What will I learn?

English language courses run all year round for individuals and groups of any size. Courses run for a minimum of two weeks.

The minimum age of students is 16, except during the summer term when students aged 14+ are welcome in supervised groups.

There is a maximum class size of twenty students in English in Hastings lessons. Courses start on the first Monday of each month.

English Plus

Enjoy 22 hours of study per week, learning English while studying your choice of A-Level or Vocational subjects

Our English Plus programme can give you an authentic British study experience, with 16 hours of English tuition, and 6 hours of academic or vocational study a week.

You can choose between enhancing your academic study skills in a range of our A-Level subjects, or choose to learn in our practical and realistic working environments with our vocational subjects.

You will join current Sussex Coast College students during their lessons and be grouped with other visiting students who have a similar level of English as you.

We will help you reach your goals and grow in confidence in a supportive and friendly environment.

Our campuses are home to modern facilities. We have IT suites and modern classrooms, as well as Learning Resource Centres at our Station Plaza and Ore Valley campuses, all designed to help you develop your English.

What we can offer you:

A-Level Study Plus

Along with our 16 hours of English tuition, you can choose to study a number of A-Level subjects including: Art & Design, Biology, Business, French, History, Maths, Physics and many more.

Vocational Study Plus

Along with our 16 hours of English tuition, you can choose to study a number of our vocational courses, where you will get a hands on experience in our realistic work environments in subjects such as: Art & Design, Hair & Beauty, Health & Social Care, Hospitality and Catering, Travel and Tourism and many more.

Our Plus Option:

In addition to your studies you may also wish to take an English Foreign Language (EFL) exam. We can offer you exams including Cambridge English, IELTS, PET, FCE, CAE and CPE. (additional costs apply, so please get in touch to find out more).

Why study English Plus?

  • You will be able to improve your general English
  • You will be able to experience studying at college in the UK
  • You will be able to prepare yourself for higher academic study
  • You will be bale to improve your CV, interview techniques and employability with our free workshops.

The total hours for both study programmes will be 22 hours per week.

Both study options will run for 1 term and prices start at £1,200.

Sign up for a September 2017 start and save 10%

You could save 10% on all English Plus booking from now until the new academic year, all you need to do is sign up for a September 2017 start by filling in an application form (below), and send it to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., with a copy of your passport and quoting ENGLISHPLUS2017. If you need any assistance, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and we will be happy to help

Useful Links

Cambridge English Exams Information Sheet http://www.sussexcoast.ac.uk/images/Cambridge_exam_courses_flyer.pdf

Additional Course Details for 17/18

  • Course code 20002
    Course name General English Plus
    Study mode
    Start date 01/08/16
    Duration 36 week (s)

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