“The most useful thing for me was to learn how to reference and how to avoid plagiarism, which I wouldn’t have known if I didn’t take the pre-sessional course.”
Coronavirus (covid-19) update
|2020 online delivery
In Term 1 (October December 2020) and Term 2 (January March 2021) this course 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.
Well continue to review our courses, and will update our information for pre-sessionals taking place in Term 3 (March June 2021) and summer 2021 in the near future.
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.
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 - courses taught online
|5 October 2020||11 December 2020||20/ 30/ 40 weeks||£3,930||Deadline passed|
|19 October 2020||11 December 2020||8 weeks||£3,144||25 September 2020, 5pm|
|2 - courses taught online||4 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||£4,380||4 May 2021, 5pm|
|2 August 2021||10 September 2021||6 weeks||£2,628||4 June 2021, 5pm|
What's included in the tuition fees for online teaching?
- high quality teaching delivered by University of Leeds language tutors
- dedicated time with your tutor each week
- all learning materials and software needed for the course
- access to online language learning resources through our Language Zone
- access to digital University library resources
- support to help you get the most out of studying online
- academic skills support services
- wellbeing and support services
If you'll be studying on campus, you'll also have access to all University facilities and services.