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French (Subject Knowledge Enhancement), Short Course

  • Application Deadline
  • 2 months
University rank #801 (QS) Online
Our SKE French courses are tailored to your individual subject knowledge needs, with the flexibility of studying online for 8, 12, 16 or 20 weeks.
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The French Subject Knowledge Enhancement course aims, through a blend of self-directed learning and online tutorials, to:

  • refresh, consolidate and improve your subject knowledge;
  • develop your language and conversation skills;
  • practise vocabulary and grammar;
  • promote independent learning, improve meta-cognitive skills and develop your ability to identify and address your own learning needs.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 2 months
    • Average part-time duration 5 months
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Part-time variant
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    • Time flexibility
    • Attendance
      No Attendance
    • Teacher support
      Continuous support with feedback on request
    • Student interaction
      Individual work/assignments (with online group discussions), Online group works/assignments

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • The course starts with an initial test to help identify your language level, followed by an online induction. Throughout the course, you participate in the weekly online tutorials and work through the online language activities.  At the end of the course, you take the final test to measure your progress.
  • You are expected to spend a minimum average of 25 hours a week working on the course.

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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General Requirements

  • Pre-ITT: You must have accepted a conditional offer of an ITT place where the conditions indicate an SKE course must be completed.
  • Post-ITT (serving teachers): Places must be requested through a group of Teaching School Alliances (TSAs) that have secured the funding for courses this year. The TSA can then commission us to provide access to the SKE course materials.
  • Other: We can provide our SKE courses to candidates who can't secure a free place but would still benefit from completing a course.

Technological Requirements

The following are needed for the course: A desktop or laptop personal computer (Windows PC or Mac); A reliable broadband internet connection.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1600 GBP/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1600 GBP per module and a duration of 2 months.
  • EU/EEA

    1600 GBP/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1600 GBP per module and a duration of 2 months.
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  • The course fees for 2017/18 are £200 per week. 



As part of our commitment to recognising academic excellence and achievement, we’re happy to announce that we will be offering the following scholarships to our international students on full-degree, taught programmes:

Undergraduate level (standard): An award of £1,500 per academic year, for up to three years of undergraduate study.

Postgraduate taught level: An award of £2,500 for the first year of taught PG study at CCCU, for eligible programmes.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.


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