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Pre-sessional English Programme (PEP) – Research Degrees

Attendance
Duration
Location
Start Date
Duration
1 Year
Location
Waterside
Start Date
September

Overview Updated 07/11/2019

The University of Northampton Pre-sessional English Programme (PEP) for research degree students is designed to develop your confidence and competence as a user of English at the level needed for research degree study.

Successful completion of the programme will demonstrate that you have met the University of Northampton’s English language entry criteria for research degree study.

Course

Highlights

  • Demonstrate that you have met the University of Northampton's English language entry criteria.
  • Build your confidence, competence and level of English language speaking.

Additional

Information

Your study

With a focus on academic English, the programme aims to improve your language skills using materials and activities that are relevant and meaningful for progression to research degree study. This keeps your experience engaging, whilst equipping you with the linguistic competence to interrogate published academic works and to articulate complex ideas with confidence and accuracy.

Course Details

Key features

  • improve your English to the level needed for progression to a postgraduate research degree
  • study using authentic and relevant academic materials and learning activities
  • engage with the university’s research community through a range of structured opportunities
  • benefit from regular feedback, including individual tutorials and Personal Progress Reports
  • complete private study tasks that focus on your own research ideas
  • extend your familiarity with the process of completing a postgraduate research degree

Contacts

Course Enquiries

Application status enquiries
admissions2020@northampton.ac.uk

Current student enquiries
SID@northampton.ac.uk

International student enquiries
international@northampton.ac.uk

Applying for 2020
Facebook Applicant Group

Office hours:
Mon – Thu: 9am – 5pm
Fri: 9am – 4.30pm

Phone Call

Home / EU: 0300 303 2772

International: +44 (0)1604 894503

Entry Requirements

Minimum IELTS 5.5

For information regarding English language requirements at the University, please see our IELTS page.

For more information on what you will need to apply for the Pre-sessional English Programme, please visit our How to Apply page.

Course Content

Fees & Funding

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Tuition Fees 20/21

  • 4 Week session – £1,000
  • 6 Week session – £2,000
  • 11 Week session – £3,400
  • 17 Week session – £5,400
  • 28 Week session- £8,800
  • 39 Week session – £10,800


*Course data provided by Unistats

Laptops, Trips and Internships

We offer our students the following benefits included within tuition fees.

  • A HP laptop*
  • Funded travel and accommodation on compulsory trips
  • Paid internships via the Northampton Employment Promise
  • Free Microsoft Office and Windows 10
  • Free sports clubs and societies

*Terms and conditions apply

Student Study Perks

The most comprehensive student support package in the UK.

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Updated 07/11/2019

  • The University of Northampton Pre-sessional English Programme (PEP) for research degree students is designed to develop your confidence and competence as a user of English at the level needed for research degree study.

    Successful completion of the programme will demonstrate that you have met the University of Northampton’s English language entry criteria for research degree study.

    Course

    Highlights

    • Demonstrate that you have met the University of Northampton's English language entry criteria.
    • Build your confidence, competence and level of English language speaking.
  • Key features

    • improve your English to the level needed for progression to a postgraduate research degree
    • study using authentic and relevant academic materials and learning activities
    • engage with the university’s research community through a range of structured opportunities
    • benefit from regular feedback, including individual tutorials and Personal Progress Reports
    • complete private study tasks that focus on your own research ideas
    • extend your familiarity with the process of completing a postgraduate research degree

    Additional

    Information

    Your study

    With a focus on academic English, the programme aims to improve your language skills using materials and activities that are relevant and meaningful for progression to research degree study. This keeps your experience engaging, whilst equipping you with the linguistic competence to interrogate published academic works and to articulate complex ideas with confidence and accuracy.

  • Minimum IELTS 5.5

    For information regarding English language requirements at the University, please see our IELTS page.

    For more information on what you will need to apply for the Pre-sessional English Programme, please visit our How to Apply page.

    Contacts

    Course Enquiries

    Application status enquiries
    admissions2020@northampton.ac.uk

    Current student enquiries
    SID@northampton.ac.uk

    International student enquiries
    international@northampton.ac.uk

    Applying for 2020
    Facebook Applicant Group

    Office hours:
    Mon – Thu: 9am – 5pm
    Fri: 9am – 4.30pm

    Phone Call

    0300 303 2772

    +44 (0)1604 892134

    +44 (0)1604 892546

  • See International Tab

    Tuition Fees 20/21

    • 4 Week session – £1,000
    • 6 Week session – £2,000
    • 11 Week session – £3,400
    • 17 Week session – £5,400
    • 28 Week session- £8,800
    • 39 Week session – £10,800

*Course data provided by Unistats

Laptops, Trips and Internships

We offer our students the following benefits included within tuition fees.

Student Study Perks

The most comprehensive student support package in the UK.

Discover more