The ideal academic introduction to UK pre⁠-⁠university education.

Intensive Academic Pre-sessional SmartClass is an immersive online learning experience.

It provides an ideal introduction to UK academic studies while also developing academic English skills.

This course is perfect if you:
  • will start your course in the UK the coming academic year
  • are thinking about a UK academic course in the future

The essentials

Key facts

Start dates: 9th August – 4th September (available for 2 or 4 weeks)

Hours per week: 22.5 hours of lessons per week in total, of English, IELTS preparation and academic subjects.

Lesson times: Monday to Friday, 9.30-15.00 UK time

Class size: maximum 12 students

Minimum length: 2 weeks

Minimum entry level: IELTS 4.5 / Intermediate (pre-test required)

Age range: 14-17

Academic English

Develop fluency across the four language skills:

  • Reading
  • Writing
  • Listening
  • Speaking

Develop specialist English skills:

  • IELTS preparation
  • Academic writing
  • Academic vocabulary
  • Presentation skills
More about core skills

Academic subjects

  • Sciences
    • Biology
    • Physics
    • Chemistry
  • Mathematics
  • Business
  • British Culture
"SmartClass gives the chance for some individual attention.
The different environment works really well with smaller groups.
It's more of a relaxed atmosphere which may suit some students."

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The Kings Admissions Team