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English & Foundation courses

Programme overview

The University for English Study programme (formerly known as the "Bridge" programme) has entry points in September, January and April. To work out the best month to start visit the Entry Requirements page.

The University for English Study programme includes:

  • Approximately 20 hours per week plus directed study. Read more about the content of the Programme.
  • A formal transcript showing assessments undertaken and indicating your level of language proficiency at completion of the course
  • One-to-one tutorial guidance and support throughout your studies.
  • Free internet access on all University computers.
  • Use of University academic and social facilities, including resource centres, computer workstations, sport and fitness centres, and the Students’ Union.

5 reasons to choose the Bridge Programme

  1. Cardiff University is recognised internationally and is respected by major employers.
    The University's highly qualified staff are renowned for innovative and effective ways of teaching.

  2. You will receive personal attention, one-to-one tutorial guidance and support throughout your studies.
    Teachers will have experience of working with a variety of needs and levels and will help you to reach your full potential. They understand that you want to learn English as quickly and effectively as possible to develop your study skills for a university course.

  3. You will receive a formal transcript showing assessments undertaken and indicating your level of language proficiency at completion of the course.
    In addition to general English-language teaching you will be provided with strategies for improved performance in an academic environment.

  4. You will have full access to University facilities.
    This includes access to state-of-the-art computer suites, free internet access and use of the library, social and sporting facilities of the University.

  5. Great career prospects.
    After successfully completing the English for University Study Programme you will be more confident and fully prepared to begin on your chosen degree courses and subsequent career path.

English Language Programmes

Prospectus

Download the ELP brochure and information sheet