Taught course

Postgraduate Research Pre-Sessional

Edge Hill University · Language Centre
Not Applicable

Entry requirements

If you have applied to join a postgraduate research programme at Edge Hill University and your first language is not English, this Postgraduate Research Pre-Sessional course could be ideal to enhance your academic writing, reading and speaking skills in English.

You should have an IELTS score, or equivalent, which is half a band lower than the required entry level, either overall or in one or two elements.

Months of entry


Course content

Our Postgraduate Research Pre-Sessional course is designed for MRes, PhD or Professional Doctorate applicants at Edge Hill University whose first language is not English. If you possess an IELTS score half a band lower (overall or in one or two elements) than the standard entry criteria required for your intended postgraduate research programme, the Postgraduate Research Pre-Sessional course is ideal.

The innovative programme, designed and delivered between the Graduate School and the Language Centre, will enhance your academic English skills, particularly academic writing, while introducing you to the key concepts required for postgraduate research. You will focus on producing a segment of your literature review in your chosen research area. This can feed directly into your studies on completion of the course.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • Not Applicable
    full time
    1 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Course Enquiries
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