6 Week Pre-sessional English Programme

The English for Specific Academic Purposes (ESAP) course you select depends on your academic specialism.

For entry to the 6-week Pre-Sessional, students must:

  1. Be 18 years of age or over.
  2. Hold a conditional offer of a place on an appropriate University of Edinburgh PGT degree programme
  3. Hold a conditional offer of a place on an appropriate University of Edinburgh PGR degree programme if applying for English for Arts and Humanities (EAH), English for Education and Social Sciences (EESS) or English for Science, Technology and Medicine (ESTM) (please note: although we can accept applications from PGRs, students should be aware that the course is mainly designed for PGT applicants)
  4. Have either completed Pre-Sessional EGAP or have the required language test scores for ESAP entry which are:

IELTS Entry Requirement for degree programme:  

IELTS Requirement for Summer EAP programme:6 weeks:  

6.5 overall with at least 6.0 in each component  

6.0 overall with at least 5.5 in each component   

7.0 overall with at least 6.0 in each component   

6.5 overall with at least 5.5 in each component   

7.0 overall with at least 7.0 in the writing component and 6.5 in each other component   

6.5 overall with at least 6.5 in the writing component and 6.0 in each other component   

7.0 overall with at least 7.0 in each component   

6.5 overall with at least 6.5 in each component   

7.0 overall with at least 6.5 in the writing component and 6.0 in each other component   

6.5 overall with at least 6.0 in the writing component and 5.5 in each other component   

7.0 overall with at least 6.5 in the reading and listening components and 6.0 in each other component   

6.5 overall with at least 6.0 in the reading and listening components and 5.5 in each other component   

7.0 overall with at least 6.5 in each section 

6.5 overall with at least 6.0 in each component 

Please note that the certificate must be a valid Academic English IELTS for UKVI certificate of the appropriate level. We cannot accept results from more than one certificate.  

 

PTE Entry Requirement for degree programme:  

PTE Requirement for Summer EAP programme:  6 weeks:  

62 overall with at least 59 in each component   

59 overall with at least 54 in each component   

70 overall with at least 59 in each component   

62 overall with at least 54 in each component   

70 overall with at least 70 in the writing component and 62 in each other component   

62 overall with at least 62 in the writing component and 59 in each other component   

70 overall with at least 70 in each component   

62 overall with at least 62 in each component

70 overall with at least 62 in the writing component and 59 in each other component   

62 overall with at least 59 in the writing component and 54 in each other component   

70 overall with at least 62 in the reading and listening components and 59 in each other component

62 overall with at least 59 in the reading and listening components and 54 in each other component

70 overall with at least 62 in each component 

62 overall with at least 59 in each component 

Please note that the certificate must be a valid PTE Academic UKVI certificate of the appropriate level. We cannot accept results from more than one certificate.   

 

Key Information 

Start Date Monday 15 July 2024
Duration 6 weeks
Course Fee £3539
Application deadline Monday 3rd June 2024 at 17:00 (BST)