Pre-sessional English Courses

For summer 2021 we will be running face-to-face pre-sessional courses in the UK, offering a 5, 10 and 15 week options. In addition we will also be offering a 5 and 10 week online versions in partnership with QA Higher Education.

Face-to-face courses

The 5, 10 and 15 week face-to-face pre-sessional English courses are designed to help you to get the most from your studies at Roehampton.
The pre-sessional course will help you to:

  • develop your academic English so that you can cope better with university-level study
  • develop your study skills and understand what is expected of you as a student in the UK higher education system

What will I study?

  • Essays: using reading in your writing, organisation, critical and analytical skills
  • Academic vocabulary and grammar development
  • Seminars: presentation and discussion based on your reading
  • Lectures: understanding the argument, note-taking, taking an active role
  • Listening and reading: understanding key ideas in an academic context

When is it, how much does it cost, and what level of English do I need?

Course, dates and fees Students who need to reach IELTS 6 with 5.5 in all sections: Most Undergraduate students Students who need to reach IELTS 6.5 with 5.5 in all sections: Most Postgraduate MA/MSc/MBA students Students who need to reach IELTS 7 with 6.5 in all sections: Research students and some Masters e.g. MA Therapies

5 week course
2nd Aug to 10th Sept 2021

£1,375

IELTS 5.5 with no less than 5.0 in any section IELTS: 6 with no less than 5.0 in any section IELTS: 6.5 with no less than 6.5 in writing and 6 in other sections

10 week course
5th July to 10th Sept 2021

£2,786

IELTS: 5 with no less than 4.0 in any section and no less than 4.5 in writing IELTS: 5.5 with no less than 5.0 in any section IELTS: 6 with no less than 6 in writing and 5.5 in other sections

15 week course
31st May to 10th Sept

£4,272

IELTS: 4.5 overall with no less than 4.0 in any band and no less than 4.5 in writing IELTS: 5 with no less than 4.0 in any band and no less than 4.5 in writing Not applicable

This table shows the minimum length of course you need to do. If you are worried about reaching the level you need in this time, for example if you find learning English particularly difficult, you should consider taking a longer course.

Proof of English language for Pre-sessional Courses

To study on a face-to-face course in the UK, you will need a Secure English Language Test (SELT) certificate.

What is included?

  • 24 hours' tuition per week from highly-qualified lecturers in English for Academic Purposes
  • Weekly individual tutorials to work on your specific needs in writing
  • Teaching in small classes - usually 8 to 16 students - maximum group size 18
  • All books and materials for your classes
  • Social programme

The University has a range of procedures and regulations covering student fees: Student Fee Payment & Enrolment Regulations 2020/21

How do I apply for the course?

If you have already applied for an undergraduate or postgraduate programme you do not have to complete another application form for the Pre-Sessional English programme. Please simply email our international admissions team and inform us that you wish to be considered for the pre-sessional English programme. Admissions will then assess your eligibility for the programme and issue you with a formal offer.

How do I pay for the Pre-sessional course?

You can pay online in our e-store.

Online Pre-sessional English courses.

In addition to our on-campus pre-sessional courses we are also offering a 5 and 10 week online alternative in partnership with QA Higher Education.

 

Course, dates and fees

Students who need to reach IELTS 6 with 5.5 in all sections or suitable equivalent: Most Undergraduate students

Students who need to reach IELTS 6.5 with 5.5 in all sections or suitable equivalent: Most Postgraduate MA/MSc/MBA students

5 week course
5th July to 3rd Sept 2021

£1500

IELTS 5.5 with no less than 5.0 in any section

IELTS: 6 with no less than 5.0 in any section

10 week course
5th July to 10th Sept 2021

£3000

IELTS: 5 with no less than 4.0 in any section and no less than 4.5 in writing

IELTS: 5.5 with no less than 5.0 in any section

To apply please visit: https://qahighereducation.com/courses/pre-sessional-english/

Enquiries

If you have any further enquiries please contact us at:

International Admissions
University of Roehampton
Roehampton Lane
London SW15 5PJ
Email: internationaladmissions@roehampton.ac.uk
Tel: +44 (0)20 8392 3314