Taught course

Pre-Sessional English

Oxford International Education Group

Entry requirements

To join the course, you’ll need to show you meet our English entry requirements. Not to worry, if you can’t find what you need below, speak to our Admissions team, who can find the right way forward for you.

  • · 6 weeks: IELTS 5.0 - 5.5
  • · 12 weeks: IELTS 4.5 - 5.0
  • · 16 weeks: 4.0 - 4.5

Months of entry

August, September, November

Course content

You’re planning to apply to University in the UK and English isn’t your first language. You’re very nearly there, but you need to boost your English language skills and confidence before starting your course. You also want to study a pre-sessional English course online that’s delivered by a friendly and qualified English Language School – which we are! Depending on your English language level, you will study for 6, 12 or 16 weeks. We’ll let you know which one will be best for you when you apply.

The great news is that this Pre-Sessional English course is recognised by many UK universities, meaning you know you’ll be able to progress to a wide range of degree courses after improving your English with us.

We are accredited by British Council, NEAS and BALEAP with over 7,000 students, 60 nationalities, 20 universities and a 98% student satisfaction rate.

Why choose us?

  • Live classes
  • Small class sizes
  • A dedicated teacher
  • Flexible course duration

Live Classes

Our online classes are led by our teachers live and are delivered through easy-to-use platforms such as Zoom.

Small class Sizes

When you join one of our Pre-Sessional English courses, you’ll be in a small class of a maximum of 12 students. This way, you’ll be able to receive detailed feedback and tailored support to help you develop in all English skill areas.

A dedicated teacher

Each class has a dedicated teacher who will assess all of your work. We know you sometimes have questions outside of your normal class time, so they are also available to contact outside your live lessons.

Flexible course duration

To offer as much flexibility as possible, we offer three different course length options at 6, 12 or 16 weeks, depending on your current level of English and what you need to achieve for university admission.

Course Features

  • Access to Microsoft Teams
  • Additional study resources
  • Ongoing assessment and feedback

Access to Microsoft Teams

You will be given access to Microsoft Teams to share assignments, feedback and materials. You will also have extended study sessions with peers outside the classroom via Microsoft Teams.

Additional study resources

You will have access to your unique guided self-study via Oxford International’s Virtual Learning Campus (VLC) for up to 3 months after the course.

Ongoing assessment and feedback

In addition to a final assessment, you will receive ongoing teacher and group feedback and assessment on your performance to ensure that you stay on track with your goals.

Fees and funding

International students
6 Week Couse: £1,400 12 Week Course: £2,400 16 Week Course: £3,200

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • Pre-sessional
    part time
    2 months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Theodore Liu