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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. Students on the course will aim for an overall UKVI IELTS equivalent score of 6 (undergraduate) or 6.5 (postgraduate).

All prices below include the cost of self-catered accommodation for the duration of the pre-sessional course.

University of Chester: Pre-sessional English Language – Summer 2019

6 Week Pre-sessional

  • UG Entry Requirements: UKVI IELTS 5.5 with no less than 5.0 in each band
  • PG Entry Requirements: UKVI IELTS 6.0 with no less than 5.5 in each band
  • Price: £2,714 (£2024 without accommodation)
  • Dates: 29th July - 6th September

10 Week Pre-sessional

  • UG Entry Requirements: UKVI IELTS 5.0 with no less than 4.5 in each band
  • PG Entry Requirements: UKVI IELTS 5.5 with no less than 5.0 in each band
  • Price: £4,021 (£2871 without accommodation)
  • Dates: 1st July - 6th September

14 Week Pre-sessional

  • UG Entry Requirements: UKVI IELTS 4.5 with no less than 4.5 in writing and 4.0 in all other bands
  • PG Entry Requirements: UKVI IELTS 5.0 with no less than 5.0 in writing and 4.5 in all other bands
  • Price: £5,381 (£3771 without accommodation)
  • Dates: 3rd June - 6th 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:

The prices above include the cost of self-catered accommodation for the duration of the pre-sessional course.

If applicable, you will be offered a place on one of the above courses after an application has been submitted.