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.

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This September, our flexible study options will keep you on track for university success – whether you start on campus or online at home.

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 from 5.0.

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

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
17 June 2021 27 August 2021 10 Weeks
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£4,630
15 July 2021 27 August 2021 6 Weeks
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£2,390

Class information

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.

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

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

10 Weeks: IELTS from 5.0.

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

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
16 June 2022 26 August 2022 10 Weeks
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14 July 2022 26 August 2022 6 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:

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:

10 Weeks: IELTS from 5.0.

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

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
17 June 2021 27 August 2021 10 Weeks
View Term dates
£4,630
15 July 2021 27 August 2021 6 Weeks
View Term dates
£2,390

Class information

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:

10 Weeks: IELTS from 5.0.

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

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
16 June 2022 26 August 2022 10 Weeks
View Term dates
*
14 July 2022 26 August 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:

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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