Programme Overview

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Course Name: English for Academic Purposes

Overview/Aims & Objectives: The English Language Centre offers an in-sessional English for Academic Purposes (EAP) Support Programme for full-time international students.  The aim of the course is to develop students' EAP skills and to offer learning support and orientation to academic study at NUI Galway. There are two sessions available each week in Semester 1. Further support is offered in Semester 2, subject to demand.

Content of course:

  • Academic English skills development [speaking, listening, reading, writing for university study purposes]
  • Academic Vocabulary development
  • Academic Grammar review and development

Dates for 2019/2020: Sept 25th – Nov 27th 2019 (semester 1) and Jan 22nd – April 1st 2020 (semester 2)

Entry Requirements:  
Open to full-time international students registered at NUI Galway only

Course Fees & How to Book:

  • Classes are free of charge
  • Please pre book your place for classes
  • If you are interested in booking, please email