Learn about our year-round academic English programmes

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Covid-19 Update

In line with Swansea University advice, ELTS have now moved all face-to-face courses online until further notice; therefore, the information below does not necessarily reflect all aspects of the current provision. Please keep checking our website for updates over the coming weeks.

Academic English Programmes

Our year-round academic English programmes are ideal if you need more time to develop your academic skills and ability in academic English to the level required for university entry for foundation, undergraduate (Bachelors), and postgraduate (Masters and PhD) study. 

You can join an academic programme on the Singleton Park Campus in September and January. 

The courses are:

  • English for University Studies (EUS)
  • Academic Skills for Business Pre-sessional (ASBP)

EUS - English for University Studies

English for University Studies pre-sessional (EUS)

This programme of academic preparatory courses is suitable for all subjects and is offered at three different levels. 

You will need a minimum of IELTS 4.5 overall (or equivalent), with a minimum of 4.5 in all components.

English for University Studies (EUS)

ASBP - Academic Skills for Business

Academic Skills for Business Pre-sessional

This specialist programme prepares students for Business and Management courses including "The College" Pre-Masters Business and Management Programme.

You will need a minimum of IELTS 5.0 (or equivalent) to begin ASBP. If you are applying for an MSc pathway, you must provide evidence of a first degree, three-year diploma, or equivalent qualification. If you do not meet the IELTS level for ASBP, we recommend you study our English for University Studies (EUS) pre-sessional before progressing to ASBP. 

Academic Skills for Business Pre-sessional (ASBP)