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International Semester Courses, English Course

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    Application Deadline
  • 6 months
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The International Semester Course (ISC) from St Giles International gives you flexibility so you will be able to improve your English level and also, if you want to, take at least one internationally recognised examination or an English Plus option.

  • Courses of 6 or 9 months
  • Excellent value for money, with specially discounted homestay rates
  • Full-time intensive or part-time options available
  • Choice of elective exam and special purpose modules
  • Weekly Start Dates
  • Multi-centre option allows you to split your study time across different St Giles centres

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date A student can apply at any time for this programme, there is no deadline. More details:

    Start date: Every Monday except public holidays

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 6 months
    • Duration description

      24 weeks

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Course Structure

You can choose to take either an intensive programme with 28 lessons per week to help you maximise your progress, or 20 lessons (22 in the US) per week in the mornings or afternoons if you would like to have more free time during your stay.

Course Content

The core programme will be General English classes, but you can also choose to take an examination preparation or an English Plus module such as English for Business or English for Academic Purposes during your stay.

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    262 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 262 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 6 months.
  • National

    262 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 262 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 6 months.
  • 24 weeks: £262
  • 25-35 weeks: £258
  • 36+ weeks: £255

Living costs

  • Cambridge, United Kingdom

    846 - 1470 GBP/month
    Living Costs
  • London, United Kingdom

    1137 - 2160 GBP/month
    Living Costs
  • Brighton, United Kingdom

    815 - 1390 GBP/month
    Living Costs
  • New York City, United States

    1819 - 3970 USD/month
    Living Costs
  • San Francisco, United States

    2206 - 4120 USD/month
    Living Costs
  • Eastbourne, United Kingdom

    550 - 1000 GBP/month
    Living Costs
  • Vancouver, Canada

    1590 - 2690 CAD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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