The Pre-sessional English course provides a short and intensive preparation in academic English for students who are already academically qualified and due to start an undergraduate or postgraduate degree programme at Queen’s University Belfast.More information
Pre-sessional English provides high quality Academic English lessons which prepare international students for academic study at Queen’s University Belfast.
This course is designed to:
This 20-hour per week course is suitable for you if you are academically qualified, hold an offer from Queen’s University Belfast, and need to improve your English language level before starting an undergraduate or a postgraduate degree at Queen’s University Belfast. The Pre- sessional course runs from July to early September. Your course length will vary depending on your current language level and degree programme requirements.
THE COURSE WILL:
You will be assessed through a combination of examination and coursework during the course. Methods of assessment will include short written texts, extended essays and presentations. At the end of the course, reading, writing, speaking and listening tests will be completed.
There is no formal examination at the end of the four week pre-sessional since students on this course have already met the English language requirement for their degree programme at Queen’s University.
Assuming you have already met the University’s academic entry requirements and any other outstanding conditions, achieving the level of performance required in the Pre-sessional English course to fulfil the conditions of your offer will allow you to progress to your university course without needing to retake the IELTS test.
If your IELTS score does not meet the minimum requirement for Pre Sessional English, please contact INTO Queen’s University. You may meet admission requirements using other standards.
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Please ensure you consult Queen’s University Belfast for details of the English language level required for entry onto your chosen course.
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