Learn from expert tutors who will monitor your progress regularly throughout the course
You will be taught English language, study and academic skills so that you can succeed in your undergraduate degree, as well as your future career once you graduate.
You will study a combination of core and subject-specific modules that focus on helping you learn the skills most relevant to the degree you want to study.
|English language level||Semesters||Start date||End date||Progress to Leeds Beckett University|
|IELTS 4.5 (4.5 in writing)||2 semesters||September||May||September|
|IELTS 4.5 (4.5 in writing)||2 semesters||January||July||September|
Your work will be assessed regularly through coursework assignments, presentations, essays, case studies and exams.
Once you complete the course, and achieve the required grades, you will be able to start your chosen degree at Leeds Beckett University. You can choose from a range of degree options, in areas such as business, law, marketing and public relations.
Please note that you are expected to attend 100% of your classes at the International Study Centre or you are at risk of losing your Student visa.
Academic English Skills
Academic English Skills aims to provide thorough training in the language and related academic skills which will enable international students to best achieve their academic potential at university. Our Academic English programme is validated by UK ENIC, the UK government agency responsible for providing information and expert opinion on qualifications and skills worldwide.
You will develop awareness and competency in a range of language-related academic skills, including the processes of academic writing, effective and extensive reading strategies, effective participation in seminars and delivery of presentations, and listening to and recording information effectively from lectures. You will also develop the accuracy and range of written and spoken language required to use language effectively and appropriately, with clarity and confidence in an academic context.
Alongside your classes, your studies will be supported by an online learning platform, providing you with a range of tasks and activities specifically designed to develop and extend your language and academic skills outside the classroom and to give you more control over your own learning.
Business in a Global Context
This module will introduce you to the global nature of business and to the various political, economic, and cultural issues associated with international business. It will also support you in developing your teamwork, research and communication skills, and give you an introduction to the local economy, by employing a practical, case-based assessment strategy.
Business and Finance
This module will develop your understanding of key management business and finance issues and methodologies used in business practice to aid and inform decision making and performance management. The module will be problem orientated, taking realistic business settings and showing how techniques of financial and data analysis can be used to offer alternative solutions and predict financial consequences.
The module provides you with an opportunity to identify and research a topic aligned to your progression degree. It will equip you with fundamental scholarly, research and transferable skills, necessary for progression onto an undergraduate course.
This module introduces you to three interlinked social sciences: politics, criminology, and sociology. Concepts and case studies are introduced and understood through three inter-related lenses to provide you with a wide-ranging understanding of international issues.
This module introduces you to the law and legal system in England and Wales, including its underlying principles, the personnel who administer it, the mechanics of the legal process, and justice in broader perspectives. It also introduces you to the core principles in Criminal Law, Tort Law, and Contract Law.
Join us in November 2023. Get a head start on your studies with our 3-week Enhanced Induction programme, designed to help you settle into your new home before starting your programme in January 2024 – all offered at no extra cost.Learn more
Interview and Portfolio required
Submission of an artefact required
ABRSM Grade 5 Theory or equivalent & Portfolio required for pathway programme offer
"I think it's a special place to study at the Leeds ISC. We have exceptional student support. We have fantastic teachers, very experienced teachers. We're within a great city. It's a very vibrant city. "
Assistant Director, Student Experience
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By studying with us you can adjust to student life in the UK with the help of our expert staff – and as part of a friendly, multicultural student community.
Gain the language skills you need to study with us at the International Study Centre, as well as on your undergraduate degree and beyond in your career.