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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 May 2019

 Weeks Start Date End DateFeeApplication Deadline 
14 9 January 2019 10 May 2019 £4,340 5 December 2018
10 6 February 2019 10 May 2019 £3,100 9 January 2019

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

 Weeks Start Date End DateFee  Application Deadline
30 9 January 2019 13 September 2019  £9,600 5 December 2018
26 6 February 2019 13 September 2019 £8,540 9 January 2019
16 15 May 2019 13 September 2019 £4,960 17 April 2019
12 12 June 2019 13 September 2019 £3,720 20 May 2019
10 26 June 2019 13 September 2019 £3,100 29 May 2019
6 24 July 2019 13 September 2019 £1,890 26 June 2019

Courses for students planning to begin their academic studies in January 2020

 Weeks Start Date            Fee       Application Deadline
43 9 January 2019 20 December 2019 £12,900 5 December 2018
39 6 February 2019 20 December 2019 £11,600 9 January 2019
29 15 May 2019 20 December 2019 £8,700 24 April 2019
19 24 July 2019 20 December 2019 £6,555 26 June 2019
11 25 September 2019 20 December 2019 £3,795 21 August 2019
7 23 October 2019 20 December 2019 £2,415 25 September 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 Pre-sessional for LBIC Courses 2018/9

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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