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 the University of Exeter in September. Please note: there may be a variation in English language requirements depending on your intended degree programme.

Did you know? There's also an online Pre-sessional English course that starts in November 2020.

Want to study in the UK in 2021? Our INTO Study Centres are ready to welcome you – with a selection of complimentary services to keep you safe and supported while you study with us. We will be offering interactive learning through a mixture of online and in-person teaching, all in accordance with the latest UK government guidelines.

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:

10 Weeks: IELTS 5.5 (minimum of 5.0 in each subskill) or equivalent.

18 Weeks: IELTS and Password - 5.0 (with 5.0 minimum in Writing and all other subskills no less than 4.5)

6 Weeks: IELTS 6.0 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each subskill) or equivalent.

Age requirements: 16 years and above
Academic requirements:

Offer of a place at the University of Exeter.

Entry requirements additional information:

Students with offers for the 10 or 6 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 University of Exeter offer need to have been met.


Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
19 April 2021 27 August 2021 18 Weeks
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£7,995
21 June 2021 27 August 2021 10 Weeks
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£5,040
19 July 2021 27 August 2021 6 Weeks
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£3,065

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:

10 Weeks: IELTS 5.5 (minimum of 5.0 in each subskill) or equivalent.

6 Weeks: IELTS 6.0 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each subskill) or equivalent.

Age requirements: 16 years and above
Academic requirements:

Offer of a place at the University of Exeter.

Entry requirements additional information:

Students with offers for the 10 or 6 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 University of Exeter offer need to have been met.


Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
27 June 2022 2 September 2022 10 Weeks
View Term dates
*
25 July 2022 2 September 2022 6 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.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

10 Weeks: IELTS 5.5 (minimum of 5.0 in each subskill) or equivalent.

18 Weeks: IELTS and Password - 5.0 (with 5.0 minimum in Writing and all other subskills no less than 4.5)

6 Weeks: IELTS 6.0 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each subskill) or equivalent.

Age requirements: 16 years and above
Academic requirements:

Offer of a place at the University of Exeter.

Entry requirements additional information:

Students with offers for the 10 or 6 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 University of Exeter offer need to have been met.

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
19 April 2021 27 August 2021 18 Weeks
View Term dates
£7,995
21 June 2021 27 August 2021 10 Weeks
View Term dates
£5,040
19 July 2021 27 August 2021 6 Weeks
View Term dates
£3,065

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:

10 Weeks: IELTS 5.5 (minimum of 5.0 in each subskill) or equivalent.

6 Weeks: IELTS 6.0 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each subskill) or equivalent.

Age requirements: 16 years and above
Academic requirements:

Offer of a place at the University of Exeter.

Entry requirements additional information:

Students with offers for the 10 or 6 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 University of Exeter offer need to have been met.

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
27 June 2022 2 September 2022 10 Weeks
View Term dates
*
25 July 2022 2 September 2022 6 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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