English Language Education

ELE Courses

We offer a range of English Language courses at ELE for individuals and groups.

Academic and General English (AGE) Courses

A programme aimed at improving English language before starting a degree course in the UK.

Summer EAP Courses

A range of Academic English courses for students who wish to improve their English prior to starting a postgraduate programme at the University of Edinburgh.

English Language Support for International Students (ELSIS)

Free, non-credit bearing courses available for undergraduate and postgraduate students at the University of Edinburgh, whose first language is not English.

Graduate Writing Centre

Information about one-to-one academic writing tutorials for all postgraduate students (PGT and PGR).

English for Visiting Students

Our credit-bearing academic English courses for visiting students will support you on your degree programme at the University of Edinburgh.

English Language Support for ODL Students

English Language Support for ODL Students

Test of English at Matriculation (TEAM)

A decision has been taken to withdraw the Test of English at Matriculation (TEAM), for all students, except Visiting Students, from September 2019.

Courses for Professionals

These courses are not currently offered as open courses. However, we are open to requests for tailored course for closed groups. The links below give an indication of possible content.

Tailored courses

ELE can design tailor-made courses for schools, university departments, government agencies and other professional organisations.

Online Pre-sessional Academic Language course

We have a pre-sessional academic language course designed to help international postgraduate online learning students prepare for their programme of study.