English & Languages
Your future starts here.
The English for Speakers of Other Languages courses offered at NESCol have been specifically designed by professionals to help you meet your full potential by building the confidence needed for using the English language in everyday life in Scotland. Studying ESOL can help with progression to further study or employment.
As well as a host of full-time courses, we also offer part-time courses in English & other languages where you can study at a location near you with daytime, evening and weekend options.
Of people living in Aberdeen speak a language other than English at home¹
ESOL gave me self-confidence because I could express my thoughts more clearly. It was a great start and gave me a push to go on and study further and go on to university and follow my passion for law, which I hadn’t planned when I started at College.”
Jekaterina studied English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL), before progressing into NCGA Business followed by HND Legal Services at NESCol. Jekaterina then studied a Law and Management degree at RGU and now has a career in legal services.
Where you can study
Dedicated, enthusiastic and industry experienced teaching staff guide students through their chosen course. Comprehensive online resources, engaging classroom sessions and innovative practical experiences are used to provide a springboard to future careers. Our nurturing learning environment and supportive approach aims to get the best out of every individual and ensure NESCol students fulfil their potential in employment and life.
What our students think
In autumn 2021, more than 5,000 full-time students responded to our First Impressions Survey (86% of those eligible) and we are delighted to share some of the feedback we received.
Get in touch
Our student advisers can help with any application enquiries.
Contact the team directly by calling 01224 612330, dropping into your local Student Advice Centre, or by emailing email@example.com. Student advisors are also available on LiveChat when the chat icon appears at the bottom of our website.
¹ Source: Scotland’s Census