Prepare for university success
Did you know? The University of York offers a range of Pre-Sessional English (PSE) courses for postgraduate students with an offer to study at the university? These courses are also of benefit to students generally looking to improve their English language and academic writing skills.
PSE courses represent a fantastic opportunity for you to improve your English language ability, develop academic writing skills that will help you succeed in your studies, and experience university life before you start your master's degree.
While studying a PSE course, you will be based on the beautiful, 500-acre campus at the University of York, in the world's safest city (Post Office Travel insurance survey 2015). You will have access to university facilities, including the library, IT suites and sports facilities, and you are guaranteed accommodation on or close to campus for the duration of your course.
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Why take a Pre-Sessional English course?
- Prepare for postgraduate life at the University of York. You’ll develop the reading, writing and English speaking skills to ensure that you can reach your full potential on your degree. You’ll also gain key academic skills, including essay writing, note-taking, referencing and presenting.
- Maximise your chances of ensuring that you meet the English language requirements for your University of York degree. A PSE course can help you to dramatically improving your English language and academic English language skills.
- Experience life as a student at the University of York, allowing you to settle in and feel comfortable before your degree begins.