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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

We have cancelled our on-site courses for this year. All Pre-sessional courses are available online.

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).

  • Pre-sessional art club work 2021: Intuition makes the world by Wenhau
    EPIC 10 Weeks Online

    EPIC 10 Weeks Online (Exam Preparation Intensive Course) is suitable for you if you need to improve your overall English level by 1.0 IELTS bands (or equivalent).

  • Pre-sessional art club 2021: Eye-catching by Wenhao Wang
    EPIC 6 Weeks Online

    EPIC 6 Weeks Online (Exam Preparation Intensive Course) is suitable for you if you need to improve your overall English level by 0.5 IELTS bands (or equivalent).

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