HE & Degrees


Whether you're looking to develop existing skills and build on your qualifications to progress in your current role or would like retrain and follow a new path, our extensive range of courses can help you prepare for the future.   
To find out about the Advanced Learner Loans and any financial support that may be available visit the Student Support Section.

95% of students that applied to university from East Coast College gained a place

Modestas Andrijauskas

Modestas first joined the College after moving here from Lithuania. He studied English for Speakers of Other Languages at Entry Level 2 and 3. The two years of study developed ...

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Advanced Communication and Language Skills (preparation for IELTS)

  • 12 weeks
  • Advanced
  • Part time

An advanced level course for speakers of other languages. Preparation for IELTS exams Communication and pronunciation perfection Reading Writing

Community ESOL (all levels)

  • 12 weeks
  • All levels
  • Part time

English for speakers of other languages ESOL all levels from beginners to advanced. Classes in the College or in the community ...

ESOL Access Programme – All levels

  • September - June
  • Entry 1 to Level 1 ESOL
  • Full time

This is a full time course for 16-19 year olds whose first language is not English. You will have the ...

Introduction to Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

  • 3 weeks
  • Not applicable
  • Part time

Understand the basic principles and fundamental values of ESOL. Develop language awareness and understand how to teach grammar and vocabulary. For more ...

More than a qualification

Work experience & employability

Work experience and employability skills are embedded into our study programmes.

Community work & volunteering

Our students take part in many volunteering and charity activities during their time at College. This could include bake sales, sponsored dog walks or volunteering at a local charity.

Progression & careers advice

Our progression and wellbeing advisors are on hand to help you with your next steps, uni applications or any issues you may have whilst at College.

Trips, visits & experiences

Our students go on educational visits near and far! Past trips have included New York, Budapest and Disneyland Paris.

Looking after your wellbeing

Our Happy Balance wellbeing programme is focused helping you achieve your ideal mental, social and physical state so that you can achieve your full potential and, most importantly, be happy!

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