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English language courses

Need to brush up on your language skills before you get started on your degree? We’ve got you covered.

INTO University of Stirling offers a range of comprehensive English language courses designed to help you develop the independence, language skills and cultural awareness you’ll need to establish academic success in the UK.

English for University Study

English for University Study will help you to develop your English language and academic study skills, as well as research skills at higher levels.

This is a flexible, year-round programme with multiple start dates and different durations of study. It is designed for those who need to increase their English by more than 0.5 of an IELTS band in order to enter their INTO academic pathway programme or integrated degree.

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Pre-sessional English

INTO University of Stirling’s Pre-sessional English course is a short and intensive language programme designed to help you fulfil the English language conditions to progress to your degree – without needing to retake the IELTS test.

We offer comprehensive Pre-sessional English courses of three, six and 12 weeks – depending upon your current language level and degree requirements.

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General English Intensive

Our General English courses at the University of Stirling will help you to develop your English language skills for work, leisure, travel or general interest.

These courses are designed to maximise learning and encourage faster progress by focusing on fluency and accuracy. They are intensive, comprising 20 hours per week of classroom study, plus additional individual study with the support of your teachers and other staff.

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