University of Huddersfield International Study Centre

English Language Preparation

English Language Preparation

Improve your English language level before you start your course with our English Language Preparation programme. You will study one or two terms of English depending on your current level.

You will need an Academic IELTS for UKVI of 4.5 (minimum 4.0 in writing)* to begin the International Foundation Year.  

  • One term English Language Preparation: If you have an Academic IELTS for UKVI of 4.0 (4.0 in all components)*. You can start in June or September.
  • Two term English Language Preparation: If you have an Academic IELTS for UKVI of 3.5*. You can start in April or June.

You will need an Academic IELTS for UKVI of 5.0 (minimum 5.0 in writing)* or equivalent to begin International Year One.

  • One term English Language Preparation: If you have an Academic IELTS for UKVI of 4.5 (with 4.5 in writing)*. You can start in June or September.
  • Two term English Language Preparation: If you have an Academic IELTS for UKVI of 4.0 (with 4.0 in writing)*. You can start in April or June.

You will need an Academic IELTS for UKVI of 5.5 (minimum 5.5 in all components)* or equivalent to begin the Pre-Master’s.

  • One term English for Pre-Master's: If you have an Academic IELTS for UKVI of 5.0 (minimum 5.0 in all components)*. You can start in September or January.
  • Two term English for Pre-Master's: If you have an Academic IELTS for UKVI of 4.5 (minimum 4.5 in all components)*. You can start in June or September.

Key facts

Course length: One or two terms 
Entry points: September or June
Term dates:

  • One term
    • September 2018 start:
      17/09/2018-07/12/2018
    • January 2019 start:
      07/01/2019-22/03/2019
  • Two terms
    • June 2018 start:
      18/06/2018-31/08/2018
    • 17/09/2018-07/12/2018
    • September 2018 start:
      17/09/2018-07/12/2018
      17/01/2019-22/03/2019
  • 25 hours per week tuition plus 10 hours per week of self-study

To learn more about course costs visit our fees page.

If you do not have a current Academic IELTS for UKVI* grade, you may still be able to apply to the International Study Centre. Please contact us to find out about alternative assessment of your English Language level.

*If you do not need a Tier 4 visa, or are exempted in another way, we can accept equivalent proof of English.

Our 2018 prospectus is now available

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