Pre-sessional English

Ireland, Dublin


This is a full-time intensive English course designed for international students who need to improve their academic English for undergraduate and postgraduate studies.

The course balances tutor-led teaching with self-study. There will be a mixture of interactive, class-based discussion and listening tasks set by the teacher, as well as guided reading and written tasks to develop skills. Throughout the course, students will be supported through regular face-to-face online tutorials to discuss progress or ask for feedback. Formative feedback will be provided throughout the course and assessment will be a mixture of coursework and online tests.

The requirements for successful completion are:

  • The achievement of the appropriate final mark for all assessed work (examinations and assessed coursework)
  • A minimum of 90% attendance