Pre-sessional English

This course will provide you with a short and intensive preparation in English language and study skills if you are due to start an undergraduate or postgraduate degree at the University of East Anglia in September.

Course features

  • Designed to improve your English language skills to the level required by your chosen degree.
  • Provides contextual study skills that acclimatise you to the culture of a UK university.
  • Enables you to adjust to the demands, challenges and expectations of UK higher education.
  • Teaches you how to give presentations on different areas of academic interest.
  • Provides you with a short period of time to adapt to living and studying in the UK prior to beginning your academic studies.
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Between 20 and 21 hours per week of preparation in academic English.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

12 Weeks: You must be a maximum of one IELTS band lower than the level required by your University School of Study, both overall and in any specified skill.

16 Weeks: You must be a maximum of one IELTS band lower than the level required by your University School of Study, overall, with up to 1.5 IELTS band lower in one specified skill and one IELTS band in the others.

8 Weeks: You must be a maximum of 0.5 IELTS point band lower than the level required by your University School of Study, both overall and in any specified skill.

Age requirements: 17 years and above
Academic requirements:

Offer of a place at UEA.

Entry requirements additional information:

Only an official IELTS or other secure English language test (SELT) will be accepted as proof of English language proficiency.

Please ensure you consult your University School of Study for details of the English language level (both overall and for specific skills) required for entry onto your chosen course.


Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
28 May 2019 13 September 2019 16 Weeks
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24 June 2019 13 September 2019 12 Weeks
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22 July 2019 13 September 2019 8 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 duration:

Classes are held Monday to Friday between 8.30am-6.30pm, excluding bank holidays.

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

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

4 Weeks: You must have achieved the required IELTS level (overall and in any specified skills) required by your University School of Study, and been accepted onto the course.

6 Weeks: You must have achieved the overall IELTS grade required by your University School of Study but have 0.5 lower than the requirement in one specified skill.

Age requirements: 17 years and above
Academic requirements:

Offer of a place at UEA.

Entry requirements additional information:

Only an official IELTS or other secure English language test (SELT) will be accepted as proof of English language proficiency.

Please ensure you consult your University School of Study for details of the English language level (both overall and for specific skills) required for entry onto your chosen course.


Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
5 August 2019 13 September 2019 6 Weeks
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19 August 2019 13 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 duration:

Classes are held Monday to Friday between 8.30am-6.30pm, excluding bank holidays.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

12 Weeks: You must be a maximum of one IELTS band lower than the level required by your University School of Study, both overall and in any specified skill.

16 Weeks: You must be a maximum of one IELTS band lower than the level required by your University School of Study, overall, with up to 1.5 IELTS band lower in one specified skill and one IELTS band in the others.

8 Weeks: You must be a maximum of 0.5 IELTS point band lower than the level required by your University School of Study, both overall and in any specified skill.

Age requirements: 17 years and above
Academic requirements:

Offer of a place at UEA.

Entry requirements additional information:

Only an official IELTS or other secure English language test (SELT) will be accepted as proof of English language proficiency.

Please ensure you consult your University School of Study for details of the English language level (both overall and for specific skills) required for entry onto your chosen course.

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
28 May 2019 13 September 2019 16 Weeks
View Term dates
*
24 June 2019 13 September 2019 12 Weeks
View Term dates
*
22 July 2019 13 September 2019 8 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 duration:

Classes are held Monday to Friday between 8.30am-6.30pm, excluding bank holidays.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

4 Weeks: You must have achieved the required IELTS level (overall and in any specified skills) required by your University School of Study, and been accepted onto the course.

6 Weeks: You must have achieved the overall IELTS grade required by your University School of Study but have 0.5 lower than the requirement in one specified skill.

Age requirements: 17 years and above
Academic requirements:

Offer of a place at UEA.

Entry requirements additional information:

Only an official IELTS or other secure English language test (SELT) will be accepted as proof of English language proficiency.

Please ensure you consult your University School of Study for details of the English language level (both overall and for specific skills) required for entry onto your chosen course.

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
5 August 2019 13 September 2019 6 Weeks
View Term dates
*
19 August 2019 13 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 duration:

Classes are held Monday to Friday between 8.30am-6.30pm, excluding bank holidays.

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