English Language Teaching Unit

Postgraduate Students - Education

English language support courses and classes for international postgraduate students at University of Leicester

Courses and support

Check the table at the bottom of this page to find out what courses and support you can access, and click on the specific support you are interested in for more details.

Availability and registration

Check the availability of the support and registration information on the Insessional English Language Support Programme homepage.


If you are not sure which support is suitable for you, please contact us by emailing insessional@le.ac.uk.

Course / Support

Who is it for?

Academic English for Taught Postgraduate students
You are an international student for whom English is not your first language.

Academic English for MA International Education Students


You are an international student for whom English is not your first language.

Academic English for TESOL & Applied Linguistics Postgraduates
You are an international MA TESOL and Applied Linguistics & TESOL. student for whom English is not your first language.

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

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

EL7030 Academic Writing Lectures

You have not done a course at the ELTU, or you are unsure about what academic writing is.
EL7090 English for Employability This course is open to all non-native English speaking international students. To prepare for work placement, summer internships and employment.
Writing Consultation
You have completed a draft of an academic assignment and would like feedback from an English language tutor 
Virtual Self-Access Centre (VSAC) 
You are looking for online resources to help you to develop your academic English 
Dissertation Lectures   
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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