UCL Centre for Languages & International Education (CLIE)


9 reasons to study the Pre-sessional English courses

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1. A global top 10 university

We're 9th in the world according to the QS World University Rankings 2024.

Start your journey with a Pre-sessional English course and move on to your chosen degree at a high-ranking university. Find out more.

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2. First for Education

The UCL Centre for Languages & International Education (CLIE) is part of the IOE, UCL’s Faculty of Education and Society, a world-leading centre for education and social science.

It has ranked number one globally for Education for the past ten years (QS World Subject Rankings 2023), so you can be confident of an outstanding educational experience. Find out more.

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3. Tailored to your current English level

We offer three different course lengths – whether in London or online – depending on your current English language qualification and scores.

Our longer courses give you the time you need to prepare and our shorter courses for those with higher scores get you to where you want to be sooner. More about the course structure.