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London Academy of Business & Management

Pre-Sessional English Course

Course Highlights

Course Description

Applying to London Academy of Business and Management? Boost your English skills and language confidence with our online pre-sessional courses delivered by our qualified English Language Schools. Choose a length to suit your language needs and start your studies with success.

Course Details

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, 16 or 24 weeks. The length of the course is designed to match with your current English language level – and help take you to the next step.

24 Weeks

Undergraduate or Postgraduate

2.0 increase in IELTS

08/01/2024 – 21/06/2024

05/02/2024 – 19/07/2024

04/03/2024 – 16/08/2024

16 Weeks

Undergraduate or Postgraduate

1.5 increase in IELTS

05/02/2024 – 24/05/2024

04/03/2024 – 21/06/2024

01/04/2024 – 19/07/2024
29/04/2024 – 16/08/2024

12 Weeks

Undergraduate or Postgraduate

1.0 increase in IELTS

08/01/2024 – 29/03/2024

19/02/2024 – 10/05/2024

04/03/2024 – 24/05/2024
18/03/2024 – 07/06/2024

01/04/2024 – 21/06/2024
29/04/2024 – 19/07/2024

27/05/2024 – 16/08/2024

10/06/2024 – 30/08/2024

6 Weeks

Undergraduate or Postgraduate

0.5 increase in IELTS

08/01/2024 – 16/02/2024
22/01/2024 – 01/03/2024

19/02/2024 – 29/03/2024

04/03/2024 – 12/04/2024
18/03/2024 – 26/04/2024

01/04/2024 – 10/05/2024
15/04/2024 – 24/05/2024
29/04/2024 – 07/06/2024

13/05/2024 – 21/06/2024
27/05/2024 – 05/07/2024

10/06/2024 – 19/07/2024
24/06/2024 – 02/08/2024

08/07/2024 – 16/08/2024
22/07/2024- 30/08/2024

05/08/2024 – 13/09/2024

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Recognised by LABM

We have partnered with London Academy of Business & Management (LABM) to ensure you can reach the English level required before starting your chosen course. Our pre-sessional English course will improve your English language level and prepare for future academic study.

Upon completion of your pre-sessional English course you will be able to take the next step in your education and start studying.

What does the online course involve?

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Course Outcomes

Our Online Pre-Sessional English course will improve your understanding and use of the English language and academic skills for university-level study. At the end of your course you will have improved in the following areas: 

Writing

Write opinion essays on a variety of topics and develop writing process strategies to produce coherent texts.

Reading

Demonstrate a thorough reading comprehension using a variety of reading subskills and the ability to think critically when responding to a variety of texts.

Speaking

Express oneself effectively and improve presentation skills.

Listening

Have a greater understanding of vocabulary and to be able to actively following listening input and take notes.

Digital Literacy

Know how to navigate digital tools such as a VLE and communicate with peers and teachers online.

Mediation

Gain the ability to work collaboratively with peers, evaluate one’s work critically and engage actively in academic settings.

Entry Requirements & Fees

Undergraduate

COURSE LENGTH
ENTRY LEVEL
EXIT LEVEL
FEE
24 Weeks
IELTS 4.0 *(3.5)
IELTS 6.0 *(5.5)
£4,990
16 Weeks
IELTS 4.5 *(4.0)
IELTS 6.0 *(5.5)
£3,390
12 Weeks
IELTS 5.0 *(4.5)
IELTS 6.0 *(5.5)
£2,590
6 Weeks
IELTS 5.5 *(5.0)
IELTS 6.0 *(5.5)
£1,590

*No component below

Postgraduate

COURSE LENGTH
ENTRY LEVEL
EXIT LEVEL
FEE
24 Weeks
IELTS 4.5 *(4.0)
IELTS 6.5 *(6.0)
£4,990
16 Weeks
IELTS 5.0 *(4.5)
IELTS 6.5 *(6.0)
£3,390
12 Weeks
IELTS 5.5 *(5.0)
IELTS 6.5 *(6.0)
£2,590
6 Weeks
IELTS 6.0 *(5.5)
IELTS 6.5 *(6.0)
£1,590

*No component below

Course Dates & Booking

24 Weeks

Undergraduate or Postgraduate

2.0 increase in IELTS

08/01/2024 – 21/06/2024

05/02/2024 – 19/07/2024

04/03/2024 – 16/08/2024

16 Weeks

Undergraduate or Postgraduate

1.5 increase in IELTS

05/02/2024 – 24/05/2024

04/03/2024 – 21/06/2024

01/04/2024 – 19/07/2024
29/04/2024 – 16/08/2024

12 Weeks

Undergraduate or Postgraduate

1.0 increase in IELTS

08/01/2024 – 29/03/2024

19/02/2024 – 10/05/2024

04/03/2024 – 24/05/2024
18/03/2024 – 07/06/2024

01/04/2024 – 21/06/2024
29/04/2024 – 19/07/2024

27/05/2024 – 16/08/2024

10/06/2024 – 30/08/2024

6 Weeks

Undergraduate or Postgraduate

0.5 increase in IELTS

08/01/2024 – 16/02/2024
22/01/2024 – 01/03/2024

19/02/2024 – 29/03/2024

04/03/2024 – 12/04/2024
18/03/2024 – 26/04/2024

01/04/2024 – 10/05/2024
15/04/2024 – 24/05/2024
29/04/2024 – 07/06/2024

13/05/2024 – 21/06/2024
27/05/2024 – 05/07/2024

10/06/2024 – 19/07/2024
24/06/2024 – 02/08/2024

08/07/2024 – 16/08/2024
22/07/2024- 30/08/2024

05/08/2024 – 13/09/2024

Sample Timetable

Week 1

Time GMT
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
08:30-10:30 or
11:00-13:00
Induction /
Live Class
Live Class
Live Class
Live Class
Live Class

Week 2-6

Time GMT
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
8:30-10:30 or
11:00-13:00
Live Class
Live Class
Live Class
Live Class
Live Class
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Do I need Pre-sessional English?

Our Pre-Sessional English courses help you to build the English language and academic skillsets required for university level study. This course has been specially designed to improve your understanding and use of English alongside your current studies.

Develop your understanding and use of English language. Achieve the core academic skills required for university level study. Improve academic literacy and collaboration skills, while gaining confidence to study at an English-speaking university.

Frequently Asked Questions

Below you will find answers to the questions we get asked the most about applying and studying the online this course.

You will receive a welcome letter telling you we have received your application. Closer to your course start date, you will be sent a welcome pack containing details of your course, class times, assessment criteria and clear technical instructions for joining your class.

The course has three key components: Live lessons with a qualified English language teacher. Extended study which is an opportunity to work with your classmates on homework or collaborative tasks in a virtual environment. You will also need to spend some time studying independently and preparing for your lessons.

You will study in groups of approximately 10-12 students.

You will need to download Zoom and Teams. You will also get access to Oxford International online platforms with additional learning resources.

You will have one 90 minute live lesson pre day from Monday to Friday. However, you will be assigned additional tasks and study projects so you will also need to spend about 2 hours on extended study and self-study.

There will be a marked assignment every week. There will also be final assessment at the end of the course. For 12 and 16 week courses regular progress tests are conducted to monitor student progress.

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