Academic Language Support Service

Pre-sessional Courses

Pre-sessional dates, fees and entry requirements

We will now be delivering an online Pre-sessional (Pre-sessional Course E) for students starting their academic programs in January 2021. Click here for further information 

It is possible for students to enter the programme at the beginning of each course so long as they have achieved the minimum score in IELTS (or equivalent). Alternative tests other than IELTS can be accepted for the online pre-sessional. Check the FAQs here for alternatives. Note: our online pre-sessional programmes include a 10% fee reduction to the original campus-based programme and the discounted price is listed below.



Length (weeks)


Minimum English Language Requirements

Application Deadline*


Course E




Monday 12 October – Friday 27 November 2020

The minimum requirement for this course is IELTS 6.0 overall with no subtest below 5.5

Check here for undergraduatepostgraduate taught or postgraduate research programme requirements.

Monday 21 September 2020

*We must have received an enquiry form before this date if you wish to submit an application.