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Academic English, English Course

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    Application Deadline
  • 3 months
University rank #801 (QS) Glasgow, United Kingdom
This Academic English course from INTO Glasgow Caledonian University provides the fastest and most effective route towards reaching your required English language level. It’s specially designed to meet your individual learning needs, helping to ensure you gain the language fluency and academic skills you need to succeed.
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Course features

  • As a highly engaged and hard-working student, you can expect to make rapid progress of up to one IELTS point per term through this intensive course. INTO students completing a term of Academic English in December 2017 made on average 0.8 of an IELTS band progress.
  • Study 30 learning hours, with 25 hours face-to-face contact, and 5 hours of teacher-supported online language development.
  • Developed in partnership with Cambridge Assessment, tailored online assessment enables your progress to be accurately monitored.
  • Benefit from interactive lessons and small class sizes.
  • Gain access to our online academic preparation course, INTO Get Ready for English, once you confirm your place.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 3 months
    • Duration description

      1 - 4 Terms

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode

Programme Structure

You will:
  • develop your reading, writing, speaking and listening skills, and learn to communicate effectively in English
  • grow your vocabulary through discussion on current affairs
  • study real-world subjects to make learning come alive
  • learn to express your opinions and challenge the ideas of others
  • learn how to give presentations and write academic essays
  • access dedicated teaching and online resources through the MyINTO platform to support your learning and prepare you for your exams

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.

General Requirements

Age requirements

  • 16 years and above. You must also meet the minimum age requirements for your chosen academic programme. Please contact INTO Admissions for further information.
English language requirements:
  • From IELTS 3.0.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    3555 GBP/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3555 GBP per module and a duration of 3 months.
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Tuition fees start from £3555.

Living costs for Glasgow

  • 620 - 1020 GBP/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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