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English & Foundation courses

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English Language Programmes

The English language teaching centre offers a variety of courses ranging from 8 weeks to 9 months which cater for most language levels and abilities. Our students come from all over the world to improve their English before commencing university study in the UK.

English for University Study programme

English for University Study programme

Formerly known as the "Bridge Programme", this is a full-time English language and study skills course for international students.


Pre-sessional summer programmes

Short summer courses in English for Academic Purposes for pre-university students holding offers from Cardiff University.

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PGR pre-sessional programme

A dedicated pre-sessional programme for PGR students in the autumn in preparation for doctoral study starting in January.


How to Apply

Your guide to applying for English Language programmes at Cardiff University.


In-sessional support

Ongoing English language and study skills support especially for current international students during their academic studies.



Cardiff University is a British Council IELTS test centre, which runs tests throughout the year.

Get in touch via Skype!

IFP staff will be available to talk with you on Skype from 10:00 - 12:00 in the morning (UK time) every Wednesday.


I enjoyed the course and it helped me a lot with my speaking skills – I am now much more confident to speak in front of people.

Mui Hoon Tan, Malaysia

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English Language Programmes


Download the English Language Programme information sheets