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Pre-sessional for LBIC

Our Pre-sessional English for LBIC courses have been designed to provide you with intensive English language support in a friendly and supportive environment prior to your studies with LBIC.

This course offers you the ideal opportunity to improve your academic language skills for your future studies with LBIC and Brunel University, as well as helping you settle into student life in the UK.

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We offer a wide range of start dates, with courses suitable for students with different English Language abilities.

Courses for students planning to begin their academic studies in September 2018

 WeeksStart Date  End Date FeeApplication Deadline 
 16 16th May 2018 14th September 2018  £4,690 18th April 2018
 12 13th June 2018 14th September 2018  £3,550 16th May 2018
 10 27th June 2018 14th September 2018  £2,980 30th May 2018
6 25th July 2018 14th September 2018 £1,840 26th June 2018

Courses for students planning to begin their academic studies in January 2019


 Weeks Start Date End DateFeeApplication Deadline 
 19  25th July 2018  21st December 2018  £5,795  27th June 2018
 11  26th September 2018  21st December 2018  £3,410  22nd August 2018
7 24th October 2018 21st December 2018 £2,170 26th September 2018

Courses for students planning to begin their academic studies in May 2019

 
 Weeks Start Date End DateFee  Application Deadline
 34  25th July 2018  10th May 2019  £10,200  27th June 2018
 26  26th September 2018  10th May 2019  £7,800  22nd August 2018
 22  24th October 2018  10th May 2019  £6,710  26th September 2018
 14  9th January 2019  10th May 2019  £4,340  5th December 2018
10 6th February 2019 10th May 2019 £3,100 9th January 2019

Non-Teaching Dates and Holidays

We recommend that students only make plans to leave the UK during the longer Brunel Language Centre closure periods of 3 weeks.

Students are advised not to make plans to leave the UK during term time.

Teaching will not take place on the following dates, which include Brunel Language Centre holiday dates and Bank Holidays. Bank Holidays are public holidays and the university and many businesses will be closed on these dates.

26th March to 6th April 2018 (Easter Holiday)

7th to the 18th May 2018

28th May 2018 (Bank Holiday)

27th August 2018 (Bank Holiday)

24th to 28th September 2018

17th December 2018 to 4th January 2019 (Christmas Holiday) - PLEASE NOTE STUDENTS ON ENGLISH COURSES DUE TO FINISH IN DECEMBER 2018 SHOULD ENSURE THEY ARE IN THE UK AND AVAILABLE UP UNTIL THURSDAY 20TH DECEMBER

15th to 26th April 2019 (Easter Holiday)

6th May 2019 (Bank Holiday)

27th May 2019 (Bank Holiday)

26th August 2019 (Bank Holiday)

 

The course focuses on improving your academic English, covering areas such as:

  • Pronunciation and Presentation skills

  • Listening and Note-taking

  • Seminar skills

  • Vocabulary workshops

Sample Timetable

Timetables3

Here at the Brunel Language Centre, our aim is to help our students achieve the English Language scores they need to progress onto their chosen LBIC course.

Improving language skills can take time. The length of English Language course that a student requires will be determined by their current English Language level in addition to the entry requirements for their chosen academic course.

To help you decide how many weeks English Language you will need to undertake please use the table available below.

Please note that these are for guidance only. For specific advice please feel free to send your most recent English Language qualification to languagecentre@brunel.ac.uk

Entry Requirements for LBIC Courses 2017/8

Entry Requirements LBIC 2018

 

To apply for a LBIC Pre-sessional course you must have:

Please note: You will only be able to apply for a Tier 4 student visa to undertake a Pre-sessional English course if you take the ‘IELTS for UKVI’ test. Some IELTS centres run both kinds of Academic IELTS so you must make sure you book the UKVI recognised Academic IELTS called ‘IELTS test for UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) purposes’.

For more information please contact us here