BPP University English Course
Our General English course is designed to provide you with an opportunity to improve your general English skills for work, study or social reasons. You will cover reading, writing, listening and speaking. You will improve your general English through teaching methods and materials that put you at the centre of the learning process.
We will be responsive to your needs and the courses will also involve cultural activities and visits that will give you the opportunity to use English language in real-life situations.
|LocationLondon Shepherd’s Bush||Start DateJanuary, May, July and September|
|Length of programme||Modes of studyClassroom|
|AssessmentReading, writing, listening and speaking tests|
|How to applyTo apply online please apply direct or request a call back for more information.|
English for life, study and work
The BPP University General English programme will provide you with the English language skills that will help you communicate with other English speakers from around the world.
This will be achieved by completing tasks requiring communication with others and using real life written examples.
You will improve your general English through teaching methods and materials that put you at the centre of the learning process. We will be responsive to your needs and the course will also involve cultural activities and visits that will give you the opportunity to use English language in real-life situations.
We will give you feedback on how you are doing throughout the course so you can see how you are getting on and where you might improve. You will need to successfully complete assessments each term to progress to the next level.
All students have a personal tutor who will work with them throughout their studies to support and guide them in order to achieve their study goals and help them to progress to the next level.
If you do not require a visa, you can study English as long as you wish, depending on the level required.
If you require a visa to study with us, you will receive advice about the length of time you can study with us, depending on your current level of English and the level you wish to reach at the end of the course.
Each General English course lasts just one term and gives you 20 hours a week of dedicated tuition time. It offers the chance to improve your general and academic knowledge and use of the English language.
Once you have demonstrated that you meet the relevant standards, you will be able to progress to the next level or onto your chosen BPP University degree or other programme, as appropriate, without the need for any further external English language testing.
Students will improve their general and academic English skills in writing, reading, speaking, listening and grammar, and, in the final level of the course, will learn essential academic study skills including computer skills and presentation skills relevant to higher education or employment in the UK.
You will also have a Personal Tutor who works with you throughout your studies to support and guide you in achieving your study goals, improving your English language and study skills and ultimately progressing effectively onto the next stage of your education.
- Minimum CEFR* A2 or equivalent
- Students applying for a Tier 4 visa must have a minimum CEFR B1/4.0 IELTS or equivalent in each element
- You must be 18 years or over at the start of the course
Students who apply for this course and do not have an IELTS or equivalent Secured English Language Test (SELT) score will be assessed through BPP University’s English Language test. Students without a SELT can only apply for a short-term study visa – the maximum duration for a short-term study visa is 11 months.**
*Common European Framework of Reference.
**Subject to UKVI regulatory changes please see gov.uk/government/organisations/uk-visas-and-immigration for further information.
- One Term £2,750
- Two Terms £5,500
- Three Terms £8,250
A deposit of £250 will need to be paid within 48 hours of accepting your offer, in order to secure your place.
In addition to your programme fees, there may be additional charges associated with your studies, which include:
Resit fees for exams £75
Resit fees to repeat a 15-credit module £400
Resit fees to repeat a 20-credit module £530
Resit fees to repeat a 30-credit module £800
BPP University Scholarships
We know that you are a student with passion, drive and a real desire to learn. That is why we have scholarships that you may find helpful if you simply do not have the finances to go to university. In 2015 alone, we offered over £400,000 in scholarship funding. For more information please visit: bppuniversity.ac.uk/scholarships
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