Pre-sessional English language courses
Our pre-sessional English courses are designed to improve your English language skills to the level required by your chosen degree at Stirling. The courses are delivered in partnership with global education leader, INTO University of Stirling.
To see our range of online and on-campus courses please select when you plan to start your degree course at the University of Stirling:
Pre-sessional English entry requirements
Our online and on campus courses are suitable for students with current IELTS levels between 5.0 and 6.5 and who need to improve their IELTS score by either 0.5 (8- and 6-week courses) or 1.0 (12-week course).
The University accepts a wide variety of English language tests including IELTS (UKVI & NON-UKVI) and PTE
|IELTS and IELTS Indicator, Password Solo||TOEFL iBT||Pearsons Test of English Academic||Duolingo||CET4 (Total)||CET6 (Total)|
|5.0 overall with 5.0 in each part||63 overall with 15 in Listening, 14 in Reading, 19 in Speaking, 16 in Writing||36-41 overall with 36-41 in each part||75-80 overall and in each part||425||N/A|
|5.5 overall with 5.5 in each part||72 overall with 17 in Listening, 18 in Reading, 20 in Speaking, 17 in Writing||42-49 overall with 42-49 in each part||85-90 overall and in each part||550-600||425|
|6.0 overall with 6.0 in each part||80 overall with 19 in Listening, 20 in Reading, 22 in Speaking, 19 in Writing||50-57 overall with 50-57 in each part||95-100 overall and in each part||650-700||550-600|
|6.5 overall with 6.5 in each part||88 overall with 21 in Listening, 22 in Reading, 23 in Speaking, 22 in Writing||58-64 overall with 58-64 in each part||105-110 overall and in each part||650-700||550-600|
|7.0 overall with 7.0 in each part||95 overall with 22 in Listening, 24 in Reading, 25 in Speaking, 24 in Writing||65-72 overall with 65-72 in each part||115-120 overall and in each part||N/A||650-700|
How to apply
If you have already applied for a course and have received an offer from the University of Stirling, you can apply for our online Pre-sessional English language course via our portal.
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