Study Abroad with English

A chance to improve your English before progressing onto studying undergraduate modules at Glasgow Caledonian University

Study Abroad with English is ideal for students wishing to spend time in the UK developing English skills, with the opportunity to gain university credit.

What is Study Abroad with English?

Study Abroad with English is a long-term course in which students start by studying academic English language and progress to study university undergraduate modules when the required English level is reached. The course can be customised according to different levels of English and specific academic interests.

Study Abroad with English allows you to:

  • Develop the proficient language skills required for international communication.
  • Attain academic credits towards an undergraduate degree programme in your home country.
  • Enhance career prospects through developing the confidence to handle the demands of a highly specialised academic environment, therefore adding value to your CV.
  • Gain practical experience of university-style teaching and study methods, while making new friends.


Who should apply for Study Abroad with English?

This programme is suitable for undergraduate students (and graduates, at some centres) who would like to spend time in the UK developing their English language skills, with an opportunity to take academic modules, which may carry credits towards a degree in the home university.

What will I study?

Study Abroad with English is divided into two parts:

There is a variety of fascinating modules available for study, ensuring students make the most of their time abroad. Students choosing academic modules must be available for the entire semester, including exams which may take place in June.

Part 1

Full-time intensive study of English language and study skills at the Centre, for a minimum of one term, in preparation for studying the university academic modules in part 2. The language component of the course is focused core skills equired for international communication.

Part 2

You will be studying academic modules in specialist subjects at Glasgow Caledonian University alongside other UK and international students. You may choose from modules in a wide variety of subjects in consultation with your personal tutor and, if appropriate, the University's International Office. Module selection will depend on the subjects you have previously studied, your academic and English language levels and availability. The number of hours of study is dependent on the modules selected and you will continue to study English language throughout this part of the course to support academic study. You can choose modules from a wide range of undergraduate degrees at Glasgow Caledonian University. Examples of some subject areas available are:

  • Accounting
  • Business
  • Computing
  • Engineering
  • Film and Media Studies
  • Sciences
  • Tourism

How do I qualify?

Academic requirements:

Successful completion of at least one year of study at a university/college overseas. 

You should provide a statement of your previous university studies and a personal statement explaining which subject areas you would like to study during part 2 of the course. 

In part 2 of the course, you choose from a wide range of academic modules at Glasgow Caledonian University. The University modules are run according to the University's academic calendar, and students wishing to take them must be available for the entire study period. This may mean arranging additional weeks of accommodation and you are advised to check this in the University prospectus or ask your adviser.


17 years and above

When can I start?

Part 1: English language

Start date Cost
Mon 19 Jun 2017 £3,450 per term
Mon 02 Oct 2017 £3,450 per term
Mon 08 Jan 2018 £3,450 per term
Tue 03 Apr 2018
£3,450 per term
Mon 18 Jun 2018
£3,450 per term

Part 2: Academic study

Start date Cost
Mon 18 Sep 2017 £4,650 per term
Mon 15 Jan 2018 £4,650 per term

Tuition fees do not include:

  • textbooks which are an additional £55 charge per academic term (part 1)
  • excursions, visits and INTO social events

Is accommodation included in the fees?

Accommodation is not included in the fees. View our accommodation options.

How do I pay?

You can pay by bank transfer or by credit card. Please contact usfor bank transfer details.

How do I apply?

You can apply online or by post.

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