Centre for English Language Learning and Teaching
English for Academic Purposes
We provide English Language Learning Support for prospective and accepted students of Trinity College who are not native-speakers of English, as well as offering specialized courses for the general public.
You are a future Trinity College student, who wants to improve your English before starting your degree programme at Trinity College Dublin.
For current Trinity College students, who need English language support during their degree programme at Trinity College Dublin please fill out and submit the English Language support request form. Once completed, please see below for details on paying the course registration fee
Hilary Term English courses focus on specific disciplines and Language skills. To sign up for Hilary Term's discipline and skill specific courses complete this form . Once completed, please see below for details on paying the course registration fee
How to pay the enrolment fee
We prefer students to pay via PayPal, using the portal below. Please note, the enrolment fee is not refundable, so ensure you have confirmed your place in the in-sessional course before paying. Please note that a 3% PayPal fee has been added to the enrolment fee.
Please chose the appropriate option from the dropdown menu, and press the "Buy Now" button.
You need to improve your IELTS score in order to enter a university degree programme at Trinity College Dublin, or another university.
You want to improve your English language skills, and would like to join a flexible course that will match your needs.
The pre-sessional English for Academic Purposes Modules are eight or four-week intensive courses that run before the start of the Michaelmas term, and focus on the development of spoken and written academic English. Classes take place for four hours daily, 20 hours per week. These courses are available for accepted Trinity College students, who want to improve their academic English skills.
This programme is designed for selected applicants who have a conditional offer for entry to a postgraduate degree course at Trinity College Dublin (or another university), and are in need of improving their English language skills in order to begin their studies. The course focuses on improving students' IELTS score, as well as the specific academic skills needed for their chosen degree programme. This 12-week course runs from June until August.
The Summer English for Academic Purposes modules are twelve, eight or four-week intensive courses that run throughout June, July, and August, and focus on the development of spoken and written academic English. Classes take place for four hours daily, 20 hours per week. These courses are available for any student, who wants to improve their academic English skills. Students can choose two of the following study options: academic english skills modules, content-based modules, or IELTS preparation modules.