Course content - 4-week pre-sessional (on campus)

If you have an unconditional offer for The University of Manchester you can study on our 4-week pre-sessional course.

The course aims to:

  • raise your level of academic skills;
  • improve your confidence working in an academic environment;
  • help to prepare you for studying at this University.

Each week you will work towards completing an academic task, such as a group presentation, seminar discussion or producing an academic poster.

Each week your studies will include:

  • 12 hours per week of tutor-led sessions in groups of up to 18 students;
  • approximately ten hours per week of interactive tasks to be completed either in study groups of up to five students on campus, or individually online;
  • an individual tutorial meeting of approximately fifteen-minutes with your tutor, or a 30-minute group tutorial meeting with your study group and tutor.