University of Essex

University of Essex

Entrepreneurship and Innovation with English for Academic Purposes

Our course is designed for those who need to improve their language and academic skills, as well as their subject knowledge in entrepreneurship and innovation, before going onto a Master's course; successful completion normally qualifies students for entry to an appropriate Master's-level course in Essex Business School.

Entry requirements

Our applicants should have a good 1st Honours degree, minimum of lower 2nd Class, or equivalent 3-year higher education qualification, from a recognised institution. If English is not your 1st language, then we require a minimum score of IELTS 5.5, with 5.5 minimum in all components. Decisions on your academic qualifications will be made in close consultation with the Department.

Course modules

Modules include: Advanced English for academic purposes; business-to-business marketing; English for academic purposes; extended English for academic purposes project; the networked economy.

Assessment methods

Combination of written coursework, end-of-term tests, practical and laboratory work (where appropriate) and end-of-year exams. During the summer, students work on a dissertation or individual project included in their final grade.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
Graduate Diploma Full-time October 2016 GBP 9,750 per Year 1 (International) 9 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Southend Campus Southend SS1 1LW South East

Key information

Graduate Administrator, International Academy
Telephone number: 
01206 872719