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AS Levels

Belfast Met is the largest provider of full-time A Level programmes in the Northern Ireland further education sector. However, despite our size we take pride in the fact that every student joining our A Level programmes is made to feel welcome and given the level of pastoral and educational guidance required to make their time with us successful and enjoyable.

We deliver A Levels through our two year programme (AS in year 1, A2 in year 2) or The Fast-Track Programme (AS/A2 combined in one year).

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International Students

Belfast Metropolitan College is the largest college of further and higher education in Northern Ireland and has campuses across Belfast, which offer a wide range of courses, including English Language, Vocational programmes and Higher National Diploma courses.

Every year Belfast Met welcomes international students from all over the world. Our cosmopolitan College community includes over 97 nationalities speaking over 50 different languages. We welcome students of all nationalities who have either settled in Northern Ireland or travelled to Belfast specifically to study with us. You can study alongside students from all over the world and your experience with us will be greatly enriched by this diversity.

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ESOL Assessment & Enrolment

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Belfast Met has a long history of providing English language courses in Belfast. We offer two types of programmes, ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) Skills for Life and ESOL International qualifications/EFL Cambridge programme.

The ESOL Skills for Life programme is suitable for economic migrants, refugees and asylum seekers who intend to reside in Northern Ireland.

The ESOL International qualifications programme is suitable for those learners who come to Northern Ireland to study English for a specific reason, such as career or academic opportunities. We are proud to have been accredited by the British Council for the teaching of this programme since 2010. These courses lead to Cambridge International qualifications such as PET, FCE, CAE and CPE and we also provide IELTS Academic Preparation courses.

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Fast-track Courses

It costs nothing to get your Maths, English and ICT qualifications at Belfast Met.

Essential Skills are the most important and useful skills we all need to succeed in education, work and everyday life. At Belfast Met, you can get qualifications in English, Maths and ICT while you are completing your course.

Our Essential Skills programme means that learning in these key areas takes place alongside your full-time study. We offer Essential Skills in Literacy and Numeracy from Entry Level 1 through to Level 2, and ICT at Levels 1 and 2

Get the basics or take the next step. At Belfast Met it is free.

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