Academic English

Studying English at the International Study Centre at the University of East London is a great introduction to the benefits of studying and living in London. Develop key language skills and critical thinking in an interactive classroom setting.

Study a programme length that suits your study needs with programmes ranging from 1 to 4 terms.

Studying in the UK at university can be very challenging, and this is made more difficult if you are not familiar with the learning expectations of the university and are studying English as a foreign language.

Sometimes you need extra help to reach the English language entry requirements for your chosen degree. If you need support to reach your English language level, Academic English could be right for you.

The International Study Centre at UEL has a range of Academic English programmes available to help you to build confidence in your language ability, and to ease you gently into higher education in the UK. With a manageable timetable, interactive inclusive classes, and weekly personal tutorial sessions, our teachers are here to support your journey onto your future studies every step of the way.

Each term consists of 25 hours of class time and will include topics like:

  • Integrated Language Skills
  • Teacher Supported Online Language Development
  • Engagement and Communicative Language Skills
  • Research and Study Skills
  • Preparation for International English Language Testing System (IELTS)
  • Topics for University Study

The recommended duration of the programme will depend on the learners IELTS level upon entry onto the programme.

Key Facts for Academic English

Start dates: June 2020, September 2020, January 2021, April 2021, June 2021
Duration: 1-4 Terms
Cost: £3,250 per term of study

Minimum English Language Level:

Academic IELTS 3.0 and above

Academic Entry Requirements:

Required to reach the academic entry requirements for your progression degree programme.

Qualification Level:

Accredited by the University of East London

Minimum Age Requirement:

16 years of age or over (Students must turn 17 by 31 December of the year of registration).