Leicester, United Kingdom

English for Humanities

when 8 August 2022 - 26 August 2022
language English
duration 3 weeks
fee GBP 2050

The course consists of daily English classes, focusing on both general and academic English, with particular emphasis on speaking and listening skills. Students also have an individual research project and poster presentation. There will be a mixture of seminars and lectures on British culture, focusing on film studies, museum studies and English literature, with particular emphasis on Shakespeare and the discovery of the remains of King Richard III.

Alongside studies there are also themed weekend excursions aimed at developing knowledge and skills gained in the classroom. There are also fun evening social activities with students from other international summer programmes and an end-of-course presentation ceremony and tutor feedback.

Course leader

Rob Crane

Target group

Participants are expected to have a minimum English level of IELTS 4.5 or equivalent. Alternative English qualifications will be accepted or we may be able to test your English. Please email us at summer@le.ac.uk if you have any questions.
Participants must be aged 18 or over.

Course aim

The main aims of this three week course are to help participants to improve their ability in both general and academic English, while also learning more about humanities subjects offered by the University of Leicester in enjoyable surroundings. It also aims to give participants an insight into life in the UK and its higher education system.

Credits info

If you would like to gain credits from this programme, please speak to your current university to explore your options.

Fee info

GBP 2050: Payment is required in full to accept a place on the course

What's included

Tuition fees for all classes
Self-catered ensuite accommodation
All excursions and social events
All study materials
A certificate of attendance, transcript and written feedback
International Summer Programme T-shirt and farewell gift
Closing ceremony with prize giving
Access to University of Leicester facilities

What's not included

Airport transfers
Meals and beverages, unless specified in the timetable
Visa costs
Medical and travel insurance
GBP 1950: The reduced cost is for students from a University of Leicester partner.


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