Our Pre-sessional Academic English course will prepare you for entry on to one of our undergraduate or postgraduate degree courses. We offer a five-week course and a ten-week course depending on your current level of English.
This intensive full-time course, which is taught in English, will prepare you for your university studies if you're coming to study from outside the UK.
Successful completion of the course will demonstrate that your language skills meet the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFRL) B2 level or higher (depending on your course's entry requirements). It can also allow entry to undergraduate or postgraduate study without retaking a secure English language test, such as IELTS.
This course is suitable if you're:
The course will help you to:
The course is structured around academic project work to develop your language skills. It will include:
Each course includes structured assessments in reading, writing, speaking and listening. You'll also receive individual feedback, helping you stay on track.
Assessment tasks will include:
In order to obtain the level of English required to study an undergraduate or postgraduate degree at London Met, we require you to have a certain International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score. All undergraduate courses and the majority of postgraduate courses require a score of 6.0 overall with 5.5 in each component. However, some postgraduate courses require slightly higher grades of 6.5 overall with 6 in each component (please see our English language requirements for details).
Our five-week and ten-week Pre-sessional Acamedic English courses are specifically designed to help you achieve those grades, depending on your level of English. In order to take a Pre-sessional English course at London Met, you're required to have already achieved the following IELTS scores. Please note, the entry requirements differ depending on the type of study you wish to pursue following the pre-sessional course.
|For entry on to an undergraduate/postgraduate course requiring 6.0 overall and 5.5 in each component||For entry on to a postgraduate course with entry requirement of 6.5 overall and 6 in each component|
|Five-week course||6.0 overall with 5.0 in any components or 5.5 overall with a minimum of 5.5 in all components||6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in all components|
|10-week course||5.0 overall with 5.0 in any components or 5.5 overall with a minimum of 4.5 in one skill||5.5 overall with a minimum of 5.5 in all components or 6.0 overall with a minimum of 5.0 in one skill|
To join the course as an independent Academic English programme only (without plans for undergraduate or postgraduate study at London Met), a similar level of English (IELTS 5.0 or more) is expected. Please contact us if you would like to discuss your suitability for the course to your level and needs.
Ten-week course: 15 July to 20 September 2019
Five-week course: 19 August to 20 September 2019
There is no official closing date for this course. However, if you need to apply for a visa you must allow enough time to do so. You're advised to apply as early as possible as we'll only consider your application if there are places available on the course.
Please select when you would like to start: