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 UCL – 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 11 years (QS World Subject Rankings 2024), 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 two different course lengths for postgraduate offer holders – whether in London or online – depending on your current English language qualification and scores.

Our longer course gives you the time you need to prepare. More about the course structure.