English language support

Academic English

If you meet the basic English entry requirements and are studying for a degree but you want to improve your English, you can take a course in English for Academic Purposes.

Pre-sessional English

Our Pre-sessional English courses will help you develop the language and study skills necessary for academic life on a full-time course. You will also experience student life through our social and welcome programmes. Our aim is to provide you with a solid foundation and give you the skills, knowledge and experience to make the most of your time at university. 

Read more about pre-sessional English.

Summer courses

We are also running English language course during the summer. Find out more about our summer courses.

IELTS Preparation Course

We also offer IELTS Preparation Courses, which help you boost your English language skills while familiarising yourself with the IELTS exam format. Find out more about our IELTS Preparation Courses.


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Find out more about being an international student at Westminster or how you can meet our team in your country.

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International language exams

You can take a range of internationally recognised language qualifications, including IELTS and Cambridge, at the University of Westminster.