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Pre-sessional Academic English
If your Keele offer is conditional on achieving a higher level of English language proficiency, our Pre-sessional offers you a unique opportunity to develop a language and confidence you will need, right here on our beautiful campus. An advantage of enrolling on the Keele University Pre-sessional Course is that, by the time you start your degree at Keele, you will be familiar with Keele’s facilities, staff, campus, accommodation and the local area.
Keele Campus and Facilities
Keele has many fantastic facilities that will be available to you during your Pre-sessional. Please click here for full details.
About the Course
The Keele Pre-sessional has been designed to give you a valuable ‘head-start’ to academic success in your chosen degree programme. At Keele we understand what skills you will need to begin your academic studies.
Getting to Keele
Travelling to and from Keele is easy. Both Manchester and Birmingham International Airports are within an hour’s drive. London is approximately 90 minutes by train, and a frequent bus service links Keele campus to the nearby towns.
The university offers our meet and greet service to students arriving at Manchester Airport. Please click here for full details.
Your accommodation is located on Keele campus and is a short walk from all the buildings in the university. Your utilities, internet and insurance are included in your accommodation fees. Please click here for full details.
A free social programme is organised by International Student Support and Keele Student Ambassadors. This gives you the opportunity to take part in an exciting programme of activities, including fortnightly trips and a weekly programme of social activities. Please click here for details of typical social activities.
"Keele University has a fantastic environment for learning. I find the lecturers friendly and approachable."
"I am really satisfied with the Pre-sessional experience at Keele and I would recommend it to other students."
"This course gave me a lot of opportunities to practise English and helped me to get higher marks on my essays."
"I wanted a university with a big campus, it is peaceful to study here and the beautiful scenery inspires me."