English Plus+ Art and Design

Short course, english course (From 2 weeks)


July 2017, August 2017


Our English Plus Art and Design programme provides a great opportunity to develop your English language skills and combine this with a practical, hands-on art and design course, in one of the most established art schools in the UK.

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Full description

Course Content

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The English Plus Art and Design course is a full time course that runs for either two or four weeks and comprises of 25 hours of study.  This will include 15 hours of English and Art focused language and 10 hours of Art and Design.

The course content includes the following:


  • Listening to art history and note taking skills
  • Describing and responding to art
  • Offering opinion and developing pronunciation
  • Speaking and writing skills
  • Grammar and pronunciation
  • Art and design focused vocabulary


  • Observational Drawing
  • Printmaking and illustration
  • Creative fashion, graphic or digital project work
  • Portfolio development
  • Self-study -  Portfolio work/drawing exercises/Ideas creation
  • Visits to galleries and museums

Sample Timetable

This sample timetable provides a guide of the English classes and art and design courses included on the course.  This excursion to London will include visits to art galleries and museums.   

DOWNLOAD: sample timetable: English Plus Art and Design

Course Dates and Fees

Untitled PageEnglish Plus Art and Design runs in the summer and you can choose from attending a two or four week course. (Please note, for groups we may be able to organise alternative dates to those listed below, please contact us at lsu@anglia.ac.uk).

Course length   Start date End date  Course fee 
2 weeks 24 July 2017  4 August 2017  £1,800 
4 weeks 24 July 2017 18 August 2017 £3,600

The course fee includes:

  • 15 hours per week of English and art focused language
  • 10 hours per week of Art and Design workshops
  • Portfolio workshops
  • Visits to museums and galleries in Cambridge and London
  • Campus accommodation in Cambridge (with free Wi-Fi)
  • Free airport pick-up

Please note the course fee does not include meals but you will have access to a fully equipped kitchen and there are plenty of restaurants and cafes on campus and close to the university.


At the end of the course there won’t be a formal assessment but you will receive a certificate of attendance.

Where you will study

Your faculty

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Whether you aim to work in the creative industries or the social sciences, the legal profession or public service, the Faculty of Arts, Law & Social Sciences will provide you with the skills and knowledge you need for professional life.

Our lively, diverse community and ambitious academic environment will broaden your horizons and help you develop your full potential - many of our courses give you the chance to learn another language, study abroad or undertake work placements as you study.

If you’re interested in art, music, drama or film, check out our packed programme of events. Together with our partners in the creative and cultural industries, we’re always working to enrich the cultural life of the university and the wider community.

Our research is groundbreaking and internationally recognised, with real social impact. We support the Cultures of the Digital Economy Research Institute (CoDE), whose projects include interactive music apps and documenting lifesaving childbirth procedures, as well as nine international research clusters, such as the Centre for Children's Book Studies and the Labour History Research Unit.

In the Research Excellence Framework 2014, six of our subject areas were awarded world-leading status: Law; Art and Design; English Language and Literature, Communication, Cultural and Media Studies; History; Music, Drama, Dance and Performing Arts.

Where can I study?

Lord Ashcroft Building on our Cambridge campus

Our campus is close to the centre of Cambridge, often described as the perfect student city.

Explore our Cambridge campus

How to apply

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To apply please complete the application form and return this to lsu @anglia.ac.uk.

Once we have received your application form you will be sent an offer letter by email. You will need to return the acceptance slip and pay for the English Plus Art and Design course in full.

Before you start your course we will send you a pre-arrival guide with information on your accommodation and how to arrange your free airport pick-up.

Please note we will not be able to confirm your place on the English Plus Art and Design Course and reserve your accommodation, until we have received the acceptance slip from you offer letter and received full payment.

Entry requirements

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We would recommend that you have some level of experience in an Art and Design subject (we welcome students from all art backgrounds).  Your level of English should be at intermediate level.  We can accept students who are 16 and above, although the average age is usually 18-30.

To join this course you will also need a Short Term Study Visa (if you are applying as an international student).