Pre-sessional English Programme (PEP) – Research Degrees

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

Overview Updated 25/09/2018

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
study@northampton.ac.uk

Application status enquiries
admissions2019@northampton.ac.uk

Current student enquiries
SID@northampton.ac.uk

International student enquiries
international@northampton.ac.uk

Enquire online
Online enquiry form

Applying for 2019
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

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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Updated 25/09/2018

  • 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
    study@northampton.ac.uk

    Application status enquiries
    admissions2019@northampton.ac.uk

    Current student enquiries
    SID@northampton.ac.uk

    International student enquiries
    international@northampton.ac.uk

    Enquire online
    Online enquiry form

    Applying for 2019
    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

*Course data provided by Unistats

Waterside

Our brand new £330 million campus.

Now Open

Discover the campus

360° Tour