Develop your English language skills, increase your confidence and discover UK university culture as you prepare for student life and academic success.
Undergraduate Courses (7)
This course is ideal if you need to improve your English language skills before starting your chosen degree. Designed for students from Europe and outside the EU, it is aimed at students whose English level is IELTS 5.0 or above. The course is accredited by the British Council and taught by highly qualified and experienced teachers.
Outdoor, sporting, music and cultural events are happening every day all over the world. Studying a language enables you to develop into an internationally successful events manager.
Many of today's successful business graduates are able to work across borders and communicate clearly in more than one language. A career in international business requires knowledge, flexibility, the ability to communicate with people from around the world and strong business acumen.
With the expanding presence of the media and communication technologies in our day to day lives the problems of the world no longer feel far away - they feel like they are happening right around the corner. Studying a language means you will be able to understand and address the pressing problems facing organisations and communities today including climate change, conflict, poverty, inequality, migration and economic instability and connect with people in their own language to make a positive difference in the world.
You will gain a sound ability to speak, write, listen and read the English language as well as acquiring a comprehensive knowledge of the British political environment, history, current affairs art and culture. You will also acquire language for academic communication, both spoken and written, as well as for the global marketplace.
By becoming proficient in a language, your career will take on an international dimension - you will learn the culture and history of the language's associated country, and be able to undertake business with a range of clients across borders. From marketing small events to worldwide brands, this course will give you the skills to cope with a variety of marketing challenges. Studying on this course will help you understand how to differentiate brands, position companies and satisfy customers.
The ability to speak another language whilst working in the tourism industry will allow you to develop your career outside the UK as well as enhancing your understanding of the culture and history of countries throughout the world. As a student in the only university to be a Centre for Excellence in Tourism in the UK, you will gain a comprehensive understanding of tourism, taking you through current trends and global issues in a world-class learning environment.
If English is not your first language, our course will give you the skills to study any undergraduate degree. You will gain an understanding of British culture and universities, improving your English language, academic research and study skills.
Postgraduate Courses (1)
Our unique, combined academic English and masters course is for non-native speakers of English, including students from the European Union (EU) as well as international students. On this two-year course you will improve the academic and language skills you need for a masters, enhancing your ability to research, reference correctly and avoid plagiarism.