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English for University Study Programme

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The English for University Study Programme is a full-time English language and study skills course for international students.

This course will be offered online from September to December 2021. Following two weeks of online study 10 - 21 January 2022, from 24 January to 10 June 2022 the course will be offered on campus with a blended learning approach.

Course content

The English for University Study Programme focuses on providing students with the academic study skills they need to study effectively in a UK environment, covering language, study and professional skills and British academic culture.

Course fees and dates

There are a number of points during the year that you can join the course, each with a different fee.

Entry requirements

Find out the minimum entry points for the September, January and April start dates.

How to apply

Details on the application process for the programme and what information you will need to provide.


You'll have the opportunity to sit the EfUS Exit Test, the results of which are mapped to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.


Consists of speaking, writing, reading, listening tasks and a written test.

Delivering our English for University Study course

Our intention is to offer this course on campus in Cardiff from January 2022, as described on these pages. This may need to change in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and any legislation, regulation or government guidance that applies at the relevant time. Any such changes will be made in accordance with the University’s Terms and Conditions of Offer and you will be notified of any changes required as soon as possible.

Ensuring the safety and welfare of our students and staff is our priority. Find out about the protective measures we have put in place to ensure your time with us is safe and enjoyable.

BALEAP accreditation

We are accredited with BALEAP, the global forum for English for Academic Purposes professionals.