Develop your academic skills and ability in academic English
English for University Studies (EUS) is a full-time, 14 week pre-sessional programme.
It's perfect if you need to develop your academic skills and ability in academic English to the level required for university entry for foundation, undergraduate (Bachelors), and postgraduate (Masters and PhD) study.
You can join an EUS course on the Singleton Park Campus in September and February. See Apply Now for details.
The English For University Studies Pre-sessional (EUS) will help you to improve the skills you need to progress successfully to your foundation, undergraduate, or postgraduate course. Exact course content depends on your entry level, but each EUS level will help you to develop the following important academic language and study skills:
Each week includes 23 hours of organised tuition. Download a sample EUS Sample Timetable to find out more about a typical week. The maximum class size is 18.
During the course, you will build a portfolio of coursework which will be used as part of your final assessment. Each EUS student has a personal tutor who will meet you regularly to help you to develop individual targets and to achieve your academic goals.
EUS gives you the academic English and academic study skills you need to prepare for your future university studies.
The University will be closed for all UK public and statutory holidays and ELTS classes will not be taught on these days. For a full list of ELTS non-teaching dates, please visit the Dates and Fees section of the ELTS web site.
You will be assessed using a combination of
The portfolio provides detailed evidence of your language level and skills, your academic skills, and whether you are ready to begin academic study at a UK university.
There are 2 entry points to the course: September and February
Academic Year 2018-2019
24th September 2018 - 18th January 2019
(Christmas Break 14th Dec 2018 - 7th Jan 2019)
11th February 2019 - 31st May 2019
(Easter Break 18th April 2019 - 7th May 2019)
You will need a minimum of IELTS 4.0 overall (or equivalent). Minimum of 4.0 in all components.
The minimum age for the EUS programme is 18 years. There is no maximum age.
Course fees include books and course material.
There may be a small charge (approx. £10.00 per person) for the social events to cover the cost of food, refreshments, and bowling. The attendance at these social events is optional.
The university offers different accommodation options for international students.
Information about other accommodation options can be found on ELTS' accommodation page.
To apply please download and complete the ELTS Application Form 2019 and return it to:
Or email your application form to: firstname.lastname@example.org
For admission queries, please phone: +44 (0)1792 295111
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For more information regarding this course or any others we run at ELTS, please contact us.