English Language Academic Year Programme

Study English in Ireland

Our Academic Year Programme consists of 25 weeks General English Group Course Intensive.
Students from outside of the European Union can apply for this course.

The Academic Year Programme 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).

80% 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 13 February to 25 September

Group Size: Average 5, maximum 8 (10 in July and August)
Language levels: A1 to B2
No. of lessons per week: 20

Course fee: €4575 (please ask us for spring and autumn discount)
TIE exam fee: €107 (including postage)

Special Offer for Spring 2017:

Academic Year Programme students, who start their course in February, March, April, May or June 2017, 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.

Slaney Language Centre Exam Policy




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