Why study presessional at Leicester?

  • Successful completion meets the English language requirement for all University of Leicester degree programmes. There is no need to take another English language test, such as IELTS, saving time and money.
  • Develop study and academic skills as well as English language, providing ideal preparation for a University of Leicester degree programme.
  • Become familiar with the University and UK study culture.
  • One of the largest departments of its kind in the UK, with 25 years of experience.
  • Accredited by the British Council.
  • Qualified, experienced and supportive tutors.
  • A personal tutor to guide you through your course.
  • Small classes – our maximum class size of 16.
  • Programme of social events and activities.
  • Accommodation available in University halls of residence.
  • Support with your visa.
  • Full access to University facilities, including the award-winning David Wilson Library.

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