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Pre-sessional English language course dates

Requirements

The minimum entry requirements for each entry date are given below for students who require IELTS 5.5 or 6 and IELTS 6.5 for university entry.

English Test

The programme fee includes:

  • Approximately 21 hours of tuition per week including synchronous and asynchronous delivery as well as tutorials with your language tutor
  • All course materials
  • Small class sizes of 6 to 10 students
  • University registration and use of all University facilities
  • Email address and Internet access
  • Award Certificate (20 credits level 4- UCCE)

The deadline for applications is three weeks before the start of the pre-sessional course. Following submission of your application, you must ensure that proof of payment or a sponsorship letter is provided for the main course deposit and the full pre-sessional fee.

Please note: UK Visas and Immigration may change its English language requirements.

The minimum entry requirements for each entry date are given below (for students who require IELTS 5.5 or 6 and IELTS 6.5 for University entry):

For Degree entry in Pre-sessional English Courses IELTS 5.5 or 6 (or equivalent) IELTS 6.5 (or equivalent Fees
September 2021 August entry: 5 weeks
Induction: 04/08/2021
Course Dates: *09/08/2021-10/09/2021
IELTS 5.5 IELTS 6 £1,400
January 2022 September entry: 16 weeks
Induction: 03/09/21
Course dates: 06/09/2021 – 07/01/2022
IELTS 4.5 IELTS 5 £3,600
January 2022 October entry: 9 weeks
Induction: 03/09/21: 22/11/21
Course dates: 25/10/2021 – 07/01/2022
IELTS 5 IELTS 5.5 £2,400
January 2022 November entry: 5 weeks
Induction: 19/11/21
Course dates: 22/11/2021 – 07/01/2022
IELTS 5.5 IELTS 6 £1,250
September 2022 February entry: 26 weeks
Induction: 23/02/22
Course dates: 28/02/2022 – 09/09/2022
(includes 1 week break 09/05-13/05/22) and (1 week break 04/07-08/07/22)
IELTS 4 IELTS 4.5 £4,950
September 2022 May entry: 16 weeks
Induction: 11/05/2022
Course dates: 16/05/2022-09/09/2022
(includes 1 week break 04/07-08/07)
IELTS 4.5 IELTS 5 £3,950
September 2022 July entry: 9 weeks
Induction: 06/07/2022
Course dates: 11/07/2022-09/09/2022
IELTS 5 IELTS 5.5 £2,600
September 2022 August entry: 5 weeks
Induction: 03/08/2022
Course dates: 08/08/2022-09/09/2022
IELTS 5.5 IELTS 6 £1,400

*Online delivery (no induction)

Semester and Term dates

Semester 1: 28 September 2020 – 22 January 2021
Semester 2: 25 January – 21 May 2021
Semester 3: 24 May – 27 August 2021

Holiday dates for standard undergraduate students

Winter break: 21 December 2020 – 8 January 2021
Spring break: 29 March – 16 April 2021