Cambridge English CELTA - Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults

UCL runs a full-time 4 week course once every year and the next course will run in July 2015.

PLEASE NOTE: Updated information and a new application process will be available on this website from 2 February. Entry requirements remain the same.

The Centre for Languages & International Education (CLIE) at University College London offers an intensive course leading to the Cambridge English CELTA qualification. The four week full-time course is suitable for people who are interested in learning to teach and wish to gain an initial teaching qualification that is recognised world wide. It is suitable for candidates who have some English Language teaching experience but no initial qualification, as well as for people with little or no previous teaching experience.

Entry requirements

Participants must:

  1. have a standard of English  (a minimum of Cambridge English CAE Grade A, IELTS 8.0 in all sub-levels equivalent to C1) which would enable you to teach a range of levels
  2. have a standard of education equivalent to that required for entry into higher education
  3. be a minimum of 20 years old.


29 June to 24 July (tbc).

Classes are held Monday to Friday 09.00-12.00 (input) and 13.15-16.30 (teaching practice, feedback and assisted lesson planning).


The course fees for 2014 were £1,200 plus the Cambridge English entry fee of £131.00. Fees for 2015 will be updated in February.

For additional enquiries please email Isla Stewart at isla.stewart@ucl.ac.uk

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