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English Language Courses

Every year over 800 students from 60 nationalities choose to study English at Milton Keynes College. Our unique courses combine core English with options developed to strengthen your weaker skills or deepen your knowledge on subject areas of interest.


About our English courses

Quality English courses are taught by experienced and qualified teachers who work closely with students to help them achieve their full potential.

Any persons aged 16 years old or above can apply for our English courses. Students under 18 years old are offered additional services. 

Our social programme

As part of your English course you will be able to experience and immerse yourself in, British culture and life.

Meet and socialise with our UK students as you join fun-filled College social activities such as;

  • Clubs
  • Open microphone nights
  • Sports
  • Events held throughout the year. This includes guided visits to cultural and historic places including Milton Keynes cinema, theatre, gallery and excursions to cities such as London, Cambridge, Oxford and Stratford upon Avon. 

The College offers many English courses;

  • General English
  • English Plus
  • Summer English
  • Business English
  • Academic English Exam Preparation
  • Bespoke and customised courses with start dates throughout the year

Please see below for detail on some of the courses listed above.

English Plus 

Start dates: 11th April 2016
Length: One term or one academic year
Levels: Beginner to advanced
Programme: Seventeen hours a week (General English plus one subject area)

This exciting taster course allows the student to combine English language and another subject of interest.  Study English in the mornings and join UK students who study vocational courses in the afternoons.  You design your Plus programme combining the General English course with one subject area.  Subject areas offered are Art and Design, Business, Hospitality, Hair and Beauty, Sports, Music, and Information Technology.
The course is ideal for students or working professionals interested in experiencing a taster course or extending your English in a specific area. You are required to have an intermediate level of English equivalent to IELTS 4.0 or Level 1 English.


General English

Start dates: 5th September 2016, 5th January 2017, 18th April 2017
Length: Two weeks to one academic year
Levels: Five levels: Beginner to Advanced
Programmes: Standard: fifteen hours a week (only core classes), Intensive: twenty-one hours a week (core classes plus options on three afternoons), Super-intensive: twenty-five hours a week (core classes plus options on five afternoons)

This popular course focuses on developing and advancing the student’s English language skills for further study or professional development.  You design the course according to your individual needs.  Combine core English classes with your choice of options.
Core English classes focus on improving your overall reading, writing, listening and speaking skills, including vocabulary, grammar and pronunciation.  Options strengthen your weaker skills or deepen your knowledge of subject areas of interest.  Options are two hours a week and include: Academic Writing, British Culture, Business English, Pronunciation and Conversation, Grammar and Academic English/IELTS.

Our International Office can help with any questions relating to courses, entry requirements and application processes.  Call us on +44 (0) 1908 688 227 or send us an email or fax +44 (0) 1908 688 221.