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 Newcastle University London in September.

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:

From IELTS 6.0 (with a minimum of 5.5 in three subskills including writing and no less than 5.0 in the remaining subskill).

Age requirements: 17 years and above
Academic requirements:

Offer of a place at Newcastle University.

Entry requirements additional information:

Postgraduate Degrees

  • 6 week course: IELTS 6.0 with a minimum of 6.0 in writing and no less than 5.5 in all other subskills.
  • 10 week course: IELTS 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in three subskills including writing and no less than 5.0 in the remaining subskill.

Undergraduate Degrees

  • 6 week course: IELTS 6.0 with a minimum of 6.0 in writing and no less than 5.5 in all other subskills.
  • 10 week course: IELTS 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in all subskills.

Students with offers for the 6 or 10 week course may be eligible for a joint CAS, which allows them to apply for a visa to cover both the Pre-sessional course and subsequent degree. To be considered for this, students need to pay the Pre-sessional initial payment and any academic conditions on the offer from Newcastle University London need to have been met.


Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
25 June 2020 4 September 2020 10 Weeks
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£2,575
23 July 2020 4 September 2020 6 Weeks
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£1,780

Class information

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 17
Between 20 and 21 hours per week of preparation in academic English.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

From IELTS 6.0 (with a minimum of 5.5 in three subskills including writing and no less than 5.0 in the remaining subskill).

Age requirements: 17 years and above
Academic requirements:

Offer of a place at Newcastle University.

Entry requirements additional information:

Postgraduate Degrees

  • 6 week course: IELTS 6.0 with a minimum of 6.0 in writing and no less than 5.5 in all other subskills.
  • 10 week course: IELTS 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in three subskills including writing and no less than 5.0 in the remaining subskill.

Undergraduate Degrees

  • 6 week course: IELTS 6.0 with a minimum of 6.0 in writing and no less than 5.5 in all other subskills.
  • 10 week course: IELTS 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in all subskills.

Students with offers for the 6 or 10 week course may be eligible for a joint CAS, which allows them to apply for a visa to cover both the Pre-sessional course and subsequent degree. To be considered for this, students need to pay the Pre-sessional initial payment and any academic conditions on the offer from Newcastle University London need to have been met.


Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
24 June 2021 3 September 2021 10 Weeks
View Term dates
*
22 July 2021 3 September 2021 6 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

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 17

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

From IELTS 6.0 (with a minimum of 5.5 in three subskills including writing and no less than 5.0 in the remaining subskill).

Age requirements: 17 years and above
Academic requirements:

Offer of a place at Newcastle University.

Entry requirements additional information:

Postgraduate Degrees

  • 6 week course: IELTS 6.0 with a minimum of 6.0 in writing and no less than 5.5 in all other subskills.
  • 10 week course: IELTS 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in three subskills including writing and no less than 5.0 in the remaining subskill.

Undergraduate Degrees

  • 6 week course: IELTS 6.0 with a minimum of 6.0 in writing and no less than 5.5 in all other subskills.
  • 10 week course: IELTS 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in all subskills.

Students with offers for the 6 or 10 week course may be eligible for a joint CAS, which allows them to apply for a visa to cover both the Pre-sessional course and subsequent degree. To be considered for this, students need to pay the Pre-sessional initial payment and any academic conditions on the offer from Newcastle University London need to have been met.

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
25 June 2020 4 September 2020 10 Weeks
View Term dates
£2,575
23 July 2020 4 September 2020 6 Weeks
View Term dates
£1,780

Class information

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 17

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

From IELTS 6.0 (with a minimum of 5.5 in three subskills including writing and no less than 5.0 in the remaining subskill).

Age requirements: 17 years and above
Academic requirements:

Offer of a place at Newcastle University.

Entry requirements additional information:

Postgraduate Degrees

  • 6 week course: IELTS 6.0 with a minimum of 6.0 in writing and no less than 5.5 in all other subskills.
  • 10 week course: IELTS 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in three subskills including writing and no less than 5.0 in the remaining subskill.

Undergraduate Degrees

  • 6 week course: IELTS 6.0 with a minimum of 6.0 in writing and no less than 5.5 in all other subskills.
  • 10 week course: IELTS 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in all subskills.

Students with offers for the 6 or 10 week course may be eligible for a joint CAS, which allows them to apply for a visa to cover both the Pre-sessional course and subsequent degree. To be considered for this, students need to pay the Pre-sessional initial payment and any academic conditions on the offer from Newcastle University London need to have been met.

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
24 June 2021 3 September 2021 10 Weeks
View Term dates
*
22 July 2021 3 September 2021 6 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

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 17
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