Loughborough University
Leicestershire, UK
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Loughborough University

English Language Support Service

Entry requirements

It is possible for students to enter the programme at the beginning of each course so long as they have achieved the minimum IELTS score (or equivalent).

Please see here for important information about IELTS tests.

Students can study for 30 weeks (Course A), 20 weeks (Course B), 11 weeks (Course C) or 6 weeks (Course D).

Pre-sessional Course Minimum English Language Requirements* Length (weeks)

Dates

Course A

 

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The minimum requirements for this course is IELTS 4.5 overall with no subtest below 4.0*  or above depending on  your academic programme.

 

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Postgraduate Taught

Undergraduate

Postgraduate Research

 30

 15 January -

21 September 2018

Course B

 

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The minimum requirements for this course is IELTS 5.0 overall with no subtest below 4.5*  or above depending on  your academic programme.

 

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Postgraduate Taught

Undergraduate

Postgraduate Research

 20

 21 March -

21 September 2018

 Course C

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The minimum requirements for this course is IELTS 5.5 overall with no subtest below 5.0*  or above depending on  your academic programme.

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Postgraduate Taught

Undergraduate

Postgraduate Research

11

3 July –        

21 September 2018

Course D

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The minimum requirements for this course is IELTS 6.0 overall with no subtest below 5.5*  or above depending on  your academic programme.

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Postgraduate Taught

Undergraduate

Postgraduate Research

6

7 August –  

21 September 2018

Course E Study Skills Summer Course

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This course is for students who have already met the English language requirements for their academic programme.

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Postgraduate Taught

Undergraduate

Postgraduate Research

2

10 September -

21  September 2018

 

*These are the minimum entry requirements for entry on to a ‘standard’ academic programme. Please refer to the English language requirements page for further information on courses that require higher IELTS scores for entry on to the pre-sessional courses, or for information on other accepted English language exams.