Improve your academic English

If you do not meet the English language requirements to study the International Foundation Year, you can improve your level of English with the English Language Preparation programme.

English Language Preparation programme

Taught at the International Study Centre, the English Language Preparation programme is a one-term course that you study before the International Foundation Year course.

Once you successfully complete the programme, and achieve the required grades, you will go on to study your chosen International Foundation Year subject route at the International Study Centre.

Entry requirements

To study the English Language Preparation programme you need to have IELTS 4.0 (with minimum 4.0 in writing), or equivalent.

Semester dates

September 2017
18/09/2017 - 15/12/2017

June 2018
07/05/2018 - 27/07/2018

"Helping students settle in to life in the UK is very rewarding, as I have experience of living overseas and am aware of the challenges facing the students."

Andy Lawler

Head of English at the International Study Centre