Pre-sessional English

This course will provide you with short and intensive preparation in academic English. It's suitable for you if you're already academically qualified and are due to start an undergraduate or postgraduate degree at City, University of London in September.

If you have an offer for a degree at Cass Business School, you should apply for the Pre-sessional English for Cass Business School course. This has a business focus to ensure you enhance your vocabulary related to your degree programme.

Course features

  • Designed to improve your English language skills to the level required by your chosen degree.
  • Provides contextual study skills that acclimatise you to the culture of a UK university.
  • Enables you to adjust to the demands, challenges and expectations of UK higher education.
  • Teaches you how to give presentations on different areas of academic interest.
  • Provides you with a short period of time to adapt to living and studying in the UK prior to beginning your academic studies.
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Between 20 and 21 hours per week of preparation in academic English.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

12 Weeks: IELTS from 5.0.

4 Weeks: Applicants must not be more than 0.5 IELTS band below the Writing requirement for their course of study at City, University of London and must have met the other subskills and overall IELTS requirement.

8 Weeks: IELTS from 5.0.

Age requirements: 17 years and above
Academic requirements:

Offer of a place at City, University of London.


Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
14 June 2021 3 September 2021 12 Weeks
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12 July 2021 3 September 2021 8 Weeks
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9 August 2021 3 September 2021 4 Weeks
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*Please note the dates and prices for the academic year 2020-2021 are not yet confirmed.

We will confirm all dates and prices for the academic year 2020-2021 on or before 20 January 2020, with the prices being subject to a maximum increase of up to 5% on the prices for the current academic year.  If you submit an application prior to this date and are eligible to be issued with an offer of a place it will contain pricing for the current academic year. If you accept an offer and confirm your place before 20 January 2020 you will be charged the current price. If you accept an offer and confirm your place on or after 20 January 2020 the increased prices will apply and we will issue you with a new offer showing the new prices payable by you.


Class information

Class hours:

20 hours per week on average

Class duration:

Average total per week: 20 hours

Morning and afternoon classes are held Monday to Friday between 09.00 - 18.00 excluding bank holidays.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

12 Weeks: IELTS from 5.0.

4 Weeks: Applicants must not be more than 0.5 IELTS band below the Writing requirement for their course of study at City, University of London and must have met the other subskills and overall IELTS requirement.

8 Weeks: IELTS from 5.0.

Age requirements: 17 years and above
Academic requirements:

Offer of a place at City, University of London.

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
14 June 2021 3 September 2021 12 Weeks
View Term dates
*
12 July 2021 3 September 2021 8 Weeks
View Term dates
*
9 August 2021 3 September 2021 4 Weeks
View Term dates
*

*Please note the dates and prices for the academic year 2020-2021 are not yet confirmed.

We will confirm all dates and prices for the academic year 2020-2021 on or before 20 January 2020, with the prices being subject to a maximum increase of up to 5% on the prices for the current academic year.  If you submit an application prior to this date and are eligible to be issued with an offer of a place it will contain pricing for the current academic year. If you accept an offer and confirm your place before 20 January 2020 you will be charged the current price. If you accept an offer and confirm your place on or after 20 January 2020 the increased prices will apply and we will issue you with a new offer showing the new prices payable by you.

Class information

Class hours:

20 hours per week on average

Class duration:

Average total per week: 20 hours

Morning and afternoon classes are held Monday to Friday between 09.00 - 18.00 excluding bank holidays.

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