Welcome to the ELTU

The English Language Teaching Unit offers a wide range of English Language and Study Skills courses to students who are studying at, or who want to study at, the University of Leicester.
Full-time English Study
Insessional Courses
Cambridge English Exams
Erasmus and Study Abroad
Courses for Teachers
Short Courses

Why study at Leicester?

  • Quality checked by the British Council
  • Qualified, experienced teachers
  • Access to University facilities including the award-winning David Wilson Library
  • Access to University computer and Wi-Fi network
  • Accommodation available in University halls of residence
  • Student Welfare Service who can advise on visas, as well as providing information and help on a wide range of practical and personal issues.

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Arrival info for Pre-sessional Students

Information for Course E (6 weeks) students arriving in August 2016.

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Checklist for International Students

Travelling to Leicester from abroad

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Integrated offers

The University now offers an option to study for a postgraduate masters programme with integrated pre-sessional English language. This combines the 6 week pre-sessional course delivered by the University’s English Language Teaching Unit with the main programme of study.

Please find more details here: Integrated masters and English language programme

Airport Pick-up Service

The ELTU offers an Airport Pick-up service for Course E students who are joining us in August.

Course E (6-week course)

  • Date: Saturday 30 July
  • Deadline to book: Sunday 24 July
  • Click to book (more details can be found from the booking link)

Any enquiry, please contact eltu@le.ac.uk.