English Language courses

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You can improve your English language level at the Leeds International Study Centre

Improve your academic English

If you do not meet the English language requirements to study your course at Leeds International Study Centre for progression to Leeds Beckett University, you can improve your level of English with our English Language courses. These are great option for students who wish to improve their English skills before focussing on their chosen subject.

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. The English Language Preparation programme will boost your skills and get you on track for further study.

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, before progressing on to your undergraduate degree at Leeds Beckett University.

To study the English Language Preparation programme you need to have IELTS 4.0 (with minimum 4.0 in writing), or equivalent. You can check the entry requirements for our other courses at the International Study Centre to see what language level you will need to achieve.

Online Pre-Sessional English

If you hold a conditional offer for International Year One from Leeds International Study Centre for progression to Leeds Beckett University and one of the conditions is to improve your English score, then the Online Pre-Sessional English will help you raise your English language skills to the level you need to start your International Year One pathway programme.

Let us know you need English language preparation when you are completing your application form.

  • Boost your spoken and written English skills to the required level for the International Year One at Leeds International Study Centre for progression to Leeds Beckett University.
  • Study online from home without being required to come to campus for Face to Face learning.
  • Low expenses

10 weeks: 4.5 Academic IELTS for UKVI (4.5 in all skills)

"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

International Foundation Year

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International Year One

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By studying the International Year One in Business Management, you can progress straight to the second year of your degree at Leeds Beckett University.

How to apply

Ready to make a decision? Our online application process is fast and simple. Find out how you can apply to join us at the International Study Centre. 

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