If you have an IELTS of 4.0

You will need to take our 40 week course prior to starting your chosen Masters or PhD.

40 Week Pre-sessional English Language Course

This programme is designed for students who currently have an overall IELTS score of 4.0 with a minimum of 4.0 in each element.  Please note that this is a guide only and English language requirements can vary depending on your academic programme.  If your course language requirement is IELTS 7.0 then this course is not available to you.  If you are unsure if this course would be suitable for you or which departments offer this course please email us.

This course will give you the opportunity to settle into the University life and city of Lancaster before starting your course. You will have the added benefit of spending a full academic year in Lancaster which will help you to practice your English.

On successful completion of the course students will have improved their language skills to a level, which is acceptable for entrance to their academic programme.

Duration - 46 weeks (40 weeks of teaching over a 46 week period to allow for vacation times)

Start date - 10 October 2016

Completion date – 25 August 2017

Entry requirements – IELTS 4.0 with minimum of 4.0 in each area (speaking, reading, listening and writing)

Cost - £11,520

Assessment-  you will be assessed with a mixture of coursework and examination.  At the end of the course, you will receive a transcript, which will show your English level