Postgraduate pre-sessional English  Fees and important dates

Find out about the fees and important dates for our postgraduate pre-sessional courses.

2021-22 full-time pre-sessional courses (for degrees starting in September 2022)

Our 2021-22 academic year is made up of two semesters (autumn and spring) plus the summer.

Semester Semester start date  Semester end date Fee per semester Application deadline Deadline to send your English language certificate
Autumn 27 September 2021 21 January 2022 £5,725 22 August 2021 31 August 2021
Spring 24 January 2022 20 May 2022 £5,725 12 December 2021 3 January 2022
Summer (10 week course) 27 June 2022 2 September 2022 £5,300 TBC TBC
Summer (6 week course) 25 July 2022 2 September 2022 £3,180 TBC TBC

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.  

Academic year structure 

Semester Structure of semester
  • Teaching
  • Christmas break
  • Assessment
  • Teaching
  • Easter break
  • Teaching and assessment 
  • Teaching and assessment 

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

Facilities and support

Whether you'll be studying online or on campus, 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.


Find out how to apply for a postgraduate pre-sessional English course.