Summer English courses in the University of Leeds

Since 2010 the students and the staff of the School of Telecommunications Systems and Engineering UPM can participate in the Summer General English Programme of The Language CentreUniversity of Leeds (United Kingdom) thanks to an agreement between both Institutions.

With the collaboration of: Logo ILLLAB

The Summer General English Programme is promoted internationally, and is therefore open to students other than ETSIST students, permitting mixed nationality groups.


2017 agreement's summary (VERY USEFUL FOR ETSIST'S STUDENTS)

Calendar for participating in the programme (summer 2017): 

Monday 3rd April
Room A3004

Information Session by Professor Rupert Herington, from the The Language Centre, University of Leeds.

Tuesday 30th May

Deadline for applications: form + copy of ID card + English certificate (A2 or more. If you can not provide it, please see the next step).

Please send the application package in pdf to:

You can find useful tips to fill in the form on the FAQs.

Applicants need to certify an A2 level. Those students who can not prove this level have to do the English language placement test. Immediately after, you will know if you have reached this level, otherwise we could consider to do a listening test.

14th June

Deadline for accommodation application:
Students must apply for accommodation after they have received their letter of acceptance. The application form can be found on the Accommodation Office website:

Calendar for Summer General English Programme 2017: 

Study periods:

3 weeks:
17th July - 4th August

4 weeks:
3rd July - 28th July

5 weeks:
3rd July - 4th August
7th August - 8th September

6 weeks:
31th July - 8th September

10 weeks:
3rd July - 8th September

Lessons begin on Monday and students can arrive in Leeds the previous Saturday/Sunday.

Course schedule: 

The students can apply for full-time (21 hours classroom tuition per week) and part-time (15 hours/week) teaching programme:

Morning schedule (Monday-Friday): 9.00h-13.00h.

Afternoon schedule (only for full-time students): 14h-16.00h:
- Monday, Tuesday & Thursday: "Collaborative project work";
- Wednesday & Friday: guided independent language learning.

Course costs: 

255GBP per week:

3 weeks: 765 GBP
4 weeks: 1.020 GBP
5 weeks: 1.275 GBP
6 weeks: 1.530 GBP
10 weeks: 2.550 GBP

Self-catering residence: 15.50 GBP per night (rent includes all utility bills (gas, electricity, water), wireless internet, IPTV and contents insurance) + bedding pack: 35 GBP. 

Travel costs: 300 GBP approx. 


Useful documents for accepted students:

Leeds website

Last directions before travelling to Leeds


How to arrive in Leeds

  Some stories by your schoolmates in Leeds

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