What can I study

The University of Leicester's English Language Teaching Unit runs an exciting collection of International Summer Programmes. Our three-week programmes combine general and academic English classes with subject-specific content, as well as a varied social programme where you will meet and socialise with other students. If you want to find out what it is like to live and study at a renowned British University apply now: 

Online English for Medics International Summer Programme

The English for Medics International Summer Programme is ideal for medical students and health professionals who want to improve their English in a hospital or medical setting. The course has run for over over fifteen years. Participants on this programme are expected to have a minimum English level of IELTS 4.5, or equivalent.

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Online English and British Culture Summer Programme

The Online English and British Culture Programme is ideal for students of any academic background who wish to improve their English skills and learn about British culture in a friendly and supportive online environment.

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English for Law (cancelled for Summer 2021)

Immerse yourself in the British Legal System with seminars on Company and Human Rights Law. Visit important legal institutions, such as the Houses of Parliament, Crown Court and Magistrates Court.

The English for Law International summer Programme is ideal for students who want to improve their English, with a focus on the legal profession. Participants on this programme are expected to have a minimum English level of IELTS 4.5 or equivalent.

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English for Humanities (cancelled for Summer 2021)

Learn from leading University academics, with particular focus on Shakespeare and the discovery of King Richard III’s remains by the University of Leicester.

The main aim of this three week course is to help participants improve their general and academic English. In addition, students will develop their knowledge surrounding Humanities and gain an insight to life in the UK. Participants on this programme are expected to have a minimum English level of IELTS 5.0, or equivalent.

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Leicester Discovery (cancelled for Summer 2021)

This course is aimed at students with an intermediate level of English. You will gain new English language and academic skills whilst learning about British life and culture. Experience the life of a student at a British university.

Participants on this programme are expected to have a minimum English level of IELTS 4.0, or equivalent.

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English for Engineers (cancelled for Summer 2021)

Experience studying in the engineering department at the University of Leicester. This course includes practical experiments in laboratories. The English for Engineers International Summer Programme is aimed at engineering students and professionals, of all disciplines, to improve their English.

Participants on this programme are expected to have a minimum English level of IELTS 4.5, or equivalent.

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English for Chemists (cancelled for Summer 2021)

Experience studying in the chemistry department at the University of Leicester. This course combines seminars, lectures, workshops and sessions in chemistry laboratories.

The main aims of the course are to develop participants’ ability to communicate when using English in a chemistry context and to allow students to experience what is like to study chemistry in a British University. Participants are expected to have a minimum English level of IELTS 4.5 or equivalent.

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English for Mathematics (cancelled for Summer 2021)

The English for Mathematics International Summer Programme aims to give students an insight to modern mathematics and actuarial science taught and researched at the University of Leicester. The technical content of the Summer Programme will be structured as standalone seminars and lectures.

For instance, you will work with academics on topics such as the mathematics of Artificial Intelligence, the use of mathematics in actuarial science, the application of rigour in numerical modelling, and more. Participants on this programme are expected to have a minimum English level of IELTS 4.5, or equivalent.

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