UCL Centre for Languages & International Education (CLIE)



We offer multiple study options across a range of degree preparation courses for international students, foreign language courses and Summer School programmes.
International Preparation Courses

Courses for international students

There are different course options available for international students wanting to prepare for university-level education in the UK, including an undergraduate foundation, Pre-Master's, Pre-sessional English, Part-time Academic English for Graduate Research Students, as well as a number of short summer courses.

Summer courses

Summer Courses

Courses include a Pre-University Summer School for International High School Students, undergraduate-level UCL Summer School and Summer/Spring English Courses for International University Students and Summer Intensive Language courses.


Modules as part of your degree

Study a module for credit as part of your degree programme, including nine foreign languages, English for Academic Purposes (EAP) and British Sign Language (BSL).

Continued Professional Development

Evening Language Courses

Choose from eight different languages on offer during the evenings, open to participants at a range of different levels.

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Academic Reading Courses

Academic Reading Courses in French, German and Italian are offered from beginners to advanced levels to help assist research students with reading acquisition.

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Online Dutch Courses

Study one-to-one online with a teacher on our fully-supported Dutch language course - at beginner, intermediate or advanced level.