Applying for the General English course, undergraduate pre-sessional English, or the postgraduate pre-sessional English course starting in October, January or April.

Choose your course below to see the deadlines to apply:

You should then complete the application form and return to

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Please read the guidance notes on the form carefully. Incomplete applications will not be accepted and will delay the decision on your application.

For postgraduate pre-sessional English courses starting in July or August

If you have applied for a Masters degree and are eligible to study a pre-sessional course in the summer, you will automatically be offered a place on this course by our admissions team, so you do not need to do anything further.

If you are not applying for a Masters degree at the University of Leeds, and you would like to apply for this pre-sessional course, please apply via the application portal. If you have any questions, please email us at

If you are a research student and would like to apply for a pre-sessional English course starting in July or August, please download and complete our application form.

Read our admissions policy and the course terms and conditions.