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.

On campus study

This program is available to study on campus only.

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

  • 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:

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

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.

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 10, 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.

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 weeks: a maximum of 0.5 IELTS lower than the level required by your University School of Study, both overall and in subskills. 4 weeks: the same IELTS point band as the level required by your University School of Study, with 0.5 IELTS band lower in one subskill.

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) 4 weeks: Students need to hold unconditional offers or 0.5 lower in 1 subskill

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 16 September 2022 10 Weeks
View Term dates
GBP £4,892

Class information

Course Delivery Method On-Campus
Class duration:

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

Please select your course delivery method with the toggle below.
Between 20 and 21 hours per week of preparation in academic English.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

4 Weeks: The same IELTS point band as the level required by your University School of Study, with 0.5 IELTS band lower in one subskill.

6 Weeks: A maximum of 0.5 IELTS lower than the level required by your University School of Study, both overall and in subskills.

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 10, 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.

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 weeks: a maximum of 0.5 IELTS lower than the level required by your University School of Study, both overall and in subskills. 4 weeks: the same IELTS point band as the level required by your University School of Study, with 0.5 IELTS band lower in one subskill.

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) 4 weeks: Students need to hold unconditional offers or 0.5 lower in 1 subskill

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
8 August 2022 16 September 2022 6 Weeks
View Term dates
GBP £2,760
22 August 2022 16 September 2022 4 Weeks
View Term dates
GBP £1,854

Class information

Course Delivery Method On-Campus
Class duration:

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

Please select your course delivery method with the toggle below.
Between 20 and 21 hours per week of preparation in academic English.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

4 Weeks: The same IELTS point band as the level required by your University School of Study, with 0.5 IELTS band lower in one subskill.

6 Weeks: A maximum of 0.5 IELTS lower than the level required by your University School of Study, both overall and in subskills.

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 10, 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.

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 weeks: a maximum of 0.5 IELTS lower than the level required by your University School of Study, both overall and in subskills. 4 weeks: the same IELTS point band as the level required by your University School of Study, with 0.5 IELTS band lower in one subskill.

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) 4 weeks: Students need to hold unconditional offers or 0.5 lower in 1 subskill

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
7 August 2023 15 September 2023 6 Weeks
View Term dates
GBP £2,760
21 August 2023 15 September 2023 4 Weeks
View Term dates
GBP £1,900

Class information

Course Delivery Method On-Campus
Class duration:

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

Please select your course delivery method with the toggle below.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

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

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.

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 10, 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.

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 weeks: a maximum of 0.5 IELTS lower than the level required by your University School of Study, both overall and in subskills. 4 weeks: the same IELTS point band as the level required by your University School of Study, with 0.5 IELTS band lower in one subskill.

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) 4 weeks: Students need to hold unconditional offers or 0.5 lower in 1 subskill

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 16 September 2022 10 Weeks
View Term dates
GBP £4,892

Class information

Course Delivery Method On-Campus
Class duration:

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

Please select your course delivery method with the toggle below.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

4 Weeks: The same IELTS point band as the level required by your University School of Study, with 0.5 IELTS band lower in one subskill.

6 Weeks: A maximum of 0.5 IELTS lower than the level required by your University School of Study, both overall and in subskills.

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 10, 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.

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 weeks: a maximum of 0.5 IELTS lower than the level required by your University School of Study, both overall and in subskills. 4 weeks: the same IELTS point band as the level required by your University School of Study, with 0.5 IELTS band lower in one subskill.

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) 4 weeks: Students need to hold unconditional offers or 0.5 lower in 1 subskill

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
8 August 2022 16 September 2022 6 Weeks
View Term dates
GBP £2,760
22 August 2022 16 September 2022 4 Weeks
View Term dates
GBP £1,854

Class information

Course Delivery Method On-Campus
Class duration:

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

Please select your course delivery method with the toggle below.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

4 Weeks: The same IELTS point band as the level required by your University School of Study, with 0.5 IELTS band lower in one subskill.

6 Weeks: A maximum of 0.5 IELTS lower than the level required by your University School of Study, both overall and in subskills.

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 10, 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.

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 weeks: a maximum of 0.5 IELTS lower than the level required by your University School of Study, both overall and in subskills. 4 weeks: the same IELTS point band as the level required by your University School of Study, with 0.5 IELTS band lower in one subskill.

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) 4 weeks: Students need to hold unconditional offers or 0.5 lower in 1 subskill

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
7 August 2023 15 September 2023 6 Weeks
View Term dates
GBP £2,760
21 August 2023 15 September 2023 4 Weeks
View Term dates
GBP £1,900

Class information

Course Delivery Method On-Campus
Class duration:

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

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