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Pre-Sessional English Programme - Application Form 2017

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Due to recent changes (April 2015) to the Secure English Language Tests for use in a UK visa application, if you require a Tier 4 visa to study in the UK, please first check your eligibility for a CAS - CAS Eligibility Flowchart before making an application for the Pre-sessional English Programme. More information can be found at

You may attend the pre-sessional programme for either six or ten weeks.

The Pre-Sessional Programme is for YOU...

...if your first language is not English, and you have an offer for a postgraduate degree at the University of Warwick. You may study for Phases 1 & 2 or Phase 2 (Phase 1 & 2 lasts Ten weeks and Phase 2 lasts Six weeks). See below for details of the content of the two phases. The programme offers you the opportunity to develop your study skills in English Language for Academic Purposes within the environment of Warwick University itself.

By the end of the programme you will be fully prepared for your Post-graduate or Graduate course at the University.

You may attend the pre-sessional programme for either six or ten weeks.

Please follow this link if you want to find out if you are qualified to join the Pre-sessional Programme: General English Requirement or for WMG Courses use this guide: WMG English Requirement 

Programme Dates
Phase 1&2: (10 weeks): 17 July - 22 September 2017

Phase 2: (6 weeks): 14 August - 22 September 2017

Please note: Attending a presessional programme does not automatically exempt you from the requirement to achieve a minimum score in IELTS to undertake your degree programme. Please ensure that you have been informed by your department or the PG admissions team that you can take a presessional programme before applying. If you have already achieved the IELTS score required for your degree programme but would like to undertake the presessional course to receive extra exposure to academic English before your degree starts, then we would also welcome applications from such candidates
NB Applications must be received by the University at least 4 weeks before the start of the phase required. Late applications will not be processed.
I wish to apply for the above course to be held at the University of Warwick


Accommodation Options:

Option 1 – a single study room on campus with en-suite bathroom and shared Kitchen – the cost per week is £145.
Option 2 – own arranged accommodation – ie: with family, off campus, private accommodation – this is accommodation that you organise yourself. Please make sure that you have not booked any further accommodation through the Pre-sessional course office if you wish to book your own Family accommodation. Please note: if you have asked us to book accommodation for you and you do not use it, you will still be liable to pay the full cost of the accommodation.

Give information to indicate your level of ability in English
(examination passes, IELTS with the level reached.)

You must attach a copy of your offer letter from the
Unversity of Warwick, a copy of your passport and your English Language Certificate. If you are sponsored please attach a copy of your Sponsor letter to this application
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In case of difficulties, contact:

Mrs Tina Perrins or Mrs Tracey Howe
Centre for Applied Linguistics
University of Warwick
Coventry CV4 7AL

Tel (national): 02476 524315 / 02476 572845
Tel (international): +44 (0) 2476 524315 / +44 (0) 2476 572845
Fax: +44 (0) 2476 524318


If you are already studying in this Country you must ensure that you have a valid, or applied for, a Tier 4 Visa, attached to the University of Warwick, otherwise you will not be able to join the course.

After you have submitted this application form you will be taken to a payment page, where you will have to submit your non-refundable, £880.00 deposit.

Please note: Applications will not be processed until a deposit or Sponsor letter has been received along with a copy of your English Language Certificate, a copy of your passport and Offer Letter!
Additional requirements
The University strongly welcomes applications from people with additional requirements (e.g. a disability) and considers applications on the same academic grounds as those from other candidates. It is helpful to know about your requirements in advance so that we can discuss how best we can support you in your studies. Applications with additional requirements are also encouraged to contact the disability co-ordinator, tel: 024 7657 3734 or Email:
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