78663 - English Language Skills

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  • Teacher Valerio Cozzani

  • Credits 3

  • Teaching Mode Traditional lectures

  • Language English

  • Campus of Bologna

  • Degree Programme Second cycle degree programme (LM) in Chemical and Process Engineering (cod. 8896)


This teaching activity contributes to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals of the UN 2030 Agenda.

Quality education

Academic Year 2021/2022

Learning outcomes

At the end of the activity, the student has obtained improved language skills on the English language.

Course contents


The activity awards credits to students enrolled in the Chemical engineering program that, taking advantage of language courses offered by Language Center of the University (CLA) or other structures improve their knowledge of the English language obtaining an official certification.

No dedicated English course or lesson is provided within this activity. Chemical Engineering students will have the opportunity to attend on their own dedicated courses given from CLA during 1st or 2nd year.

Assessment methods

The 3 ECTS will be recognized to students enrolled in the Program in AY 2021-22 that have improved their English Skills during their period of studies.

To obtain the credits, the student must obtain an official Language Certificate different from that used to enroll in the program and showing a higher score.

Awarding date of the certificate needs to be after October 1st, 2021.

Scores higher than the following are needed to have credits awarded:

IELTS: 6,0 or higher

TOEFL IBT: 90 or higher

TOEFL PBT: 520 or higher

TOEFL CBT 190 or higher

Cambridge First Certificate (FCE): grade B or higher

Cambridge Advanced (CAE)

Cambridge Proficiency (CPE)

It is important to remark that such credits can not be awarded to students for language certificates obtained before their enrollment in the Chemical and Process Engineering M.Sc. Program at University of Bologna.

To record the credits, the student should book for their registration on Almaesami and send an electronic copy of the certificate by e-mail to the responsible of the activity. Before registration of the credits, the student may be required to show the original certificate.

Office hours

See the website of Valerio Cozzani