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Accommodation Homestay
Town / City Oxford - EF International Academy
Region Central England
Cost £23,550.00 per Year
Course length 0 Years
Ages 14 - 19

Your passport to the best universities in the UK. 

Universities in the UK are recognised around the world for their excellence, and top-ranked UK universities require secondary students to sit for A-level examinations.

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What are A-levels? 

Students study for advanced level examinations, know as A-levels, for two years, usually between the ages of 16 to 19. Preparation for A-levels is often done at a specialised school, such as EF International Academy, known as a sixth form college. The first year of sixth form college is known as the lower sixth while the second year is called the upper sixth. The students take national exams at the end of the first year and again at the end of the second year. Performing well on these A-level examinations is critical because universities use A-level grades to decide which students to admit. 

Why study A-levels? 
Universities in the UK are regarded as some of the best in the world, and a standard way to get accepted to a UK university is to take A-level examinations. Students sit for A-level examinations in order to progress to the top-ranked universities in the UK. High A-level grades are also essential for competitive undergraduate studies such as medicine, law and engineering. Moreover, A-levels are widely recognised by universities around the world as a high achievement, so doing well on A-levels opens doors to limitless possibilities.


A-levels at EF International Academy 

Performing well on A-levels requires a high level of English competence and knowledge of the British learning culture. A significant amount of independent study is required. Many international students have less experience with this British method of learning. EF International Academy’s teachers specialise in helping students perform well on A-levels. To assure students stay on track, they are regularly tested. Our tutors monitor students’ monthly test results, performance, homework and approach to studying. 

• Full academic timetable 
• Regular tutorials and academic reports 
• Guaranteed university placement 
• University preparation and counselling with a personal university advisor 
• Visit to universities and specialist colleges 
• Exclusive annual EF higher education fair 
• One IELTS or TOEFL examination fee 
• Twin room in host family stay
• Breakfast and dinner Mon-Fri and all meals at weekends in homestay

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Entry Requirements Academic requirements:
Five GCSE examination passes at grade C or above (including mathematics), or equivalent.

English requirements:
IELTS 5.5 / TOEFL 194 CBT / 71 IBT / SLEP 57 minimum or the equivalent on the free EF International Academy test.

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