Pre-sessional English

Aimed at international students

  • Languages
  • Full Time
  • 4-12 Weeks
  • Start Jan '20

About these courses

Entering a new environment can be challenging especially if English is not your first language. Our Pre-sessional English courses are aimed at international students, and are designed to help you improve your English language skills so that you can fully participate in your study programme.
Whatever your current level of English we have a Pre-sessional course for you. Our focus on quality, combined with a participative learning approach and small class sizes, allows us to deliver a course that is right for you.

Course delivery

During this course you will focus on developing your English language skills so you meet the minimum language requirements (IELTS 6.5) for your programme, and become more confident when using English.
As well as introducing you to the University of Gibraltar, this course will you provide with the opportunity to settle into your new environment and meet other students.

Test your level

Test your level to see which course is appropriate for you:

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Course topics:

– Reading strategies
– Academic writing
– Academic vocabulary
– Grammar
– Listening skills
– Note taking
– Giving presentations
– Participating in workshops
– Critical thinking

Course dates

The length of your Pre-sessional English course will depend on your current level of English and reaching the required level for study (IELTS 6.5).

We Recommend: -
Course length Entrance level Type of programme
IELTS CEFR
12 weeks 4.5 Mid B1 General English for academic purposes
8 weeks 5.0 High B1 General English for academic purposes
4 weeks 5.5 Low B2 General English for academic purposes

Entry profile

These courses are for those wishing to progress in their careers and academia, or simply for vocational purposes.

Fees

Course length Entrance level
12 weeks £2,880
8 weeks £1,920
4 weeks £960

Fees include

  1. Tuition
  2. Course materials
  3. Access to our virtual learning environment

Additional costs

  1. Cambridge Assessment English examinations and tests; and if required transport to the exam centre
  2. Optional afternoon activities (which include padel, hiking, volleyball, sup-boarding)
  3. Accommodation
  4. Meals
  5. Travel to and from Gibraltar and the University
  6. Insurance if required
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