The pre-sessional programme is designed specifically for students who have been provisionally accepted on degree programmes at Regent’s University London, or those wishing to study at a UK-based institution. It provides an overview of academic culture in the UK, develops general and academic English, and explores different types of academic assessment. Upon successful completion of the course, students can progress directly to their chosen degree course at Regent’s provided they have met the course requirements. All students are tested and receive a certificate detailing their CEFR band in each of the skills.
Students on this course have access to extra-curricular activities provided by Regent’s University London (e.g. trips to London sights, English conversation club, sports, taster lectures etc.) as well as the University's facilities (Regent’s library and self-study areas, refectory, café etc.)
Monday to Friday (20 hours per week)
9:15 – 11:00 lessons
11:00 – 11:15 break
11:15 – 12:30 lessons
12:30 – 13:30 lunch break
13:30 – 14:30 lessons
Please note there are no classes running on the following bank holidays:
Good Friday: Friday 30 March
Easter Monday: Monday 2 April
Early May bank holiday: Monday 7 May
Spring bank holiday: Monday 28 May
Summer bank holiday: Monday 27 August
This course covers academic reading, writing, listening and speaking as well as a number of academic skills (study skills, note-taking, presentation skills etc.) in order to prepare students for a degree level course at Regent’s or another institution in an English speaking country.
All students take a placement test on the first day of the course, followed by regular progress tests and mock exams. Teachers give continuous feedback on students’ progress. There are regular one-to-one tutorials which give students the opportunity to revise their learning goals and discuss their strengths and areas for improvement.
16 weeks course - B1 (intermediate) level of CEFR
12 week course – B1+ (intermediate +) level of CEFR
8 week course – B2 (upper-intermediate) level of CEFR
4 week course – B2+/C1 level (upper-intermediate/advanced) level of CEFR
Please note the minimum age for students wishing to join this course is 16 years old.
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Once you have completed the application form, please submit the following supporting documents to firstname.lastname@example.org
Applying to study at Regent's is a quick and easy process. We accept direct applications and have no formal application deadlines.
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