Our pre-sessional courses prepare international students for study at the University of Bristol.

If you already have an undergraduate or postgraduate offer from the University of Bristol, we can help you:

  • develop your academic skills
  • improve your academic English
  • adapt to living and studying in the UK
  • meet your English language offer conditions.

We offer several different courses, designed to suit students with a range of language abilities.

About our courses

Information on course options, content, workload, teaching staff and progression rates.

Read about our pre-sessional courses.

Entry requirements

The pre-sessional course you choose will depend on your existing language level and the terms of your offer.

Read our entry requirements.

How to apply

Details of how to apply and what will happen afterwards.

Read about the application process.

Accommodation and visas

Advice on accommodation, visas and other essential matters.

Read our new students pages.

Fees and funding

Get full details of course costs and other expenses.

Dates and deadlines

Get full details of course dates and deadlines.

Non offer holders

If you hope to study at undergraduate level, but do not currently have an offer, you may be eligible for our International Foundation Programme.

Gearing Up for Engineering

If you have an offer for an undergraduate engineering degree, you could benefit from our two-week preparatory course.

Read more about Gearing Up for Engineering.

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