College of Life Sciences

English language support courses and classes for College of Life Sciences international postgraduate students


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Course / Support

Who is it for?


Workshops for postgraduate CLS students

You are an international postgraduate student in the College of Life Sciences/College of Science & Engineering for whom English is not your first language

Starting in November

Academic English for Specific Skills:
EL7040 Grammar
EL7060 Speaking
EL7070 Vocabulary

You would like to develop your English by focusing on a specific skill

Starting in October, November, January & February.

EL7030 Academic Writing Lectures

You have not done a course at the ELTU, or you are unsure about what academic writing is

Starting in October.
Writing Consultation
You have completed a draft of an academic assignment and would like feedback from an English language tutor 

Available October to June.

Virtual Self-Access Centre (VSAC) 
You are looking for online resources to help you to develop your academic English  Available all year 
Learning Development Workshops  You are a native speaker of English or you are confident in your academic English. You would like support to develop your Academic skills
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