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English for Academic Purposes

English for Academic Purposes

Admissions open

Reading and Writing: 12 weeks

Listening and Speaking: 12 weeks



English Language Courses

During the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic, we continue with our commitment to deliver quality education to all its enrolled students. We have launched an online class delivery system offering live and interactive sessions via Microsoft Teams, where students can access a video on demand (VOD) of past virtual lectures to clarify doubts.

To enrol for our online programme reach us on admissions@ukcbc.ac.ae or call +971 4 871 5333

English for Academic Purposes course provides non-native language speakers with the skills and strategies needed to become successful language users and academics.

The purpose of this course is to provide students with a working knowledge of developmentally appropriate practices. By the end of each, students will have to complete 4 tasks that demonstrate their abilities across the four skills of reading, writing, listening and speaking.

For programme registration details, contact our Course Advisors here

Entry requirements

  • Programme leader assessment
  • English placement test (EPT)

Syllabus Details

Each unit works on one of Four skills with a clear focus on academic language and learning applications. Reading and listening texts from the book are up to date and additional texts such as newspaper articles, video clips and movie scripts are provided by the lecturer.

The grammar is level appropriate and is staged so each class supports the next.

Progress tests will be taken on a regular basis to assess student development and provide feedback. Feedback is given throughout the course in the form of one to one discussion, error correction when speaking and written corrections on essays.

Level appropriate vocabulary is presented and practiced in meaningful contexts and reinforced using activities games and quizzes. Additional phrases, idioms and expressions are added to develop the students understanding and aid their development.

For more information on the course outline, you can connect with our English Programme Leader here.

Fee Structure

Tuition Fees

4-weeks part time AED 1,700/-
8-weeks part time AED 2,600/-
12-weeks part time AED 3,400/-
6-weeks full time AED 3,400/-
12-weeks full time AED 6,200/-

*Please check with our English programme leader to decide how many weeks you require.



Private one-on-one training AED 270/- per hour
Application Fee AED 300/-
English Course study materials AED 300/-
Security Deposit (refundable) AED 2,000/-*

*Security deposit applicable for English courses more than 8 weeks.

Scholarships and discounts available. For more details on the tuition fees, please contact the UKCBC Dubai team at admissions@ukcbc.ac.ae

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