Academic Language and Literacies for In-Sessional Study (ALLIS)

Free, non-credit bearing courses available for undergraduate and postgraduate students from all disciplines at the University of Edinburgh.

Applications 24/25

Applications for the ALLIS courses have now closed for 2023/24. The next set of courses will be offered in Term 1, 24/25.

Guidance on how staff can refer a student to an Academic Language and Literacies for In-Sessional Study (ALLIS) course.

Courses for students on UG and PG Taught programmes.

Courses for students on Postgraduate Research programmes.

Referring a student: Information for University Staff

How University Staff can refer a student to an ALLIS course.

Refer a student for ALLIS Courses

Applying for ALLIS Courses

Before applying:

  • Read the ALLIS course descriptions to ensure you choose the courses most appropriate to your needs.

After applying:

  • Please be patient! We will contact you after the application deadline to confirm if you have been given a place.
  • Check your email after the application deadline for further communications from us.

Please be aware:

  • You must submit a separate application for each course you apply for, and we strongly advise you to only apply to a maximum two courses per semester, or one course in the case of courses for Post Graduate research students.