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2022/23 Undergraduate Programme Catalogue

Pre-sessional Academic English for Undergraduate Studies (6 weeks)

Programme code:ND-EPS/AEU-SUCAS code:
Duration:6 Weeks Method of Attendance: Full Time
Programme manager:The Language Centre Contact address:langc@leeds.ac.uk

Total credits: 0

Entry requirements:

If your academic programme requires an overall IELTS score of 6.0, you'll need:
- A minimum overall IELTS score of 5.5
- No components below 5.5

If your academic programme requires an overall IELTS score of 6.5, you'll need:
- A minimum overall IELTS score of 6.0
- One component below 6.0 allowed
- No components below 5.5

If your academic programme requires an overall IELTS score of 7.0, you'll need:
- A minimum overall IELTS score of 6.5
- One component below 6.5 allowed
- No components below 6.0

If you’ll be studying the International Foundation Year, you must hold an unconditional offer for an International Foundation Year programme.

The minimum age to study on this course is 18. If you want to take the course to prepare for the International Foundation Year, and will be under 18 when the course starts, exceptions can be made on an individual basis. If you have any questions, email langc@leeds.ac.uk

School/Unit responsible for the parenting of students and programme:

The Language Centre

Examination board through which the programme will be considered:

The Language Centre

Relevant QAA Subject Benchmark Groups:

Programme specification:

This programme is an English language pre-sessional designed to support students who either do not meet the English language requirements for their chosen undergraduate programme or who wish to gain a better understanding of the academic language and literacy practices to enable them to study at undergraduate level.

This programme will help students develop the language skills, knowledge and understanding required for undergraduate study. Students will develop their language and academic study skills to the standard needed to study on one of the below programmes:

- an undergraduate degree
- the International Foundation Year programme
- modules on the Exchange and Study Abroad programme
- the Leeds International Summer School

This programme is also suitable if students need to complete an academic English course as part of their undergraduate degree from their home university. Students will learn practical strategies which they can apply in their undergraduate degree. They will use learning resources including academic articles, talks and lectures to enhance their development.


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[Learning Outcomes, Transferable (Key) Skills, Assessment]

Compulsory modules:

ELU0023Academic English for Undergraduate Studies (AEUS)  credits1 July to 30 Sep(3mth)(adv yr), 1 Jul to 15 Sep (2.5mth)

Last updated: 06/05/2022 13:52:40

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