School of Education
Centre for English Language Education

Centre for English Language Education (CELE)

At CELE, you have the opportunity to develop your English language skills at one of the world's top universities. 

We welcome high achieving students from across the globe, to study with us as part of our exciting and growing international student community.

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Centre for English Language Education (CELE)

Centre for English Language Education (CELE)


What we offer


Joint offers

For some of our presessional courses if you meet the entry requirements, you may be eligible for a joint offer. With a joint offer:

  • you only need one TIER 4 visa and CAS
  • you take an English Language and Academic Skills presessional course and then go on to your postgraduate taught course
  • you have a guaranteed place on your postgraduate taught course
  • your progression to your postgraduate taught course is automatic, provided your attendance on the CELE presessional course is at least 80% and you complete all the coursework
Find out more on our presessional courses page.

Why Nottingham?

  • We are a global top 100 university and our academic excellence has earned us an international reputation
  • As a Nottingham graduate, you will be equipped with essential skills and specialist knowledge which will enable you to achieve your career goals
  • Our International Office is here to guide you before you arrive on everything from accommodation, to visa's, to travelling to Nottingham, and are available to support you throughout your studies
  • We are situated in the heart of England on a visually stunning and ecologically innovative campus, offering you an inspiring and exciting learning environment
  • The city of Nottingham has recently been recognised as one of the top three most cost-effective university cities in the UK
  • Our friendly and supportive culture and the many societies run by our Students' Union will give you an great student experience

Find us

CELE is located within the Dearing Building (Number 6 on the campus map), Jubilee Campus.

CELE also operates at our China and Malaysia campuses.



Centre for English Language Education

School of Education
Dearing Building
Jubilee Campus, Wollaton Road
Nottingham NG8 1BB

telephone: +44 (0)115 951 4405
presessional email:
insessional email: