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If you do not have the required English language level, you may wish to attend a pre-sessional English language course. The Pre-sessional English language course is available for undergraduate and postgraduate students.

Courses vary in length depending on students' current level of English.

Summer 2018 dates and cost to be confirmed

University of Chester: Pre-sessional English Language – Summer 2017

6 Week Pre-sessional

  • UG Entry Requirements: IELTS 5.5 with no less than 5.0 in each band
  • PG Entry Requirements: IELTS 6.0 with no less than 5.5 in each band
  • Price: £1,500 (Cost does not include accommodation)
  • Dates:1st August – 8th September (Accommodation from 29th July - 23rd September)

10 Week Pre-sessional

  • UG Entry Requirements: IELTS 5.0 with no less than 4.5 in each band
  • PG Entry Requirements: IELTS 5.5 with no less than 5.0 in each band
  • Price: £2,350 (Cost does not include accommodation)
  • Dates: 3rd July – 8th September (Accommodation from 1st July - 23rd September)

14 Week Pre-sessional

  • UG Entry Requirements: IELTS 4.5 with no less than 4.5 in Writing and 4.0 in remaining bands
  • PG Entry Requirements: IELTS 5.0 with no less than 5.0 in writing and 4.5 in all other bands
  • Price: £3,200 (Cost does not include accommodation)
  • Dates: 5th June – 8th September (Accommodation from 3rd June - 23rd September)

Payment: All students are required to pay the full pre-sessional tuition fees plus a £3,000 deposit in order for us to issue a CAS.

Accommodation:

We have guaranteed student accommodation for the entire duration of the Pre-Sessional English course. The cost each week is £105 for a single occupancy, self-catered room with shared bathroom facilities. To apply for a room please email University of Chester’s Accommodation Services department directly at accommodation@chester.ac.uk, title your email ‘PSE Accommodation’, and include the following information:

  • Full Name
  • University of Chester Reference Number
  • Length of Pre-sessional course you are joining
  • Pre-sessional course start date