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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/ IB 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 communications, catering to the needs of degree holders. The College has also launched executive courses in partnership with Central Saint Martins (CSM) in areas of media, communications, cultural and creative studies 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 900 full-time staff members and some 1,900 part-time 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 Programme

    Postgraduate Diploma in Media and Cultural Critique ▲

     

    ▲ This programme is accredited by Hong Kong Council for Accreditation of Academic and Vocational Qualifications (HKCAAVQ). For details of QF Level, QR Registration Number and Validity Period of the programmes, please visit http://www.hkqr.gov.hk.

  • 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

    Executive Course

    Executive Programme: Collecting Contemporary Art

  • Edinburgh Napier University

    Edinburgh Napier University

    Edinburgh Napier University is one of the largest higher education institutions in Scotland with around 19,500 students studying professional and relevant courses at all levels of award. In 2015, 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 world-class standard of excellence.

    Edinburgh Napier currently holds 5 QS stars for teaching, employability and internationalisation. 95% of their graduates are in work or further study within six months of graduating, putting Edinburgh Napier in the top 15 in the UK (HESA 2015/16).

    Undergraduate Programmes for AD/HD Graduates

    BA Communication, Advertising & Public Relations

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

  • The University of Hull

    The University of Hull

    Established in 1927, The University of Hull encompasses world-class teaching, research, impressive facilities, and a strong support network for over 16,000 students.

    The University is ranked 63rd in the 2016 Complete University Guide. It has been consistently ranked among the leading UK universities for student satisfaction in the National Student Survey and for graduate employability.

    Independent surveys have repeatedly shown that our undergraduates are some of the most satisfied students in the UK, who enjoy the sense of community on our attractive 125-acre campus. We were awarded 5 stars for teaching, employability and facilities by world university ranking experts QS. And the most recent Research Excellence Framework named us among the UK’s top 50 universities for research power.

    Undergraduate Programmes for AD/HD Graduates

    Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Criminology ▲

    Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Criminology with Psychology ▲

    BSc (Hons) Accounting ▲

    Bachelor of Arts (Hons) Marketing ▲

    Bachelor of Arts (Hons) Marketing and Management ▲

     

    ▲ This programme is accredited by Hong Kong Council for Accreditation of Academic and Vocational Qualifications (HKCAAVQ). For details of QF Level, QR Registration Number and Validity Period of the programmes, please visit http://www.hkqr.gov.hk.

     

  • 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.

    Undergraduate Programmes for HKDSE/IB/AD/HD Graduates 

    BA (Hons) Contemporary Media Cultures #  New

    Master's Programme

    MA Media, Communications and Critical Practice

     

     # The course operator intends to apply for exemption under the Non-local Higher and Professional Education (Regulation) Ordinance. It is a matter of discretion for individual employers to recognise any qualification to which this course may lead.

  • University of London 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. 

    Academic Direction: London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) 

    Academic Direction: 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 2018 QS World University Rankings, LSE was ranked 35th worldwide; 5th worldwide in the subjects of Accounting & Finance and 7th worldwide in the subjects of Economics & Econometrics; and 9th worldwide in the subjects of Business & Management Studies.

    Undergraduate Programmes for HKDSE/IB/AD/HD Graduates

    BSc Banking and Finance ▲

    BSc Accounting and Finance ▲

    BSc Economics and Management ▲

    BSc Business and Management ▲

    Academic Direction: 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 HKDSE/IB/AD/HD Graduates

    BSc in Computing and Information Systems

     

    ▲ This programme is accredited by Hong Kong Council for Accreditation of Academic and Vocational Qualifications (HKCAAVQ). For details of QF Level, QR Registration Number and Validity Period of the programmes, please visit http://www.hkqr.gov.hk.

  • 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 180 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) Journalism and Communication*

    Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Graphic Design

    Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Interior Architecture

     

    * Re-titling and Re-structuring are subject to approval. 
    These programmes are designed, assessed and quality assured by Middlesex University.  

  • University of Northumbria at Newcastle

    Northumbria University

    Northumbria is a research-rich, business-focused, professional university with a global reputation for academic excellence. It is based in the heart of Newcastle upon Tyne, which is regularly voted the best place in the UK for students. Northumbria is top ten in the UK for the number of graduates entering professional employment and nine out of ten of its graduates are working or studying six months after graduation. It is ranked 36th out of 117 universities in the 2017 Times Higher Education Student Satisfaction Survey. Northumbria has a campus in London as well as Newcastle, and work in partnership with other higher education institutions across the world attracting students from 135 countries.

    At Northumbria, students enjoy an educational experience that will set them up for life, taught by experts in their field with great passion. Northumbria’s courses are at the forefront of current knowledge and practice and are shaped by world-leading and internationally excellent research. Its courses are highly rated. In the National Student Survey 2013, several disciplines achieved 100% satisfaction and half scored 90% or more. It has a strong national and international reputation for academic quality.

    Our Department of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation is part of Health & Life Sciences along with Psychology, Health, Education, Community/Social Work and Applied Sciences.  Having no fewer than 11,500 full and part-time students, we offer a comprehensive range of expertise across the sport, psychology, health, education and science professions.  The Department of Sport, Exercise & Rehabilitation is committed to delivering excellence in every aspect of work it undertakes.  Our physiotherapy programme is rated #3 in the UK (Complete University Guide 2015). We also cover sport & exercise science, strength & conditioning, exercise behaviour, physiology, and sport marketing, sport management & sport coaching.  Staff are internationally renowned within their disciplines and our research is pioneering helping to inform students, practitioners and Government policy.  The department also provides bespoke help and advice with a range of industries and professional bodies.

    Undergraduate Programme for AD/HD Graduates

    Bachelor of Science (Honours) Sport Management ▲

    Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Sport Coaching New

     

    ▲ This programme is accredited by Hong Kong Council for Accreditation of Academic and Vocational Qualifications (HKCAAVQ). For details of QF Level, QR Registration Number and Validity Period of the programmes, please visit http://www.hkqr.gov.hk.

  • 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) Tourism Management ▲

    Bachelor of Science (Honours) Hospitality Management ▲

    Bachelor of Science (Honours) Cruise Management # New

    # The course operator is applying for exemption under the Non-local Higher and Professional Education (Regulation) Ordinance. It is a matter of discretion for individual employers to recognise any qualification to which this course may lead.

    ▲ This programme is accredited by Hong Kong Council for Accreditation of Academic and Vocational Qualifications (HKCAAVQ). For details of QF Level, QR Registration Number and Validity Period of the programmes, please visit http://www.hkqr.gov.hk.

  • Swinburne University of Technology

    Swinburne University of Technology (Swinburne) is an internationally recognised research-intensive university. Swinburne was ranked top 100 universities in the world under 50 years old by the QS World University Rankings and the Times Higher Education Rankings in 2016. The university focuses on and invests in high-quality teaching and research. The university fosters close ties with industry, business and governmental organisations to ensure that the research undertaken at Swinburne finds practical applications. The university offers courses over 17 broad subject areas providing qualifications at undergraduate and postgraduate level as well as short courses for professional development. The Department of Aviation of Swinburne has been offering programmes in aviation for almost two decades. Swinburne was one of the first Australian universities to offer aviation programmes and remains a leading Australian university to offer this type of programme completely online. Swinburne now offers two specialist aviation degrees at undergraduate level. The Bachelor of Aviation Management equips students with a sound professional understanding of the aviation industry and its associated environment, and skills in organisational, regulatory, safety, technical and business management. Swinburne also collaborates with the CAE Oxford Aviation Academy (COAA) to provide practical training for aviation students. Undergraduate Programme for AD/HD Graduates Bachelor of Aviation Management * * The course operator is applying for exemption under the Non-local Higher and Professional Education (Regulation) Ordinance.

    Swinburne University of Technology (Swinburne) is an internationally recognised research-intensive university.  Swinburne was ranked top 100 universities in the world under 50 years old by the QS World University Rankings and the Times Higher Education Rankings in 2016. The university focuses on and invests in high-quality teaching and research. The university fosters close ties with industry, business and governmental organisations to ensure that the research undertaken at Swinburne finds practical applications. The university offers courses over 17 broad subject areas providing qualifications at undergraduate and postgraduate level as well as short courses for professional development.

    The Department of Aviation of Swinburne has been offering programmes in aviation for almost two decades.  Swinburne was one of the first Australian universities to offer aviation programmes and remains a leading Australian university to offer this type of programme completely online. Swinburne now offers two specialist aviation degrees at undergraduate level. The Bachelor of Aviation Management equips students with a sound professional understanding of the aviation industry and its associated environment, and skills in organisational, regulatory, safety, technical and business management. Swinburne also collaborates with the CAE Oxford Aviation Academy (COAA) to provide practical training for aviation students.

    Undergraduate Programme for AD/HD Graduates

    Bachelor of Aviation Management  New

    *Swinburne University of Technology Australia CRICOS Provider Code: 00111D

  • University of Western Australia

    UWA  GO8

    University of Western Australia (UWA) was established in 1911 and is a research-intensive university located in Perth. It is 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. The QS World University Rankings 2018 places UWA at 93rd internationally, among the World’s Top 100 with HKU, HKUST and CUHK. According to the Good Universities Guide 2016, UWA is equal first overall for student demand, research intensity and research grants. 

    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 is one of only two Australian members of the Worldwide Universities Network, a partnership of 18 research-led universities, and is a foundation member of the Matariki Network of high-quality, research-intensive universities with a particular focus on student experience.

    *The University of Western Australia CRICOS Provider Code: 00126G

    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

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

     

    World's top 100 University, according to QS World University Rankings 2018/19

  • University of the West of England, Bristrol

    UWE logo

    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 degree-awarding powers.

    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.

    This BA programme is delivered within the Department of Creative Industries of UWE Bristol, which offers more than 20 undergraduate, taught and research postgraduate programmes. 

    Undergraduate Programme for AD/HD Graduates

    Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Media and Cultural Production