Presessional Academic English Programme

Get high-quality, tailored preparation for your university course, improve your English, learn about British culture and start experiencing life at University of the Arts London.

Presessional is a specialist academic English programme designed to help you to progress onto your main course of study at UAL. There are different types of Presessional programme with different entry points depending on how much English language preparation you need to get started at UAL. 

Presessional applications are now open for 2018*

Before submitting your application please ensure you have read and understood the application guidance:

To apply for Presessional you must first accept your UAL main course offer via the applicant portal. After you have done this you will be able to apply for the relevant Presessional course via the links in your applicant portal.

*Please note: places on some Presessional courses are now limited, some courses are already full and early application is advised. Please also note that submitting an application does not mean that you have successfully booked a place on the course. We will notify you of the outcome of your application by email.

  • Pre-Foundation English

    English language preparation for students beginning a Foundation Diploma or Level 3 Introduction course at UAL

  • EPIC

    An intensive English exam preparation course for students who are unable to join Presessional but have a conditional offer for an undergraduate or postgraduate course at UAL.