English Summer Programme

This course is designed to improve your English language proficiency (particularly in speaking and listening), learn about British culture and make new friends from around the world. You can also access all University facilities and immerse yourself in the sights, sounds and tastes of the North West whilst you are here.

The University Language Centre is the highest ranked University Language Centre in the UK*, according to the British Council's Accreditation Scheme, with more strengths than any other University. 

*EL Gazette UK Language Centre Rankings 2018, 2019 & 2020 https://www.elgazette.com/top-language-centres/

When does the course run?

The course will run from 04 July to 09 Sept 2022 - you can book for a minimum period of 2 weeks, up to 10 weeks.

How many hours per week?

You will have 19 hours per week of live learning classes - 14 hours of core general English language skills and 5 hours dedicated to 'British Culture and Communication'.  You will also be expected to complete up to 5 hours per week of independent study.

What is the maximum class size?

The maximum class size is usually 16 students.

What is the minimum enrolment age?

The minimum enrolment age is 18.

How do I apply?

Please see our how to apply page.

Further information

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