Online degree

Pre-sessional English Online Award

Develop your academic English language skills for successful study at Coventry University.

Why join this degree?

The Pre-sessional English Online Award from Coventry University is a series of short online courses, delivered over 14 weeks. The award aims to equip you with the English language skills required for success at university in the UK.

You’ll have the opportunity to explore the language specific to higher education in the UK, build your own strategies for dealing with new vocabulary and develop an understanding of what is expected of you as a student in the UK.


Develop your academic English language skills for successful study at Coventry University.
14 Weeks
1 program

What do I need to apply?

How much will it cost?

May 2021 start: £1560
Sep 2021 start: £1560

What are the learning outcomes?

The Pre-sessional English Online Award gives you the opportunity to develop your English language and academic skills to the level required for your destination course at Coventry University.

By completing this award you should be able to:

  • Recognise the features of academic culture and the expectations of UK higher education
  • Communicate effectively in a diverse range of situations and operate in an intercultural environment through effective use of academic English in speech and writing
  • Analyse and engage with different types of text and be able to develop your own texts
  • Listen to and take notes from a variety of spoken texts to complete authentic academic tasks
  • Exploit digital technologies to support study on your academic course and beyond
  • Work both collaboratively and independently and to critically reflect on learning
  • Take a critical approach when engaging with and producing texts
  • Recognise the skills you have developed which are transferable to the workplace and have strategies for communicating this to potential employers

Programs on this degree

Pre-sessional English Online Award

What you’ll get as a degree student with FutureLearn

  • Learn when you want by watching videos, reading articles, doing tests, and completing assignments online
  • Join online discussions and collaborate with your peers in a virtual study group
  • Enjoy discussions with feedback from expert educators
  • Get full access to the university library, online resources and support

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Coventry secured 5 QS Stars for Teaching and Online Learning in the QS World University Ranking 2020 and has received No. 1 in the world for Massive Open Online Courses in MoocLab’s World University Ranking 2021.

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