Summer Courses

Summer School at British Universities

The London School of English is working in partnership with some world class universities to offer our course participants the opportunity to combine an English language course with a summer university course.

London School of English course participants are exempt from the standard IELTS requirement for these programmes. We will assess your level of English during your course to ensure you have the correct level.

There are a wide range of subjects available at the university summer schools, which can be taken for academic credit or for professional and personal development.

For more information please contact us.

Summer school at King's College London

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The King’s College London Undergraduate Summer School is a high quality and intensive academic programme open to students from around the world. King's College offer university-level summer courses which use a fresh approach to the study of traditional academic subjects.

Using London as a classroom, students are exposed to a wealth of history and culture through museums, galleries and tours throughout London.

The Undergraduate Summer School can be used to build on knowledge of an existing subject or to study something completely new. Most courses do not require previous knowledge of the subject, which provides the opportunity to study courses out of personal interest or to develop academic knowledge of a new subject.

As well as a structured academic programme, the Undergraduate Summer School has a lively social element that allows students the option of undertaking trips and activities to popular UK destinations and London exhibitions and events. In the past this has included day trip to Windsor and Oxford, boat trips down the River Thames and taking in popular West End shows.

These events aim to cater to a variety of tastes and provide the opportunity for each participant to make the most what London has to offer.

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Course options:King's & Business London
King's & Cultural London
King's & Health London
King's & Governance London
King's & Legal London

See all module options here.
Course dates:Undergraduate Summer School Session One: 26 June – 14 July 2017
Undergraduate Summer School Session Two: 17 July – 4 August 2017
Academic qualifications:To be eligible for the King's Undergraduate Summer School students will have ideally completed at least one year of university study.

Students are required to have a high cumulative university grade in their national university system, for example in the UK within the 2:1 bracket or in the USA a GPA of 3.3 or above. We accept equivalents from most other international university systems. Students are also required to meet our English language requirements, please see below.
English language qualifications:London School of English students will be assessed in-house without the need to take IELTS but must reach the equivalent of IELTS 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each skill. Students studying Business or Law courses at Middlesex may also be interested in our Business English 20-30 and Young Lawyers courses.
Course length:The King's Undergraduate Summer School runs for two sessions, both of which run for three weeks. Students can choose to study over one or two sessions.
Course fees:For a full list of study fees please see the King's website.
Location:The King's Summer School is situated in the heart of London on our Strand and Waterloo campuses, in walking distance from some of the most popular London landmarks including the London Eye, the River Thames, Houses of Parliament, Westminster Abbey, Piccadilly Circus, Covent Garden, the West End, and more.
Accommodation:The accommodation option for students on the King's Undergraduate Summer School includes the Moonraker Point apartment which is centrally located and close to the King's campuses. For more information visit Campus Accommodation.
How to book:Contact at The London School of English for more details.

* For students looking to receive credit for the King's Undergraduate Summer School courses, you will need to confirm with your home university prior to attending the Summer School that they are willing to apply this as credit towards your degree programme.

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Level 1 (Beginner)

I do not speak any English.

Level 2 (Elementary)

I can say and understand a few things in English.

Level 3 (Pre-Intermediate)

I can communicate simply and understand in familiar situations but only with some difficulty.

Level 4 (Low Intermediate)

I can make simple sentences and can understand the main points of a conversation but need much more vocabulary.

Level 5 (Intermediate)

I can speak and understand reasonably well and can use basic tenses but have problems with more complex grammar and vocabulary.

Level 6 (Upper Intermediate)

I speak and understand well but still make mistakes and fail to make myself understood occasionally.

Level 7 (Pre-Advanced)

I speak and understand well but still make mistakes and fail to make myself understood occasionally.

Level 8 (Advanced)

I speak and understand very well but sometimes have problems with unfamiliar situations and vocabulary.

Level 9 (Very Advanced)

I speak and understand English completely fluently.