Summer Academic Pre-sessional Programmes

Summer pre-sessional programmes

Our range of summer academic pre-sessional courses are ideal if:

  • You need to develop your academic skills and ability with academic English as a condition of entry to Swansea University, or
  • You already meet the university’s English language conditions but would like experience of UK academic study to be as well prepared as possible before starting your course.

Make sure you choose the correct summer course based on the IELTS (or equivalent) score you have now and the score you need to begin your degree programme.

Details of each course can be found below. 

10-week Academic Pre-sessional

Minimum entry level: IELTS 5.5 (or equivalent)

Desired exit level: IELTS 6.0 or 6.5 and higher

12-week Academic Pre-sessional

Minimum entry level: IELTS 5.0 (or equivalent)

Desired exit level: IELTS 6.0 ONLY  

6-week Academic Pre-sessional

Minimum entry level: No less than IELTS 0.5 below your overall requirement

Desired exit level: IELTS 6.0 or higher

Summer Introduction to Academic Skills

10-week intensive language and skills course to prepare you for further English studies before entering a UK university at Foundation, Undergraduate or Postgraduate level