English and International Communication Skills for Tertiary Education

What is the course about?

This highly interactive professional development course aims to improve the English language and international communication skills of the participants to enable them to work and teach in an international context. The course also focuses on developing methodologies for working with international students.

Frequently Asked Questions

This one-week group course will address the aim of university internationalisation. It is focused on lecturers, researchers and teaching staff at universities and institutions of higher education who are working on degree programmes and academic research and who are non-native speakers of English. Minimum language level for this course is B1. Maximum group size is 6.

After registration, participants on this course programme will receive:

At the end of the course, you will:

The course ends with an evaluation session, where teachers are asked to reflect upon the value of the knowledge gained on the course. They are also encouraged in this session to create a Personal Development Action Plan, and select activities which they would like to try out in their own classes. They are invited to join the York Associates Community, which allows networking and contact with the trainers and fellow colleagues, and with participants from other courses.

If you are from a country outside of the European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland, you will need a visa. Students from certain countries do not need to apply for a visa before arriving in the UK. You can check if you need to apply for a visa on the UK Visas and Immigration website.

In the unlikely event of a course not recruiting sufficient numbers you would be offered an alternative.

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Start date(s)
Max. group size
6
Min. age
21
Minimum CEF level
Starting from
B1
Course materials
Included
Hours
Is Erasmus+ funding available?
Price
£
650
Booking fee
£
55

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