Online Pre-sessional English at University of East Anglia

Online Pre-sessional English is an online program that will help you advance your English language skills to the level required by your chosen degree. With a long history of successful student progression, 99% of Pre-sessional English students at INTO UEA progressed to UEA in 2020.

Focusing on content-specific vocabulary, academic writing, reading, listening and speaking, it is taught by the same expert teachers and to the same high standards as the face-to-face course, and offers the same guaranteed progression to your chosen degree at the University of East Anglia.

On campus Pre-sessional course

In order to qualify for this course, students typically need the same IELTS point band as the level required by their University School of Study – both overall and in subskills. If you would like to apply for this program, please contact the Centre for further details.

Ready to get your future on track? Study overseas with INTO in March or April and you can progress to university as early as September 2022.

Our six-month university pathway programs - designed for students with a higher level of English - will help you start your degree sooner.

You'll also save time and money with a shorter program - and applying for a Standard Visitor visa is easier.

Course features

  • Delivered through INTO’s online learning platform and live virtual classroom technology.
  • 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.
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Please select your course delivery method with the toggle below.
20 hours per week of preparation in academic English, delivered through INTO’s online learning platform and live virtual classroom technology.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

From IELTS 5.5 overall.

Age requirements: 17 years and above
Academic requirements:

Offer of a place at UEA.

Entry requirements additional information:

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.

English language entry requirements 10 weeks: a maximum of one IELTS band lower than the level required by your University School of Study, both overall and in subskills. 6 week: a maximum of 0.5 IELTS lower than the level required by your University School of Study, both overall and in subskills.

For example, for degrees that require IELTS 6.0 (with two subskills at 6.0 and two subskills at 5.5) 10 weeks: IELTS 5.0 (with 5.0 in two subskills and 4.5 in remaining two subskills) 6 weeks: IELTS 5.5 (with 5.5 in two subskills and 5.0 in remaining two subskills)

For those students requiring a CAS to study on campus (either a single or joint CAS) they will need to meet our course requirements with a valid SELT. This should be at a level equivalent to at least B1 according to UKVI (please note 43 in each for Pearson PTE Academic UKVI applies).

If the student has a non SELT (such as Duolingo, Academic IELTS, Pearson PTE) they can be considered for on campus study (joint CAS only) provided that all academic conditions have been met and the student has equivalent to B2 level as follows - 90 in each component of Duolingo, 5.5 in each component of IELTS Academic, 59 in each for Pearson PTE.

Only an official IELTS result or equivalent recognised English language test will be accepted as proof of English language proficiency. A wide range of English language tests are accepted by the University for entry, including TOEFL iBT (Home Edition only), Password, Pearson PTE and Duolingo.


Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
11 July 2022 19 August 2022 6 Weeks
View Term dates
GBP £2,760

Class information

Course Delivery Method Online
Class duration:

50% of learning hours will be delivered in real-time in our virtual classroom between 8:30am-1:00pm BST (excluding bank holidays).

50% will include pre-recorded lectures and interactive tasks, such as quizzes, group projects, presentations and writing practice.


Where will it take me?

This course leads to the following degrees:
Please select your course delivery method with the toggle below.
20 hours per week of preparation in academic English, delivered through INTO’s online learning platform and live virtual classroom technology.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

10 Weeks: A maximum of one IELTS band lower than the level required by your University School of Study, both overall and in subskills.

6 Weeks: From IELTS 5.5 overall.

Age requirements: 17 years and above
Academic requirements:

Offer of a place at UEA.

Entry requirements additional information:

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.

English language entry requirements 10 weeks: a maximum of one IELTS band lower than the level required by your University School of Study, both overall and in subskills. 6 week: a maximum of 0.5 IELTS lower than the level required by your University School of Study, both overall and in subskills.

For example, for degrees that require IELTS 6.0 (with two subskills at 6.0 and two subskills at 5.5) 10 weeks: IELTS 5.0 (with 5.0 in two subskills and 4.5 in remaining two subskills) 6 weeks: IELTS 5.5 (with 5.5 in two subskills and 5.0 in remaining two subskills)

For those students requiring a CAS to study on campus (either a single or joint CAS) they will need to meet our course requirements with a valid SELT. This should be at a level equivalent to at least B1 according to UKVI (please note 43 in each for Pearson PTE Academic UKVI applies).

If the student has a non SELT (such as Duolingo, Academic IELTS, Pearson PTE) they can be considered for on campus study (joint CAS only) provided that all academic conditions have been met and the student has equivalent to B2 level as follows - 90 in each component of Duolingo, 5.5 in each component of IELTS Academic, 59 in each for Pearson PTE.

Only an official IELTS result or equivalent recognised English language test will be accepted as proof of English language proficiency. A wide range of English language tests are accepted by the University for entry, including TOEFL iBT (Home Edition only), Password, Pearson PTE and Duolingo.


Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
26 June 2023 1 September 2023 10 Weeks
View Term dates
GBP £4,950
10 July 2023 18 August 2023 6 Weeks
View Term dates
*

Class information

Course Delivery Method Online
Class duration:

50% of learning hours will be delivered in real-time in our virtual classroom between 8:30am-1:00pm BST (excluding bank holidays).

50% will include pre-recorded lectures and interactive tasks, such as quizzes, group projects, presentations and writing practice.


Where will it take me?

This course leads to the following degrees:
Please select your course delivery method with the toggle below.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

From IELTS 5.5 overall.

Age requirements: 17 years and above
Academic requirements:

Offer of a place at UEA.

Entry requirements additional information:

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.

English language entry requirements 10 weeks: a maximum of one IELTS band lower than the level required by your University School of Study, both overall and in subskills. 6 week: a maximum of 0.5 IELTS lower than the level required by your University School of Study, both overall and in subskills.

For example, for degrees that require IELTS 6.0 (with two subskills at 6.0 and two subskills at 5.5) 10 weeks: IELTS 5.0 (with 5.0 in two subskills and 4.5 in remaining two subskills) 6 weeks: IELTS 5.5 (with 5.5 in two subskills and 5.0 in remaining two subskills)

For those students requiring a CAS to study on campus (either a single or joint CAS) they will need to meet our course requirements with a valid SELT. This should be at a level equivalent to at least B1 according to UKVI (please note 43 in each for Pearson PTE Academic UKVI applies).

If the student has a non SELT (such as Duolingo, Academic IELTS, Pearson PTE) they can be considered for on campus study (joint CAS only) provided that all academic conditions have been met and the student has equivalent to B2 level as follows - 90 in each component of Duolingo, 5.5 in each component of IELTS Academic, 59 in each for Pearson PTE.

Only an official IELTS result or equivalent recognised English language test will be accepted as proof of English language proficiency. A wide range of English language tests are accepted by the University for entry, including TOEFL iBT (Home Edition only), Password, Pearson PTE and Duolingo.

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
11 July 2022 19 August 2022 6 Weeks
View Term dates
GBP £2,760

Class information

Course Delivery Method Online
Class duration:

50% of learning hours will be delivered in real-time in our virtual classroom between 8:30am-1:00pm BST (excluding bank holidays).

50% will include pre-recorded lectures and interactive tasks, such as quizzes, group projects, presentations and writing practice.

Where will it take me?

This course leads to the following degrees:
Please select your course delivery method with the toggle below.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

10 Weeks: A maximum of one IELTS band lower than the level required by your University School of Study, both overall and in subskills.

6 Weeks: From IELTS 5.5 overall.

Age requirements: 17 years and above
Academic requirements:

Offer of a place at UEA.

Entry requirements additional information:

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.

English language entry requirements 10 weeks: a maximum of one IELTS band lower than the level required by your University School of Study, both overall and in subskills. 6 week: a maximum of 0.5 IELTS lower than the level required by your University School of Study, both overall and in subskills.

For example, for degrees that require IELTS 6.0 (with two subskills at 6.0 and two subskills at 5.5) 10 weeks: IELTS 5.0 (with 5.0 in two subskills and 4.5 in remaining two subskills) 6 weeks: IELTS 5.5 (with 5.5 in two subskills and 5.0 in remaining two subskills)

For those students requiring a CAS to study on campus (either a single or joint CAS) they will need to meet our course requirements with a valid SELT. This should be at a level equivalent to at least B1 according to UKVI (please note 43 in each for Pearson PTE Academic UKVI applies).

If the student has a non SELT (such as Duolingo, Academic IELTS, Pearson PTE) they can be considered for on campus study (joint CAS only) provided that all academic conditions have been met and the student has equivalent to B2 level as follows - 90 in each component of Duolingo, 5.5 in each component of IELTS Academic, 59 in each for Pearson PTE.

Only an official IELTS result or equivalent recognised English language test will be accepted as proof of English language proficiency. A wide range of English language tests are accepted by the University for entry, including TOEFL iBT (Home Edition only), Password, Pearson PTE and Duolingo.

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
26 June 2023 1 September 2023 10 Weeks
View Term dates
GBP £4,950
10 July 2023 18 August 2023 6 Weeks
View Term dates
*

Class information

Course Delivery Method Online
Class duration:

50% of learning hours will be delivered in real-time in our virtual classroom between 8:30am-1:00pm BST (excluding bank holidays).

50% will include pre-recorded lectures and interactive tasks, such as quizzes, group projects, presentations and writing practice.

Where will it take me?

This course leads to the following degrees:
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