Formerly City College Brighton and Hove and Northbrook College

ESOL - Reading and Writing English

Course Type: Open to international students, ESOL Campus: Central Brighton Campus

Course aims

These courses are designed to focus on literacy skills from beginner level for students with no literacy through to intermediate level. There are four levels of course available: Introduction to read and write is for students with little or no literacy; Low read-write is for E1/E2 students who need support with literacy; Integrated skills and high read-write support students whose literacy is a barrier to progressing onto higher level courses.

Morning, afternoon and evening courses are available. People on certain benefits are exempt from fees.

Start dates

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Code Start Campus Times Duration Fees ?
CL0007-1C 07 Jan 2019 Central Brighton am / pm 12 weeks £299.00
CL0003-1C 23 Apr 2019 Central Brighton am / pm 12 weeks £255.00

Discounts may be available depending on your circumstances, please see our finance information.

Course units



Functional English

Speaking, listening, reading and writing

British life and culture

Why the MET?

We have a wide range of courses, scheduled to accommodate busy lives. With this in mind, we offer part-time and evening options, with start dates in January, April and September. 

Our experienced teaching staff are passionate about their areas of expertise and are committed to helping you to attain your learning goals and meet your personal aims. 

Without a doubt, one of the reasons we know you will love studying at Brighton MET is the location of our Central Campus. Right in the heart of Brighton’s world-famous North Laine, the College is within walking distance of all the city’s main amenities – the award-winning city library, the independent shops and the beach.


Access to quality teaching resources, rooms and studios

Online access to course documents, resources and study support through the MET’s virtual learning environment

Library and computing facilities

Access to the MET’s student services, including career advice and additional learning support

Cafés and coffee bars with a wide range of reasonably priced meals, snacks and drinks

A travel agency and a hair and beauty salon which are both open to the public and offer exceptional value

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