Courses and programmes
International Foundation Programme
A one-year foundation programme for international students.
Courses for international students who are undergraduate or postgraduate offer holders.
Academic Language and Literacy sessions
Bespoke, course-specific sessions for all current undergraduate and postgraduate students.
Research, English and Academic Literacy
Courses for current postgraduate research students.
Teaching English for Academic Purposes
Courses for Teaching English for Academic Purposes professionals.
Training for teachers and academics
Resources and training for members of University staff.
Study Abroad optional units
Optional units in academic language for Study Abroad students only.
Building Up to Higher Education
A widening-participation course to prepare people with any educational history for higher education.
Building Up to Bristol for Mature Students
A widening-participation course to prepare mature students for undergraduate study.
Building Up to Bristol for Bristol Scholars
A widening-participation course to help Bristol Scholars make a smooth transition to university.
Since 1989, the centre has been helping people develop their academic language and literacy skills.
We run courses and programmes for people at all levels and from a wide variety of backgrounds. Whether or not English is their first language, we help people learn to communicate more effectively, both within and between disciplines.
Find out more about the centre.