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Academic English, English Course

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 1 month


Why choose this programme?

Academic English classes at University of the Arts London (UAL) are ideal for you if:

  • you intend to study at a university or work in the UK or in another English-speaking country
  • you want to experience British life and culture before taking up your university place
  • you want to join your university programme with a level of English that will allow you to communicate with confidence and get the most from your studies
  • you want to improve your IELTS score through developing your academic English skills in order to gain admission to a university or for professional reasons.

Programme Structure

Key features
  • Focus on academic language skills: research and study skills, presentation skills, listening to lectures, note taking, extended writing
  • A variety of delivery modes to prepare for a university learning experience: seminars, lectures, project work, tutorials, private study
  • Specialist language and vocabulary input.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Course start dates are:

    • 7 January, 4 February, 4 March, 1 April, 29 April, 3 June, 1 July, 29 July, 26 August, 23 September, 21 October, 18 November.
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 1 months
    • Duration description

      Four to 24 weeks.

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

How many students in a class?

On average 12 - the maximum is 15.

What is the minimum age?


Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    280 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 280 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 1 months.
  • EU/EEA Applies to you

    280 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 280 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 1 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
  • 2-4 weeks: £280
  • 8-12 weeks: £270
  • 14-18 weeks: £260
  • 20-24 weeks: £250

Living costs for London

  • 1137 - 2160 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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