English language preparation

We offer English language preparation programmes for international students looking to study a degree course at St Mary's University. The preparatory courses have been designed to ensure you succeed in your degree course by give you the confidence and information needed to make the most of your studies in the UK.


Pre-Sessional English Language Programme

The St Mary's pre-sessional course is specifically for students holding a conditional offer from the Universtiy, but whose English levels are just below our entry requirements of IELTS 6.0 for undergraduate programmes and 6.5 for postgraduate programmes. 

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In-Sessional English Language Programme

As an international student whose has been accepted to study at St Mary’s you have already showed that you have the level of English necessary for studying at university level. In this part-time in-sessional English programme you will be challenged to develop your English even further.

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