Applications are now open for courses starting from October 2023 onwards.
You must demonstrate a minimum level of English Proficiency to study on our English for Academic Purposes Pre-sessional course. Students must have a current English Language level suitable for the term to which they apply. Applicants with a higher level of English may be considered for a later term. This course is not suitable for advanced students (C1/C2 on the CEFR or IELTS 7.0 overall or in a subskill).
You must be 18 years old or older at the start of the course to be eligible to study the English for Academic Purposes Pre-Sessional course.
The minimum entry requirements for each term are as follows:
|Term||Term Dates 2022/23||Minimum Term Entry Requirements|
|Term 1||Monday, 9 October - Friday, 15 December 2023||
Applicants must have an IELTS score between 4.5 - 5.0 overall, with no less than 4.5 in any sub-skill
Monday, 15 January - Friday, 22 March 2024
Applicants must have an IELTS score between 5.0 - 5.5 overall, with 5.0 in writing and no less than 4.5 in any sub-skill
|Term 3||Monday, 8 April - Friday, 14 June 2024||
Applicants must have an IELTS score between 5.5 - 6.0 overall, with 5.5 in writing and no less than 5.0 in any sub-skill
|Term 4||Monday, 1 July - Friday, 6 September 2024|