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The academic courses helping international students find their dream degree at university

University preparation 1 April 2020

A CATS education ignites a lifelong love of learning and a drive for excellence. Our aim is to help students be their best and we guide you to find the right university for you regardless of the academic course you choose.

Our pre-university courses offer subject-focused study which helps you explore what truly interests you. The courses available are:

  • A-Levels
  • The International Baccalaureate (IB)
  • University Foundation Programme (UFP)

Focused tuition that nurtures results

You are supported in the College by educators passionate about their subjects and responsible for delivering lessons with international students in mind. Small class sizes ensure you enjoy focused, one-to-one tuition to help you flourish.

Meanwhile, you receive impartial higher education advice from tutors who know you and your strengths. With the benefit of this advice and experience available, you can discover how best to apply your talents in the real world.

This leads to the right choice of university and the right first steps into a promising career. The class of 2020 have received offers for a diverse, range of subjects including:

  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Animal Biology and Conservation
  • Chemistry with Forensic Investigation
  • Cognitive and Clinical Neuroscience
  • Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence
  • International Political Economy
  • Jewellery & Metal Design
  • Palaeontology and Evolution
  • Pharmacology and Drug Discovery
  • Real Estate Surveying (Planning and Development)
  • Social Policy

Progression to top UK universities

CATS alumni have gone on to excel at the world’s best universities, including Oxford and Cambridge. The class of 2020 received offers from 23 of the 24 Russell Group universities as a result of their hard work and dedication.

When you enrol in one of the three UK-based CATS Colleges you are guaranteed progression to over 30 universities. With such a choice of progression, you can be sure you are matching your natural passions to the right institution.


Wherever your future lies, you can get there quicker with the international boarding school experience provided by CATS Colleges.

Be your best with CATS

A place at one of the UK CATS Colleges sets young people up for a lifetime of achievement, backed by impartial expert tuition.

Secure a bright future for your child. Apply online now.

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