Welcome to the International Academy

Angela Molinari, International AcademyA very warm welcome to the International Academy.

I hope you enjoy your stay with us and find it to be a true home from home.

Your journey is of the greatest importance to us and the International Academy team joins me in offering you every opportunity for you to succeed in your chosen fields.

I look forward to seeing you grow, learn, achieve and graduate and I am certain your time at the International Academy will be a most pleasurable and successful experience.

Angela Molinari

Acting Principal, International Academy


About Us

  • Our courses are delivered by friendly and highly experienced qualified staff.
  • At the University of Wolverhampton should you need extra support our Student Enabling Centre is there to help you and they are committed to providing access to education.
  • We design and deliver a variety of pre-sessional English courses for students who need support with their English before starting their degree courses.
  • We deliver four International Foundation Year courses which help provide an educational bridge for international students before they start on a degree of their choice, subject to professional body requirements and our Extended International Foundation Year courses give you the opportunity to study and complete the programme on a single CAS.
  • We design and deliver language development and communication courses for existing University students both in foreign languages and English as a Foreign Language.
  • We deliver tailor-made and internationally recognised teacher training and development courses.  See our TESOL pages. (The International Academy is a British Council preferred supplier for their General Teacher Training Programme in China and runs refresher/improvement courses throughout the year for English teachers from all over the world).
  • We are accredited by the British Council (PDF 281K, Downloads file)for the teaching of English in the UK.

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  • We offer a January or September start on our International Foundation Year courses. ‌
  • Our Extended International Foundation Year offers students the chance to enrol with IELTS 4.5 or 5.0.
  • Our Pre-Master's courses are specifically designed for international students who need to bridge the gap between their previous qualifications and experience and postgraduate study. Find out more about the Pre Master's courses.
  • If you are a PhD student did you know our team of postgraduate tutors can help you with your academic English language development? Find out who to contact and how they can help you write transfer documents, funding bids, academic papers etc.
  • The dates are set for our Summer School 2017!  Find out more and join us in July and August.
  • A new date for the IELTS Preparation course is due to be set for September - Find out more www.wlv.ac.uk/ielts
  • Our Pre-sessional English and Academic Skills Elementary course just got shorter and enables a undergraduate January start! Find out more about our Pre-sessional courses www.wlv.ac.uk/englishlanguagepresessional
  • We have some new dates for the Wolverhampton English Professional Examination on the the 12th July (moved from 20th July), 23rd August and 13th September 2017.

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The International and EU Orientation Programme welcomes new students and helps to settle you into university and British life.

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Contact Us

To find out more about studying with the International Academy:

  • Tel: +44 (0) 1902 322 525

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