International Courses

Vocational,
Technical and
professional

Course Overview

  • Obtain the skills and knowledge needed to enter the workplace or university
  • Benefit from quality tuition from highly qualified teachers who have considerable industry experience
  • Develop your skills in realistic working environments relevant to your course, including East Sussex College’s own restaurant, beauty salons and workshops, all of which are equipped to industry standards

Entry requirements:

  • Minimum English language level equivalent to IELTS 5.5 (academic) with a minimum of 5.0 in all four papers.
  • Successful completion of two years of senior secondary school or equivalent.
  • EU students are required to have a GCSE qualification or equivalent in Maths and English or obtain them as part of their course.

Please find below the list of subjects you can study:

Applied Science | Art and Design | Business | Construction and the Built Environment | Creative Media (Film and TV Production) | Dance Engineering | Interactive Media | Hair | Beauty | Complementary Therapy | Make-Up Artistry | Health and Social Care | Hospitality & Catering | Information Technology | Motor Vehicle Repair | Music | Music Production & Creative Recording | Performing Arts or Production Arts | Software Development | Sport | Travel and Tourism


Please note that although students aged 16-18 are classified as adults in respect of their eligibility for this course, they are subject to stricter rules on supervision, details of which can be found here.

Please note there is a public holiday on 4 May 2020 when the college is closed. The college is also closed one day each term for staff training.

There are no lessons on Saturdays or Sundays.

If you are a Visa National, we recommend that you contact our International Admissions office international@sussexdowns.ac.uk (Eastbourne and Lewes) and international@sussexcoast.ac.uk (Hastings) for advice before choosing your course, study duration, and visa type. We also suggest that you visit the following website:

www.gov.uk/visas-immigration

Start dates
1 Sep 2020 - 2 July 2021

length
1-2 years

min. age
16 years old

campus
all campuses

How to apply for

International courses