Academic English for MA students

English for Academic Purposes (EAP)

This course is for MA Communication Design, Creative Advertising and MA Illustration students . It is primarily designed to develop your written English skills. It focuses on the specific academic vocabulary, style and structures that you need for your written assignments and also provides opportunities to explore the language of particular areas of interest (Branding of a Country, Speculative Design, Art of the 'Flaneur'). Presentations are also part of your course assessment so some sessions will be provided to help you develop the skills required for this. As part of the course, you may also book tutorials for individual advice on pieces of work.

Dates: 5 Oct - 7 Dec      Email for details

British Culture and Society

This course is open to all students and is an opportunity to learn more about aspects of Britsh culture and to share your experiences of living and studying in Cornwall.  The focus is on functional language and expressions for everyday life.

Dates: 4 Oct - 6 Dec      Time: every Wednesday 4.00 - 5.30pm     Location: Penryn Campus, Tremough House seminar V

The Sounds of English

A course that focuses on the pronunciation and delivery of spoken English, and how to develop your speaking and listening skills. We’ll be looking at aspects of pronunciation and connected speech, and discovering why native speakers can be difficult to understand. Part of the course will involve giving mini-presentations and receiving feedback on pronunciation and the effectiveness of communication. 

Dates: 3 - 31st Oct      Time: Every Tuesday 4.30 - 6.00pm        Location: Penryn Campus Exchange Blue   


90 min class each week during Study Block 1 and 2

Start date

Courses start week commencing October 2nd

Course fees



Non-credit bearing


online enrolment

'The tutors are so nice and friendly, it’s a wonderful way to improve your English. The lessons are enjoyable and you can focus on essays, presentations or whatever you need. You will see the benefit – I can really see the difference in my English.'  MA Creative Advertising student


Book a tutorial  


Pop into the ASK/Languages Office in The Hub, Falmouth Campus.