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11-week pre-sessional programme

Date: 26th June 2017 - 8th September 2017
Duration: 11 weeks
Application Deadline: 16th June 2017
Tuition Fees: £3,190
Registration fee: 
£250 (non-refundable, included in tuition fees)
Accommodation and meal plan costs: £1,540 (for self-catered rooms at Kingston University) or £3,480 (approximate cost for rooms including breakfast and dinner at St Mary’s University).

About the programme

This course is taught by our language partner, Kingston University, so although you can live in St Mary’s housing during the course, you will also get experience of another university in the local area.

Following successful completion of the 11-week programme, you will be issued with a separate CAS to apply for the Tier 4 visa for your St Mary’s degree course. 

Entry requirements

  • Postgraduate: IELTS 5.5 with no lower than 5.5 in any band
  • Undergraduate: IELTS 5.0 with no lower than 5.0 in any band

The Kingston University website has more information about the course, including entry requirements.

How to apply

You can apply for this course directly to Kingston University before 16th June 2017. Visit the Kingston University website, look for the 'Medium Course' and click Apply Online.

After you’ve submitted your application, please email to let us know that you've applied. Kingston University will also notify us that they’ve received your application.

Apply now

Please note: it can take up to one month for a Tier 4 Visa to study in the UK to be processed, so you must apply as soon as possible and no later than the deadlines given above. If you do not have your visa in time, you will not be able to join the course.


The programme costs £3,910, including a £250 non-refundable registration fee. Tuition fees can be paid through the Kingston University website.