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Academic English language development and support does not end when you join an undergraduate or postgraduate course at Oxford Brookes University.
We recognise the need to support you throughout your studies and offer free advice and training so you can make the best of your time at Oxford Brookes.
A range of credit bearing modules in academic English language are available if your first language is not English to help you perform more effectively in your undergraduate studies. These can be taken as a free ninth module or as a tenth module for an additional cost.
The modules cover:
The undergraduate Academic English support service is non credit bearing and you can sign up for free classes, tutorials and short courses or use their independent study resources.
You can choose from a range of course and timetable options depending on your requirements.
Further information for current students including timetable options and how to enrol.
The following free modules are available if your first language is not English and you would like to boost your English language skills and confidence for personal or professional use:
Level 4English Language 1a: Core Language Skills (Semester 1) This language-intensive module is designed for students with B2 level English (CEFR).
English Core Language Skills 1b: Communication and Culture (Semester 2) The module provides students with further consolidation of language skills at B2 level while developing intercultural communication competence.
Level 5English Language 2: Professional Communication (Semester 1)This module is designed to develop students' communication, interaction and negotiation skills in professional contexts such as the workplace. It is particularly useful for non-native English speakers who are planning to gain work experience in the UK.
Level 6Advanced English and Communication Skills (Semester 1)This module combines
advanced study of English language skills, such as report writing and debating, with an exploration of linguistic variety and diversity in the English language
and preparation for the Cambridge Proficiency test.
For postgraduate and research students whose first language is not English, it is important to develop the specific language knowledge and skills needed for academic study as quickly and effectively as possible.We offer a free service designed to achieve this with non credit bearing modules, short courses, tutorials, research writing consultations, independent study resources and personal guidance.
Further information for current students including timetable options and online enrolment.