Read our preparation and arrival information for Language Centre courses.
We accept a range of English language certificates. Check which qualifications we accept, and find out equivalencies for other certificates.
Find out about the fees and important dates for our postgraduate pre-sessional courses.
2023–24 pre-sessional courses (for degrees starting in September 2024)
|Semester||Semester start date||Semester end date||Fee per semester||Application deadline||Deadline to accept your offer|
|Autumn||2 October 2023||26 January 2024||£6,164||27 August 2023||3 September 2023|
|Spring||29 January 2024||24 May 2024||£6,164||17 December 2023||1 January 2024|
|Summer 10 week course||2 July 2024||6 September 2024||To be confirmed||To be confirmed||To be confirmed|
|Summer 6 week course||29 July 2024||6 September 2024||To be confirmed||To be confirmed||To be confirmed|
|Online summer 6 week course||24 June 2024||2 August 2024||To be confirmed||To be confirmed||To be confirmed|
Academic year structure
Our academic year is made up of two semesters (autumn and spring) plus the summer.
Your pre-sessional course will include teaching and assessment time, as well as dates when the University will be closed, such as for Christmas, Easter and other public holidays.
|Semester||Structure of semester|
Facilities and support
You'll have access to all University facilities and services. Find out about student support and social activities available, and additional costs you may incur as a student at the University of Leeds.