The aim of this course is to develop your understanding and use of English Language in all 4 core skills (reading, writing, listening and speaking) to the equivalent of IELTS 6 so that you are able to start your degree programme (Bachelor’s or Master’s) . The course develops language skills, but also acquaints you with the appropriate study skills and academic expectations of a UK University.
Assessments of speaking skills progress from group presentations on personal/cultural topics to reserach based academic seminars
Assessment of writing skills progress from writing academic texts based on prompts with a reasonable degree of accuracy and organisation to research-based open-book assessments where students research and are expected to demonstrate use of academic conventions such as referencing and avoiding plagiarism, while also demonstrating a good command of grammar and vocabulary skills.
Assessment of listening skills progress from listening to short texts on personal/ cultural topics to understanding organisation, gist and details in academic lectures.
Assessment of reading skills progress from understanding the main points of texts on academic topics to demonstrating awareness of organisation of texts and distinguishing main points from sub-points.
“Everything is explained and the content is interesting with lots of concrete examples which makes the course easier to understand.”
“I have enjoyed the interaction, sharing of information and the tutors are good.”
Any students completing the programme and returning to their home country will have a strong command of English, and in addition will possess a good level of competence in analytical skills, pair and group work as well as experience of working in a multi -national context. These represent important transferable skills when seeking employment as well as in the HE context or when setting up a business independently.
The teaching centre is accedited by the British Council under the Accreditation UK scheme.
IELTS 4.5 overall with no element less than 4.0.
Writing must be at 4.5 for this course
Fees for this course have not yet been agreed. Please contact us for further information.
The University also offers a range of Bursaries and Scholarships in addition to other financial support packages
These fees are applicable for new entrants in 2018/9. If you have any queries regarding the fees listed please contact
These fees are for the current academic year only. Any subsequent years may be subject to an annual increase, usually in line with inflation.