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Entry requirements, fees, start dates and length of study

* Key to course abbreviations

EAP – English for Academic Purposes
LEAP – Learning English for Academic Purposes
SPEAP – Summer Pre-sessional English for Academic Purposes
APEAP – Autumn Pre-sessional English for Academic Purposes

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Course*

LEAP

LEAP

LEAP (plus SPEAP 10)

LEAP
(plus SPEAP 10)

LEAP (students then study on APEAP)

SPEAP
10 weeks
(degree starts in Sept / Oct 16)

SPEAP
5 weeks
(degree starts in Sept / Oct 16)

APEAP
10 weeks
(degree starts in Jan / Feb 17)

APEAP
5 weeks
(degree starts in Jan / Feb 17)

LEAP

Entry requirement

Start date

January

April

January

April

June

June

August

September

November

September

 

11/01/16–18/03/16

04/04/16–03/06/16

11/01/16–02/09/16

04/04/16–02/09/16

20/06/16–26/08/16

27/06/16–02/09/16

01/08/16–02/09/16

TBC

TBC

TBC

Number of weeks in total

10

9

29

19

10

10

5

10

5

TBC

 

Fee

£2,100
(15hrs / week LEAP for 10 weeks)

£1,890
(15hrs / week LEAP for 9 weeks)

£6,590
(15hrs / week LEAP for 19 weeks + 21hrs / week SPEAP for 10 weeks)

£4,490
(15hrs / week LEAP for 9 weeks + 21hrs / week SPEAP for 10 weeks)

£2,600
(21hrs / week)

£2,600
(21hrs / week)

££1300
(21hrs / week)

TBC
(21hrs / week)

TBC
(21hrs / week)

TBC
(15hrs / week LEAP for 32 weeks + 21hrs / week SPEAP for 10 weeks)

 

£2,600
(21hrs / week LEAP for 10 weeks)

£2,340
(21hrs / week LEAP for 9 weeks)

£7,540
(21hrs / week LEAP for 19 weeks + 21hrs / week SPEAP for 10 weeks)

£4,940
(21hrs / week LEAP for 9 weeks + 21hrs / week SPEAP for 10 weeks)

TBC
(21hrs / week LEAP for 32 weeks+ 21hrs / week SPEAP for 10 weeks)

Your current IELTS score

Minimum
4

Minimum
4.5

Minimum
4

Minimum
4.5

Minimum
4

Minimum
5

Minimum
5.5

Minimum
5

Minimum
5.5

Minimum
4

6.0 needed to start degree

Your current IELTS score

Minimum
4.5

Minimum
5

Minimum
4.5

Minimum
5

Minimum
4.5

Minimum
5.5

Minimum
6

Minimum
5.5

Minimum
6

Minimum
4

6.5 needed to start degree

Your current IELTS score

Minimum
5

Minimum
5.5

Minimum
5

Minimum
5.5

Minimum
5

Minimum
6

Minimum
6.5

Minimum
6

Minimum
6.5

Minimum
4.5

7.0 needed to start degree

Course* LEAP LEAP LEAP (students then study on APEAP) SPEAP
10 weeks
(degree starts in Sept / Oct 15)
SPEAP
5 weeks
(degree starts in Sept / Oct 15)
APEAP
10 weeks
(degree starts in Jan / Feb 16)
APEAP
5 weeks
(degree starts in Jan / Feb 16)
LEAP LEAP
(plus SPEAP 10)
Entry requirement
Start date January April June June August September November September September  
12/01/15–04/09/15 13/04/15–04/09/15 22/06/15–28/08/15 29/06/15–04/09/15 03/08/15–04/09/15 28/09/15–04/12/15 02/11/15–04/12/15 14/09/15–11/12/15 14/09/15–02/09/16
Number of weeks in total 29 18 10 10 5 10 5 13 42  
Fee £6,590
(15hrs / week LEAP for 19 weeks + 21hrs / week SPEAP for 10 weeks)
£4,280
(15hrs / week LEAP for 8 weeks + 21hrs / week SPEAP for 10 weeks)
£2,600
(21hrs / week)
£2,600
(21hrs / week)
£1300
(21hrs / week)
£2600
(21hrs / week)
£1300
(21hrs / week)
£2,730
(15hrs / week LEAP for 13 weeks)
£9,320
(15hrs / week LEAP for 32 weeks + 21hrs / week SPEAP for 10 weeks)
 
£7,540
(21hrs / week LEAP for 19 weeks + 21hrs / week SPEAP for 10 weeks)
£4,680
(21hrs / week LEAP for 8 weeks + 21hrs / week SPEAP for 10 weeks)
£3,380
(21hrs / week LEAP for 13 weeks)
£10,920
(21hrs / week LEAP for 32 weeks+ 21hrs / week SPEAP for 10 weeks)
Your current IELTS score Minimum
4
Minimum
4.5
Minimum
4
Minimum
5
Minimum
5.5
Minimum
5
Minimum
5.5
Minimum
4
Minimum
4
6.0 needed to start degree
Your current IELTS score Minimum
4.5
Minimum
5
Minimum
4.5
Minimum
5.5
Minimum
6
Minimum
5.5
Minimum
6
Minimum
4
Minimum
4
6.5 needed to start degree
Your current IELTS score Minimum
5
Minimum
5.5
Minimum
5
Minimum
6
Minimum
6.5
Minimum
6
Minimum
6.5
Minimum
4
Minimum
4.5
7.0 needed to start degree

Example one

If your degree requires IELTS 6.5 to start in January and you have IELTS 4.5, you will need to enrol on the LEAP course in April at the latest.

Example two

If your degree requires IELTS 6.0 to start in January and you have IELTS 4.5, you will need to enrol on the LEAP course in June at the latest.

Example three

If your degree requires IELTS 7.0 to start in January and you have IELTS 6.0, you will need to enrol on the APEAP course in September at the latest.

Please note – to progress onto APEAP from a LEAP course, you need to achieve the minimum IELTS equivalent score on the LEAP end of course assessments.

You study this course for five or ten weeks depending on how much you need to improve your IELTS score as below.

Current IELTS score IELTS required by your degree Recommended
length of study
Summer course dates Fees
5.0 (minimum of 4.5 in all skills) 6.0 10 weeks 29/06/15–04/09/15 £2600
5.5 (minimum of 5.0 in all skills) 6.0 5 weeks 03/08/15–04/09/15 £1300
5.5 (minimum of 4.5 in all skills) 6.5 10 weeks 29/06/15–04/09/15 £2600
6.0 (minimum of 5.0 in all skills) 6.5 5 weeks 03/08/15–04/09/15 £1300
6.0 (minimum of 4.5 in all skills) 7.0 10 weeks 29/06/15–04/09/15 £2600
6.5 (minimum of 5.0 in all skills) 7.0 5 weeks 03/08/15–04/09/15 £1300

 

 

 

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