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Pre-sessional English for Cass Business School

Academic English with a business focus to help prepare you for your study at Cass Business School.

The Pre-sessional English course provides intensive preparation in academic English if you are academically qualified and hold an offer to start an undergraduate or postgraduate degree at at Cass Business School in September.

If you hold an offer for a place at City, University of London you should choose the INTO City, University of London Pre-sessional English course instead.

Course features

  • As a highly engaged and hard-working student, you can expect to make rapid progress of up to one IELTS point per term through this intensive course. INTO students completing a term of Academic English in December 2017 made on average 0.8 of an IELTS band progress.
  • Study 30 learning hours, with 25 hours face-to-face contact, and 5 hours of teacher-supported online language development.
  • Developed in partnership with Cambridge Assessment, tailored online assessment enables your progress to be accurately monitored.
  • Benefit from interactive lessons and small class sizes.
  • Free INTO Get Ready for English course available online pre-arrival.

You will:

  • develop your reading, writing, speaking and listening skills, and learn to communicate effectively in English
  • grow your vocabulary through discussion on current affairs
  • study real-world subjects to make learning come alive
  • learn to express your opinions and challenge the ideas of others
  • learn how to give presentations and write academic essays
  • access dedicated teaching and online resources through the MyINTO platform to support your learning and prepare you for your exams
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Between 20 and 21 hours per week of preparation in academic English.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

6 Weeks: Undergraduate: IELTS 6.5 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each subskill) or IELTS 6.0 (with a minimum of 6.0 in each subskill) or equivalent.

8 Weeks: Undergraduate: IELTS 6.0 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each subskill) or equivalent.

Age requirements: 16 years and above
Academic requirements:

Offer of a place at City University London.


Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
24 June 2019 16 August 2019 8 Weeks
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8 July 2019 16 August 2019 6 Weeks
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*Please note that the prices for courses due to commence in the academic year 2019 – 2020 have not yet been confirmed. The prices shown for the current academic year of 2018 – 2019 will be subject to an increase of up to a maximum of 4%. As soon as the prices for 2019 – 2020 are confirmed they will be updated so please continue to check here for the most up to date information*.


Class information

Class hours:

20 hours per week on average

Class size: 16
Class duration:

Average total per week: 20 hours

Morning and afternoon classes are held Monday to Friday between 09.00 - 18.00 excluding bank holidays.

Between 20 and 21 hours per week of preparation in academic English.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

IELTS 7.0 (with 6.5 in writing). Applications by referral only. Applicants must have achieved the minimum IELTS level required by the relevant school of study, and been accepted onto the course.

Age requirements: 16 years and above
Academic requirements:

Offer of a place at City University London.


Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
12 August 2019 6 September 2019 4 Weeks
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*Please note that the prices for courses due to commence in the academic year 2019 – 2020 have not yet been confirmed. The prices shown for the current academic year of 2018 – 2019 will be subject to an increase of up to a maximum of 4%. As soon as the prices for 2019 – 2020 are confirmed they will be updated so please continue to check here for the most up to date information*.


Class information

Class hours:

20 hours per week on average

Class size: 16
Class duration:

Average total per week: 20 hours

Morning and afternoon classes are held Monday to Friday between 09.00 - 18.00 excluding bank holidays.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

6 Weeks: Undergraduate: IELTS 6.5 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each subskill) or IELTS 6.0 (with a minimum of 6.0 in each subskill) or equivalent.

8 Weeks: Undergraduate: IELTS 6.0 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each subskill) or equivalent.

Age requirements: 16 years and above
Academic requirements:

Offer of a place at City University London.

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
24 June 2019 16 August 2019 8 Weeks
View Term dates
*
8 July 2019 16 August 2019 6 Weeks
View Term dates
*

*Please note that the prices for courses due to commence in the academic year 2019 – 2020 have not yet been confirmed. The prices shown for the current academic year of 2018 – 2019 will be subject to an increase of up to a maximum of 4%. As soon as the prices for 2019 – 2020 are confirmed they will be updated so please continue to check here for the most up to date information*.

Class information

Class hours:

20 hours per week on average

Class size: 16
Class duration:

Average total per week: 20 hours

Morning and afternoon classes are held Monday to Friday between 09.00 - 18.00 excluding bank holidays.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

IELTS 7.0 (with 6.5 in writing). Applications by referral only. Applicants must have achieved the minimum IELTS level required by the relevant school of study, and been accepted onto the course.

Age requirements: 16 years and above
Academic requirements:

Offer of a place at City University London.

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
12 August 2019 6 September 2019 4 Weeks
View Term dates
*

*Please note that the prices for courses due to commence in the academic year 2019 – 2020 have not yet been confirmed. The prices shown for the current academic year of 2018 – 2019 will be subject to an increase of up to a maximum of 4%. As soon as the prices for 2019 – 2020 are confirmed they will be updated so please continue to check here for the most up to date information*.

Class information

Class hours:

20 hours per week on average

Class size: 16
Class duration:

Average total per week: 20 hours

Morning and afternoon classes are held Monday to Friday between 09.00 - 18.00 excluding bank holidays.

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