Academic Study

Course Content, Dates and Fees

English Language Courses to Prepare for Academic or Professional Advancement

Course Profile

The Academic Study Programme provides structured and flexible long-term courses for all who need high standards of English to achieve their career objectives. It is particularly important if you need internationally recognised qualifications in the language for employment or entry to higher education.

Your programme, lasting up to one year and leading to the Anglo-Continental Diploma in English, allows you to progress at an appropriate rate through the various language levels to Upper Intermediate or Advanced.

Special Study and Examination Options

Your language knowledge and skills are systematically assessed and developed within an intensive general English course, supplemented by interesting special study options in areas such as:

  • English for Success i.e. speaking and listening skills or reading & writing skills
  • Academic preparation
  • English for business and professional subjects
  • Examination preparation and practice (IELTS, B1 Preliminary, B2 First or C1 Advanced)

Your Personal Study Programme

If you need to develop a high level of English language skills for educational, business or professional purposes, the Academic Study Programme offers you the ideal opportunity. It provides you with a study programme designed to meet your personal objectives, ensuring that your rate of progress allows you to maximise your learning potential.

Your Personal Study Programme Develop a high level of English for educational, business or professional purposes

  • Educational Advisory Service Assistance with choosing your study options. Guidance for applying to university in the UK
  • Individual Tutorials with your class teacher every 8 weeks
  • Progress Report every 12 weeks (on request)

Course Durations

You can enrol for varying periods from 20 to 60 weeks depending on your initial level of English, the level you wish to reach and the examination qualifications, if any, you wish to obtain.

Educational advice

The Academic Study Programme is designed to give you the best possible preparation for the next stage of your academic or professional career, and this is particularly important if you wish to study in an English-speaking university. Every part of the programme – from your intensive English training to your special study options, examination options and and your reading and writing skills – will contribute to your success. It is not necessary, however, to make your final choices when you enrol. Our Educational Advisers will assist you in choosing your study options and monitor your progress throughout your course. And if you plan to continue your education in Britain, they will guide you through the process of obtaining a place at the university of your choice.

Reduced Course Fees

If you enrol for the Academic Study Programme (minimum 20 weeks) you will benefit from specially reduced fees to help you to achieve your academic or professional aims.

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