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English Language Preparation

Lancaster University
United Kingdom, Lancaster
Tuition fee £4,870.00 per semester


English Language Preparation

You will need IELTS 5.0 or equivalent, (with minimum 5.0 in writing)* in order to begin the International Foundation Year.

If you require additional language training before you start your International Foundation Year, you can first join the intensive English Language Preparation course, taught at the International Study Centre. The course will improve your English language skills to the required level equivalent of IELTS 5.0.

If you have an IELTS level of 4.5 (all bands min 4.0) or equivalent you will need at least one term of ELP. You can either start in July or September.

If you have an IELTS level of 4.0 (all bands 4.0) or equivalent you will need two terms of ELP. You can start in July only.

At the end of your ELP programme, you will not be required to retake your IELTS, but will progress to the International Foundation Year, providing you have achieved the required module grades.

If you don’t have a current IELTS grade, you may still apply to the ISC. Please contact us to find out about alternative assessment of your English language level.

*Business and Management Studies route requires IELTS 5.0 (5.0 in all subskills) or equivalent

Programme structure

Course structure
25 hours per week tuition plus 10 hours per week of self-study

Entry points
July 2016 or September 2016

Term Dates
11/07/2016 – 23/09/2016
03/10/2016 – 16/12/2016

Apply now! Fall 2018
This is a rolling intake - applications are accepted all year round.
Studies commence
Sep 2, 2018

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States