Dorset College is located in the beautiful city of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Surrounded by water on three sides and nestled alongside the Coast Mountain Range, Vancouver is the largest city in the province of British Columbia with over
Dorset College is located in the beautiful city of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Surrounded by water on three sides and nestled alongside the Coast Mountain Range, Vancouver is the largest city in the province of British Columbia with over half a million residents and has one of the mildest climates in Canada with temperatures averaging around 3C in winter and 25C in summer.
Allow us to extend our sincere invitation to all prospective students to come study at Dorset College Dorset places the needs of students first, by providing a friendly environment that stresses academic success. Our mottoExcellence in Education, determines the high quality of instruction we offer all our students. Established in 1981, Dorset College is one of the oldest, largest, and most reputable international colleges in Vancouver. Dorset College has for many years provided exceptional post‐secondary education to international students from around the globe.
Dorset College has been accredited by the Private Career Training Institutions Agency of British Columbia (PCTIA). PCTIA operates under the authority of the British Columbia Ministry of Advanced Education and grants accreditation to B.C. institutions that meet high quality assurance standards in education. Moreover, Dorset is also an accredited institution with Languages Canada.
Languages Canada is a language organization which represents the official language of Canada: English and French. Dorset has also been approved for the BC Government's EQA (Education Quality Assurance) designation. This designation is British Columbia's brand for quality post‐secondary education. The EQA trademark is used around the world to promote high‐quality, reputable B.C. post‐secondary institutions. In addition to these accreditations, Dorset College is an ETS TOEFL iBT Test Centre. Also, Dorset has been officially inaugurated by the United States Consulate as an official SAT test centre.
Dorset’s main program is its unique University Transfer (UT) program. Students enrolled in this program have the opportunity to transfer course credits towards a Bachelor’s or a Master’s Degree at one of our partnering reputable Canadian universities. Dorset College also offers the Academic Preparation Program and the TOEFL Preparation Program to prepare students for success in English‐speaking universities and workplaces.
IELTS/TOEFL is not required.
Upon arrival,students who do not have a sufficient IELTS/TOEFL score will be given a placement test to determine their English level. Qualified students are eligible to transfer to our partnering universities.
Unique University Transfer (Diploma) Program.
Upon successful completion of the diploma programat Dorset, students can transfer to one of Dorset’s partnering universities which are highly ranked by Maclean's Magazine and the Globe and Mail to complete their Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree.
PGSA Program for post‐graduate students.
Students who successfully complete Dorset’s PGSA program can transfer to the Master of Business Administration Program at Cape Breton University or Trinity Western University.
3 semester system
Since Dorset has 3 intakes (January, May and September) every year, students will be able to study 3 semesters a year and reduce the length of time to graduate.
Work permit upon graduation
Dorset students who complete a diploma/degree at our partnering universities are eligible for a post‐graduation work permit for up to 3 years
Academic Preparation (AP).
University Transfer (UT): 100% guarantee forwarded to the partner universities and public and private Canadian celebrities: Acadia, Dalhousie, CBU, UNBC, Royal Road and TWU.
Preparation for Graduate School Applicants (PGSA): 100% transition to the Masters program in Business Administration of the TWU and CBU.
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- Automotive Service Technician Studies Program (AST)
- Aircraft Maintenance Studies Program (AMS)
- Airport Operations (AO).