English Language Preparation

English Language Preparation programme

If you need to improve your English language to reach the required level for your programme at the International Study Centre you can take our English Language Preparation programme.

English Language Preparation for International Foundation Year

You will need an IELTS 4.5 (minimum 5.0 in writing and no other element less than 4.0) or equivalent to start the International Foundation Year. If you have IELTS 4.0 (4.0 in all bands) or equivalent, you will need one term of English Language Preparation.

This course has two start dates, depending when you begin your International Foundation Year.

  • June, prior to starting your academic programme in September.
  • September, prior to starting your academic programme in January.

English Language Preparation for International Year One

You will need an IELTS 5.0 overall (minimum 5.0 in writing and no element below 4.0) or equivalent to start the International Year One. If you have IELTS 4.5 (4.0 in all bands) or equivalent, you will need one term of English Language Preparation. You can start in June, prior to starting your academic programme in September.

English Language Preparation for Pre-Masters Programme

Our Pre-Masters Programme requires an IELTS 5.5 in all components, or equivalent.

If you have IELTS 5.0 (with no component less than 4.5), or equivalent, you will need one term of English Language Preparation.

This course has two start dates:

  • September, prior to starting your academic programme in January.
  • January, prior to starting your academic programme in April.

Term dates

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June 2017  12/06/2017 to 11/08/2017
September 2017 11/09/2017 to 01/12/2017
January 2018 08/01/2018 to 16/03/2018
June 2018 11/06/2018 to 10/08/2018