|2017 summer courses ||Course dates||Application deadline*||Action|
||5 Apr – 8 Sep 2017
Holiday: 15–19 May
|11am, 27 Mar 2017
Latest start: 9am, 10 Apr
||22 May – 8 Sep 2017
||11am, 12 May 2017
Latest start: 9am, 25 May
|Medium course||26 Jun – 8 Sep 2017
||11am, 16 Jun 2017||Apply online
Latest start: 9am, 29 Jun
|Short course||31 Jul – 8 Sep 2017
||11am, 21 Jul 2017
Latest start: 9am, 31 Jul
|2017 autumn courses ||Course dates||Application deadline*||Action|
||17 Jul – 15 Dec 2017
Holiday: 25–29 Sep
|11am, 7 Jul 2017||Applications open in April 2017
Latest start: 9am, 20 Jul
||21 Aug – 15 Dec 2017
Holiday: 25–29 Sep
|11am, 11 Aug 2017||Applications open in April 2017
Latest start: 9am, 24 Aug
|Medium course||2 Oct – 15 Dec 2017
||11am, 22 Sep 2017||Applications open in April 2017
Latest start: 9am, 5 Oct
|Short course||6 Nov – 15 Dec 2017
||11am, 27 Nov 2017
||Applications open in April 2017
Latest start: 9am, 6 Nov
*IMPORTANT: Please see How to apply for more guidance on application times.
Kingston University's Pre-sessional English course will develop your English language and study skills to prepare you for your main course at university. Students who choose this course are ambitious and motivated. They come from a wide range of countries and go on to study on a wide range of degree programmes. Our teaching and administrative team are highly skilled and experienced in working with international students and we are committed to helping you successfully complete the course. Together this makes for a varied and stimulating academic experience.
Our courses will:
Student Arwa talks about the Pre-sessional English course in the following video:
The courses are designed for international and European Union students who want to improve their English language skills and familiarise themselves with studying at university before starting studies at Kingston or another university.
See our video of Kingston upon Thames, taking in the bustling town centre and riverside.
Our pre-sessional English course is accredited by the British Association of Lecturers in English for Academic Purposes (BALEAP). This organisation sets rigorous criteria to ensure that courses in English language and study skills for speakers of other languages are of a high standard and provide an excellent quality of service.
Watch our pre-arrival videos for information on healthcare, studying and student life in the UK.