English Language Foundation Course (CityU)

Aim of the programme

The programme’s purpose is to offer students the competences and knowledge needed to be able to register and follow academic programmes taught in English at the certificate, diploma and/or bachelor level

Language of Instruction


Programme Duration

1 Year


FENG101 Introduction to the language expectations of the course and Academic Environment I
FENG102 Listening and Speaking Skills Development I
FENG103 Reading Skills Enhancement I
FENG104 Writing Skills Enhancement I
FENG105 Academic Vocabulary and Language I
FENG106 Language Practice and Application I
FENG111 Introduction to the language expectations of the course and Academic Environment II
FENG112 Listening and Speaking Skills Development II
FENG113 Reading Skills Enhancement II
FENG114 Writing Skills Enhancement II
FENG115 Academic Vocabulary and Language II
FENG116 Language Practice and Application II

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Teaching Methods

Students can design, with their professors’ assistance, their method of studying. At the same time, the course structure and the various teaching methods have been designed to support this practice. Micro-teaching is encouraged through the use of specific international practices such as case studies, while practical training is complemented by the use of appropriate materials, videos, computer software, etc.

The teaching material is presented through a mix of lectures, seminars and workshops. *Some teaching methods might not apply to all subjects.


An effective way of presenting the educational material in an interactive and collaborative way

Tutorial meetings

Provided to assist students with any questions they may have


Laboratories are the transition from theory to practice

Case studies

Present and elaboration on real or virtual complex issues

Lectures by distinguished speakers

To update students on current issues related to their studies

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Registration requirements

All applicants should meet the following conditions:

Admission procedures

  • CUCN Application form
  • Examination of Academic documents
  • Examination of documents required by Local authorities – For International students


Academic entry requirements

  • High School Leaving Certificates 10th& 12thLevel (min 50% GPA) – International students
  • High School Leaving Certificate (min 60% / 12 out of 20) – European students
  • English Language Certificate.

Students that show no proof of English proficiency must take the Placement Test and depending on how they score they will be placed in either one (1) or two (2) semesters Foundation program. *International students are requested to submit a number of other supportive documents required by the Cyprus Migration departments

Why study at City Unity College?

Accredited Programmes of Study
Experienced Academic Staff
Affordable tuition fees
Programme flexibility
Fingertip access to all learning material (Online & Mobile App learning platform - eClass)
Collaboration with overseas Universities
Modern technology used in classrooms, amphitheaters and laboratories
College campus composed of 4 buildings (modern cafeterias, restaurant, conference facilities)
Multi workshops and seminars with guest speakers from the industry
Strong student support services
Opportunity support in research
Member of the Erasmus+ mobility scheme