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 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) until 17 December 2018 and from 21 January to 2 December 2019

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

* The Slaney Language Centre reserves the right to place up to 15 student in one class in order to match language levels more effectively. This is an exception and not the norm.

2019 Anniversary Price (1999 to 2019 – 20 years in Business)
TIE exam fee: €107 (including postage)
For information and prices on student insurance please click here.


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)
  • Monthly guided exam preparation self study classes
  • 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




For prices at a glance click here.