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University of Plymouth International College

Pre-sessional English

Do I need Pre-Sessional English?

We teach in English. To join one of our courses, you’ll need to achieve the levels below or study a pre-sessional English course with us. The below entry requirements are IELTS. Please note that we also accept Pearson Test of English (Academic) and other equivalent qualifications such as WAEC, HKDSE and SPM.

 

All of our pre-sessional English programmes will be delivered by the University of Plymouth's English Language Centre. 

 

Please email info@upic.plymouth.ac.uk for further information on alternative English language qualifications.

English Language Requirements

Law Degree UK - SF2

Foundation

5.5 overall with no less than 5.5 in any band.

Law Degree UK - SF3

First Year

6.0 overall with no less than 5.5 in any band.

Law Degree UK - SF

Pre-Masters

6.0 overall with no less than 5.5 in any band.

If you meet the above entry criteria for your course then you do not need any pre-sessional English.

 

What length of Pre-Sessional English Course do I need?

 

Minimum entry (based on UKVI IELTS)

Course Length

Foundation Courses

First Year and Pre-Masters Courses

11 weeks

4.5 (min 4.5 in Writing and min 4.0 in other elements)

5.0 (min 4.5 in any band)

8 weeks

5.0 (min 5.0 in Writing, min 4.0 in any band)

5.5 (min 5.0 in Writing, min 4.5 in any band)

6 weeks

5.5 (0.5 short in no more than two bands)

6.0 (0.5 short in no more than two bands)

2 weeks

5.5 (min 5.0 in no more than one band)

6.0 (min 5.0 in no more than one band)

  

 

Pre-sessional English for UPIC courses starting in January 2023  (these courses will be delivered online)

Course Length

Start date

End date

Course fee

8 weeks

17 October 2022 9 Dec 2022 £2,950*

6 weeks

31 October 2022 9 Dec 2022 £2,250
2 weeks 28 November 2022 9 Dec 2022 £950

 

 * Fees subject to final confirmation