Centre for English Language Education (CELE)
At CELE, you have the opportunity to develop your English language skills at one of the world's top universities.
We are accredited by the British Council for the teaching of English, so you can be sure of the high quality of the teaching, facilities and support that we offer.
We welcome high achieving students from across the globe, to study with us as part of our exciting and growing international student community.
What we offer
- Presessional English for Academic Purposes (PEAP) courses that take your academic and language skills to the required level, so that successful students can progress to study an undergraduate or postgraduate degree with us
- Insessional Academic English Support courses that enable you to develop your language skills and academic understanding as you study on your degree programme
- Credit-bearing modules that enable students studying particular degrees, to study English for credits
- Short specialised courses for students who will not be progressing to academic studies at the University of Nottingham
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CELE is located within the Dearing Building - number 6 on the campus map. CELE also operates at our China and Malaysia campuses.
For some of our presessional courses if you meet the entry requirements, you may be eligible for a joint offer. With a joint offer:
- you only need one TIER 4 visa and CAS
- you take an English Language and Academic Skills presessional course and then go on to your postgraduate taught course
- you have a guaranteed place on your postgraduate taught course
- your progression to your postgraduate taught course is automatic, provided your attendance on the CELE presessional course is at least 80% and you complete all the coursework
- We are a global top 100 university and our academic excellence has earned us an international reputation
- As a Nottingham graduate, you will be equipped with essential skills and specialist knowledge which will enable you to achieve your career goals
- We are situated in the heart of England on a visually stunning and ecologically innovative campus, offering you an inspiring and exciting learning environment
- The city of Nottingham has recently been recognised as one of the top three most cost-effective university cities in the UK
- Our friendly and supportive culture and the many societies run by our Students' Union will give you an great student experience
- The University is participating in a Tier 4 visa pilot scheme, which grants eligible masters students six months additional leave to remain in the UK after their course end date