (Hons) Business Management
    • BA (Hons) Business Management with Law
    • BA (Hons) Business Management with Marketing
    • BA (Hons) Business Management with Finance
    • BA (Hons) Business Management with Global Industries
    • LLB (Hons) Law
    • LLB (Hons) Law with Business Management
    • LLB (Hons) Law with Accounting
    • BA (Hons) Professional Accounting in Business
    • BA (Hons) The Art of Visual Effects
    • BA (Hons) The Art of Computer Animation
    • BA (Hons) The Art of Video Games

    International/Erasmus opportunities

    Students studying the Business Management with Global Industries degree have the opportunity to study abroad as part of their course, gaining vital exposure to the global business environment. Please see the Pearson College website for more information.

    Typical grades - Average offers

    Between 240 and 320 UCAS points dependent on the programme. Please see the Pearson College London website for further information.

    Clearing/Adjustment provisions

    Full-time applications to study at Pearson College London are accepted through UCAS all year round, including after January 15th, during UCAS Extra, Clearing and Adjustment. Part-time applications can be made at anytime directly to Pearson College London. Applications are welcomed from mature students with non-standard qualifications and/or work experience. Call us on 0203 441 1303 to discuss your application.

    Fees and costs

    Tuition fees for undergraduate courses starting in 2016 are £9,00 per year full time and £6,750 per year part time.

    Scholarships/bursaries

    All applicants who pass the Applicant Day will be offered a fee waiver which is currently worth £2,500- taking the total payable annual tuition fee to £6,500. We also offer scholarships worth 100% of your tuition fees. These are awarded to our Student Co-creators, who contribute to every aspect of life here throughout their studies, from helping to design and develop our programmes, to working alongside our industry and academic partners and speaking at events. Find out how to apply.

    Facilities

    Library and study facilities

    Unlike other institutions where students have to spend hundreds of pounds buying textbooks, we provide free access to core reading as part and parcel of the degree, saving both time and money.

    You’ll also have access to the library at Birkbeck, University of London, and will have full access to Pearson College London’s online library containing hundreds of thousands of ejournals, ebooks and other resources.

    IT

    We’re part of Pearson, a world leader in learning technology, which means you’ll have access to amazing online resources and classroom tech. Fast and reliable Wi-Fi is available at all of our study locations enabling students to easily connect and access online resources via their laptops, tablets or smart phones.

    Our creative students (study VFX, animation or games) learn in computing labs which emulate real world studios have access to bespoke workstations featuring the latest software on high-spec hardware.

    Sporting

    The Pearson College Students’ Association sports society has a variety of teams that students can get involved in, including football and swimming. Pearson College students are also eligible for discounts at a number of gyms close to 80 Strand.

    Amenities

    Studying with us means you’ll be in the heart of London – the South Bank and Covent Garden are within easy walking distance, with plenty of places to eat and drink. In addition, a wealth of iconic cultural landmarks sit close by such as Big Ben, the Houses of Parliament, the London Eye and many museums and galleries.

    Medical Services

    As Pearson College is not a campus university, there is not a specific doctor for students to register with. Students are encouraged to register with an NHS doctor close to their accommodation.

    Welfare Services

    Every student is allocated a Personal Tutor, who’ll be there to guide and support you through your study programme. They are there to support you pastorally, and provide you with academic advice, guidance and support during your studies. A dedicated Learning Support Officer will also be on hand throughout your studies with whom you can discuss any specific issues that may affect your learning.

    Student Union

    Pearson College Students’ Association (PCSA) is a student-led body designed to amplify the student voice, and offer opportunities, including student-led social, sports, volunteering and networking societies, Our students are also eligible for associate membership of University of London Union (ULU), which entitles you to use of their facilities.

    Careers Service

    You’ll start your career from day one at Pearson College London, as career development is an integral part of your course. During your induction weekend, you’ll meet your Talent Coach and start putting together your personal development plan, setting out your career aims and aspirations. Throughout your course, they’ll be there to give you one-to-one support, advice and feedback, to help you realise your ambitions.

    As your career develops, you’ll sit down regularly with your Talent Coach - they’ll help you with whatever you want to achieve, whether you’re looking for your first job or to develop an existing career. What’s more, you’ll also have a company-based mentor, on hand to guide you as you develop your skills and ideas throughout the course.

    Financial Aid

    In addition to their scholarship programmes and payment plans, we also offer a hardship fund to support students who may find themselves in need of additional support during their studies. For more information please contact us directly on 0203 441 1303.

    Accommodation

    We’ve handpicked some of London’s best student accommodation within easy reach of central London and our teaching spaces.

    We’re always reviewing our student accommodation to make sure our students have the very best. Visit our accommodation webpages to keep up with our latest news.

    Open days

    Pearson College offer personal visits instead of open days, so you can meet them one-to-one, talk to their students and find out what it’s like to study there.

    The best way to get a feel for whether or not Pearson College is right for you is to go and see them for yourself. 87% of people who visit go on to apply for a place, so it’s definitely worth a closer look and a date and time can be scheduled to suit you. To book your personal visit the Pearson College website.

    University Open Days The best way to find out if we're right for you is to come and see us for yourself! Come along to one of our Open Days and you'll be able to meet our staff and lecturers, talk to our students and Student Co-creators and discover our amazing location and facilities in the heart of central London.

    2016 Term dates

    Autumn term: September – December

    Spring term: January – April

    Summer term: April – July

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