English for University Study

A flexible English course to prepare you for your university degree. Develop your knowledge, ability and confidence in a variety of skills that are essential for university study.

Our price promise

If you find this course cheaper elsewhere, we will match the price and give you a £50 voucher when you book*.

*Applies only to like-for-like dates at the same school on the same course for the same duration.


Minimum entry requirements

Course format

  • Length of study: 1 term
  • Hours per week: 30
  • Maximum class size: 14
  • Typical student age: 19 - 24
  • Typical student mix:
    30% European, 35% Far Eastern, 20% Middle Eastern, 15% Other

Dates and fees

  • Start dates:
    • 2 Oct 2017
    • 8 Jan 2018
    • 3 Apr 2018
    • 25 Jun 2018
  • Tuition fees: 4750.00 GBP
  • Compulsory fees

    • Our admin fee: 49 GBP
    • Enrolment fee: 170.00 GBP
    • Textbooks per term: 75.00 GBP
  • Other expenses:

What will I study?

This course will enable you to develop your knowledge, ability and confidence in a variety of skills that are essential for undergraduate and postgraduate study. Through studying a range of modules you will develop a greater command of written and spoken English, as well as the academic study skills that are critical for university study.

Course modules:

  • Language Development
  • Academic Speaking and Listening
  • Academic Writing
  • Academic Reading and Study Skills

Depending on your level of English, you will spend more hours each week on different modules.

Where will it take me?

Course outcomes:

As part of the course, you will receive independant advice and guidance to support your university selection and the process of applying to a UK university.

As long as you have met the academic requirements for your chosen degree programme, successful completion of the course offers:

  • Direct entry to an undergraduate or postgraduate degree programme at the University of Exeter or another UK university without the need for an external IELTS exam.
  • Assured progression to the International Foundation or International Diploma or Graduate Diploma programme without the need for an external IELTS exam.
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