Edge Hill University Language Centre

Location Ormskirk, England
Established 1885
Famous Courses History, Teaching, Psychology
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Location Ormskirk, England
Established 1885
Famous Courses History, Teaching, Psychology


Edge Hill University’s Language Centre is located on the ground floor of the new £6m Law and Psychology building, which has contemporary teaching and learning facilities with a 265-seat Harvard style lecture theatre. The Language Centre is accredited by The British Council and BALEAP (The Global Forum for EAP Professionals) and is also a member of English UK.

Edge Hill Language Centre English Courses

September – June

  • English Language Development Course – this year round course provides further language development and includes aspects of British culture.
  • International Foundation Programme  – this is a level 3 course designed to enhance language skills, study skills and subject knowledge.
  • In-sessional Language Support – this is language support for international students registered at the University.

June – September

  • Pre-sessional Course – this 6 week course is designed to improve your academic skills to help you with your studies.
  • English Language Development Course – this summer programme provides further language development and includes aspects of British culture.
  • English Plus Business – this summer programme provides English language with aspects of Business.
  • English Plus Computer Science – this summer programme provides English language with aspects of Computer Science.
  • For those interested in teaching English to speakers of other languages, Edge Hill Language Centre also offers the MA TESOL course.


In 2018 the Language Centre was ranked as a “New Centre of Excellence” by the EL Gazette, based on the number of strengths received in the British Council report. The Language Centre also ranked in the top 3 university language centres according to the EL Gazette.


Edge Hill University accommodation was voted the best student accommodation in the UK according to the WhatUni Student Choice Awards 2017, and the National Student Housing Survey Awards 2016. The Halls of Residence are at the heart of a vibrant on-campus community, providing a safe environment in which new students can live, study and socialize.


Edge Hill University is in the town of Ormskirk in the north-west of England. Sites of natural beauty such as the Lake District and Peak District are close by, while nearby international airports in Manchester and Liverpool make international travel easy. Ormskirk is a traditional British market town, with London and Edinburgh just three hours away by train. The seaside town of Blackpool is also close by.

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