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Pre-sessional English course: Course fees and accommodation

Students of Kingston University qualify for reduced tuition fees. This applies to:

  • Existing Kingston University students
  • Students will take up an offer of a place on a full-time course of study at Kingston University

Non-Kingston University students

Where possible we offer places on the Pre-sessional English course to students who do not aim to study at Kingston University (fees shown in brackets).

2021 Summer pre-sessional courses

Course typeCourse datesCourse fees
Extended course 29 March – 27 August  £7,250 (non KU £8,700)
Long course 10 May – 27 August £5,550 (non KU £6,670)
Medium course 14 June – 27 August £3,850 (non KU £4,640)
Short course 19 July – 27 August £2,100 (non KU £2,500)


2021 Autumn pre-sessional courses

Course typeCourse datesCourse fees
Medium course 27 September – 11 December  £3,850 (non KU £4,640)
Short course 1 November – 11 December  £2,100 (non KU £2,500)

2021 Pre-sessional course accommodation 

For online Summer 2021 courses, halls accommodation may be available. Please contact the course administrators to find out if there is any availability.

For face-to-face courses, you can book self-catering accommodation in a University hall of residence. All rooms are en-suite with your own shower and WC with shared kitchen facilities. Accommodation is offered on a first come, first served basis on the long, medium and short summer pre-sessional courses. It may be available on the Summer extended course and Autumn courses subject to availability. Rooms will cost between £143 and £148 per week and will be available from the Saturday before the start of your course until the Saturday after your course. Please note that students may be required to move rooms a number of weeks after their course starts.

In all halls of residence you will need to provide your own cooking equipment and do your own cleaning. A bedding pack is available for a small fee.

How to book

Further details will follow

Further information

Advice on finding private or bed and breakfast accommodation is also available, please contact the Pre-sessional Course Administrators.

Main course accommodation

If you require halls of residence accommodation for the academic year, you must apply for this separately. You can do this as soon as you have accepted a conditional offer for your main course.

Contact us

Pre-sessional administrators
Tel: +44 (0)20 8417 7042 / +44 (0)20 8417 7790

Please note: administrators are best contacted by email while remote working is in place during the pandemic.

Contact us

Pre-sessional administrators
Tel: +44 (0)20 8417 7042 / +44 (0)20 8417 7790

Please note: administrators are best contacted by email while remote working is in place during the pandemic.

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Pre-sessional course accreditation

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.

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