Pre-Sessional English

Our Pre-Sessional English courses are designed for international students who want or need to improve their English before beginning their BPP University degree or foundation programme. Successfully passing the course will guarantee your progression onto your chosen degree programme without needing to re-take any external English language tests*. You will have the opportunity to increase your knowledge of general and academic English and develop your reading, writing, speaking and listening skills.

Programme details
Location

London Shepherd’s Bush

Start Date

January, May, June and September
Intensive: August
Extended: June

Length of programme

Pre-Sessional English (one term) - 20 hours a week over 10 weeks
Intensive Pre-Sessional English - 30 hours a week over 5 weeks
Enhanced Pre-Sessional English - 30 hours a week over 10 weeks
Extended Pre-Sessional English - 30 hours a week over 15 weeks

Modes of study

Classroom

Assessment

Reading, writing, listening and speaking exam

How to apply

To apply for this programme you will need to apply for the BPP University programme you wish to study after your Pre-Sessional English programme. Please visit the relevant programme page using the links below:

Undergraduate programmes

Postgraduate programmes

*Students progressing onto any of the Business School undergraduate programmes with an overall IELTS of 6.0 or equivalent shall be required to undertake a compulsory additional, in-sessional English/Academic English course during the first term of their studies and shall be subject to any UK regulatory requirement

**Subject to any UK regulatory requirement.

Key Information

  • Our English language provision is accredited by the British Council
  • We offer a choice of start dates for added flexibility
  • Guaranteed progression onto your BPP University degree programme on successful completion of the course**
  • Study books or online study books are included within the fees
  • You will develop English skills for academic purposes and increase your confidence
  • You will have access to online resources on BPP University’s Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) allowing you to revise anytime, anywhere
  • Reinforce your understanding through small group workshops and extensive online support
  • You will develop English skills for academic purposes and increase your confidence