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A flexible English course to prepare you for your degree in the UK.
The course suits a range of needs and will teach you to:
English for University Study (not accredited) is a year-round course of intensive academic English language study designed to prepare you either for entry to a further academic preparation programme at INTO University of Exeter or for entry to your degree at the University of Exeter.
The course will help you adjust to the demands, challenges and expectations of UK higher education. You will also be able to practise your developing language skills in a vibrant learning environment where you can take advantage of the University's additional learning facilities and mix with a wide variety of British and international students.
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As well as teaching you how to adapt to university-style teaching and improving your English language and academic study skills you'll also benefit from:
You will initially focus on developing core English language skills, developing your knowledge and confidence in reading, writing, listening, speaking and pronunciation, grammar and vocabulary.
After developing your core skills, you will focus on skills relevant to your study, including teamwork, problem solving, critical thinking and time management.
Depending on your level of English, you will spend more hours each week on different modules.
At the end of each term, your skills and language will be assessed to give a clear indication of your progress. Methods of assessment may include:
As part of the course, you will receive independent 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:
A minimum of IELTS 3.0 or equivalent.
From 6 April 2015, the Centre can only accept a UKVI approved IELTS test for this course. If you have taken another Secure English Language Test (SELT) you may be able to use this as a 'transitional SELT' for applications up to 5 November 2015. Read more about UKVI IELTS or contact us for more details.
17 years or above
Students aged 16 will be accepted if holding an offer for progression to the International Foundation (subject to meeting the Foundation age requirement).
Tuition fees include:
Students must take a minimum of one term. Tuition fees do not include textbooks and other learning materials which are an additional £70 per academic term.
Accommodation is not included in the fees. View our accommodation options.
You can pay by bank transfer or by credit card. Please contact us for bank transfer details.
You can apply online or by post. Find out more about how to apply.
On average students are likely to progress at a rate of about 0.5 on the IELTS scale for every 12 weeks of study. So if you only need to improve your IELTS score by 0.5 you need to study this course for one term. If you need to improve by 1.0 IELTS score then take two terms. Please note that these are guidelines only and every student is different.
For a detailed description and photos of accommodation please see the INTO University of Exeter accommodation section.
All rooms in the residence are modern, fully-furnished and have en suite shower rooms and internet access. The accommodation is self-catered with access to laundry facilities.
£1,870 per term
INTO University of Exeter has a network of carefully selected homestay families who welcome international students into their homes. You will live as part of the family with your own single study bedroom, sharing breakfasts, evening meals, and other facilities in the home.
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