English language preparation

If your level of English language does not meet the entry requirements for the International Foundation Year or Pre-Master's programme, you can join one of our English language programmes. When you finish, you can start your International Foundation Year or Pre-Master's programme at the International Study Centre.

Key facts
Entry requirements

Check our academic and English language entry requirements


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English Language Preparation programme

A specialist programme for students wanting to enrol on the International Foundation Year. Boost your IELTS score and gain confidence in your English reading, writing, and speaking ability. Depending on your English language level, you can choose to study for one or two terms. You can then progress to an undergraduate pathway programme at the International Study Centre.

Entry requirements

One term: Academic IELTS for UKVI 4.5 overall (4.5 in writing)
Two terms: Academic IELTS for UKVI 4.0 overall (4.0 in all components)

English for Pre-Master's

Practise your academic English and prepare for your chosen postgraduate programme at the International Study Centre with this intensive course.

Entry requirements

Ten weeks: Academic IELTS for UKVI 5.0 overall (minimum 5.0 in all skills)