Headstart 2 weeks (Unconditional offer),

Course information

UK/EU fee £550

International fee £550

Readson House
96-98 Regent Road
Leicester
LE1 7DF

+44 (0)116 229 7859

eltu@le.ac.uk

Our 2-week Headstart Programme will give you the English language and academic skills you need for successful study at a UK university.

Course description

Course description

Our Headstart course gives international students a flying start in their studies, by preparing them in all areas of written work that they are expected to complete during their degree. You will learn how to write an academic essay on your field of study and will receive feedback not only on your language, but also your development of UK academic cultural competencies. 

Entry requirements

Entry requirements

You must have an unconditional offer to study an academic course at the University of Leicester.

English Language Requirements

As above.

Fees and funding

Fees and funding

UK and EU Students

Starting in September or December 2021

  • £550

International Students

Starting in September or December 2021

  • £550

Visa requirements

Visa requirements

Student Visa or Dependant Visa.

Assessment

Assessment

There are no exams on this course. However, you will submit a written assignment: a 1,500 word essay connected to your academic subject. The essay is not graded, but your tutor will give you detailed feedback on this assignment, including an individual tutorial. During your lessons, your tutors will monitor and provide feedback on your language and skills at all times. The course provides a safe environment where mistakes are welcomed as signs of experimentation and progress with your English.

Course structure

Overview

Overview

  • Prepare for the type of written work that they will be expected to complete during their degree.
  • Improve their subject-specialist language and study skills in preparation for academic courses at the University of Leicester.
  • Understand academic cultural differences between the UK and their home country.
  • Become familiar with the University of Leicester’s teaching methodologies, facilities and resources.

Modules shown represent choices available to current students. The range of modules available and the content of any individual module may change in future years.

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Course Duration Attendance Start Dates Availability
Course Headstart (On Campus) Duration 2 weeks Attendance Full-time Start Dates September 2021 Availability Apply Now
Course Headstart (Online) Duration 2 weeks Attendance Full-time Start Dates December 2021 Availability Apply Now