English language preparation and Online Pre-Sessional English

If your level of English language does not meet the entry requirements for direct entry to our pathway programmes, you can join one of our English language programmes. When you successfully complete the programme, you can start your International Foundation Year or International Year One at the International Study Centre.

Key facts

Entry requirements

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English Language Preparation and Online Pre-Sessional English programme

Each of these are a specialist programme for students wanting to enrol on the International Foundation Year or International Year One. Boost your IELTS score and gain confidence in your English reading, writing, and speaking ability. You can then progress to an undergraduate pathway programme at the International Study Centre.

Entry requirements

International Foundation Year (10 weeks): Academic IELTS for UKVI 4.5 overall (4.5 in all skills) 

International Year One (10 weeks): Academic IELTS for UKVI 5.0 (minimum 5.0 in all skills)