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Interested in developing your English language skills?

To cater for the needs of international students whose native language may not be English, we offer pre-sessional and in-sessional courses which will enable you to meet the English language entry requirements to enrol on a programme at UWS, or to prepare you for study elsewhere in the UK.

English Language Courses

UWS London campus

Pre-sessional English

Pre-sessional English is a 5-week or 10-week intensive course for students who need to improve their English language skills before beginning an undergraduate degree at UWS.

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Students studying at London campus

English Language for University Study

English Language for University Study is a 41-week intensive course for students who need to improve their English language skills over an extended period of time before beginning undergraduate study.

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English Language Support

In T1 of 2019-20, the University will offer in-sessional English language support for students, for whom English is not a first language, studying on a degree programme.

This will be offered in two ways:

  • English language modules
  • Academic English support sessions

All modules are credit-bearing, require weekly attendance, homework outwith class, are assessed and results recorded on UWS transcript.

Twenty credit modules start w/c 9th September and deadline for applications is Friday 27th September at 12 noon; the modules are:

  • Advanced English 1 and 2 (L9)
  • Business English 3.1 and 3.2 (L9)
  • English Proficiency 1 and 2 (L10)
  • English for Academic Purposes (L9)

Ten credit modules start w/c 30th September and the final deadline is 12noon on Fri 4th October; the modules available are:

  • Business English
  • English for Academic Purposes

The information and timetable are below and the form that should be completed.

English language support sessions are being considered and information will be shared in due course.

English Language Support 2019-20 Information Leaflet

English Language 2019-20 Module Form

For timetables, module fees, and how to register for modules and support sessions, please contact

Last updated: 20/08/2018