Leicester, United Kingdom

Leicester Discovery International Summer Programme

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

The Leicester Discovery International Summer Programme is aimed at students of all disciplines who wish to experience a taste of studying at a British university whilst learning about life in the UK and improving their English and academic skills.

The course consists of daily English classes, focusing on both general and academic English, with particular emphasis on speaking and listening skills. Students will undertake a basic research project leading to a poster presentation as part of the course.

There is a varied activity programme giving an introduction to different aspects of British life, such as history, cuisine, sport, film, museums and shopping including day trips to places of interest. Alongside this there will be evening social activities with students from other international summer programmes and a closing ceremony with prize giving and award of certificates.

Course leader

Rob Crane

Target group

Participants are expected to have a minimum English level of IELTS 4.0 or equivalent. Alternative English qualifications will be accepted or we may be able to test your English. Please email us at eltu@le.ac.uk if you have any questions.
Participants must be aged 18 or over.

Course aim

The main aims of the course are to introduce participants to study in a British university context while giving a chance to discover aspects of British life through a programme of activities. English classes aim to develop all four language skills – speaking, listening, reading and writing but the main emphasis will be on improving spoken English.

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: There is a reduced cost for students from a University of Leicester partner


To see scholarship options visit our website.