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 Language Preparation: 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 Language Preparation: 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: April or June
Term dates:

  • One term
    • September 2017 start:
      18/09/2017-08/12/2017
    • June 2019 start:
      17/06/2019 – 30/08/2019
    • Two terms
      • April 2018 start:
        03/04/2018-08/06/2018
        11/06/2018-10/08/2018
    • 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 2017 prospectus is now available

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