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Pearson College London

4.2 out of 5 (10 ratings / 6 reviews) London, England, United Kingdom
We're a boutique institution offering a range of undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, Degree Apprenticeships and short courses. Part of Pearson, a FTSE 100 company, we pride ourselves on offering a unique, supportive and close-knit environment, where everyone can succeed.

About

History

Pearson College London was founded in 2012 by Pearson Plc; as a not-for-profit Higher Education Institution, we offer a different approach to undergraduate and postgraduate degrees through close integration of academia, industry and our learners. 

Education

It’s rare and exciting to have the opportunity to build a new higher education institution, finding innovative approaches to advancing the student experience through technology, collaboration and workplace practice. Academic excellence and professional relevance underpin everything that we do here – none of our programmes are just degrees. All staff are fully involved in this pioneering journey.

Research

Our academics are primarily tuition focused but many have a passion for research and regularly undertake research projects in collaboration with external organisations, established universities as well as our own students. This year alone our faculty have presented alongside current and ex-students at academic conferences in Russia, Madeira and the USA. Our staff are currently researching subjects relating to their area of business specialism e.g. strategic and digital marketing, while others pursue educational research e.g. degree apprenticeships.

Career

Our students are enterprising and entrepreneurial. They get to work with our in-house business incubator The Access Platform (TAP), and many have set up their own companies too, like Kickpush and Yaantu and even social enterprises like Once Upon a Doug.

Our alumni have gone on to work for brands such as Nestle, Sainsbury’s, Microsoft, Dyson, Not on the High Street, the BBC, Wincanton and General Mills.

Global Student Satisfaction Awards 2019

GSSA 2019

The Global Student Satisfaction Awards empower students across the globe to determine the best universities of 2019. By rating institutions on a scale from 1 to 5, on multiple studies-related questions, we found the top educators in the world.

Learn more about the Global Student Satisfaction Awards

Services

Student services

Student Services are responsible for providing administrative and pastoral support and advice to all Pearson College London students from the point of application, through to registration, through programme of study, and on to the award of a qualification as part of graduation.

The team are based at the London campus and are available between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Monday to Friday; students can visit the Student Services desk for general advice or request personal meetings to discuss confidential issues.

Housing services

  • Living at home
  • Privately renting

Renting a room in a flat share

Some students opt to live in shared accommodation from year one. There are many websites that you can use to find a shared property in London. These include:

  • Student Spare Room
  • Student Pad

Library services

You’ll have full access to our online library 24/7, including thousands of ejournals and over 400,000 ebooks!

Student Life

Campus life

Our campus at 190 High Holborn is home to all Pearson Business School students and all Escape Studios students too. We're based in the heart of London, surrounded by global businesses, tech start-ups and established law firms.

The campus is a learning environment that truly caters for all. Opened in 2016, it's an ultra-modern fit out. From our collaborative workspaces to our high-spec technology, you’ll learn in exciting, inspiring, authentic surroundings and get a flavour of future workplaces to come! 

You can also find out more about the incredible Escape Studios facilities and Pearson Business School facilities. Did we mention there's free tea and coffee?

Student clubs

  • Pearson College London has a welcoming community spirit within the state-of-the-art Midtown campus. The Pearson College Community Association (PCSA) is run by students, for students and is a big part of student life at Pearson College London.
  • PCSA oversees student clubs and societies and there's something for everyone - whether you want to keep fit, make friends or just try something new. Any student can join any club or society regardless of their previous experience and if you don't spot something you fancy, they can help you start your own. PCSA also holds a number of one-off pop up events, bringing together students from Escape Studios and Pearson Business School.

Student Reviews

Learning tough and never say enough
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

I learned new things about business management and people management too, I'm looking for more Specialist master in supply chain and logistics

Study in Pearson BTEC
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

I have studied in one of the pearson btec partner in turkey called ABC HORIZON It was a good experience We were getting our grades by submitting assignment This method helped us to go more deeply in each unit

Turning point of my life
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

My university experiences thus far have been amazing. I have learned and experienced so many new things in during that period of time, and it has gone by so fast. There were several things I enjoyed. I had face-to-face conversations with experts who delivered lectures and with participants who shared their experiences about real organization problems and solutions. I think...

London, England, United Kingdom

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