Short Courses and Summer Schools

English language and professional training courses in the UK.

The English Language Teaching Unit runs short courses in English Language and Professional Development.

 

International Summer ProgrammesShort Courses

The University of Leicester offers five exciting international summer programmes aimed at improving English levels and giving an introduction to life in the UK.

These three week courses combine general and academic English classes with subject-specific content. There is also a social programme including day trips to places of interest.

We are experienced in designing and delivering short courses to meet the specific requirements of educational institutions and other organisations from a range of countries.

As well as English language teaching, we also have expertise in teacher training and professional development.

Courses can be delivered in the UK, overseas or online.

English for Chemists International Summer Programme

A three week course aimed at chemist students and professionals, designed to improve both general and engineering-specific English.

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Types of Short Courses

  • English Language Training
  • English Language Teacher Training
  • English Language Training for specific purposes.

English for Engineers International Summer Programme

A three week course aimed at engineering students and professionals, designed to improve both general and engineering-specific English.

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Please contact us to discuss your requirements.

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English for Humanities International Summer Programme

A three week course, focusing on the discovery of British culture and the development of general English skills.

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EAP Teacher Development Programme

A two week course to give English teachers an insight into the world of EAP (English for Academic Purposes) teaching and to develop their teaching skills in a British university environment.

English for Medics International Summer Programme

A three week course aimed at medical students and professionals, designed to improve both general and medical-specific English.

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Leicester Discovery International Summer Programme

A three week course for students with lower English levels giving an introduction to life at a British university while improving English language skills.

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About the ELTU

  • High level of facilities

  • Experienced and qualified staff

  • Quality accredited by the British Council
  • Contacts at local and national level

  • English syllabus developed for specific needs of your students

  • Close to city centre and transport links

Facilities include

  • Modern, fully media-equipped classrooms
  • Free internet and email access
  • Free access to Library
  • Case Studies


Client: Royal Jordanian Air Force
Syllabus: Advanced Military and General English for Pilots and Air Traffic Control
Duration: 3 weeks, 22 hours classroom time per week
Extras: Transfers; Visits to local sites of interest


Client: Turkish Ministry of the Interior
Syllabus: Intermediate to Advanced General English
Duration: 1 year, 21 hours per week
Extras: Transfers; Visits to a local school, City Council, National Health Service, Parliament, Police Headquarters, Prison.


Client: Nantong University
Syllabus: English for Science research. English for University Staff
Subject Lectures in Infection, Immunology and Inflammation
Duration: 11 weeks
Extras: Transfers; Social event. Professional visits

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Next Courses

Pre-sessional Programme

Apply now for full-time English Study starting in January 2019.

  • Module ABCD (40 weeks) - entry requirement IELTS 4.0
  • Module BCD (30 weeks) - entry requirement IELTS 4.5
  • Module CD (20 weeks) - entry requirement IELTS 5.0
Free English Classes

The ELTU is offering free General English classes.

  • Elementary and Intermediate classes, starting Thursday 27th September
  • Pre-Intermediate and Upper-Intermediate classes, starting Thursday 4th October

For more information, including when and how to register click here.