English Language Academic Year 25 Week Course

Study English in Ireland



The English Language Academic Year 25 Week Course is a visa eligible course and listed in the new ILEP list.
Booking this course entitles Non-EU students to an eight months visa. It allows Non-EU students to take up part time employment of up to 20 hours per weekd for the duration of the English language course.

The ‘English Language Academic Year Programme is a 25 week English language course which combines General English Tuition with Exam Preparation for the TIE (test of interactive English).

85% attendance is necessary to fulfil visa requirements. The course results in a mandatory TIE (Test of Interactive English) external exam.

Course start dates:  Every Monday (except for national holidays) from 12 February to 27 December 2018

Group Size: Average 5, maximum 12
Language levels: A1 to B2
No. of lessons per week: 20

Course fee: €4600
TIE exam fee: €107 (including postage)

Special Offer for Spring 2018:

Academic Year Programme students, who start their course in February, March, April, May or June 2018, only pay €3995 including the TIE exam fee. 

Please check our Special Offers.


Time table
Group: 9:30 – 10:15 10:15 – 11:00 Coffee Break 11:30 – 12:15 12:15 – 13:00


The price includes:

  • Registration fee
  • Teaching materials
  • Placement test
  • Course tuition (20 lessons/week)
  • Use of Internet, Library and Self Study Materials
  • Individual tutor and monthly tutoring sessions
  • Regular progress tests
  • Certificate of attendance (level mentioned)
  • Transport from Wexford bus station to accommodation on the day of arrival (with host family bookings only)

Slaney Language Centre Exam Policy




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