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Pre-Sessional English

This is a full-time English language course for international students with an UKVI IELTS level of 4.0 or above and achieved a general level of education which is adequate for entry into Higher Education. This course is designed to improve your four skills in reading, writing, listening and speaking and has a specific focus on improving English for academic purposes.

You will also gain valuable experience of studying at a UK university, and familiarising yourself with British culture before you start an academic course at the University of Salford.

If you successfully complete the Pre-sessional English, the University of Salford will accept this as evidence of your English language ability in place of an UKVI IELTS certificate.

Key course facts

  • Start dates in September and January
  • Classes are delivered Monday – Friday. Take a look at an example timetable
  • Saturdays and Sundays are non-teaching days
  • An academic hour is 50 minutes
  • Maximum class sizes of 18
  • Minimum age for admission onto the course is 16

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