These courses are specially designed to prepare international students for study at Kent, developing skills in:
- UK academic culture and familiarity with the facilities, IT systems and e-learning platforms on campus
- Academic reading, writing and critical thinking and using academic sources
- Listening to lectures and in the general academic environment; using information and note-taking
- Speaking in seminars, delivering presentations
Further benefits of studying on a Pre-sessional course
- A chance to meet other students through a variety of organised social events (most events are free of charge)
- Accommodation offered for your main programme of study (if you apply for it before the end of July)
- Eligible for extended early bird discount of 2% of the fees for your main programme of study
- Free Tier 4 visa application service delivered by Kent Union with assistance from CEWL
- Special pre-registration and payment day for your main programme of study prior to the University arrivals weekend to avoid queuing
See what a pre-sessional course at Kent is like.
This course has helped me to learn the proper way of writing essays, including how to reference and generally improve my academic skills.