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English for Undergraduate and Postgraduate studies, Pre-Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 42 days
University rank #701 (ARWU) Liverpool, United Kingdom
If you hold a conditional offer from Liverpool John Moores University and one of the conditions is to improve your English score, then the English for Undergraduate and Postgraduate Studies programme is ideal for you.
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The Pre-sessional English for international students are delivered in the International Study Centre and offered over 6, 12 or 20 weeks, depending on your standard of English and the level required for your University offer.


Your performance will be managed through continual assessment and feedback. This will include monitoring your development through every aspect of the pre-sessional English course, from writing, reading and listening, to presentation and analytical skills.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:
    • 20 weeks: Monday 8 April 2019
    • 12 weeks: Monday 3 June 2019
    • 6 weeks: Monday 15 July 2019 
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 42 days
    • Duration description

      6, 12 and 20 weeks versions of the programme are available.

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

The programme is designed to improve your language proficiency at the same time as developing the skills required for successful undergraduate or postgraduate study at Liverpool John Moores University.

You will be introduced to:

  • Teaching and assessment approaches used in the University
  • Academic writing conventions
  • Listening skills
  • Grammar and vocabulary development
  • Presentation techniques and seminar skills
  • Analytical and problem solving skills.

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

You must have a conditional offer for either an undergraduate or postgraduate programme, with one condition being to improve your English score.

  • 20 weeks: 4.5 Academic IELTS for UKVI (4.0 in all skills)
  • 12 weeks: 5.0 Academic IELTS for UKVI (4.5 in all skills)
  • 6 weeks: 5.5 Academic IELTS for UKVI (5.0 in all skills)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    2000 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2000 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 42 days.
  • EU/EEA

    2000 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2000 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 42 days.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
  • 6 week course - £2,000
  • 12 week course - £4,000
  • 20 week course - £7,000

Living costs for Liverpool

  • 556 - 1040 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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