HIC offers Intensive English Language (IEL) courses specifically for students who need to improve their English language skills before entering their undergraduate or postgraduate pathway. English courses are held every semester and start in September, January and May (the same months as HIC's academic intakes).

Undergraduate or Postgraduate Pathway

High School

Stage 0

Intensive English Language (1-3 semesters)

Stage 1

Foundation or Pre-Masters Pathway (1 or 2 semesters)


Year Stage 0: IEL



Entry requirement

Our entry requirements vary depending on your previous level of study and the academic programme you wish to progress on to at HIC. The absolute minimum entry requirement is usually a UKVI IELTS 3.5 (with no band lower than 3.0) or equivalent*.

*Please contact our admissions team for more information on qualifications accepted for entry to IEL D.

Program taught in:
  • English (US)

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Last updated March 26, 2019
This course is Campus based
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34 weeks
13,500 GBP
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