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This course will help you improve your English language and academic skills and develop your knowledge of life at university in the UK. You will build on your existing knowledge of English and develop academic skills such as taking notes, contributing to seminars, making presentations, reading strategies and writing essays and reports. You'll gain a head start by learning about the University before you start your main course and reach the required level of English to be successfully accepted to the University.
Due to Covid-19, this EAP pre-sessional course will be delivered online in 2021 with a blended approach to learning.
EAP courses will be delivered online in 2021.
This online pre-sessional course uses a variety of teaching methods using our Virtual Learning Environment, Canvas. You will participate in live virtual classrooms so that you can practice your English with the help from both your teacher and your classmates. Much of the work you will be required to do will be available to you outside of the classroom which you will receive regular feedback on. There is also a large bank of extracurricular material that you can use to help you during your independent study time.
There will also be lots of opportunities for you to practice your speaking with online chatrooms and group projects throughout the duration of the course and you will keep in regular contact with your teacher through a weekly tutorial slot.
The typical contact time for this course is 225 hours over ten weeks. By the end of the course we expect you to have a level of English that is the University of Sunderland equivalent to an IELTS score of 6.0. This is the English language requirement for most University of Sunderland courses.
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This course is for people who do not speak English as a first language to help you improve your English and be successfully accepted to a main course at the University of Sunderland.
We welcome applications from those with an IELTS or equivalent score of 5 or above with no individual skill score (speaking, listening, reading and writing) lower than 4.5. If your level of English is higher than IELTS 5 you can study this course and achieve a score 1 band higher than your entry score.
However if your IELTS or equivalent score is higher or lower than 4.5, you can also choose one of these alternative courses to improve your English language skills:
If you need any help completing your application, please contact our student support team.
The fee for 2021/22 entry is £1,990.
This information was correct at the time of publication.
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