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6-Week Postgraduate Pre-sessional English Course | Online

6-week Postgraduate Course

Online Delivery

The 6-week Postgraduate Pre-Sessional English online course is a full-time academic English language and study skills programme that takes place ahead of your forthcoming degree studies. The course offers an alternative way to meet the English language conditions needed to study for your degree at the University of Warwick.

There is no formal award for these courses - successful completion of the course will allow you to meet the English language condition of your offer. Joining the Pre-Sessional English course will help you to develop further your language and study skills, allow you to feel more self-confident and better prepared when you begin your future studies - it will also give you an opportunity to collaborate with fellow students before your main degree starts.

Key Information

Mode of Study: Full-time

Delivery Mode: Online

Duration: 6 weeks

Course Dates: 15 July - 23 August 2024

Cost: £3200

Course Overview

The 6-week Pre-Sessional English online course for postgraduate students allows you to develop the specific academic language and study skills that you will need in order to follow and engage in your future degree subject.

By the end of the programme, you should be able to:

  • Read critically, using a range of techniques to select, extract and analyse relevant information, perspectives and arguments, for the intended purpose.
  • Use general and specialised academic language as well as grammar in a controlled manner to write different text types effectively.
  • Recognise, apply and use the key features of a wide range of academic texts.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the academic culture, practices and expectations of UK Higher Education Institutions.
  • Make use of language for seminars, including agreement, disagreements, asking questions and developing arguments.
  • Listen effectively to longer spoken texts and be able to reproduce and/or respond to main arguments.