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11-week pre-sessional programme

Date: 25th June 2018 - 7th September 2018
Duration: 11 weeks
Application Deadline: 15th June 2018
Tuition Fees: £3,500
Registration fee: 
£250 (non-refundable, included in tuition fees)
Accommodation costs: £1,616 (for self-catered rooms at Kingston 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



    IELTS 6.0 overall with no less than 5.5 in any section

    IELTS 5.0 overall with no lower than 4.5 in any section

    IELTS 6.5 overall with no less than 6.0 in any section

    IELTS 5.5 overall with no less than 5.0 in any section

    IELTS 7.0 overall with no less than 6.5 in any section

     IELTS 6.0 overall with no less than 5.5 in any section

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 15th June 2018. 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 £3,500, including a £250 non-refundable registration fee. Tuition fees can be paid through the Kingston University website.