Sussex Centre for Language Studies

Pre-sessional English 2014 / 2015

If English is not your first language, you may need to improve your skills on a pre-sessional language course before starting your degree at Sussex. Pre-sessional courses are specialist courses to prepare international and overseas students for study in UK Higher Education.

There are several different lengths of pre-sessional course and which course is the right one for you will depend on your incoming language level, and the level you need to achieve for your chosen degree. The table below shows the length of pre-sessional study you need, based on the gap between your current IELTS level and the English language requirement for your course at Sussex.

Extended Pre-sessional Courses

Pre-sessional CourseEntrance RequirementFromToPrice
40-week Extended Pre-sessional IELTS Overall 4.5 with no less than 4.0 in writing or equivalent 22nd September 2014 28th August 2015 £12,000
28-week Extended Pre-sessional

IELTS Overall 5.0 with no less than 4.5 in writing or equivalent

19th January 2015 28th August  2015 £8,400

16-week Extended Pre-sessional

For conditional offers of IELTS 6.0 OR 6.5 or equivalent - IELTS overall 5.0 with no less than 5.0 in writing or equivalent

For conditional offers of IELTS 7.0 or equivalent - IELTS overall 5.5 with no less than 5.0 in writing or equivalent

27th April 2015 28th August 2015 £4,800

Standard Pre-sessional Courses

Pre-Sessional CourseEntrance requirementFromToPrice
10-week Standard Pre-sessional

For conditional offers of IELTS 6.0 OR 6.5 or equivalent - IELTS overall 5.0 with at least 5.0 in every section or equivalent

For conditional offers of IELTS 7.0 or equivalent - IELTS overall 5.5 with at least 5.5 in every section or equivalent

22nd June 2015 28th August 2015 £3,000

5-week Standard Pre-sessional

or

5-week Integrated Pre-sessional

For conditional offers of IELTS 6.0 or equivalent -  IELTS overall 5.5 with at least 5.0 in every section

For conditional offers of IELTS 6.5 or equivalent - IELTS overall 6.0 with at least 5.5 in every section or equivalent

For conditional offers of IELTS 7.0 or equivalent - IELTS overall 6.5 with at least 6.0 in every section or equivalent

27th July 2015 28th August 2015 £1,500

IELTS equivalences for reference.

If you do not meet the requirements stated above, please enquire about our Intensive English courses.