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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), IELTS Indicator, Cambridge Linguaskill and Password online tests and other equivalent qualifications such as WAEC, HKDSE and SPM.

 

Please note that in 2021, all of our pre-sessional English programmes will be delivered online through 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 any band)

5.0 (min 4.5 in any band)

8 weeks

5.0 (min 4.5 in any band)

5.5 (min 5.0 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)

  

Online Pre-sessional English for UPIC courses starting in September 2021  

Course Length

Start date

End date

Course fee

11 weeks

31 May 2021

13 August 2021

£3,276

8 weeks

21 June 2021 

13 August 2021

£2,385

6 weeks

5 July 2021

13 August 2021

£1,791

2 weeks

2 August 2021

13 August 2021

£720

 

Online Pre-sessional English for UPIC courses starting in January 2022  

Course Length

Start date

End date

Course fee

11 weeks

27 Sep 2021

10 Dec 2021

£4,450

8 weeks

18 Oct 2021 

10 Dec 2021

£3,450

6 weeks

1 Nov 2021

10 Dec 2021

£2,450

2 weeks

1 Nov 2021

12 Nov 2021

£950