English Language Programmes

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The English language teaching centre offers a variety of courses ranging from eight weeks to nine months which cater for most language levels and abilities.

Our students come from all over the world to improve their English before commencing university study in the UK. Whether you are making plans to continue your academic studies at Cardiff University or elsewhere in the UK, we aim to help you succeed.

Which course is right for you?

Choosing the right course will depend on your current level of English language and what you are looking to achieve.

English for University Study Programme

A full-time English language and study skills course for international students.

Pre-sessional summer courses

Full-time, intensive English language courses for international students with IELTS scores of 5.5, 6.0 or 6.5 who hold offers to study here on undergraduate or postgraduate courses.

Postgraduate Research Pre-sessional Programme

We provide a dedicated pre-sessional programme for postgraduate research students in the autumn in preparation for doctoral study starting in January.

In-Sessional English Language Support

Our In-sessional team provides ongoing English language and study skills support for current international students during their academic studies.

Paying your fees

Learn what your course fees cover and how to pay them.

Contact us

Get in touch to find out more about courses, application process and more.

Visas and immigration

If you want to come to the UK as a student, it's very likely that you'll need to apply for a Tier 4 student visa before leaving your home country.