Pre-sessional English

This course will provide you with a short and intensive preparation in English language and study skills if you are due to start an undergraduate or postgraduate degree at the University of East Anglia in September.

INTO UEA Pre-sessional Progression Award Successfully complete your INTO UEA Pre-sessional English course and progress to study a full-time degree at UEA, and you will receive an award equivalent to the cost of the programme deducted from your university tuition fees!

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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: You must be a maximum of one IELTS band lower than the level required by your University School of Study, both overall and in any specified skill.

16 Weeks: You must be a maximum of one IELTS band lower than the level required by your University School of Study, overall, with up to 1.5 IELTS band lower in one specified skill and one IELTS band in the others.

4 Weeks: Offer of a place at UEA.

8 Weeks: You must be a maximum of 0.5 IELTS point band lower than the level required by your University School of Study, both overall and in any specified skill.

Age requirements: 17 years and above
Academic requirements:

You must have achieved the required IELTS level (overall and in any specified skills) required by your University School of Study, and been accepted onto the course.

Entry requirements additional information:

Only an official IELTS or other secure English language test (SELT) will be accepted as proof of English language proficiency.

Please ensure you consult your University School of Study for details of the English language level (both overall and for specific skills) required for entry onto your chosen course.

Students with offers for the 12, 8, 6 or 4 week course may be eligible for a joint CAS, which allows you to apply for a visa to cover both the Pre-sessional course and subsequent degree. To be considered for this, you need to pay the INTO Pre-sessional initial payment, and any academic conditions on the UEA offer need to have been met.


Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
4 January 2021 29 January 2021 4 Weeks
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£1,755
31 May 2021 17 September 2021 16 Weeks
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£6,515
28 June 2021 17 September 2021 12 Weeks
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£5,015
26 July 2021 17 September 2021 8 Weeks
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£3,430

Class information

Class duration:

Classes are held Monday to Friday between 8.30am-6.30pm, excluding bank holidays.

Between 20 and 21 hours per week of preparation in academic English.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

12 Weeks: You must be a maximum of one IELTS band lower than the level required by your University School of Study, both overall and in any specified skill.

16 Weeks: You must be a maximum of one IELTS band lower than the level required by your University School of Study, overall, with up to 1.5 IELTS band lower in one specified skill and one IELTS band in the others.

4 Weeks: You must have achieved the required IELTS level (overall and in any specified skills) required by your University School of Study, and been accepted onto the course.

6 Weeks: You must have achieved the overall IELTS grade required by your University School of Study but have 0.5 lower than the requirement in one specified skill.

8 Weeks: You must be a maximum of 0.5 IELTS point band lower than the level required by your University School of Study, both overall and in any specified skill.

Age requirements: 17 years and above
Academic requirements:

Offer of a place at UEA.

Entry requirements additional information:

Only an official IELTS or other secure English language test (SELT) will be accepted as proof of English language proficiency.

Please ensure you consult your University School of Study for details of the English language level (both overall and for specific skills) required for entry onto your chosen course.

Students with offers for the 12, 8, 6 or 4 week course may be eligible for a joint CAS, which allows you to apply for a visa to cover both the Pre-sessional course and subsequent degree. To be considered for this, you need to pay the INTO Pre-sessional initial payment, and any academic conditions on the UEA offer need to have been met.


Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
9 August 2021 17 September 2021 6 Weeks
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23 August 2021 17 September 2021 4 Weeks
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31 May 2022 16 September 2022 16 Weeks
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27 June 2022 16 September 2022 12 Weeks
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25 July 2022 16 September 2022 8 Weeks
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*All students who confirm their offer on or before 31 January 2021 will pay the 2020/2021 price as per their existing offer letter. After 31 January 2021, where tuition fees have increased, all current offers will be reissued and students will receive a new offer with the new 2021/2022 pricing.


Class information

Class duration:

Classes are held Monday to Friday between 8.30am-6.30pm, excluding bank holidays.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

12 Weeks: You must be a maximum of one IELTS band lower than the level required by your University School of Study, both overall and in any specified skill.

16 Weeks: You must be a maximum of one IELTS band lower than the level required by your University School of Study, overall, with up to 1.5 IELTS band lower in one specified skill and one IELTS band in the others.

4 Weeks: Offer of a place at UEA.

8 Weeks: You must be a maximum of 0.5 IELTS point band lower than the level required by your University School of Study, both overall and in any specified skill.

Age requirements: 17 years and above
Academic requirements:

You must have achieved the required IELTS level (overall and in any specified skills) required by your University School of Study, and been accepted onto the course.

Entry requirements additional information:

Only an official IELTS or other secure English language test (SELT) will be accepted as proof of English language proficiency.

Please ensure you consult your University School of Study for details of the English language level (both overall and for specific skills) required for entry onto your chosen course.

Students with offers for the 12, 8, 6 or 4 week course may be eligible for a joint CAS, which allows you to apply for a visa to cover both the Pre-sessional course and subsequent degree. To be considered for this, you need to pay the INTO Pre-sessional initial payment, and any academic conditions on the UEA offer need to have been met.

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
4 January 2021 29 January 2021 4 Weeks
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£1,755
31 May 2021 17 September 2021 16 Weeks
View Term dates
£6,515
28 June 2021 17 September 2021 12 Weeks
View Term dates
£5,015
26 July 2021 17 September 2021 8 Weeks
View Term dates
£3,430

Class information

Class duration:

Classes are held Monday to Friday between 8.30am-6.30pm, excluding bank holidays.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

12 Weeks: You must be a maximum of one IELTS band lower than the level required by your University School of Study, both overall and in any specified skill.

16 Weeks: You must be a maximum of one IELTS band lower than the level required by your University School of Study, overall, with up to 1.5 IELTS band lower in one specified skill and one IELTS band in the others.

4 Weeks: You must have achieved the required IELTS level (overall and in any specified skills) required by your University School of Study, and been accepted onto the course.

6 Weeks: You must have achieved the overall IELTS grade required by your University School of Study but have 0.5 lower than the requirement in one specified skill.

8 Weeks: You must be a maximum of 0.5 IELTS point band lower than the level required by your University School of Study, both overall and in any specified skill.

Age requirements: 17 years and above
Academic requirements:

Offer of a place at UEA.

Entry requirements additional information:

Only an official IELTS or other secure English language test (SELT) will be accepted as proof of English language proficiency.

Please ensure you consult your University School of Study for details of the English language level (both overall and for specific skills) required for entry onto your chosen course.

Students with offers for the 12, 8, 6 or 4 week course may be eligible for a joint CAS, which allows you to apply for a visa to cover both the Pre-sessional course and subsequent degree. To be considered for this, you need to pay the INTO Pre-sessional initial payment, and any academic conditions on the UEA offer need to have been met.

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
9 August 2021 17 September 2021 6 Weeks
View Term dates
*
23 August 2021 17 September 2021 4 Weeks
View Term dates
*
31 May 2022 16 September 2022 16 Weeks
View Term dates
*
27 June 2022 16 September 2022 12 Weeks
View Term dates
*
25 July 2022 16 September 2022 8 Weeks
View Term dates
*

*All students who confirm their offer on or before 31 January 2021 will pay the 2020/2021 price as per their existing offer letter. After 31 January 2021, where tuition fees have increased, all current offers will be reissued and students will receive a new offer with the new 2021/2022 pricing.

Class information

Class duration:

Classes are held Monday to Friday between 8.30am-6.30pm, excluding bank holidays.

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