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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:

  • approx. 21 hours of tuition per week including attendance at English café. Classes will be replaced at times by directed private study tasks/group work and individual tutorials in order to develop the independent study skills required for degree study at a UK University.
  • all course materials
  • a programme of social events and excursions - some trips may have a small charge (£2-£5)
  • registration and use of all University facilities
  • email address and internet access
  • certificate of attendance.

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
January 2021 *September entry: 16 weeks
07/09/2020 – 08/01/2021
IELTS 4.5 IELTS 5 £3,600
January 2021 *October entry: 9 weeks
26/10/2020 – 08/01/2021
IELTS 5 IELTS 5.5 £2,400
January 2021 *November entry: 5 weeks
23/11/2020 – 08/01/2021
IELTS 5.5 IELTS 6 £1,250
September 2021 *February entry: 26 weeks
01/02/2021 – 10/09/2021
IELTS 4 IELTS 4.5 £4,950
September 2021 May entry: 16 weeks
Induction: 05/05/2021
Course Dates: 10/05/2021-10/09/2021
(includes 2 weeks break 27/6-11/7)
IELTS 4.5 IELTS 5 £3,950
September 2021 July entry: 9 weeks
Induction: 07/07/2021
Course Dates: 12/07/2021-10/09/2021
IELTS 5 IELTS 5.5 £2,600
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

*Online delivery (no induction)

The programme fee includes:

  • Approximately 21 hours of tuition per week and the opportunity for individual tutorials with your language tutor
  • All course materials
  • A programme of social events and excursions (subject to social distancing regulations)
  • University registration and use of all University facilities
  • Email address and Internet access
  • Award Certificate (20 credits level 4- UCCE)

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