Undergraduate pre-sessional English  Fees, important dates and FAQs

Preparation and arrival

Read our preparation and arrival information for Language Centre courses.

English language certificates

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 undergraduate pre-sessional courses.

2022–23 full-time pre-sessional courses (for degrees starting in September 2023)

Semester Semester start date Semester end date Fee per semester Application deadline Deadline to accept your offer
Autumn 3 October 2022  27 January 2023  £5,740 28 August 2022  4 September 2022 
Spring 30 January 2023  26 May 2023  £5,740 18 December 2022  2 January 2023 
Summer 10 week course 4 July 2023 8 September 2023 £5,150 To be confirmed To be confirmed
Summer 6 week course 31 July 2023 8 September 2023 £3,090 To be confirmed To be confirmed
Online summer 6 week course 26 June 2023 4 August 2023 £3,275 To be confirmed To be confirmed

2023–24 full-time 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 £6,027 To be confirmed To be confirmed
Spring 29 January 2024   24 May 2024 £6,027 To be confirmed To be confirmed
Summer 10 week course To be confirmed To be confirmed To be confirmed To be confirmed To be confirmed
Summer 6 week course To be confirmed To be confirmed To be confirmed To be confirmed To be confirmed
Online summer 6 week course To be confirmed To be confirmed To be confirmed To be confirmed To be confirmed

Academic year structure 

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
Autumn
  • Teaching
  • Christmas break
  • Assessment
Spring
  • Teaching
  • Easter break
  • Teaching and assessment 
Summer
  • Teaching and assessment 

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.

Applying 

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