Pre-sessional English

A short intensive English course for students starting a degree course at City University London in September. If you already have an offer for a place at City University London but need to raise your English language level, this course will prepare you for your studies.

Our price promise

If you find this course cheaper elsewhere, we will match the price and give you a £50 voucher when you book*.

*Applies only to like-for-like dates at the same school on the same course for the same duration.

Study

Minimum entry requirements

  • Minimum age: 17
  • English level: B2: Upper intermediate / | IELTS 5.5
  • Academic level:

    Only an official IELTS or TOEFL result will be accepted as proof of English language proficiency.

Course format

  • Length of study: From 4 weeks
  • Hours per week: 24
  • Maximum class size: 14
  • Typical student age: 18-24
  • Typical student mix:
    40% European, 50% Far Eastern, 10% Other

Dates and fees

  • Start dates:
    • 23 Jun 2014
    • 21 Jul 2014
    • 18 Aug 2014
  • Tuition fees: From 1390.00 GBP

    Tuition length options

    • 4 weeks: 1390.00 GBP
    • 8 weeks: 2700.00 GBP
    • 12 weeks: 3995.00 GBP
  • Compulsory fees

    • Our admin fee: 49 GBP
    • Enrolment fee: 50.00 GBP
    • Textbooks: 35.00 GBP
  • Other expenses:

Overview

If you already have an offer for a place at City University London but need to raise your English language level, this course will prepare you for your studies.

Why should I take the Pre-sessional English course?

INTO City University offer tailor-made Pre-sessional English courses to prepare students for the academic demands of studying in the UK.

If you have already been accepted by City University London and fulfil the academic requirements, taking the Pre-sessional course will develop important English language and study skills to prepare you for the learning style of UK universities. The courses offer the following advantages:

  • Teaching tailored to the requirements of your study at City University
  • Learning with students from all over the world
  • Various course lengths to suit your needs

Where will it take me?

As long as you have met the University's academic entry requirements, achieving the level of performance required in the Pre-Sessional English course to fulfil the conditions of your offer will allow you to progress to your University course without needing to retake the IELTS or TOEFL test.

What will I study?

This course concentrates on academic English to develop your skills within a university context.

This course is designed to:

Improve your English language proficiency in the core skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing

Teach you how to give presentations on different areas of cultural and academic interest

Focus on subject-related work in your chosen area of study including a written project

Help you to study independently using our extensive online materials

Provide contextual study skills that acclimatise you to the culture of a UK university.

You will also focus on subject-related work in your chosen area of study to help you learn how to effectively study independently using online and self-access materials.

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Accredited by these organisations : ICEF, English UK