Coronavirus (covid-19) update 

Summer 2020 online delivery 

Our six- and 10-week summer 2020 pre-sessional courses will be taught online in response to the Coronavirus outbreak.

You'll be able to study your pre-sessional course from home, you won't be expected to study live online sessions at night and you won't need a visa.

If you have applied for a pre-sessional English course, please read our pre-sessional FAQs

For all other updates and information, visit our coronavirus website.

Fees, dates and deadlines 

After you’ve checked the entry requirements, check below to see what dates are available for the length of pre-sessional course you need to study.

2019/20 full-time pre-sessional courses (for degrees starting in September 2020)

Term
Term start date 
Term end date 
Course length options
Fee per term 
Application deadline (UK time)
1
7 October 2019 13 December 2019 10/ 20/ 30/ 40 weeks
£3,570 Deadline passed
2
6 January 2020 13 March 2020 10/ 20/ 30 weeks
£3,570 Deadline passed
3
30 March 2020 12 June 2020 11/ 21 weeks*
£3,570 Deadline passed

4 - courses taught online
6 July 2020 11 September 2020 10 weeks
£3,570 Deadline passed
3 August 2020 11 September 2020 6 weeks
£2,142 29 May 2020, 11.59pm 

2020/21 full-time pre-sessional courses (for degrees starting in September 2021)

 Term Term start date  Term end date  Course length options  Fee per term  Application deadline (UK time)
1 5 October 2020 11 December 2020 10/ 20/ 30/ 40 weeks £3,930 14 August 2020, 5pm
2 5 January 2021 12 March 2021 10/ 20/ 30 weeks £3,930 13 November 2020, 5pm
3 29 March 2021 4 June 2021 10/ 20 weeks £3,930 1 February 2021, 5pm


5 July 2021 10 September 2021 10 weeks £3,930 To be confirmed
2 August 2021 10 September 2021 6 weeks £2,358 To be confirmed

See University closure dates. *In 2019/20, term three runs for 11 weeks due to public holidays and University closure dates. The tuition fee for this term will be equivalent to a 10 week term.

The length of time you need to study will depend on your current English language level and the entry requirements for your chosen degree. To see how long you’ll need to study, see the entry requirements section.

What's included in the tuition fees for online teaching?

If you'll be studying on campus, you'll also have access to all University facilities and services and any course trips organised by your course leader (there may be extra costs for other social trips).

Find out about student support and social activities available, and additional costs you may incur as a student at the University of Leeds.

Find out how to apply