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Pre-sessional summer courses

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These full-time, intensive English language courses are for international students with IELTS (Academic) scores of either 5.0, 5.5, 6.0 or 6.5 and who hold an offer to study on an undergraduate or postgraduate course with us.

If you successfully complete your relevant pre-sessional course, there is no need to retake an IELTS test.

In 2023 we will be offering both Online and On-campus courses.

8-week courses

This summer 2023 course is for students with IELTS (Academic) 6.0 overall (with a sub-score of 5.5 in Writing and all other sub-scores at 5.0 or higher) and who have a course entry requirement of IELTS 6.5.

10-week courses

This summer 2023 course is for students with IELTS (Academic) 6.5 overall (with a sub-score of 6.0 in Writing and all other sub-scores of 5.5 or higher) and who have a course entry requirement of IELTS 7.0.

12-week courses

This summer 2023 course is for students with IELTS (Academic) 5.5 overall (with sub-scores of 5.0 in Writing and Speaking and all other sub-scores at 4.5 or higher) and who have a course entry requirement of IELTS 6.5.

20-week courses

This summer 2023 course is for students with IELTS (Academic) 5.0 overall (with a sub-score of 5.0 in Writing, 4.5 in Speaking and all other sub-scores at 4.0 or higher) and who have a course entry requirement of IELTS 6.5.

Arrivals and cancellation policies

Information on our deadlines for when you can start a course and alter the length of time you study.

Which type of English language test do I need?

See which type of English Language Test you'll need in order to apply for a place on our courses and secure a visa.

How to apply

Find out how to apply for our pre-sessional summer courses.

Assessment

Your performance on your chosen course will be assessed in a variety of different ways.

Accommodation

Learn more about student residences and private accommodation.

Paying your Pre-sessional fees

Information on how to pay your Pre-sessional fees.