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Our International Partners

Cementing Global Partnerships

Selecting a good university that can offer you with the best in academic excellence, career prospects and professional recognition is important. International College takes pride in collaborating with internationally-renowned universities in the UK and Australia, among which London School of Economics (LSE) and University of Western Australia (UWA) are ranked in the world’s top 100#, to offer full-time degree (top-up degree) programmes for Associate Degree/ Higher Diploma/ HKDSE graduates.

With more than ten years of experience in international collaborations, the College now offers a number of full-time postgraduate diploma and master’s programmes in arts, media and sport management, catering to the needs of degree holders. The College has also launched executive courses in partnership with Central Saint Martins (CSM), University of the Arts London, and Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, University of London in areas of media, communications, cultural and creative studies as well as leadership and management skills for senior executives. 

International College's latest development includes the launch of a new executive programme on collecting contemporary art with CSM and Art Basel since 2015, and the introduction of two new Master's programmes with Central Saint Martins and London College of Communication in 2016.

  • HKU School of Professional and Continuing Education

    HKU SPACE

    Established in 1956/57, The University of Hong Kong’s Department of Extra Mural Studies (DEMS) was the first continuing education unit in a university in the region. In 1992, DEMS was renamed as the School of Professional and Continuing Education (HKU SPACE). As the continuing education arm of the University, HKU SPACE now fulfills its mission through providing learning opportunities for personal, professional and career advancement for people from all walks of life. With nearly 1,000 full-time staff members and some 2,000 parttime teachers, HKU SPACE is a leading local provider in continuing education. Annual course enrolment is close to 90,000.

    HKU SPACE also collaborates with a wide range of academic institutions globally (in the UK, Australia, the USA, Mainland China and Hong Kong). The School will continue to explore opportunities for further cooperation with reputable institutions, both local and overseas, in order to offer a greater variety of high quality and relevant programmes to students.

    Postgraduate Diploma Programmes

    Postgraduate Diploma in Media and Cultural Critique

    Postgraduate Diploma in Sport and Recreation Management

  • Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts London

    CSM

    CSM is one of the world’s leading institutes for arts and design education. With its 150 years of history, CSM’s famous alumni include some of the most important British and international artists from famous painters such as Lucien Freud and Frank Auerbach who studied fine art at St Martin’s in the middle of the 20th century; to Sir James Dyson, the industrial designer and founder of Dyson Industries; A.S. Byatt, the British author; Colin Firth, the actor and winner of BAFTA’s Best Actor Award and to the latest wave of the world’s celebrated designers including Katharine Hamnett, Marc Jacobs, John Galliano, Alexander McQueen and Stella McCartney. 

    Master's Programme

    MA Arts and Cultural Enterprise New

    Executive Series

    Executive Programme: Collecting Contemporary Art

    ART MARKET AND BRANDING

    Art and Creative Districts: The New Boom New

    The Future of Retails: Brand Experiences 2.0 New

    The Globalised Art Market New

    No Brand to Own Brand New

    CREATIVITY AND BUSINESS DESIGN

    Business Design: From Ideas to Strategy New

    User-Centred Design Thinking New

    FASHION, PHOTOGRAPHY AND LIFESTYLES

    London: New Approaches to Fashion Design New

    Fashion Communication

    Fashion, Styles, Faces and Places New

  • Edinburgh Napier University

    Edinburgh Napier University

    Edinburgh Napier University is one of the largest higher education institutions in Scotland with around 18,000 students studying professional and relevant courses at all levels of award. In 2009, Edinburgh Napier received a Queen’s Anniversary Prize for Higher and Further Education. This highly prestigious prize is granted biennially to universities and colleges demonstrating work of a worldclass standard of excellence.

    Edinburgh Napier is one of the top ten universities in the UK for graduate employability and graduates have one of the best employment prospects of all Scottish universities. A recent study from the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA 2013) showed that more than 95% of Edinburgh Napier’s graduates obtained jobs or progressed onto further studies six months after graduation.

    Undergraduate Programmes for AD/HD Graduates

    BA Communication, Advertising & Public Relations

    Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Social Sciences

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) in Financial Services

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) in Festival and Event Management

    BEng (Hons) Engineering with Management

  • The University of Hull

    The University of Hull

    Established in 1928, the University of Hull encompasses world-class teaching, research, impressive facilities, and a strong support network for over 23,000 students.

    The University is ranked 53rd in the 2014 Complete University Guide. Independent surveys have repeatedly shown that our undergraduates are some of the most satisfied students – we have been voted into the top ten universities for student satisfaction in six out of the eight annual National Student Surveys carried out so far. According to the International Student Barometer, 89% of our international students were satisfied or very satisfied with their overall learning experience.

    Undergraduate Programmes for AD/HD Graduates

    Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Criminology 

    Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Criminology with Psychology

    Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Criminology and Sociology

    Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Sociology

    BSc (Hons) Accounting

    Bachelor of Arts (Hons) Marketing

    Bachelor of Arts (Hons) Marketing and Management

  • London College of Communication, University of the Arts London

    LCC

    LCC courses are known for being industry focused so you will be taught by an inspiring community of experienced academics, technical experts and leading specialist practitioners. LCC students are often commissioned to work on live briefs for major companies such as Nike, The National Trust and Nokia, and our graduates go on to inform the future of the creative field – our alumni include TV presenters Craig Doyle and Kate Thornton; Charles Saatchi, art collector and the co-founder of advertising agency Saatchi & Saatchi; and Bonnie Wright, the actress playing the role of Ginny Weasley in the Harry Potter series. The College is also proud to house a selection of famous archives. From filmmaker Stanley Kubrick to graphic designer Tom Eckersley, these are invaluable tools for teaching, learning and research.

    Master's Programme

    MA Media, Communications and Critical Practice New

  • University of London International Programmes

    University of London International Programmes

    The University of London is truly one of the greatest universities in the world. The University is a federation of 18 world-class Colleges and 10 specialised institutes, with a student population of more than 170,000. The University’s reputation for high academic standards has been built on the outstanding teaching and research of its Colleges since 1836, and its degrees are recognised internationally by governments, universities, employers and professional bodies as being of a high academic quality and standard.

    For over 150 years, University of London degrees have been accessible to students all over the world through the University of London International Programmes. Today, the University of London International Programmes is truly international in character with more than 54,000 students in 180 different countries.

    Academic direction for all of the courses offered through the University of London International Programmes is provided by the Colleges of the University. Academics at these Colleges develop the syllabi, prepare the study materials, and are responsible for the assessment of students. 

    London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) 

    The four BSc degree programmes in business-related field are academically developed and managed by London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), which has consistently been ranked at the highest level amongst universities in the United Kingdom. In the 2015 QS World University Rankings, LSE was ranked 35th worldwide; and 3rd worldwide in the subjects of Accounting & Finance and Economics & Econometrics.

    Undergraduate Programmes for HKDSE/AD/HD Graduates

    BSc Banking and Finance

    BSc Accounting and Finance

    BSc Economics and Management

    BSc Business and Management

    Lead College: Goldsmiths College​

    Goldsmiths is all about the freedom to experiment, to think differently, to be an individual. Founded in 1891, the College brings creative and unconventional approaches to subjects in the arts, humanities and social sciences, with a strong emphasis on the highest academic standards of teaching and research.

    The Department of Computing at Goldsmiths is a leading centre in the UK for the study of Arts and Music Computing, Cognitive Computing and Artificial Intelligence, and Computer Science. Academic staff are leaders and partners on a variety of research projects and have key alliances with other universities, cultural institutions, and creative as well as telecommunications industries.

    Current research within the Department includes Ontology of Digital Culture, Intelligent Sound and Music Systems, Adaptive Technologies and Algorithms and Computer Networks.

    Undergraduate Programmes for AD/HD Graduates 

    BSc in Computing and Information Systems 

  • Middlesex University London

    Middlesex University  Skillset

    Middlesex is an international university with roots in North London. The University is committed to meeting the needs and ambitions of a culturally and internationally diverse range of students by providing challenging academic programmes underpinned by innovative research and professional practice.

    Middlesex is an outstanding teaching university. Working with over 300 prestigious international academic partners, Middlesex is the first British university to achieve the highest rating possible for their collaborative provision around the world. According to the previous report from the Quality Assurance Agency (QAA), the auditors showed confidence in the University’s current and likely future management of its academic standards and of the learning opportunities available to students.

    Middlesex is also one of very few universities to have been awarded three Queen’s Anniversary Prizes for Higher and Further Education.

    Undergraduate Programmes for AD/HD Graduates

    BA (Hons) Media and Cultural Studies

    BA (Hons) Publishing and Digital Culture 

    BA (Hons) Journalism and Media

    Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Graphic Design

    Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Interior Architecture

  • University of Northumbria at Newcastle

    Northumbria University

    Many students choose University of Northumbria at Newcastle (UNN) because of its reputation as one of Britain’s best modern universities. They are usually looking for a well-regarded qualification that will help them in their future career. This is why we ensure that our courses provide the knowledge and practical skills that employers are looking for.

    With over 30,000 students, Northumbria has won many accolades for both the quality of its teaching and learning. It has been The Times Best New University four times altogether, and three years in a row (2009-11). It was also rated the top university for international sport education in 2012.

    The Faculty of Life Sciences has a reputation for excellence in undergraduate and postgraduate education, research and consultancy. Students graduate with excellent academic and professional skills and have shown themselves adept at succeeding in a variety of job markets.

    Undergraduate Programmes for AD/HD Graduates

    Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Sport Development with Coaching

    Bachelor of Science (Honours) Sport Management

    Master's Programme

    MSc International Sport Management

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  • University of Plymouth 

    University of Plymouth

    University of Plymouth, which celebrated its 150th anniversary in 2012, is one of the UK’s most prominent and dynamic universities with an educational history dating back to 1862. University of Plymouth was ranked 47th in the Guardian league 2012 UK universities table, and has been consistently ranked as one of the top three modern universities in the UK. In 2012, Plymouth was named among six finalists for the University of the Year accolade, in the annual Times Higher Education Awards.

    Plymouth has seven faculties, approximately 3,000 staff, more than 30,000 students, and an annual income totalling approximately £160 million.

    Other than its long record of high-quality innovative research, the university also strives to be an enterprising university, delivering outstanding economic, social and cultural benefits by engaging the business world. Plymouth has therefore created a new and sustainable model university in which innovation and creativity, together with responsible business practice, underpin all university activities. In short, a spirit of enterprise touches every facet of the university. As a result, Plymouth intimately connects teaching and research with the practicalities of the real world, supporting innovation, enhancing competitiveness in local, regional and global business, and bringing research output to an international audience.

    Undergraduate Programmes for AD/HD Graduates

    Bachelor of Science (Honours) Business Management

    Bachelor of Science (Honours) Tourism Management

    Bachelor of Science (Honours) Hospitality Management

  • Royal Central School of Speech and Drama (Royal Central), University of London

    RCSSD

    Royal Central is one of the world’s leading specialist colleges in drama, theatre and performance with about 100-year of history. In 2005, it became the University of London’s drama conservatoire and in the same year, the school was the only specialist theatre institution to win the award of Centre for Excellence in Learning and Teaching, becoming the Higher Education Funding Council for England’s designated Centre for Excellence in Training for Theatre. Its distinguished alumni include: Lord Laurence Olivier who won the Best Film and Best Actor Academy Awards for Hamlet in 1949; Vanessa Redgrave, winner of the Best Actress in Cannes Film Festival; Dame Judi Dench, a ten-time BAFTA winner including Best Actress; Sir Cameron Mackintosh, the most successful and influential theatrical producer in the world who has produced more musicals than anyone else in history, including Les Miserables, The Phantom of the Opera and Cats; Harold Pinter, the 2005 Nobel Prize winner of Literature.

    Executive Series

    CREATIVE COMMUNICATION AND LEADERSHIP

    Secrets of Storytelling

    Performance in Presentation

    Impact & Influence For Leaders & Managers

    Effective Networking New

    Voice of Leadership New

  • University of the West of England, Bristol

    University of the West of England Bristol

    University of the West of England, Bristol (UWE Bristol) is a university based in the English city of Bristol. It is a publicly funded higher education institution with university title and taught and research degreeawarding powers. In the area of media and film studies, UWE Bristol is ranked 22nd in the UK out of 79 institutions (The Guardian Good University Guide 2015).

    UWE Bristol represents a tradition of professional education and training which can be traced back to 1595, when a navigation school was established as one of England’s first technical training institutions. In 1969, Bristol Polytechnic was formed. With its incorporation of a number of higher education colleges based in Bristol, Bristol Polytechnic gained its university status in 1992, becoming the University of the West of England, Bristol.

    Undergraduate Programme for AD/HD Graduates

    Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Media and Cultural Production*

  • The University of Western Australia

    UWA  GO8

    Situated in Perth, the University of Western Australia (UWA) celebrated its 100th anniversary in 2012, making it one of Australia’s long-standing, high quality academic institutions. UWA is recognised internationally as a leading university. Its groundbreaking research, quality academic staff and state-of-theart facilities combine to offer a vibrant student experience.

    As Western Australia’s leading university, UWA was rated second overall in Australia by the Good Universities Guide 2012 based on key performance measures such as graduate starting salaries, employment prospects, staff qualifications, research intensity and student demand. The QS World University Rankings 2014/15 placed UWA at 89th internationally, among the World’s Top 100 with HKU, HKUST and CUHK.

    UWA is the only Western Australian university to belong to the ‘Group of Eight’ - a coalition of the top research universities in Australia - and it is one of only two Australian universities to belong to the Worldwide Universities Network, a partnership of 16 research-led universities from Europe, North America, North Asia and Australia.

    The Faculty of Arts is one of the largest founding faculties at UWA, and has been offering a wide range of arts, humanities and social sciences programmes for almost a century.

    Undergraduate Programmes for AD/HD Graduates

    Bachelor of Arts (Asian Studies) - Korean Language Pathway 

    Bachelor of Arts (Asian Studies) - Japanese Language Pathway

    Bachelor of Arts (Communication and Media Studies) - Language Studies Pathway New

    Bachelor of Arts (Communication and Media Studies) - Communication Studies Pathway

 

World's top 100 University, according to QS World University Rankings 2015/16
* Re-titling is subject to approval.