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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Summer at Smith College
Northampton, USA

This one-week College Admission Workshop is designed for rising high school juniors and seniors to give promising young women like you the best practices, guidance and top tip ... +

This one-week College Admission Workshop is designed for rising high school juniors and seniors to give promising young women like you the best practices, guidance and top tips for successfully navigating the college application process. Your instructors are Smith's professional admission staff, as well as visiting admission officers from other top-ranked colleges and universities. -
Preparatory Programs
7 days
English
19 Jul 2020
02 Jun 2020
Campus
 
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 Foundation Year Program. -
Foundation Year
Full-time
English
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
 
UC Berkeley Global: Study-Abroad Opportunities
Berkeley, USA

Welcome to the vibrant university town of Berkeley, California! As part of the College Foundations Program (CFP), you'll join other international high school graduates prepari ... +

Welcome to the vibrant university town of Berkeley, California! As part of the College Foundations Program (CFP), you'll join other international high school graduates preparing for university study. Attend college-level courses where you'll build English skills and become familiar with typical U.S. university classroom discussions and assignments. Boost your TOEFL and SAT scores through test preparation and get personal college admissions advising. -
Foundation Year
Full-time
4 - 8 months
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 2020
Campus
Online
 
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
Jan 2021
Campus
 
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
 
Mid Michigan College
Mount Pleasant, USA +1 More

Mid Michigan Community College (MMCC)’s LUCES Academy is an exciting and unique program designed to help international students transition into American college academic life ... +

Mid Michigan Community College (MMCC)’s LUCES Academy is an exciting and unique program designed to help international students transition into American college academic life by bridging the gap between traditional ESL programs and regular academic class. All LUCES Academy courses are taken for college credit, mix international and domestic students, and have the same learning outcomes as the regular sections of the same courses. -
Preparatory Programs
Full-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
 
ETC International College
Bournemouth, United Kingdom

Prepare for entry to a UK university with one of our University Preparation or Pre-Sessional courses. These courses include English, EAP (English for Academic Purposes) and IE ... +

Prepare for entry to a UK university with one of our University Preparation or Pre-Sessional courses. These courses include English, EAP (English for Academic Purposes) and IELTS and give you the credits you need to apply for a degree course. -
Preparatory Programs
Full-time
Part-time
English
Aug 2020
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
 
TMC Academy
Singapore

The Foundation Diploma for Tertiary Studies is developed to prepare students for higher education. The Foundation Diploma provides the necessary theoretical knowledge and hand ... +

The Foundation Diploma for Tertiary Studies is developed to prepare students for higher education. The Foundation Diploma provides the necessary theoretical knowledge and hands-on experience in multi-disciplinary studies to prepare students for different disciplines in the next level of studies. -
Foundation Year
Full-time
Part-time
9 - 10 months
English
Campus
 
Boston School of Modern Languages
Boston, USA

This program is designed for advanced-level students who want to prepare for entry to an American university, to pursue an academic career, or simply to improve their general ... +

This program is designed for advanced-level students who want to prepare for entry to an American university, to pursue an academic career, or simply to improve their general academic English. It is also recommended for those with a high level of English who are seeking challenging coursework that includes current topics in several academic fields. -
Preparatory Programs
Full-time
Part-time
12 - 36 weeks
English
Campus
 
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
12 months
English
Jan 2021
Campus
 

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