Everything You May Want To Know About British College Kathmandu, Nepal


Information technology courses

BSc (HONS) Computing;

The BSc (Hons) Computing program at The British College is running in collaboration with the Leeds Beckett university, United Kingdom. Students who choose this course to study will obtain highly sought-after skills in computer programming, database development, networking, website development, systems modeling, and computer security. This course is correspondent to BSc CSIT and BIT in Nepal.

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BSc (Hons) Computing is designed to provide students who wish to undertake a computer career, with special emphasis on the following roles:

  • software developers or engineers,
  • developers of Internet sites,
  • Developers or administrators of databases and
  • Architects and network technicians.

By completing BSc (Hons) Computing, students can also proceed to a graduate course in a related subject area. The British School has a series of industry links through which students can obtain placement opportunities. As an alternative, the students will also be fully equipped to create their own IT creation company.

These are vital skills to enter organizations that require confident and technically equipped computer graduates. Students will have the opportunity to work on real-world projects, focusing on the specialized areas of their choice which include: web technology, networks and communications, databases or software development.

Duration

4 years (including foundation level)

Intakes

August / September, January / February

Entry requirement

For Foundation (Level 3)

– 10 + 2 (minimum 2nd division)

– 50% in English or IELTS 5.5 (or equivalent), if the previous education is not in English

For direct entry (Level 4)

– Distinction 10 + 2 (75% or equivalent) or,

– Certificate of the TBC Foundation or,

– IELTS 6.0 with no score lower than 5.5 (or equivalent) or,

– UCAS tariff points: 280 points required. (Minimum 200 from 2 levels A or equivalents, excluding general studies)

Awarded by;

Leeds Beckett University, Uk.

MSc. Information and technology;

This course provides a transformation experience to its students, integrating the technological, and business aspects of modern IT as it is a program rich in specialization.

This course is designed to address the high demands of the public, and private sector by filling the gap in current digital skills and providing students with the skill set necessary to succeed in the industry.

There are no prerequisites with respect to the faculty of any previously obtained degree. MSC IT course is an open flow, with relevant experience in the IT industry. When digitization is widespread in all sectors and industries; this course makes IT experts trained, who will gain the ability to deal with complex IT problems in businesses in a systematic, and creative way.

Awarded by:

Leeds Beckett University, Uk

Duration

Two years, four semesters (including the one-semester pre-master’s program)

Intakes

August / September, January / February

Entry requirement

A bachelor’s degree or equivalent.

– English language: IELTS 6 (or equivalent) without a score below 5.5 O

– A pass in the TBC master’s program (students who meet the entrance criteria of the University of Leeds Beckett can join directly to the MSc Information Management program)

Programs of the University of Cambridge

GCE A level

Located in the heart of the nation’s capital, the British Model College (BMC) is possibly the best, the best equipped and cutting-edge A Level College in the country. BMC was established in 2013 which offers prestigious Cambridge Assessment International Education A Level courses. The College is registered with Cambridge Assessment International Education with Center Number NP 744 and has received approval from the Ministry of Education, Government of Nepal.

In this college, the combinations of subjects prepares students to enter engineering and medical colleges, or prepare them for higher education in liberal arts or pure science; as well as computer studies accountancy and management faculties.

The general paper of advanced subsidiary level is still a compulsory subject, independently of the group of three main subjects.  The college maintain a personalized approach to education where each student’s work is carefully monitored and evaluated to help ensure their success.

Cambridge Assessment International Education AS and A Levels are international benchmarked qualifications that provide exceptional preparation for the start of university education. Students receive a qualification equivalent to that granted in the United Kingdom. The qualification is universally accepted as an entry requirement for universities, including those in Nepal.

Students who have taken the SLC / GCSE / CBSE exam or equivalent at the time of admission may apply. The main requirement is a solid academic capacity to meet the rigors of this challenging program.

Kathmandu, the British Model College (BMC), uses a comprehensive assessment system to select a highly motivated group of students to join the A ‘Level program. British Model College is the sister university of The British College. BMC executes all of its academic activities within the TBC facilities. British Model College organizes level A courses in Nepal.

No science

SLC Board Nepal with a global MINIMUM of 60%, including 60% in English

SCIENCE

SLC Board Nepal with a 70% aggregate in Mathematics, English and a science

It is mandatory that all admitted students pass the entrance exam at British Model College A level, which takes place in the building of Thapathali University, Kathmandu.

Duration; Two year course

Intakes; May/ June

Other courses

ACCA Program;

British Professional College offers the ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) program as it is owned by the British college Kathmandu, the largest and fastest growing international accounting body with more than 503,000 students and 208,000 members in 179 countries worldwide, without mention the accreditation of the United Nations.

The qualification is designed to teach students the accounting knowledge, skills and professional values to develop a successful career in any sector. Become a finance professional by engaging in this college that is asked to shape the future of business and accounting.

CIMA Program;

CIMA (Chartered Institute of Management Accountants) classes is offered by the British College, as it is the largest and leading professional body of management accountants in the world, with more than 218,000 members and students operating in 177 countries around the world.

They work at the heart of business in industry, commerce and nonprofit organizations. With employers and sponsor leading research, they have strong relationships. CIMA members are business decision makers who are fully committed to select the services and products their businesses need.

IELTS Preparatory Classes;

British College is offering an intensive IELTS course for students with the goal of achieving high scores. Classes are taught by highly qualified and experienced native IELTS specialists. The course focuses on exam strategies and tips to achieve the best grades in four components of the test. There are regular practice tests on all components with individual feedback provided by the course instructor.

Cambridge Business English Certificate;

The BEC is an universally accepted qualification in English, accepted by employers and universities in more than 60 countries. It is taken by professionals who want to improve their skills in the workplace and job prospects, and students who study Business in an international context.

Why study BEC in the British university?

You will obtain a business English qualification in Nepal that is recognized by employers and academic institutions throughout the country.

– BEC gives you the opportunity to learn practical English skills in the workplace with highly experienced native speakers.

– BEC will improve your confidence in the use of business English, particularly in conversation and b business correspondence.

– Classes can sometimes be organized to suit the professionals who work.

– The scope of the courses and subjects covered is adaptable and can be changed to meet the specific needs of the students.

CCNA (Cisco Certified Network Associate);

CCNA (Cisco Certified Network Associate) is a Cisco IT certification.  The CCNA certification is of an associate level Cisco Career certification. The courses introduce students to a range of topics, from routing protocols and network applications to network services and configurations, with an emphasis on hands-on learning and problem solving.

The courses are aligned with world-recognized career certifications, including Cisco CCENT, CCNA R & S and CCNP R & S. Students learn how to become network administrators and network administrators.

In the CCNA R & S curriculum, the four courses help students develop a comprehensive understanding of how networks work, from protocols and services to network management, with emphasis on essential professional skills such as problem solving and collaboration.

PTE Academic;

The Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic is fully computerized. It uses task-oriented questions to assess the English language ability of people who intend to study or work abroad.

It differs from other English proficiency tests in the fact that its questions, in many cases, are a combination of different skills. The test has been constructed in this way to better evaluate the use of English by a person in common and realistic situations and functions.

 Applying to the British university;

TBC maintains the simple and direct application procedure. The university attracts numerous students from all over the world and it is extremely important that each student receives adequate assistance in the application process. The college consider each applicant as a complete person, and they take great care in evaluating each application. What follows is a brief summary of the application process.

Step 1 – An informal meeting with admissions and officers department to discuss any questions you may have and provide assistance with your application, including the documents you need. If you need help certifying your documents, they can help you with this.

Step 2 – First you must complete application form. Simply complete the online application form or fill it out manually by obtaining application form from college, for the Admissions Team to evaluate as once you have decided on the course you wish to study. You must also send CERTIFIED copies of the required documents.

Step 3 – Once you have submitted your application form and all the required documents then the admission department will evaluate your application. If they require more information, they will contact you immediately.

Step 4 – You will be invited to take a TBC placement test that will help the college decide the entry point in your desired course.

Step 5 – Upon accepting your application, you will be invited to return to the university within 48 hours for the enrollment process.

Colt Foundation Scholarship;

The British School, Kathmandu, call for applications from needy Nepalese students for nominations for a bachelor’s degree in business administration or BSc (Hons) that computes with respect to the Colt Foundation scholarship for the 2018-2019 academic year. All fees and maintenance costs will be included in the full scholarship.

Student services;

The “friendly face” for the students is actually the student service department. Students go to the department for all kinds of problems, such as help with university life, extracurricular programs and pastoral care.

At TBC, the goal of college is to support the students as much as they can by identifying their academic needs and, most importantly, personally. they maintain an interactive environment for students, and help them deal with university life as easily as possible. Its  goal is to approach, guide, help, advise and solve problems and issues of students.

Student Life;

Student life can be exciting and vibrant at the British College. All of the students have the opportunity to develop comprehensively as individuals. The college encourage their students to perform a wide range of extracurricular activities and to be carried out not only academically but also socially as individuals and as integrated members of a team with common aspirations.

They have every opportunity to participate in numerous activities, for example, Sports festivals, excursions, and participation in student clubs. These activities are organized so that students can expand their experiences outside the classroom.

The college also listen to the students and when the students suggest changes for continuous improvement, they ALWAYS listen and ALWAYS act accordingly.

Extracurricular activities;

The British College believes that extracurricular activities are an integral part of the university’s program and the student’s experience. The college inspire all students to take advantage of the available opportunities as TBC believe that it contributes to the development of health and happiness, physical abilities, emotional maturity, social competence, moral values and teamwork.

To develop leadership skills extracurricular activities are also a great opportunity; Students play a vital role in organizing university activities, fostering teamwork, creativity, and administrative capacity, all of which can be applied in post-graduation careers.

Students can establish one club, If students and their friends wish to participate in an activity that does not yet have an established club, a variety of clubs brings together like-minded people and is an excellent networking opportunity.

Facilities for students;

The College is located in a modern building fully equipped with the highest technical specifications in the heart of the capital of Nepal, Kathmandu. The building has conference facilities, spacious classrooms, computer labs, common room for students, canteen facilities, facilities for photocopying, center for learning resources, sports and gym facilities, free Wi-Fi, uninterrupted power supply and free parking.

Accommodation for students;

The college understand that college life can be stressful, especially if it is far from your home. Taking into account the best interests of the students, TBC has coordinated with the owners of local hostels to offer students affordable, accessible, high and quality accommodation. The hostel is in a convenient location, just eight minutes by car from the university.

Location: Arun Thapa Chowk, Jhamsikhel, Lalitpur

Facilities:

  • Standard double room
  • Fully furnished room: a standard single bed including mattress, pillow and linen, wardrobe, study table
  • 3 meals (breakfast / lunch / dinner) per day with a free afternoon snack
  • Two pack option: vegetarian food package and non-vegetable food package
  • Use of kitchen amenities: refrigerator, microwave and kettle.
  • Laundry service (twice a week).
  • Small lounges with TV; It can be used for study sessions or just to relax.
  • Staff on site 24 hours

.• Hot water, Free WIFI

  • Ample parking space.
  • Close to schools, shopping centers and restaurants.

Conference hall

The TBC conference room can accommodate more than 300 guests. Perfect for holding large events, including guest lectures with the large student population.

Cafeteria

The TBC cafeteria is a fun place for all members of the university to connect and relax. The different menu selections have student-friendly prices and are as healthy as they are delicious.

library

The library cannot be found anywhere in the local market as it is fully equipped with digital and paper resources. With links to several libraries in Nepal and with the university partners in the United Kingdom, the college ensure that students have full access to all library materials from related universities.

E-journals

Ø Directory of Open Access Journals.

 Directory of open access books

 Nepal magazines online

 Magazines of the Royal Society

 Oxford magazines

 Cambridge Journals

Jour Journals of Arkansas

 JSTOR

 Bioone

Journal New England Journal of Medicine

Opening hours of the university library: from 6:30 a.m. at 5:00 p.m.

Sunday to Friday

Location

3rd floor of the Trade Tower building

Study room

Rooms for group study and private study.

IT Facilities;

Through the provision of a wide range of computing resources and support services, the British College is committed to the proper use of information technology in teaching, research and administration. It have a leased line with a high-speed bandwidth to provide students with access to the Internet 24 hours a day and allow them to stay connected.

It has Wi-Fi hotspot facilities in all the university facilities, maintained by multiple repeaters and access points. The internal network of TBC has a fiber optic trunk that ensures efficiency. The web-based online e-learning system acts as a communication tool between students, teachers, administrative staff and parents.

Each classroom has a PC and a digital projector with a power backup. It has also several dedicated study areas available with electrical outlets, and network plug-in points.

IT Partnership;

British College has created and maintained partnerships with many IT institutions to provide the students with the best internship programs and opportunities.

TBC and the Microsoft Innovation Center (MIC) have worked together for seminars and awards certificates for student participation in these programs, for organizing training workshops since the year 2014. The association promotes innovation, technical entrepreneurship and gives the student access to the latest Microsoft Software.

A more recent collaboration with CISCO, the worldwide leader in networking, has led to the launch of the “Network Skills Training Academy” at British College. The goal of the academy is to teach students the importance of online platforms to connect, communicate and collaborate.

The courses are taught in collaboration with the CISCO Networking Academy, a global education program that helps students prepare for ICT careers in areas such as security and network management, technical assistance and health care IT. The online course materials used in TBC were developed by CISCO and a team of global educators and offer features such as network simulation exercises, labs, and assessments.

TBC is also a member of Oracle Academy. Students receive a 50% discount on Oracle University training and a 25% discount on Oracle certification, including exam vouchers. In addition, the students have access to a wide variety of resources that will help them expand their knowledge, develop their skills and become a technological innovator.

At TBC they encourage and support the students to obtain Oracle certifications that differentiate them from the competition.

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Jitendra Sahayogee

I am Jitendra Sahayogee, a Writer of 12 Nepali Books, Director of Maithili films, Founder of Radio Stations, Designer of Websites and Editor of Some Nepali Blogs.

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