Frequently asked questions

Find answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about our English Summer Programme.

When does the course run?

Our campus-based course runs from Monday 1 July - Friday, 6 September 2024. You can book for a minimum period of three weeks and up to a maximum of five weeks.

How many hours per week?

You will have 19 hours per week of live learning classes; 14 hours of core general English language skills and five hours dedicated to 'British Culture and Communication'. You will also be expected to complete up to five hours per week of independent study.


What is the maximum class size?

The maximum class size is usually 18 students.

What is the minimum enrolment age?

The minimum enrolment age is 18.

How do I apply?

Please visit our how to apply page for more information.

Further information

For more information please email us at

What do I do if I have a complaint?

Procedure for complaints

We hope you enjoy your course and experience at the University Centre for Academic English. However, if you do have cause to complain, please follow the steps below and we will do our best to resolve your complaint.

Procedure for complaints flow chart