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A treaty between England and Scotland resulted in 1707 in a unified Kingdom of Great Britain, which merged in 1801 with the Kingdom of Ireland to form the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland. Candidates who have already studied this period at A Level should find this approach both novel and refreshing, while candidates who have not studied the period before may be reassured that they will not be at any disadvantage. Tech Music School is now incorporated into BIMM London, based in Fulham. 2012 the Group became a full member of UCAS and the UK Colleges, Brighton, Bristol and London were successfully reviewed by the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA). [3] [4] In 2016 BIMM Limited, Brighton, Bristol and Manchester were successfully reviewed for educational oversight by the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA) [5] and were commended for the quality of student learning opportunities.

Pages: 270

Publisher: Doubleday; 1 edition (October 22, 1988)

ISBN: 0385247052

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