Please contact us for future course dates.
This course is designed for students who do not have English as a first language. It focuses on the language and skills which are important for academic study. It particularly suits students who are already studying on a degree and want extra practice alongside their course. It is also helpful for those considering entering university education in the near future.
The course runs through topics which provide the context and focus for language and skills practice.
This course aims to:
The course runs at three levels:
At the start of the course, we will conduct a test to put you in the correct level.
Please note, completion of this course does not provide UKVI-approved evidence of language level, and we cannot provide student visas or accommodation for entry onto this course.
These courses can be exchanged for credit. We recommend that home institutions grant 7.5 ECTS on completion of the course in accordance with the course specifications. You will need to discuss this with your Study Abroad / Erasmus coordinator in the first weeks of the course and tell your English teacher if you want to take this course for credit. This will only be possible with agreement from your home institution.
Dates for open courses currently available will be listed above with a "Book now" link that will direct you to our payment website. If no dates are shown and you would like to register your interest for future dates for this course please contact us. Please note, places on these courses are limited - you must be able to make a regular commitment to the course, including some work outside class each week.
The course fees are as follows:
As an educational institution our fees do not attract VAT. If a course has any discounted fees available (eg for early-bird booking, alumni or students) these will be clearly outlined on the booking website.
Directions to Penrhyn Road campus, Penrhyn Road, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey KT1 2EE: