About this course

BMEC trains students to listen, speak, read and write military and general English.

Although the course is not exam-focused, it aims to support student progression from their current NATO STANAG 6001 level to a higher level (SLP 1 to 2, or SLP  2 to 3).

Alongside language training, students gain a wider understanding of British culture through classroom-based lessons and cultural trips.

What you will learn

BMEC develops the English language skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing up to the relevant STANAG proficiency level for the course

  • grammar
  • military English vocabulary
  • war gaming
  • preparing and participating in discussion and group presentations
How this course will help your career

The course

  • attracts military personnel and civilian defence staff from across the globe
  • provides a platform on which international relationships can be built
  • is a great introduction to military life and culture in the UK
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Who can attend this course
Internationals
Before you attend

Participants on the January course (SLP2-3) are expected to have IELTS  5 or equivalent.

Participants on the September course (SLP1-2) are expected to have IELTS 4 or equivalent.

Talk to your UK Defence Attaché or IDT for application deadlines.

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How the course will be taught
Face-to-face/ Residential
How you will be assessed

Students are assessed on completion of the course using the NATO STANAG 6001 language proficiency framework.

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