Gain a full top up UK degree in one year. This one-year 'top up' programme is specifically designed for people with a non-UK, international educational background who already have a full or partially complete degree and who have English as a second or additional language.
Grade C or Pass
An ENIC recognised Associate Degree (or Junior College Diploma)
ELTS 6 minimum with no element lower than 6
(individual offers may vary. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org)
Our new BA English Language and Professional Studies (top up) is for people who wish to demonstrate their professional capabilities and English language skills so they can develop and improve their professional life here in the UK. It will also help prepare you for master’s level study, if that is what you would like to do next. You will explore professional life and variation in culture and you will develop your English language skills. To help you, we have small classes, alongside independent study and 1-2-1 tutorials. It also includes a specialist project module to so that you can look in depth at your own topic.
The course is designed with you in mind. You will study between September and July, across three terms, to help you spread the workload. There will be a single set day a week on campus between September and May, plus online sessions, group work and one to one tutorials. You can study this programme full or part time.
Gain business knowledge and cultural awareness
Improve & prove your English ability for employers and for moving into postgraduate study
Unique opportunity for full time study September to July
Taught by a team with a wealth of experience of teaching English overseas and inter-cultural communication
Personalised subject options with a wide range of practical and personalised assessment
English Language with British Council Accreditation
Extending your English Language skills
Cultural differences over the world
Communication and Business English
Extending your own subject expertise in an English Language medium
How to develop your career opportunities
How Academic English writing works
“ "This is a fantastic opportunity to study with us, and with people like you, to add to your existing qualifications to a full UK degree in just one year. Your language and study needs are fully integrated into the programme and you can develop your own professional interests to help you step up to your next career goal." ”
The course can lead to a diverse area of careers or further study. It is a good opportunity for you to develop your specialist interests in areas like translation, education, communication, English language, employment, entrepreneurship, health and management.
Your course will be taught over an extended year with six overlapping modules. It includes language classes, workshops, seminars, 1-2-1 tutorials and online lectures.
There is a wide range of practical and personalised assessment, including English tests, portfolios, essays and presentations.
Course leaderView full profile
I have worked in Higher Education teaching English Language for 14 years and I am an active researcher in ESOL. Before this I spent 7 years abroad, teaching and running courses in Poland, Qatar and Japan. I have travelled widely, experiencing a lot of cultures and look forward to hearing about your experiences in our classes.
Senior LecturerView profile
Steve's background is in language, linguistics and human communication. He has particular interests in the power of language in human interactions, global use of language and the history of words.