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EC International

Accreditation:                                                                                                                                                         

Choosing an accredited school means that the institution is considered to be authentic by immigration officials. These days, student visas are granted only to students at accredited English schools. This is especially the case for UK and USA English language schools.


EC International centers:

UK:

EC International - London read more…

EC International - Bristol read more…

EC International - Cambridge read more…

EC International - Brighton read more…

Malta:

EC International - Saint Julian’s read more…

USA:

EC International - New York read more…

EC International - Boston read more…

EC International - San Diego read more…

EC International - San Francisco read more…

South Africa:

EC International - Cape Town read more…


Programs:

Programms General English Intensive English
Level Beginner to Advanced Beginner to Advanced
Course Duration: Minimum 1 week Minimum 1 week
1 lesson: 45 minutes 45 minutes
Lessons per week: 20 lessons / 15 hours 30 lessons / 22.5 hours
Available in: all centers all centers
Maximum in class: London, Malta, Cape Town, San Diego: 12 persons per class Brighton, Cambridge, New York, Boston, San Francisco: 14 persons per class London, Malta, Cape Town, San Diego: 12 persons per class Brighton, Cambridge, New York, Boston, San Francisco: 14 persons per class
This course is suitable for students:

✓Of any level from Beginner to Advanced

✓Who want to improve their level by gaining confidence in all areas of the English language Who want to improve their ability and fluency using English in everyday situations and contexts

✓Wish to dedicate more time to reaching their English goals quickly

✓Would like to personalize their course through a choice of electives

✓Have a limited amount of time and want to make the most of their stay

✓Feel they would benefit from spending more time with teacher and in a classroom environment

Programms One- to- One
Level Beginner to Advanced
Course Duration: Minimum 1 week
1 lesson: 45 minutes
Lessons per week: 2, 4, 6, 8, 10, 20, 30, 40; 2 to 10 lessons per week must be combined with a group course
Available in:

•Cape Town

•San Francisco, Malta, San Diego, Boston: Available all year, however on request during high season

•Brighton, London & Cambridge: on request

•Not available in New York

Maximum in class: 1 person
This course is suitable for students:

✓Wish to improve their level significantly in a short time

✓Want to have targeted learning in areas of weakness or where they are lacking in confidence

✓Feel they would benefit for uninterrupted teacher attention

✓Want to combine the interaction of a group course with the individual attention of private lessons

Programms EXAM PREPARATION TOEFL & IELTS Crash Course EXAM PREPARATION Cambridge ESOL Exams
Level

IELTS - Intermediate to Advanced

TOEFL – Upper Intermediate to Advanced

Minimum level required:

FCE: Intermediate

CAE: Upper Intermediate

CPE: Advanced

Course Duration: 4 weeks Intensive Programme 4 weeks Intensive Programme
1 lesson: 45 minutes 45 minutes
Lessons per week: 30 lessons

20 lessons: 15hrs per week.

30 lessons: 22.5hrs per week

Available in:

New York: TOEFL every Monday

London, Malta & Boston: TOEFL & IELTS every Monday

Cambridge: IELTS every Monday

Brighton: IELTS – by exact dates

San Francisco & San Diego: TOEFL – by exact dates

Cape Town: TOEFL & IELTS available as a 10 lesson supplement to be combined with an English course of 20 lessons per week

all centers
Maximum in class:

•London, Malta, Cape Town, San Diego: 12 persons per class

•Brighton, Cambridge, New York, Boston, San Francisco: 14 persons per class

•London, Malta, Cape Town, San Diego: 12 persons per class

•Brighton, Cambridge, New York, Boston, San Francisco: 14 persons per class

This course is suitable for students:

✓Wish to enter an English speaking university

✓Need an Internationally recognized English qualification for their profession

✓Want better opportunities for future employment

✓Are serious about improving all areas of their English and gaining a highly respected qualification

✓Want to improve your level of English with an internationally recognized exam.

✓Want to attend an English-speaking university.

✓Want to gain a competitive advantage in your career path.

✓Want to follow a long term English program with a fixed goal to work towards.

Facts:

Teaching aspects: Writing, Speaking, Listening, Reading, Practice – regular mock tests.

Combine the Crash Course: If students would like to improve their English level substantially before sitting for their TOEFL or IELTS test, they can take General English, Intensive English or other course with EC International before beginning their exam crash course.

Facts:

Examination fees are not included in the course price

EXAM DESCRIPTION
FCE (First Certificate in English) An exam of upper intermediate level English – suitable for you if you can confidentially deal with a wide range of spoken and written English
CAE (Certificate in Advanced English) An exam for advanced users of English. This exam is aimed at people who can use written and spoken English for most professional and academic purposes. It is widely recognized for work or study purpose.
CPE (Certificate of Proficiency in English) Cambridge ESOL’s most advanced exam is aimed at students who have a high level of English and are able to function effectively in almost every English speaking context.

PBT EXAM DATES by fixed dates.

This course is perfect for students who already have the required level of English, but want to brush up on their exam skills and immerse themselves in English for a month before sitting for their Cambridge Exam.

Programm ACADEMIC YEAR
Level: Beginner to Advanced / Proficient
Course Duration: Minimum 24 weeks
1 lesson: 45 minutes
Lessons per week:

20 (not available in the USA)

24 (not available in the USA

30 lessons (available in all centers)

Available in: all centers
Course start: every Monday
Maximum in class:

•London, Malta, Cape Town, San Diego: 12 persons per class

•Brighton, Cambridge, New York, Boston, San Francisco: 14 persons per class

This course is suitable for students:

✓Want to achieve long-lasting English fluency

✓Want to experience living in an English speaking country

✓Are independent and want to make their gap year more worthwhile

All Academic Year students benefit from:

- Regular tutorials with your teacher

- Graded assessments through homework, level tests and progress tests

- Counseling and academic guidance with the Academic Year Co–ordinator

- Personal language portfolio including: an up-to-date report of your progress in English, records of your progress tests, a section detailed your needs, wants and the way you learn, and an area where you can record examples of your work

Programm GMAT / GRE CRASH COURSE
Minimum level required: Equivalent of TOEFL iBT 80 or Advanced level
Course Duration: 4 weeks, 8 weeks or 12 weeks, please see course start dates
1 lesson: 45 minutes
1 lesson: 45 minutes
Available in: Boston
Maximum in class: 15 students in class
This course is suitable for students:

✓Want to follow a graduate degree programme.

✓Have an Advanced level of English.

✓Want to improve your academic skills.

✓Wanted guided study as well as English lessons.

GMAT Preparation course read more…

The GMAT (Graduate Management Admission Test) is required by most United States MBA program and some Masters of Management courses. If you would like to study in an American university which requires a GMAT score, this course will fully prepare you for all areas of the test. The GMAT tests verbal, mathematical, analytical writing and critical reasoning skills. GRE Preparation course GRE (Graduate Record Exam) is required by most United States college and university Graduate programs in the sciences, social sciences and humanities. Should you require a GRE test score, EC Boston’s GRE course will provide you with the exam techniques needed to achieve top scores. The GRE tests basic verbal and mathematical skills along with analytical writing skills.

UNIVERSITY & COLLEGE PREPARATION

 

Education system in USA

 

Education system in UK

 

Programm UNIVERSITY FOUNDATION PROGRAMME US
Age requirements: Minimum 17 years of age
Entry requirements: students who wish to enroll in UFP must have a minimum English level as detailed in the chart. Students must have successfully completed secondary education to a level equivalent to 12th grade.
Session dates: 4 intakes
The Programme Structure & Module Breakdown The modular programme structure is assessed over 5 or 6 modules per term and 50 EC credits per term, with a total of 150 EC credits, over 3 terms. Students will study a mixture of key areas to ensure you are fully prepared to follow an undergraduate or post graduate degree in an American University. The programme consists of 24 – hours of teacher led lessons per week, plus a minimum of 6 – hours supervised self – study.

 

 

 

Programm PRE-MBA FOUNDATION PROGRAMME
The Programme Structure & Module Breakdown The modular programme structure is assessed over 5 or 6 modules per term and 50 EC credits per term, with total of 150 EC credits, over 3 terms. You will study a mixture of key areas to ensure you are fully prepared to follow an MBA in an American university. The programme consists of 24 – hours of teacher led lessons per week, plus a minimum of 6 – hours supervised self – study.
Entry requirements: Students who wish to enrol in Pre – MBA Foundation programme must have a minimum English level as detailed in the chart below. Students must have successfully completed an undergraduate degree.

 

 

A Master’s in Business Administration form an American university could be your gateway to a more successful career in your own country and opportunity to achieve a career in an international organization. The Pre – MBA Foundation programme with specialized modules, dedicated classes and expert instructors will prepare you completely for your MBA.

 

 

Programm INTERNATIONAL FOUNDATION PROGRAMME UK
Age requirements: Minimum 17
Entry requirements: Students who wish to enroll in the IFP must have a minimum English level of Intermediate (B1 +) or IELTS overall of 5.0 with a minimum of 4.5 in each component, or equivalent score in a recognized English test. Students must have successfully completed secondary education to a level equivalent to 12th grade.
The Programme Structure & Module Breakdown The modular programme structure is assessed over 12 modules, with a total of 150 credits, over 3 terms (34 weeks). Students will study a mixture of key areas to ensure you are fully prepared to follow a degree in a business related field in a British university. Students attend 25.5 hours of lessons per week + 4.5 hours supervised compulsory self study

 

 

The International Foundation Programme (IFP) is specially designed for international students who intend to join business and management undergraduate programs in a British university. Upon success completion of the IFP, and achieving the specific standards required, you will be able to proceed to business and management programs at undergraduate level.

 

FAST TRACK CAREER DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME

 

Programm FAST TRACK CAREER DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME
Minimum Level 24 weeks course: Upper - Intermediate
Minimum Level 36 weeks course: Intermediate
Course Duration: 24 or 36 weeks
Lessons per week: 30 + weekly tutorials + internship + project work
Available in: London
Maximum in class: 12 persons per class
Start dates: by fixed dates
This course is suitable for students:

✓Students who are about to embark on a career in an international environment

✓Students who are changing career and need to boost their CV

✓Students who need English fluency and management training to get the job of their dreams

 

 

 

Course Outline

 

 

Intermediate Upper - Intermediate Advanced
Core English + Practical Business English Exam Preparation (BEC / BULATS) 11 week internship The top graduating student will be offered a 12 month contract at one of EC International centers!
Personal Professional Profile & Career Development Planning Management and leadership skills Professional projects and Skills Challenges 1 week post internship Evaluation & Graduation

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

English for the Workplace

Programs:

- Business English One – to – One

- Specialist Business English

- Full immersion

 

 

Programm English for the Workplace
Level: Intermediate to Advanced
Course Duration max 4 weeks
Lessons per week: 20
Available in: all centers, except London and Cambridge
Maximum in class: 6
Course dates:

Brighton and Malta: every Monday

Cape Town: by fixed dates

Boston: by fixed dates

San Diego: by fixed dates

San Francisco & New York: by fixed dates

Minimum age: 23

 

 

 

 

 

> Business English One-to – one This course is suitable for students:

 

✓ want to learn the language of business

✓ want the benefit of a private lesson

✓ want lessons specific to your needs

✓ want to improve your career

Facts:

Level: Lower Intermediate to Advanced

Course Duration: minimum 1 week Lessons per week: 2, 4, 6, 8, 10, 20, 30, 40 lessons per week – 2, 4, 6, 8, 10 lessons must be combined with another course

Available in:

• Cape Town

• Malta, San Diego, Boston, San Francisco: Available all year, however on request during high season

• Brighton, London & Cambridge: on request

• Not available in New York

Maximum in class: 1 person

 

> Specialist Business English

 

EC International can provide Specialized One-to-One Lessons specific to your profession, for example: English for Marketing, Accountancy, Human Resources, Advertising, Finance, Banking, Tourism and Law.

 

> Full Immersion

 

This course is suitable for students:

✓ want maximum contact with an English teacher

✓ want to use English at all times

✓ want to learn English in a real-life environment

✓ want to spend time with your teacher outside of the classroom

 

Facts:

 

Level: Lower Intermediate to Advanced

Course Duration: 1 or 2 weeks

Lessons per week: 40 One – to – One 15 hours accompanied by a teacher outside of class:

• Accompanied weekday lunches

• One accompanied activity

• One accompanied evening activity

• One accompanied excursion

Available in: all centers on request except New York

 

CLUB 30+

 

This course is suitable for students:

✓ Students who are over 30 and want to study English in class with their peers

✓ Students who want to improver English in relevant and interesting classes

✓ Students who want to meet like – minded people from all over the world, whether for networking or friendship

 

Level: Course Duration Lessons per week: Lessons duration Available in: Maximum in class: Course dates: Minimum age:
Beginner to Advanced minimum 2 weeks General English 20; Intensive English 30 45 minutes Malta 12 by fixed dates 30

 

 

 

 

 

FAMILY PROGRAMME

 

• Experience an unforgettable family holiday with a difference this summer

• Parents may learn English in our Adult centre whilst children take part in lessons and activities with young students from all over the world

• Learn English, make friends and take home memories of a lifetime

This program allows parents study at one of EC International adult centers whilst children take part in Day Program in one of EC International Junior centers.

EC International Centers: Cambridge, Brighton, Malta, Boston, San Diego and San Francisco.

Course for young students:

 

FACTS CENTRES
  Classic Cambridge Day Programme Classic Brighton Day Programme Classic Malta Day Programme
Age: 13 – 17 13 – 17 13 – 17
Available: End of June - August End of June - August Middle of June – August ; October – November
Minimum course duration: 1 week 1 week 1 week
What’s included: lessons, course materials, activity programme and a variety of hot and cold lunches lessons, course materials, activity programme and a variety of hot and cold lunches airport transfers, lessons, course materials, activity programme, school bus and packed lunces *Activity programme is optional
FACTS CENTRES
  Summer Day Camp Malta Classic Boston Day Programme Summer Day Camp Boston
Age: 7 – 13 12 – 17 8 - 11
Available: Middle of June – August ; End of June - August End of June - August
Minimum course duration: 1 week 1 week 1 week
What’s included: airport transfers, lessons, course materials, activity programme, school bus and packed lunces *Activity programme is optional lessons, course materials, activity programme and weekend launches lessons, course materials, activity programme, snacks / lunches on days when activities are held

JUNIOR PROGRAMS

FREESTYLE PROGRAM

 

Freestyle program offers great English lessons, residential accommodation with international students and an activity program. This program combines English lessons, a lot of excursions and activities.

 

Level: Course Duration Lessons per week: Lessons duration Centers Available: Maximum in class: Course dates: Age:
Beginner to Advanced minimum 2 weeks 20 45 minutes

Malta

New York and London

15 by fixed dates 16-20

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FREESTYLE MALTA read more

 

Factfile:

 

Arrival dates: Departure dates: Travel time from airport:
Saturday / Sunday Saturday / Sunday Malta International Airport – 40 mins

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FREESTYLE NEW YORK read more

 

• The perfect mix of organized activities and freedom to explore the “Big Apple”

• Residential accommodation and lessons held in Manhattan

Factfile:

Arrival dates: Departure dates: Travel time from airport:
Saturday Saturday

JFK – 45 minutes approximate

La Guardia - 30 minutes approximate

 

 

 

 

 

FREESTYLE LONDON read more

 

• With both accommodation and lessons in travel zones 1 – 2, this city center program is perfect to explore London

Factfile:

Arrival dates: Departure dates: Travel time from airport:
Sunday Saturday

Gatwick – 50 minutes approximate

Heathrow – 45 minutes approximate

Luton – 1 hour approximate

 

ADVENTURE MALTA read more

 

• Ideal Program for active and adventurous teenagers

• Water – based activity program, taking advantage of the beautiful Maltese climate and the Mediterranean sea

Factfile:

 

Ages: Minimum Course Duration Arrival dates: Departure dates: Travel time from airport:
13 – 17 years 1 week Saturday / Sunday Saturday / Sunday Malta International Airport – 40 minutes approximate

 

 

 

 

 

CLASSIC LONDON read more

 

• A beautiful, traditional school with excellent sports facilities

• A fun and varied activity programme visiting London’s main attractions

Factfile:

 

Ages: Minimum Course Duration Arrival dates: Departure dates: Travel time from airport:
13 – 17 years 1 week Saturday / Sunday Saturday / Sunday

Gatwick – 50 minutes approximate

Heathrow – 45 minutes approximate

Luton – 1 hour approxim

 

 

 

 

 

 

CLASSIC CAMBRIDGE read more

 

 

 

• A city center program in the heart of this prestigious centre of learning

• Cambridge is a compact city where all the sights are within easy reach of accommodation and school

Factfile:

Ages: Minimum Course Duration Arrival dates: Departure dates: Travel time from airport:
13 – 17 years 1 week Saturday / Sunday Saturday / Sunday

Luton – 45 minutes approximate

Heathrow – 1 hour 30 minutes approximate

Stansted – 30 minutes approximate

 

 

 

 

 

 

CLASSIC BRIGHTON read more

 

 

 

 

• Brighton, a cosmopolitan seaside resort drawing the young and trendy from all over the worlds

Factfile:

 

Ages: Minimum Course Duration Arrival dates: Departure dates: Travel time from airport:
13 – 17 years 1 week Saturday / Sunday Saturday / Sunday

Heathrow – 1 hour 30 minutes approximate

Gatwick – 30 minutes approximate

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CLASSIC MALTA read more

 

 

 

 

Factfile:

 

Ages: Minimum Course Duration Arrival dates: Departure dates: Travel time from airport:
13 – 17 years 1 week Saturday / Sunday Saturday / Sunday

Malta International Airport – 40 minutes

 

 

 

 

 

 

CLASSIC BOSTON read more

 

 

• City centre campus program in the heart of Boston’s main attractions

Factfile:

 

Ages: Minimum Course Duration Arrival dates: Departure dates: Travel time from airport:
12 – 17 years 1 week Saturday Saturday

Boston Logan Airport – 30 minutes approximate

 

 

 

 

 

 

CLASSIC NEW YORK read more

 

 

 

 

• Safe suburban campus program with excellent facilities

• Less than 30 minutes to Manhattan in a beautiful area overlooking the Hudson river

• Activity program featuring all the highlights of the “Big Apple”, transport included for all activities

Factfile:

 

Ages: Minimum Course Duration Arrival dates: Departure dates: Travel time from airport:
12 – 17 years 1 week Saturday Saturday

JFK – 60 minutes approximate

La Guardi - 50 minutes approximate

Newark - 55 minutes approximate

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SUMMER CAMP MALTA read more

 

 

 

 

• Exclusive kids camp for young students aged 8 to 13 years

• Safety focused with 24 – hour supervision and private bus transfers

• Activities and lessons are guaranteed to instill confidence in our youngest learners

Factfile:

 

Ages: Minimum Course Duration Arrival dates: Departure dates: Travel time from airport:
8 – 13 years 1 week Saturday/Sunday Saturday/Sunday

Malta International Airport – 40 minutes

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

OUR PARTNERS

EC International provides students with the opportunity to attend prestigious universities through the strong network of selected university partners.

US PARTNERS

California International Business University

MiraCosta

Nichols College

Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

Massachusetts College of Art and Design

Bunker Hill Community College

Boston Architectural College

Cambridge College

Wentworth Institute of Technology

Bay State College

 

University of Massachusetts

 
UK PARTNERS

 

London Metropolitan University

 

University of Wales Institute, Cardiff (UWIC)

St Mary’s University College

University of Winchester

University of Central Lancashire (UCLan)

University of Chichester

University of Hertfordshire

Brunel University

University of Brighton

University of Dundee

Anglia Ruskin

University of Essex

Liverpool John Moores University