Sanctuary fee waiver for online Occupational English Test (OET) preparation programme for health professionals

Location

Online/Remote Study

Type of opportunity

English language course

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University of Leicester

About this opportunity

The University of Leicester is offering up to 40 sanctuary scholarships per year on its Occupational English Test (OET) Programme. This is a three-week intensive online course which runs 4 times per year. It is for qualified healthcare professionals who have achieved at least IELTS 6.0 and need to receive IELTS 7.0 or 7.5 as a part of the requalification process to work in the UK

Level of Study

  • Other Levels

Other levels of study

This course is not exactly equivalent to a university level – is a medical English programme for healthcare professionals wishing to requalify in the UK. We can accept students who have an IELTS equivalent of 6.0

Eligibility

Asylum seeker, Refugee status, Humanitarian protection, Temporary refugee permission, Limited or Discretionary Leave to Remain (private/family life), Indefinite Leave to Remain, Ukraine schemes, Other forms of sanctuary (including Calais Leave, Section 67 Leave, UASC leave and Stateless Leave), Other

Other eligibility criteria

Some other immigration statuses may be accepted if the student has a history of forced migration. We will judge these on a case-by-case basis

Additional notes about eligibility criteria

In addition, applicants: must already be a qualified health professional from outside the UK; must have a level of English of IELTS 6.0 or higher; must have the aim of taking the OET exam in order to requalify to practise in the UK

What is included in this opportunity?

  • Fee Waiver (no fees)

Types of study available

  • Part-time / flexible
  • Online

Other types of study

This course is not exactly equivalent to a university level – is a medical English programme for healthcare professionals wishing to requalify in the UK. We can accept students who have an IELTS equivalent of 6.0

Additional details about application process

Additional support may be provided if needed, such as help with stationery costs and exam fees (through our partner RefuAid)

Number of places available

40 per year

Is this opportunity available for individuals outside of the UK?

No

On-going opportunity

Yes

For further questions contact the scholarship provider