Taught course

5-Week Pre-Sessional

Institution
Leeds Beckett University · Department of Languages
Qualifications
Pre-sessional

Entry requirements

    • IELTS 5.5 overall with at least 5.5 in each skill for entry to courses which require IELTS 6.0 with no skill below 5.5 or
    • IELTS 6.0 with at least 5.5 in each skill for entry to courses which require IELTS 6.5 with no skill below 5.5 or
    • IELTS 6.0 with at least 6.0 in each skill for entry to courses which require IELTS 6.5 with no skill below 6.0.
    • Please note, we can accept one skill at 0.5 below the requirement, except in writing.

Months of entry

August, November

Course content

This five-week course is ideal if you need to improve your English language by the equivalent of IELTS 0.5 before starting your chosen degree. It is designed for international and EU students who already hold a conditional offer for an undergraduate or postgraduate course.

This course is more than a language course. It offers extensive practice in academic reading, writing, and listening, and it will also develop your presentation and seminar skills. With its focus on preparing you for successful university study in the UK, you will better understand UK university culture, customs and expectations upon completion.

Learning will take place in seminars with a maximum of 20 people in a class. You will have 20 classes per week, each class lasting 50 minutes. Classes will be at any time between 09:00 and 18:00 from Monday to Friday. Please note, there will be no classes on national holidays (Monday 31 August 2020). You will also have one-to-one tutorials with your personal tutor and you will have access to lots of self-study resources stored in our online library. Your assessments will include a mix of coursework, which tests your reading, writing, speaking and listening; there will be no end-of-course examination.

Successful completion of the course will enable you to progress to your chosen undergraduate or postgraduate programme.

For students who need to improve their English by the equivalent of IELTS 1.0, we offer a 10-week version of this course.

For students who need to improve their English by the equivalent of IELTS 1.5, we offer a 20-week version of this course.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • Pre-sessional
    full time
    1.5 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Admission Enquiries
Email
admissionsenquiries@leedsbeckett.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)113 812 3113