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If you have a conditional or unconditional offer to study at University of the Arts London (UAL) and need to improve your English, our Pre-sessional courses can help you.

Prepare for your main academic course at UAL

Studying a Pre-sessional course will enable you to improve your language skills and learn about academic life at UAL. If you complete your Pre-sessional course and pass your assessments, you can progress to your main academic course at UAL.

Our Pre-sessional courses are accredited by BALEAP.

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Join a UAL community wherever you are

You will join an engaging course taught by supportive, experienced tutors. For online courses, you do not need to travel to London.

We can accept a variety of English language tests with applications. Entry requirements can be found on our courses pages.

Which Pre-sessional course is best for me?

There are different types of Pre-sessional course that you can choose from, based on the English language preparation you need. Find out which course is right for you.

Applications

Online Pre-sessional courses

  • Pre-sessional art club work 2021: Enthusiasm by Gary
    19 Week Pre-sessional Online

    For applicants who need to improve their English level by 1.5 IELTS bands (or equivalent).

  • Pre-sessional art club work 2021: Elegant by Tomio
    13 Week Pre-sessional Online

    For applicants who need to improve their English level by 1.0 IELTS bands (or equivalent).

  • Pre-sessional art club work 2021: Bird by Stilwell
    9 Week Pre-sessional Online

    For applicants who need to improve their English level by 0.5 IELTS bands (or equivalent).

  • Pre-sessional art club work 2021: Intuitive by Torey
    Unconditional Pre-sessional Online

    For applicants who already meet their main course language requirement.

  • Pre-sessional art club work 2021: Enthusiasm by Xinyue Zhou
    Pre-Foundation English Online

    For applicants with a conditional offer for a UAL Foundation Diploma or Level 3 Introduction course, who need to improve their English by 0.5 IELTS bands (or equivalent).

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