Professional course English Language and Academic Culture

Entry year
Course code
Professional/Short Course
Arts and Cultural Industries
Two weeks, starting September.

Page last updated 17 March 2020


This two week course gives the perfect introduction to studying at UWE Bristol.

Students who have already been accepted onto one of our courses can practise their English Language skills before term starts. You will become comfortable and confident with your English and improve your performance in seminars and lectures.

The course will also help you feel at home and settled at the University, so that when term starts, you will know your way around.

You will be able to integrate with ease into UK society, and have a happy and productive time studying in the UK.

Details of accommodation will be sent once your application has been accepted.



  • You will receive 45 hours intensive English Language practice
  • You will be taught by highly qualified and experienced language teachers
  • You will receive information about Bristol and the University environment

The course will:

  • Help with listening to lectures
  • Help with writing academic essays and reports
  • Help with fluency, so that participating in seminars becomes easier
  • Enable you to increase your confidence in an English-speaking environment before your course starts, and to develop your social English skills.

Study time

The course involves a total of 45 hours of teaching.


Study facilities

You will be able to take advantage of the University's excellent study facilities. These include a modern, well-stocked library with its wide choice of course books, audio and video material, satellite TV, internet access and a multimedia laboratory.

Prices and dates

Supplementary fee information

English Language and Academic Culture (ELAC) two-week intensive 2020

Start DateEnd DateDurationPrice
1 September 202011 September 20202 weeksFree for applicants with required IELTS score for their main course.

How to apply

How to apply

Please send your full name, application number and the name of the programme you will be studying to to register for the course.

Extra information


As a Pre-sessional student you can apply for UWE Bristol managed summer accommodation, however we cannot guarantee that there will be availability.

We can provide assistance in finding private accommodation if needed. View more accommodation information.

For further information