General English Summer Programme

All About General English Summer Programmes


Our General English Summer Programme is a full-time course perfect for you if you want to:

  • improve your level of General English
  • attend excursions to places of interest and other social events

We offer 2, 4, and 6 week courses. See Apply Now for details.

Course Information

The General English Summer Programme offers 2, 4, and 6 week courses which will build your confidence in using General English. You are taught in classes which are suitable for your level of English and which will help you to develop the following skills:

  • Grammar and Vocabulary
  • Reading
  • Listening
  • Writing
  • Communication
  • UK Culture

Each week includes 22 hours of organised tuition and the maximum class size is 18. Download a sample General English Summer Timetable  to find out more about a typical week. 

The course also includes social events and excursions to local places of interest. Please see the Trips section for more information. 

The General English Summer gives you everything you need to maximise your confidence and improve your English language skills 


An important part of the General English Summer Programme are the integrated social activities and trips. These are an excellent opportunity for you to socialise with the international mix of students on the course and to practise your English outside the classroom. In recent years, General English Summer programme students have enjoyed the following:

The cost of trips are included in the course fees. Entrance to certain museums are extra, but a free alternative is offered. There is a small charge (approx. £10.00 per person) for the social events to cover the cost of food, refreshments, and bowling. Entry to the Gower Heritage Centre is £7.50.

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Dates and Fees

2018 Course Dates

Starting 02 July 2018Starting 16 July 2018Starting 30 July 2018

2 weeks

02 July - 13 July 2018

2 weeks

16 July - 27 July 2018

2 weeks

30 July - 10 August 2018

4 weeks

02 July - 27 July 2018

4 weeks

16 July - 10 August 2018


6 weeks

02 July - 10 August 2018


2018 Course Fees

2 weeks4 weeks6 weeks
£550 £1050 £1550


Course fees include books and course material.

Please note that details on how to pay your fees can be found here and the Swansea University Refunds Policy can be found here.

The minimum age to attend the General English Summer Programm at ELTS is 16 years. There is no maximum age. For students under the age of 18, ELTS require a parental consent form to be completed by the parent, student and UK guardian, and returned with the application form. Any applications received without the form will not be processed. 



For more information or to ask a question about summer accommodation, please check the university's summer accommodation page, which is updated each year during May before the start of our summer courses, or send a message to


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To apply please download and complete the General Summer Programme 2018 Application Form  and return it to:


General English Summer Programme 2018 Course Application
Admissions Department
2nd Floor Digital Technium Building
Swansea University
Singleton Park

Or email your application form to:

For admission queries, please phone: +44 (0)1792 295111

If you are an agent or are applying via an agent, please make sure that you complete the agent contact details at the top of this form.


For more information regarding this course or any others we run at ELTS please contact Jen Welti.