English Language Courses for Admissions Purposes

Your Admissions department may have made it a condition of your offer that you take an Academic English course at the Language Centre. Please follow the links below for details of each course:

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes (for postgraduates) satisfactory completion, at the required level, of our online Pre-sessional course is accepted for visa purposes. Assessment will be completed in time for visa applications, in cases where the Pre-sessional is necessary for completion of English language conditions.

For undergraduates, please follow the advice on the student Covid-19 advice page.

Information about meeting language conditions can be found on the dedicated Covid-19 admissions webpage. Alternatively, please contact your department directly. 

Course fees

Introduction to Academic Writing: no cost to student

Introduction to Spoken Communication: no cost to student

Pre-sessional course: £1500



Introduction to Academic Writing/Introduction to Spoken Communication. Your department or college will inform us that you are required to take one of these courses. Subsequently, the Language Centre will email you directly with a link for enrolment.

Pre-sessional course. Enrolment is now open and students can apply directly by following the link to the online application form on the Pre-sessional webpage


Contact us

The Language Centre
12 Woodstock Road

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