HeadStart+ 2 weeks (Unconditional offer),
Our 2-week HeadStart+ Programme will give you the academic skills you need for successful study at a UK university.
UK fee £550
International fee £550
Taught by English Language Teaching Unit
Charles Wilson Building, 7th floor
+44 (0)116 229 7859
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.
You must have an unconditional offer to study an academic course at the University of Leicester.
English Language Requirements
Fees and funding
Student Visa or Dependant Visa.
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.
- 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.
|Course Headstart+||Duration 2 weeks||Attendance Full-time||Start Dates September 2023||Availability|