English and Experience Courses

In addition to our academic courses, Exeter College also offers a range of bespoke English and Experience courses designed specifically for International Students. Find out more below.

Full Time English

Improve your English language skills and prepare for academic study

Our full time Intensive English Programme is designed for students (aged 16-19) who need to improve their English and build their confidence in preparation for further academic study. During the course, students practice reading, writing, speaking and listening through a variety of stimulating and contemporary topics. Students will develop their critical thinking, communication and collaboration skills, as well as the ability to understand ‘real’ English. The lessons cover important aspects of grammar and pronunciation and there is a strong focus on building the vocabulary range required for academic success.

Course content:

  • 15 hours intensive English tuition (per week)
  • 6 hours additional group project work
  • Individual Tutor
  • Conversational English practice
  • English language skills to include speaking, reading, writing and listening
  • UKVI IELTS preparation
  • Regular progression reviews
  • Access to all of Exeter College’s enrichment clubs and facilities

Start dates:

Full Year: 2nd September 2019 – 9th July 2020

Half Year: 2nd September 2019 or 6th January

Weekly: Start any Monday

Entry requirements: A2 English Level or IELTS 4.0 – 5.0

Fees: Available on request international@exe-coll.ac.uk

Integration Experience

Enhance your education experience in a brilliantly British environment!

Our flexible programme offers you the opportunity to experience studying in a UK college whilst improving your English for up to 6 months. You will study English for 6 hours per week improving your conversational and academic English skills. In addition, you can choose up to 3 A Level subjects that match up with your future career or university aspirations. The programme is designed to allow you to experience A Level lessons, integrate with UK students and teachers whilst improving your English and preparing to study a pre-university level course in September 2020.

Course content:

  • 6 hours English Language Tuition
  • 6-18 hours Academic Integration with UK students (up to 3 Subjects)
  • Academic Tutor
  • UK Student Mentor
  • 2 Hours additional Academic English Support
  • Dedicated International Team (Support/Welfare/Emergency care)
  • International Student Social Programme
  • Access to over 30+ Enrichment and Sports Clubs


Autumn Term: 2nd September 2019 – 20th December 2019

Half Year: 2nd September 2019 – 31st January 2020

Weekly: Start any Monday (4 week minimum programme)

Entry requirements: B1 English Level

Fees: Available on request international@exe-coll.ac.uk

Summer School

Our Summer School program is designed to give you an authentic British cultural and study experience during your school break. The programmes provide the opportunity to study and improve your English language skills by taking part in a range of classes, activities and trips. At Exeter College we run a series of summer schools, please get in contact for further information – international@exe-coll.ac.uk

Winter School

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