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Preparatory Year Programs in Academic English

A preparatory year is a type of program that is designed to help students gain the knowledge and skills that they need to succeed in a university setting. This type of program is an excellent choice for students who want to catch up in their studies or get ahead of their classmates. Exactly what is a preparatory year in academic English? This type of program is meant to give students the speaking,… Read more

A preparatory year is a type of program that is designed to help students gain the knowledge and skills that they need to succeed in a university setting. This type of program is an excellent choice for students who want to catch up in their studies or get ahead of their classmates.

Exactly what is a preparatory year in academic English? This type of program is meant to give students the speaking, reading, writing, listening, and comprehension skills necessary to succeed in an educational program in an English-speaking country. The sort of program might include instruction in academic terminology, educational culture, rhetoric, or study strategies. This makes it an excellent choice for students who wish to pursue degrees in countries such as Australia, the United States, the United Kingdom, South Africa, and others.

This kind of program offers a variety of potential benefits to students. The most prominent is an ability to sharpen English skills, which can prove invaluable in future academic and professional careers. Other possible benefits include enhanced critical thinking, communications, and analysis abilities.

The full cost of a preparatory year in academic English will depend on a range of potential factors. These include the availability of financial aid, materials costs, tuition fluctuations, and program fees.

A variety of careers can be pursued with an education in academic English. Many students go on to become researchers, professors, or university staff, assisting in academic endeavors throughout the world. Other students may use their English skills to pursue careers in other areas, such as business, government, technology, or communications. Some students may choose to become translators, interpreters, or writers.

There is a variety of options out there for those who wish to learn more about English. Simply search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Pacific Training Group
Surfers Paradise, Australia

Pacific Training Group is proud to announce that they have partnered with Sunshine Coast International College (SCIC) to offer an online English Language pathway to their cour ... +

Pacific Training Group is proud to announce that they have partnered with Sunshine Coast International College (SCIC) to offer an online English Language pathway to their courses. SCIC is a leading CRICOS-registered English Language courses provider based in Sydney, Australia and they offer a range of English proficiency courses to prepare international students for further education opportunities. With this partnership, non-English speaking students will be able to work on their English language skills online from anywhere in the world before progressing to any of Pacific Training Group’s vocational online or blended courses. Some of their courses even count as course credits and could allow students to enrol in second year university! Students are now able to access the popular SCIC General English Study Course via an online portal. The course caters to people with ‘Pre-Intermediate’ and ‘Intermediate’ levels of English and each level is 10 weeks minimum. -
Foundation Year
Full-time
10 - 14 weeks
English
05 Jul 2021
Online
 
Palacky University
Olomouc, Czech Republic

The English Foundation Programme is a study programme, designed to give students a foundation that they can build on when they are pursuing a more advanced degree (Bachelor, M ... +

The English Foundation Programme is a study programme, designed to give students a foundation that they can build on when they are pursuing a more advanced degree (Bachelor, Master). The goal of the Foundation Programme is to improve the English language skills of students who wish to study at Palacký University Olomouc, but do not yet have the necessary level of language competence and study skills to start a Bachelor/Master degree programme in academic English. -
Foundation Year
Full-time
9 months
English
Campus
 
University of New York in Prague (UNYP)
Prague, Czech Republic

The goal of the Foundation Program is to improve the English language skills of prospective UNYP students so that they can qualify for a degree course. Credits awarded for cou ... +

The goal of the Foundation Program is to improve the English language skills of prospective UNYP students so that they can qualify for a degree course. Credits awarded for courses on the ESL2 program may be applied towards a UNYP bachelor’s degree. -
Foundation Year Foundation Year
Full-time
English
Sep 2021
Campus
Online
 

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Jacobs University Foundation Year
Bremen, Germany

You are young, ambitious and are looking for inspiration? You have finished high school, want a taste of life at university, and yearn to learn more about the world and its cu ... +

You are young, ambitious and are looking for inspiration? You have finished high school, want a taste of life at university, and yearn to learn more about the world and its cultures? Then you will be interested in our International Foundation Year. -
Foundation Year
Full-time
English
Sep 2021
15 Jun 2021
Campus
 
Muscat University
Muscat, Oman

The Muscat University International Foundation Programme produces ‘degree-ready’ students who will progress to one of Muscat University’s bachelor programmes delivered in part ... +

The Muscat University International Foundation Programme produces ‘degree-ready’ students who will progress to one of Muscat University’s bachelor programmes delivered in partnership with Aston University. The Foundation Programme is quality assured by Aston University, UK. -
Foundation Year
Full-time
36 weeks
English
Sep 2021
30 Jun 2021
Campus
 
Sunway University
Shah Alam, Malaysia

The Australian Matriculation (AUSMAT) is a globally recognized pre-university programme offered at Sunway College since 1987. The School Curriculum and Standards Authority of ... +

The Australian Matriculation (AUSMAT) is a globally recognized pre-university programme offered at Sunway College since 1987. The School Curriculum and Standards Authority of Western Australia (SCSA), on behalf of the Government of Western Australia, oversees the quality implementation of the AUSMAT programme. -
Preparatory Programs
Full-time
8 - 14 months
English
Sep 2021
Campus
 
ICP International College Portsmouth
Portsmouth, United Kingdom

ICP offers Pre-Sessional English courses to students who need to improve their academic English language skills before commencing their chosen foundation course. Students stud ... +

ICP offers Pre-Sessional English courses to students who need to improve their academic English language skills before commencing their chosen foundation course. Students studying English language are part of the ICP student body and have access to the same university facilities as those in academic courses. The courses are offered directly prior to each academic intake. Successful completion of the Pre-sessional course guarantees you a place on the following academic stage at ICP. -
Foundation Year
Full-time
10 weeks
English
Campus
 
The College, Swansea University
Swansea, United Kingdom

If you do not meet the English Language requirement for direct entry to your chosen pathway, you can receive the required amount of English Language tuition to prepare you for ... +

If you do not meet the English Language requirement for direct entry to your chosen pathway, you can receive the required amount of English Language tuition to prepare you for successful entry into your chosen programme at a later date. The English Language training is conducted by Swansea University's English Language Training Services (ELTS). -
Preparatory Programs
Full-time
Part-time
2 - 6 weeks
English
Aug 2021
Campus
Online
 
St. Angela's College Sligo, a College of the National University of Ireland, Galway
Sligo, Ireland

This programme is suitable for applicants who have completed secondary school education in their home country. The Diploma in Foundation Studies (Pre-Third Level) provides aca ... +

This programme is suitable for applicants who have completed secondary school education in their home country. The Diploma in Foundation Studies (Pre-Third Level) provides academic preparation for first year undergraduate entry and ensures that the participants meet the minimum English language requirement for their chosen degree programme. -
Foundation Year
Full-time
English
Campus
 
Saint Michael's College
Burlington, USA

International students are welcome to study at Saint Michael's for periods of just one semester, or one year.

International students are welcome to study at Saint Michael's for periods of just one semester, or one year. -
Preparatory Programs
Full-time
Part-time
English
Campus
 
Cardiff Metropolitan University
Cardiff, United Kingdom

This course is intended to provide a vehicle for international students who wish to improve their English language proficiency and become familiar with the conventions of High ... +

This course is intended to provide a vehicle for international students who wish to improve their English language proficiency and become familiar with the conventions of Higher Education in the UK. Students who successfully complete the course will be awarded 120 transferrable academic credits and will be assisted in applying for their chosen progression courses either within Cardiff Metropolitan University or at other UK universities. -
Foundation Year
Full-time
English
Campus
 
Pera College
Vancouver, Canada

Academic preparation Program at Pera College is especially designed to prepare the students for the challenges of academic studies in English speaking colleges and universitie ... +

Academic preparation Program at Pera College is especially designed to prepare the students for the challenges of academic studies in English speaking colleges and universities by providing them with an intensive study of all four English language skills at an academic level and enabling them to communicate effectively in English. -
Preparatory Programs
English, Turkish
Sep 2021
 
Taylors College
Perth, Australia

If you need to improve your English language skills before you begin University of Auckland’s Foundation Studies Certificate programme, you can enrol in Taylors College Auckla ... +

If you need to improve your English language skills before you begin University of Auckland’s Foundation Studies Certificate programme, you can enrol in Taylors College Auckland’s English Language Preparation course. -
Preparatory Programs
English
Jan 2022
 
Sunway University
Shah Alam, Malaysia

The Canadian International Matriculation Program (CIMP) is a Year 12 secondary school curriculum delivered according to the requirements of the Ontario (Canada) Ministry of Ed ... +

The Canadian International Matriculation Program (CIMP) is a Year 12 secondary school curriculum delivered according to the requirements of the Ontario (Canada) Ministry of Education. CIMP graduates earn the highly regarded Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) which is globally accepted as an entry into universities. -
Preparatory Programs
Full-time
9 - 15 months
English
Jul 2021
Campus
 

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