Available Courses - Pre-sessional English

Use the tables below to calculate the length of course you will need. All of your SELT scores must be considered (reading, writing, speaking and listening). In order to be successful in your degree, you will need to be able to use all four English language skills.

Please note, the enrolment start dates in the tables below are subject to change. Please check your emails for confirmed enrolment dates before travelling to the UK.

Details of national holidays and study breaks can be found on our PSE page, in the 'other information' tab.


Pre-sessional English courses for degrees starting in May 2020 – SPRING PSE
IELTS Required Current English Level Minimum Component Level Course Length Enrolment Start Date Course Fees  
6.0 Undergraduate (Year 1 and 2) Study 5.0 4.5 10 week 10th February 2020 £3,800  
5.5 5.0 5 week 12th March 2020 £1,900  
6.5 Top Up/Postgraduate Study 5.5 5.0 10 week 10th February 2020 £3,800  
6.0 5.0 5 week 12th March 2020 £1,900  
7.0* Specific Courses 6.0 5.5 10 week 10th February 2020 £3,800  
6.5 6.0 5 week 12th March 2020 £1,900  

Pre-sessional English courses for degrees starting in September 2020 – SUMMER PSE
IELTS Required Current English Level Minimum Component Level Course Length Enrolment Start Date Course Fees  
6.0 Undergraduate (Year 1 and 2) Study 4.0 4.0 30 week 9th January 2020 £11,400  
4.5 4.5 15 week 7th May 2020 £5,700  
5.0 4.5 10 week 18th June 2020 £3,800  
5.5 5.0 5 week 23rd July 2020 £1,900  
6.5 Top Up/Postgraduate Study 4.5 4.0 30 week 9th January 2020 £11,400  
5.0 4.5 15 week 7th May 2020 £5,700  
5.5 5.0 10 week 18th June 2020 £3,800  
6.0 5.0 5 week 23rd July 2020 £1,900  
7.0* Specific Courses 5.0 4.5 30 week 9th January 2020 £11,400  
5.5 5.0 15 week 7th May 2020 £5,700  
6.0 5.5 10 week 18th June 2020 £3,800  
6.5 6.0 5 week 23rd July 2020 £1,900  

Pre-sessional English courses for degrees starting in January 2021 – AUTUMN PSE
IELTS Required Current English Level Minimum Component Level Course Length Enrolment Start Date Course Fees  
6.0 Undergraduate (Year 1 and 2) Study 4.0 4.0 30 week 26th March 2020 £11,400  
4.5 4.5 15 week 23rd July 2020 £5,700  
5.0 4.5 10 week 18th September 2020 £3,800  
5.5 5.0 5 week 29th October 2020 £1,900  
6.5 Top Up/Postgraduate Study 4.5 4.0 30 week 26th March 2020 £11,400  
5.0 4.5 15 week 23rd July 2020 £5,700  
5.5 5.0 10 week 18th September 2020 £3,800  
6.0 5.0 5 week 29th October 2020 £1,900  
7.0* Specific Courses 5.0 4.5 30 week 26th March 2020 £11,400  
5.5 5.0 15 week 23rd July 2020 £5,700  
6.0 5.5 10 week 18th September 2020 £3,800  
6.5 6.0 5 week 29th October 2020 £1,900