Academic English

Develop your research, writing and language skills to reach your full potential.

If you are new to studying in a UK university and particularly if English is an additional language, it is worth exploring the range of opportunities to develop your Academic English communication skills that we offer, which can really help you reach your full potential.

Whether you are an undergraduate starting your degree, a Masters student facing the challenge of a dissertation, or a PhD student trying to convey complex ideas, you will find something useful in the Centre for Academic Development. We offer credit-bearing modules, short courses, tutorials, workshops, and online self-study resources with an Academic English focus. By participating in what we offer, you will have opportunities to:

  • develop your skills in research and writing
  • meet other people in the writing community at Brookes 
  • continue your studies with improved confidence.

See also

The International Student Advice Team offers advice about studying in the UK and a range of social activities that will help develop language skills.

Practice your spoken English and meet new friends at the International English Club.