University of Bath

Pre-sessional courses if you have IELTS 5.0 overall

Find out about your course options and how to apply.

These courses may be suitable for you if you have IELTS 5.0 overall. If you have lower than 5.0 in any individual band, please contact our Pre-sessional Course Administrator to discuss your options.

As a student with a conditional (standalone) offer, you must take an IELTS Academic English test for UKVI purposes (IELTS SELT) at one of the new UKVI approved test centres in order to get your study (Tier 4) visa.

Please make sure that you apply for your Pre-sessional course at least 5 weeks before the start date. You will need to be 18 years of age by the time the course starts.

You need IELTS 6.5 overall, minimum 6.0 in each skill for your degree programme:

The Skills Centre has its own grading system. Your teachers will use this to assess your readiness for academic study in the four skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing.

Faculty Course Duration Course Name Start Date End Date Course Fees Apply
Engineering & Design, Humanities & Social Sciences, Science 20 weeks Pre-sessional Course B and C 15 April 2019 13 September 2019 £7,800 Apply
School of Management 20 weeks Pre-sessional Course B and C (Management) 15 April 2019 13 September 2019 £7,800 Apply

You need IELTS 7.0 overall, minimum 6.5 in each skill for your degree programme:

The Skills Centre has its own grading system. Your teachers will use this to assess your readiness for academic study in the four skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing.

Faculty Course Duration Course Name Start Date End Date Course Fees Apply
Engineering & Design, Humanities & Social Sciences, Science 30 weeks Pre-sessional Course A, B and C 21 January 2019 13 September 2019 £11,700 Apply
School of Management 30 weeks Pre-sessional Course A, B and C (Management) 21 January 2019 13 September 2019 £11,700 Apply