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Pre-sessional English courses

Our Pre-sessionals improve your academic English language for study at King’s

Our innovative Pre-sessional programmes teach you the academic and language skills you need to succeed in your chosen degree and are an alternative to retaking an external English test.

There are different course lengths to help you meet your offer conditions (16, 11 and 6 weeks) and our team of experienced and highly-qualified tutors will give you the very best start in your academic studies.

97% of students met the conditions to progress to their chosen degree at King's in 2021 and our Pre-sessional programme satisfaction has been at least 95% for the past three years.



Pre-sessionals 2022

King's are delighted to be welcoming Pre-sessional students onto campus once more from 2022 and we are offering a mix of combined and face-to-face Pre-sessional programmes to meet your needs.

Applications are now open, please click on a programme below for full details and to apply.


Pre-sessional calculator

Our Pre-sessional calculator can help you decide which course is right for you.

Find out which Pre-sessional you should take






Get to know our wonderful team of tutors and staff.