English language courses
We run a programme of free, academic English language support classes for non-native
speakers of English.
Classes are run as (non-credit) modules in the Autumn and Spring terms.
Essex has a long history of welcoming and supporting international
students. We understand that many students find the UK
education system is different to what they are used to and require
additional support to help make the most of their time here. We can help you settle into student life
and, if needed, provide you with an additional period of academic or language study to help you meet your UK
Our International Academy offers English language courses to support you before and throughout your studies. Our
pre-sessional English language pathways are ideal if you need to improve your English before starting one of our courses. We offer
various pre-sessional programmes based on your needs and English proficiency.
Talent Development Centre
Our Centre runs a programme of free Academic English language classes at
our Colchester and Southend Campuses for international students who would like help to improve their English proficiency as they study.