Develop your English language skills
The English Language Preparation programme and Online Pre-Sessional English are each designed to support international students to improve their English language skills to meet the requirements for the International Foundation Year.
Duration: 1 semester
Start dates: September or April
English language entry requirements: Minimum of IELTS 4.5 overall (with minimum 4.5 in writing)
Semester 1: 16/09/2022 - 16/12/2022
Semester 1: 24/04/2023 - 21/07/2023
*Academic IELTS for UKVI. If you do not need a Student visa, or are exempted in another way, we can accept equivalent proof of English.
Duration: 10 weeks
Start dates: May
English language entry requirements: Minimum of IELTS 4.5 overall (with minimum 4.5 in in all skills)
25/05/2022 - 12/08/2022
English Language Preparation
This programme is designed to be flexible and accommodating to all international students. Key course facts:
Online Pre-Sessional English
This programme is designed to boost you English language level to start your International Foundation Year. Key course facts:
- The programme is taught via Study Group's Virtual Study Centre.
- A 10 week course.
- Takes place before you start your International Foundation Year
- Takes place online so you can study from home
- Improves both written and verbal English skills
Once you successfully complete the programme, and achieve the required grades, you will go on to study your chosen International Foundation Year course, before progressing to undergraduate study at the University of Leeds.
To study the English Language Preparation programme or Online Pre-Sessional English, you need to have IELTS 4.5 (with minimum 4.5 in writing), or equivalent.