Excellence in Education
Dorset College is committed to providing innovative, student-centered teaching to International and Canadian students. Through its programs and its supportive environment, Dorset College offers a unique, high-quality postsecondary learning experience that positions students for academic and career success in the worldwide community.
About DORSET COLLEGE
Founded in 1981, a destination of choice, students and faculty come from across the nation and the world to take advantage of Dorset College’s unique and diverse community. Allow us to extend our sincere invitation to all prospective students to come to study at Dorset College, located in the beautiful city of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
Dorset places the needs of students first by providing a friendly environment that stresses academic success. Our motto, Excellence 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 postsecondary education to international students from around the globe. 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 Academic Preparation Program and the TOEFL Preparation Program to prepare students for success in English- speaking universities and workplaces.
Why select DORSET COLLEGE?
Unique University Transfer (Diploma) Program
Dorset College has signed many agreements with various leading Canadian public universities, facilitating Dorset students’ completion of both Bachelor’s and Master’s degree programs. So far all Dorset students have successfully transferred to our partner public Canadian universities through these transfer agreements including, Acadia University, Dalhousie University, Cape Breton University, and other public Canadian universities.
Preparation for Graduate School Applicants (PGSA) Program
Dorset College’s PGSA program prepares students for the rigors of a Master of Business Administration (MBA). Students who have studied in Dorset College’s PGSA program have gone on to study master’s level coursework at other reputable post-secondary institutions. Students who successfully graduate from the PGSA program are eligible to apply to the Pre-Master Level 2 at Royal Roads, which leads into their MBA program.
3 semester systems
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. ONLINE Assessment is available Students who do not have a sufficient IELTS/TOEFL score will be given a placement test to determine their English level. If students who not meet the admission requirement for the English level, they are able to take the Academic Preparation program of English training. Qualified instructors and staff Dorset College have a team of dedicated and caring staff. All Dorset teachers are highly qualified, the majority of whom possess either a Master’s degree or Ph.D. The Dorset administrative staff provide student counseling for both academic and personal matters. Our multilingual staff members speak English, Chinese, Vietnamese, Japanese, Korean, etc.
Dorset College provides a great number of student services, including airport pick-up, homestay, orientation for new students, and help with study permit application and extensions. Off-Campus, Co-op work permit Dorset College students are eligible to work during their studies for 20 hours per week. Student are eligible to work full time during their semester break. Also, students are able to obtain work experience as a co-op student. 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
Off-Campus, Co-op work permit
Dorset College students are eligible to work during their studies for 20 hours per week. Students are eligible to work full time during their semester break. Also, students are able to obtain work experience as a co-op student.
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.