This is a practical course, suitable for all academic specialities, whether you want to study business, science, humanities or any other subject. This part-time programme focuses on the academic skills needed to study in the UK.
The Academic English course is designed to help both postgraduate and undergraduate students. It focuses on transferrable academic skills that are relevant to all areas of study.
You will practise critical reading and evaluation of a range of academic texts, building and supporting arguments, referencing ideas, listening to lectures and note-taking. You will also have a variety of academic writing tasks.
Academic English 7.5
This is a 7.5 hour per week course which runs Monday to Thursday. Monday and Wednesday from 1.15pm - 3.15pm and Tuesday and Thursday from 1.15pm - 3.00pm. This course runs all year round, subject to fixed course start dates
Academic English 7.5 plus General English 15
This is a 22.5 hour per week course which combines the 7.5 hour Academic English course described above with a General English 15 hour course.
For students who are unable to attend classes in person, our hybrid learning environment allows students to join the classes online from home.
Start dates in 2023 are listed below;
Monday 9th January
Monday 6th February
Monday 6th March
Monday 3rd April
Monday 1st May
Monday 29th May
Monday 26th June
Monday 24th July
Monday 21st August
Monday 18th September
Monday 16th October
Monday 13th November