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Pre-Sessional Plus

Fee£2,330
Duration11 weeks
When13 June - 6th September
Application Closing Date26 April 2019

Entry Requirements

To join Pre-sessional Plus you must have either:

  1. An unconditional offer from Ulster
  2. A conditional offer from Ulster University with an overall UKVI IELTS score of 5.0 or equivalent with only one band acceptable below this (minimum 4.5).

Important Information

If you require a Tier 4 visa you must take an IELTS for UKVI (academic) test at an approved UKVI IELTS centre only  (UK Visa application guide ).

Assessment

You will be assessed by both coursework and final examinations. At the end of your studies, a report is sent to your Course Director.

Timetable

A typical weekly timetable looks like this:

Time

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

9:15-12:30

Reading & Writing

Reading & Writing

Reading & Writing

Reading & Writing

Listening & Speaking

12:30-2:15

LUNCH

2:15-3:45

Listening & Speaking

Listening & Speaking

Guest Lecture

Seminar Skills

Academic Language Awareness/ Exam Practice

Independent Study

Pre-Sessional Plus Orientation Timetable 2019

  • Thursday 13th June

    Thursday

    13th June  

    Students arrive on campus throughout the day and move into their accommodation.

    Staff at Belfast

    International & Belfast City Airports

    18.00

    Welcome to Ulster

    Welcome Pack (food etc.)

  • Friday 14th June

    Friday

    14th June

    INFORMATION SESSIONS

    Location

    09.15

    Welcome Breakfast

    U-Eat Mall café

    10.00

    Welcome to Ulster

    (Paul Morgan) & Teaching Fellows

    Welcome from International Department Staff

    1B09

    10.30

    Outstanding Fees to be paid

    Finance Office

    Anne Kirk

    4F06

    Registration & Enrolment ISE Staff

    Document Checks

    followed by Registry - Student Card

    Library

    12.30

    Lunch

     

    13.30

    Tier 4 Visa

    Janine Smyth

    1B09

    14.00

    Learn About Your Accommodation

    Aislinn McAlister

    1B09

    14.30

    Campus Tour

    (ISE Staff and Residential Assistants)

    Depart from room1B09 ending at the turning circle

    15.15

    Essential Shopping

    Taxi or Bus (depending on the numbers)

    Turning Circle

  • Saturday 15th June and Sunday 16th June

    Saturday

    15th June  

    ACTIVITY - OPTIONAL

    Location

    Belfast Post Office open for those who need to collect a BRP

    High Street Belfast

    Sunday

    16th June

    ACTIVITY - OPTIONAL

    Location

    18.00-20.00

    Movie Night

    The Hive (Accommodation)

    Ashlinn McAllister

    Student Accommodation

  • Monday 17th June

    Monday

    17th June

    INFORMATION SESSIONS

    Location

    09.30

    Library Induction

    Gerard McFall

    Library

    11.00

    Orientation Overview

    Question and Answer Session

    Vivienne O'Brien

    1B09

    11.30

    Train to Belfast and Lunch

    Tour of the City Hall

    Free time to explore Belfast

    1B09

    12.45

    Lunch Belfast City Centre

     

    14.30

    Welcome by the Lord May of Belfast

    Followed by a Tour of City Hall

    Belfast City Centre

  • Tuesday 18th June

    Tuesday

    18th June

    SPORTS CENTRE SESSION

    Location

    16.30

    Sports Centre Session

    Ciaran  Chambers

    Sports Centre

  • Monday 24th June

    Monday

    24th June

    DOCTORS REGISTRATION

     

    12.00 - 13.30

    Doctors Registration

    Nicola Wilkinson

    2F06

  • Wednesday 26th June

    Wednesday

    26th June

    SOCIAL EVENT

    TBC

  • Friday 19th July

    Friday

    19th July

    INFORMATION SESSIONS

    Location

    11.30

    Student Support

    (PS+ & PSS)

    Drew Neill

    1B09

  • Wednesday 24th & Thursday 25th July

    Wednesday 24th  & Thursday  25th July

    INFORMATION SESSIONS

    Location

    10.00-16.00

    Police Registration

    PSNI

    2F06

  • Saturday 27th July

    Saturday

    27th July

    SOCIAL ACTIVITY

    Location

    09.00 - 18.00

    North Coast Trip

    Giants Causeway, Dark Hedges, Lunch (PS+ & PSS)

    International Student Experience

    Bus Turning Circle

  • Tuesday 30th July

    Tuesday

    30th July

    SOCIAL ACTIVITY

     

    17.00 - 19.00

    Ceilidh

    (PS+ & PSS)

    International Student Experience

    Assembly Hall

  • Wednesday 7th August

    Wednesday        

    7th August

    COMPULSORY SOCIAL ACTIVITY

    Location

    9.30 - 13.00

    Stormont Trip

    (PS+ & PSS)

    CELT Team

    Bus Turning Circle