Prepare for your degree at our Summer School
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Prepare for your degree at our Summer School

Title – Prepare for your degree at our Summer School

Our summer school is attended by students interested in preparing for their course.  The school covers both English language and academic skills that you will need once you start your degree.

What will I study?

  • Academic vocabulary
  • Academic writing
  • Academic listening, discussion and presentation skills

General Language Improvement

  • Vocabulary and grammar
  • Speaking, listening and pronunciation
  • Social English

British Society

  • Customs
  • Habits
  • Education
  • Industry

Study Skills

  • Time management
  • Research and referencing skills


Experience university life

Students are able to experience every area of student life from studying in our state of the art class rooms, living in Halls of Residence and exploring the modern city of Derby.

Make cultural visits

During the Summer School you will make several trips across the UK to cultural landmarks such as: Buckingham Palace and, Liverpool historic city, home of The Beatles and Liverpool Football Club and Chatsworth House stately home.

How much does it cost?

The cost per person is £1,050 (in addition to this you will need to pay for your flights, your breakfast, evening and weekend meals; and ensure that you have the correct travel and medical insurance, visas and spending money).

How do I book my place?

To book your place, visit our website and complete our online booking form:

If you have any questions prior to booking you can contact us

Emailing us at:

Liking our: Facebook page:

Visit our website form information and to book your place

For more information, prospective students can visit the ‘How to Apply’ section  of our website, contact the international team , or book a Skype appointment to talk with a counsellor.

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