Online Pre-Sessional English Courses

Course Highlights

Course Description

Planning to apply to University in the UK? Boost your English skills and language confidence with our online pre-sessional courses delivered by our friendly and qualified English Language Schools.  Choose a length to suit your language needs and start your studies with success.

Course Structure

Our Online Pre-Sessional English course aims to improve your Academic English language level to the standard you require for your chosen degree programme. You can study this over  6, 12 or 16 weeks. The length of the course is designed to match with your current English language level – and help take you to the next step.

6 Week

English language level for entry IELTS 5.5

12 Week

English language level for entry IELTS 5.0

16 Week

English language level for entry IELTS 4.5

Recognised by the following universities

• Bangor University
• Coventry University
• De Montfort University International College
• Nottingham Trent University
• The University of Central Lancashire
• University of Birmingham
• University of Dundee
• University of Greenwich
• University of Hertfordshire
• University of Leeds
• University of Roehampton
• University of Strathclyde
• University of Sunderland

Do I need Pre-sessional English?

If after taking IELTS or the English Language Level Test you score below the entry criteria for your chosen course, a member of our Admissions Team will advise you to enrol on a 6-week, 12-week or 16-week Pre-Sessional English course. This will allow you to improve your English language skills and better prepare you to begin your academic studies at a higher education institution.

The length of the Pre-Sessional course recommended by our Admissions Team acts only as a suggestion. You are free to take whichever course you feel most comfortable, meaning that you could enrol on the 12 or 16 week Pre-Sessional English course despite only being advised to take the 6-week course

What does the online course involve?

Our Online Pre-Sessional English courses provide students with all the tools they need to achieve their English language goals. Our fully online classes are based on our successful classroom model. Students attend bite-sized, easy to follow teacher-led sessions, supplemented by self-study and engaging assignments that enable you to fully immerse yourself in the learning experience. 

In addition, we offer private tuition options with one-on-one tutorials to help you focus on additional language skills.

Course Details

To apply for our Online Pre-Sessional English course, you must show proof of your English language level. You can take this test online with our English Language Level Test, or by providing your results from an equivalent English language test (eg. IELTS). If your level of English language level is lower than required, please still contact us, as we may be able to offer you a combination of a Pre-Sessional programme with extra tutorial sessions The table below illustrates the available course duration and corresponding fees. 

English language level for entry IELTS 5.5

English language level for entry IELTS 5.0

English language level for entry IELTS 4.5

6 weeks

12 weeks

16 weeks




Course Dates

All Online Pre-Sessional English courses have set starting dates throughout the year and are inclusive of all time zones – sessions happen three times a day to cater to our students from across the globe.

6 Weeks

22nd February - 2nd April / 12th April - 21st May

12 Weeks

1st March - 21st May

16 Weeks

25th January - 14th May

Ready to take your English skills to the next level?

Apply to our Online Pre-Sessional English course today by simply using the application link below. 

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