North West Academy of English
Contact Reception
Address 37 Great James Street, Derry, Londonderry, BT48 7DF
Region Northern Ireland
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Telephone +44 28 71370773
Fax +44 28 71363794
Website www.northwestacademy.net
Email info@northwestacademy.net
Facebook facebook.com/NorthWestAcad
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Disabled access provision
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Description of centre

The North West Academy of English was established in 2003 and since then has built an outstanding reputation for providing high quality English language and tailored study programmes. The school is accredited by the British Council and ISO 9001:2015 quality assurance schemes and is based in the beautiful and historic city of Derry/Londonderry which won the prestigious title of first ever UK City of Culture in 2013. It is also ideally located in the city centre with all local public amenities in close proximity. Boasting excellent facilities including 9 modern, IT equipped classrooms, there is also a student lounge area equipped with tea/coffee facilities and a book lending facility on site.

  • Course information
  • General English

    Course type A. General & Intensive English
    Months Open All year round, January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
    Course Length Flexible, 1-2 weeks, 3-8 weeks, 9-12 weeks, more than 12 weeks, 6 months, 1 year
    Age group 16-18, 18-22, 23+
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    Course hours 16-20
    Tuition fees £100-199
    Class size 15
    Beginners accepted? Yes
  • Summer School Programmes

    Course type E. Vacation courses for adults
    Months Open All year round, January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
    Course Length Flexible, 1-2 weeks, 3-8 weeks
    Age group 12-16, 16-18, 18-22, 23+
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    Course hours 16-20
    Tuition fees £100-199
    Class size 16
    Beginners accepted? Yes
  • Business English

    Course type D. English for Business/Executives
    Months Open All year round, January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
    Course Length Flexible, 1-2 weeks, 3-8 weeks, 9-12 weeks, more than 12 weeks, 6 months, 1 year
    Age group 16-18, 18-22, 23+
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    Course hours 16-20
    Tuition fees £200-299
    Class size 15
    Beginners accepted? No
  • English One to One

    Course type I. One-to-one
    Months Open All year round, January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
    Course Length Flexible, 1-2 weeks, 3-8 weeks, 9-12 weeks, more than 12 weeks, 6 months, 1 year
    Age group 16-18, 18-22, 23+
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    Course hours 1-5
    Tuition fees £100-199
    Class size 1
    Beginners accepted? Yes
  • Vocational Preparation

    Course type C. English for Specific Purposes
    Months Open All year round, January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
    Course Length Flexible, 1-2 weeks, 3-8 weeks, 9-12 weeks, more than 12 weeks, 6 months, 1 year
    Age group 16-18, 18-22, 23+
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    Course hours 16-20
    Tuition fees £100-199
    Class size 15
    Beginners accepted? No
  • Cambridge Exam Preparation Course

    Course type L. Examination preparation courses
    Months Open All year round, January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
    Course Length Flexible, 1-2 weeks, 3-8 weeks, 9-12 weeks, more than 12 weeks, 6 months, 1 year
    Age group 16-18, 18-22, 23+
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    Course hours 16-20
    Tuition fees £100-199
    Class size 12
    Beginners accepted? Yes