English plus Internship

Programme details

  • Next start date: Every two weeks
  • Study: 22.5 hours per week
  • Duration: Minimum 8 weeks of Intensive English followed by a minimum of 4 weeks of work experience
  • Fee: From £295 per week (depending on the course duration) + £750 work experience placement fee *

We're reopening our English Language Centre for face-to-face classes from Monday 14 September. Please see the 'Returning to Campus' section below for more information.

Our English Plus Programme helps students to accelerate their English language skills and improve their career prospects.

Students on this programme attend our Intensive English course (minimum 8 weeks) which is followed by a work placement in a London-based company (minimum 4 weeks). The duration of the programme is flexible, with the course forming two-thirds of the programme and the work placement a third.

Our Intensive English language course is aimed at helping you improve all your skills (reading, writing, listening, speaking) as well as grammar, vocabulary and pronunciation. The course is highly interactive, encouraging you to work on your English fluency, accuracy and communication skills in a dynamic and friendly environment.

Having completed the course, you will move on to a work placement in a London-based company where you put the knowledge and skills you have gained into practice.

We offer the placements in a wide range of sectors including marketing, business administration, event management, hospitality and tourism as well as specialist areas such as engineering, finance, architecture, film and TV production, fashion design, HR and software development.

Students on this course have access to extra-curricular activities provided by Regent’s University London (e.g. trips to London sights, English conversation club, sports, taster lectures etc.) as well as the University's facilities (Regent’s library and self-study areas, refectory, café etc). In autumn 2020, extra-curricular activities will be delivered online and access to some parts of the campus may be restricted.

Returning to Campus

From Monday 14 September, students can enjoy all the benefits of learning a language in-person at our stunning Regent’s Park campus. They’ll get personal support from expert tutors, and meet their classmates in a safe, socially distanced setting. 

Health and safety

We’ve been working hard to get our campus ready, both to minimise the risk of COVID-19 and to ensure the safety of our students and staff.  

Here's what we're doing: 

  • We’re hosting our placement testing and induction sessions online via Microsoft Teams, rather than in person, before each course begins
  • We’re spreading classes across campus, using larger classrooms and staggering break times to increase separation and maintain social distancing
  • We're increasing ventilation by opening windows frequently, making hand sanitiser widely available, and cleaning classrooms thoroughly before and after each lesson
  • We’re encouraging students and academics to wear a mask at all times while walking around campus, and utilising a new one-way traffic system to maintain distancing
  • We’re reducing paper handouts, encouraging online resources and using online channels (such as email and Microsoft Teams) to communicate where possible

We're also continuing to follow government guidelines closely and make updates to our processes as needed.
If you have any further questions or would simply like to chat through your options, please get in touch via email at [email protected].


Applying to study at Regent's is a quick and easy process. We accept direct applications and have no formal application deadlines.

*New fees will apply to courses starting in August 2019. Please contact us for more information.

2019/20 Fees

Duration  Fees per week
8 - 16 weeks  £375
17 - 24 weeks  £345
25+ weeks  £310

Please note there is an additional Internship Fee: £750.

Please see here for information on how to pay.


A communicative English language course balancing the four skills of reading, writing, listening and speaking, as well as focusing on grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation and aspects of British culture. The classes are personalised and engaging, with a clear focus on meaningful and developmental activities which promote language learning in the context of the classroom and beyond. We take a task-based approach, working to clear, measurable goals. We teach problem-solving skills and learning strategies, so that you can continue to learn outside the classroom. Courses are flexible and respond to your individual needs and difficulties.

All students take a placement test on the first day of the course, followed by regular progress tests. Teachers give continuous feedback on students’ progress. There are regular one-to-one tutorials which give students the opportunity to revise their learning goals and discuss their strengths and areas for improvement.

For this course, we have a maximum class size of 15. This allows students to benefit from a personalised and interactive learning environment.

In preparation for the placement, student will be offered additional support in the following areas:

  • CV and cover letter writing
  • Interview skills

Please note there are no classes on the following dates:

Christmas 2019: Friday 20 December 2019 – Monday 6 January 2020
New Year’s Day: 1 January 2020
Good Friday: 10 April 2020
Easter Monday: 13 April 2020
Early May Bank Holiday: 8 May 2020
Spring Bank Holiday: 25 May 2020
Summer Bank Holiday: 31 August 2020
Christmas 2020: dates TBA

Please note that we do not offer any refunds for bank holidays, or other pre-scheduled days when the Centre is closed.

We require a minimum of B1 (intermediate) level.

Please note the minimum age for students wishing to join this course is 16 years old.

As part of your application, you are required to submit the following supporting documents:

  • A scan or photo of the ID page of your passport
  • Proof of your English proficiency IELTS for UKVI for non-EU applicants 

* Please note that we are not able to sponsor students on this course for a Tier 4 Visa. In order to take part in the internship section of this course, you will need the right to work in the UK. Therefore, it is not recommended to apply unless you are an EU citizen. We would recommend applying for General or Intensive English instead. 

English is a global language, used in a business context in many parts of the world. Learning how to speak, understand, read and write English may improve your career prospects, not just in majority English-speaking countries, but worldwide. Not only this, but more than one billion people worldwide can speak English. Learning it yourself gives you the ability to communicate with new people across the globe.

Enrolment Agreement

•    I understand that I need to supply a passport copy (or ID copy for EU citizens) and colour photograph to [email protected] 
•    I understand I will not receive a Student ID card on arrival if I do not submit a colour photograph one week prior to course start date
•    I understand that in order to have my application processed, I need to pay a deposit
•    I certify that the information I supplied on my application form is correct
•    I certify that the information I supplied on my level is correct
•    I have received and understand all of the programme costs. I agree to pay the balance of fees on (or before) the first day of class
•    I understand that my passport will be checked when I arrive at the school and it is my responsibility to have the right visa
•    I understand that I will take an English test when I arrive at the school. I will be placed in the best level for my ability based on those tests. There are no classes on test days
•    I understand the Cancellation Policy as outlined below
•    I understand it is my responsibility to organize medical and other insurance for my stay in the UK (RILC does not provide this)
•    I authorise qualified medical diagnosis and treatment of injury to the student and authorise release of medical information for treatment and insurance purposes. I understand that I am responsible for medical expenses outside the limits of any applicable medical insurance and that pre-existing health conditions are not covered by health insurance
•    I understand that I am responsible for all expenses, including personal expenses whilst attending RILC. I authorise RILC to release information regarding my studies to my sponsoring agency or my guardian. I also authorise any appropriate medical centre or personnel to examine and / or treat me for any illness/injury I incur while a student at the school
•    I understand that I will be issued a handbook on arrival which outlines the policies and procedures of the school. I will read and follow the procedures as set out in the guidelines

Payment, Cancellation and Refund Policy

•    All fees must be paid two weeks prior to course start date
•    The course deposit and housing fee is non-refundable
•    Fees paid are refundable if you cancel two weeks prior to the beginning of the course (with the exception of course deposit and housing application fee)
•    You may change or cancel your homestay/private home with two weeks’ notice only with bookings of more than 4 weeks. Students who wish to cancel accommodation in student residences will be charged the cancellation rates of the residence. Ask the school for details
•    Refunds will be sent to the student or guardian normally within thirty (30) days. Post and bank fees will be deducted if applicable
•    No refunds will be given once the course has started

Other related policies

•    Attendance Policy
•    Student Charter
•    Student Code of Conduct
•    Student Complaints Policy
•    Student Disciplinary Policy
•    Student Disability Policy
•    Under 18s Safeguarding Policy

Class information 

•    Please note all our classes have a maximum of 15 students

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