English language skills for entry to Diploma and Degree programmes.
The College has its own integral English language school, the British Study Centres school of English, which is recognised by the British Council and was recently voted the best English Language school in Europe.
Students who attend Pre-Sessional English classes are taught by British Study Centres School of English teachers in the same building and with access to the same facilities and services as the students on our diploma and degree courses.
Students whose level of English language proficiency is below the requirement for their chosen diploma or degree course are encouraged to enrol on this Pre-Sessional English Language course first. The duration of this course is flexible and dependent on the requirements of the student. Generally, students can expect to progress by 0.5 of an IELTS point in 9-12 weeks. Advice on choice of course duration is available from our Course Advice team (see below: ‘Ask about this course’) and from our overseas representatives. Students are tested on arrival and placed in a class appropriate to their needs. The maximum class size is 14 and all course materials are included.
Students who enrol on this course will automatically receive a £500 reduction in the tuition fee of any subsequent diploma or degree programme*.
*This applies to one course only and does not apply to Summer Programmes