Everything you need to know...
- Study a range of free modules, workshops and tutorials designed for non-native English speaking international students.
- Develop your awareness of and control over academic discourse, and the various text types used within your subject of study.
- Engage with a variety of speaking, writing and analytical tasks, from investigating vocabulary and grammatical structures in texts to delivering presentations.
Offered to all non-native English speaking Hallam students, this course is made up of elective modules in academic English, speaking and pronunciation, grammar for academic writing, academic reading and vocabulary, writing your master's dissertation and academic English for your PhD.
How you learn
The English scheme is offered as a range of free modules, workshops and tutorials for international students enrolled at Sheffield Hallam. The teaching varies depending on the options you choose. Credit-bearing modules include English for business academic purposes, English for academic purposes, and there are a range of further opportunities to improve your written and spoken English as well as listening and reading skills.
You learn through
- speaking, writing and analytical tasks
- oral and written portfolio
Employers value effective oral and written communications skills. The University English Scheme offers a range of classes that can help you develop those skills.
This course is accredited by the British Council.
Where will I study?
You study at City Campus
City Campus is located in the heart of Sheffield, within minutes of the train and bus stations.City Campus map
Adsetts Library is located on our City Campus. It's open 24 hours a day, every day.Learn more
This course is open to all international students who are enrolled on an academic course at Sheffield Hallam University.
Additional information for EU/International students
If you are an International or non-UK European student, you can find out more about the country specific qualifications we accept on our international qualifications page. You can also watch a video guide on how to apply.
For details of English language entry requirements (IELTS), please see the information for 'All students'.
Fees and funding
The University English Scheme is free to all international students enrolled at Sheffield Hallam University.
Additional course costs
This link allows you to view estimated costs associated with the main activities on specific courses. These are estimates and, as such, are only an indication of additional course costs. Actual costs can vary greatly depending on the choices you make during your course.Additional costs for Languages courses (PDF)
Any offer of a place to study is subject to your acceptance of the University’s Terms and Conditions and Student Regulations.
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