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English@Brunel

Expertly taught English Language programmes for a wide range of English Language abilities, these courses are open to all, not just applicants to Brunel University London. Our English@Brunel courses cover both General and Academic English.

Course Features

  • Study only as long as you need to, with a range of courses to suit your level of English
  • Small class sizes, normally a maximum of 14 students
  • Classes focus on academic English to help prepare you for studies, and general English for day to day situations
  • A fun social programme, which includes weekly events on campus and trips to popular UK destinations, where you can practise your English in an informal setting and make new friends
  • English language test at the end of your programme
  • Visa support at the end of your programme

 We have a number of start dates available throughout the year.   

Courses Commencing 2017

Weeks

Start Date

End Date

Fees

Application Deadline

18

2nd August 2017

22nd December 2017 

£5,260

5th July 2017

33

2nd August 2017

4h May 2018 

£9,535

5th July 2017

49

2nd August 2017

14th September 2018 

£14,380

5th July 2017

11

27th September 2017

22nd December 2017

£3,265

23rd August 2017

26

27th September 2017

4th May 2018 

£7,540

23rd August 2017

22

25th October 2017 

4th May 2018

£6,400

27th September 2017

Courses Commencing 2018

Weeks

Start Date

End Date

Fees

Application Deadline

14

10th January 2018

4th May 2018 

£4,120

 6th December 2017

10

7th February 2018

4h May 2018 

£2,980

 10th January 2017

Non-Teaching Dates & Holiday

 We recommend that students only make plans to leave the UK during the longer Brunel Language Centre closure periods of 3 weeks.

Students are advised not to make plans to leave the UK during term time.

Teaching will not take place on the following dates, which include Brunel Language Centre holiday dates and Bank Holidays. Bank Holidays are public holidays and the university and many businesses will be closed on these dates.

18th December 2017 to 5th January 2018 (Christmas Holiday)

28th March to 3rd April 2018 (Easter Holiday)

7th to the 18th May 2018

28th May 2018 (Bank Holiday)

27th August 2018 (Bank Holiday)

 

The course focuses on improving your academic and general English skills. Classes will include modules on:

  • General English
  • Academic reading, writing and research skills
  • Listening and note taking
  • Seminar skills
  • Pronunciation and presentation skills
  • Grammar and Vocabulary Development

This is a full time programme and comprises 19 hours of classroom study per week, plus a 10 minute tutorial. The course focuses on both general and academic skills

Sample Timetable (Term 1)

 DayTime Class 

Monday

 9am - 11am

3pm - 5pm

 General English

Writing Skills

 Tuesday

9am - 11am

3pm - 5pm

 General English

Reading Skills

Wednesday

9am - 11am

3pm - 5pm

 General English

Writing Skills

Thursday

9am - 11am

3pm - 5pm

 

General English

Listening Skills


Friday

9am - 11am

12pm - 1pm

 Speaking Skills

Pronunciation

Sample Timetable (Term 2 & 3)

 DayTime Class 

Monday

 9am - 11am

3pm - 5pm

 Reading Skills

Writing Skills

 Tuesday

9am - 11am

3pm - 5pm

 Reading Skills

Research Skills

Wednesday

9am - 11am

3pm - 5pm

 Listening & Note-Taking

Seminar & Presentation Skills

Thursday

9am - 11am

3pm - 5pm

 

Academic Reading Skills

Grammar & Vocabulary


Friday

9am - 11am

12pm - 1pm

 Listening & Note-Taking

General Listening

 

Improving language skills can take time. The length of English Language course that a student requires will be determined by their current English Language level in addition to their previous academic experience. Before making an application students should take into account the level of English that they wish to achieve by the end of the course.

Entry Requirements July 17

 To apply for English@Brunel you must have:

  • Taken a recognised English qualification, such as IELTS (if you have not taken a recognised English test please contact languagecentre@brunel.ac.uk to request a Placement Test)
  • Checked to see which start date is suitable for you

Once you have done this you can Apply online here (Please note the minimum age for all Brunel Language Centre courses is 17.)

 

 

"I find it really satisfying to see my students so involved in achieving tasks that they forget that they're actually learning."

Daniel Webber, English Language Tutor