SELECT UCS.mcr_ucrs UcasCode,srs_ipo.ipo_seqn,srs_ipp.ipp_code,srs_ipp.ipp_iref,srs_ipp.ipp_titl,srs_ippn.*,ins_dpt.dpt_name,ins_dpt.dpt_snam,men_xon.xon_newv,UCS.mcr_olbc,UCS.mcr_olb3,srs_ipo.ipo_begd,ins_lca.lca_name,srs_crs.crs_leng crs_leng,UCS.mcr_cgpc ApplyRoute,ins_moa.moa_name , ins_moa.moa_code,srs_ipp.ipp_iuse IPPUSE, UCS.mcr_iuse MCRUSE,UCS.mcr_schc, ins_cmp.cmp_name, ins_dpt.dpt_code, Case WHEN srs_ipo.ipo_iuse is null then 'Y' else srs_ipo.ipo_iuse end AS ipo_iuse, srs_crs.crs_uomc, srs_ipo.ipo_end2,srs_ipo.ipo_ayrc,UCS.MCR_RECR, srs_ipo.ipo_udf9, srs_ipp.ipp_prgc, CRS_UDFI, srs_ipp.ipp_subj, CASE WHEN (SELECT TOP 1 mcr_uvst FROM srs_mcr WHERE mcr_code LIKE Substring(srs_ipp.ipp_code, 1, 6) + '%' AND mcr_uvst = 'Y' AND mcr_iuse = 'Y' AND mcr_aesc = 'U') = 'Y' THEN 'True' ELSE 'False' END AS Clearing, CASE WHEN (SELECT TOP 1 crs_udf4 FROM srs_crs WHERE crs_code LIKE Substring(srs_ipp.ipp_code, 1, 6) + '%' AND crs_udf4 IS NOT NULL AND crs_iuse = 'Y' AND crs_schc = 'PWLV') IS NOT NULL THEN 'True' ELSE 'False' END AS PGLoans FROM srs_ipp INNER JOIN srs_ippn on srs_ippn.ippn_ippc = srs_ipp.ipp_code LEFT OUTER JOIN srs_mcr UCS On UCS.mcr_code = srs_ipp.ipp_code LEFT OUTER JOIN ins_dpt On ins_dpt.dpt_code = srs_ipp.ipp_dptc LEFT OUTER JOIN ins_prg On ins_prg.prg_code = srs_ipp.ipp_prgc LEFT OUTER JOIN srs_ipo On srs_ipo.ipo_ippc = srs_ipp.ipp_code LEFT OUTER JOIN ins_lca ON srs_ipo.ipo_lcac = ins_lca.lca_code LEFT OUTER JOIN srs_crs ON srs_crs.crs_code = substring(srs_ipp.ipp_code,0,len(srs_ipp.ipp_code)) LEFT OUTER JOIN ins_moa On ins_moa.moa_code = UCS.mcr_moac LEFT OUTER JOIN srs_CBO ON (srs_CBO.cbo_crsc = srs_crs.crs_code And srs_cbo.cbo_ayrc = srs_ipo.ipo_ayrc and srs_cbo.cbo_blok = srs_ipo.ipo_blok AND srs_cbo.cbo_occl = srs_ipo.ipo_occl ) AND cbo_cmp1 IS NOT Null LEFT OUTER JOIN ins_cmp On ins_cmp.cmp_code = srs_CBO.cbo_cmp1 LEFT OUTER JOIN men_xon On men_xon.xon_oldv = ins_prg.prg_code WHERE srs_ipp.ipp_code LIKE 'WL022Z%' AND srs_ipp.ipp_iuse = 'Y' AND UCS.mcr_iuse = 'Y' AND (srs_ipp.ipp_stat = 'P' OR srs_ipp.ipp_code != 'WL022Z01UVD') ORDER BY ipp_iref DESC, ipp_code
The University of Wolverhampton

Undergraduate CreditPre-sessional English Language Skills Pre-Intermediate

Why choose this course?

The aim of this course is to develop your understanding and use of English Language in all 4 core skills (reading, writing, listening and speaking) to the equivalent of IELTS 6 so that you are able to start your degree programme (Bachelor’s or Master’s) . The course develops language skills, but also acquaints you with the appropriate study skills and academic expectations of a UK University.

What happens on the course?

  • Speaking skills (presentations/seminars)

Assessments of speaking skills progress from group presentations on personal/cultural topics to reserach based academic seminars

  • Writing skills (in class tests, coursework)

Assessment of writing skills progress from writing academic texts based on prompts with a reasonable degree of accuracy and organisation to research-based open-book assessments where students research and are expected to demonstrate use of academic conventions such as referencing and avoiding plagiarism, while also demonstrating a good command of grammar and vocabulary skills.

  • Listening skills (in class tests)

Assessment of listening skills progress from listening to short texts on personal/ cultural topics to understanding organisation, gist and details in academic lectures.

  • Reading skills (in class tests)

Assessment of reading skills progress from understanding the main points of texts on academic topics to demonstrating awareness of organisation of texts and distinguishing main points from sub-points.

Why Wolverhampton?

  • As well as learning English language skills you will start to develop academic and learning skills that will equip you for university study.
  • TEFLQ qualified English teachers.
  • Regular one-to-one tutorials.

What our students think

Prince Johnson,UK

“Everything is explained and the content is interesting with lots of concrete examples which makes the course easier to understand.”

Ariwan Rasool,Iraq

“I have enjoyed the interaction, sharing of information and the tutors are good.”

Career path

Any students completing the programme and returning to their home country will have a strong command of English, and in addition will possess a good level of competence in analytical skills, pair and group work as well as experience of working in a multi -national context. These represent important transferable skills when seeking employment as well as in the HE context or when setting up a business independently.



What skills will you gain?

  • Communicate with accuracy, fluency and range in the academic contexts relevant to undergraduate study
  • Respond appropriately, effectively and spontaneously both orally and in written form, on a range of relevant technical and subject-specific topics to both specialist and non-specialist audiences.
  • Comprehend both gist and specific detail in a range of complex written and oral texts e.g. academic articles, lectures, seminars, etc.
  • Research, evaluate and use a wide range of sources in English in order to demonstrate comprehension of relevant theories.

Who accredits this course?

The teaching centre is accedited by the British Council under the Accreditation UK scheme.

Entry requirements

IELTS 4.5 overall with no element less than 4.0.

Writing must be at 4.5 for this course

Course fees and finance


Fees for this course have not yet been agreed. Please contact us for further information.

The University also offers a range of Bursaries and Scholarships in addition to other financial support packages

These fees are applicable for new entrants in 2018/9. If you have any queries regarding the fees listed please contact

These fees are for the current academic year only. Any subsequent years may be subject to an annual increase, usually in line with inflation.

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