IELTS Preparation

with Pre-sessional Academic English

Quick Facts


Minimum Age - 16


Hours/Week - 20


Maximum Class Size - 14


Course Length (weeks) - 1 - 10


CEFR Course Level from - CEFR Intermediate (B1+) to Advanced (C1)

2024 Course Fees

1 - 4 weeks
£397 per week

plus registration & materials

5 - 10 weeks
£375 per week

plus registration & materials

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Course Information

IELTS London Start Dates 2024

From 02 January to 08 March

From 11 March to 17 May

From 28 May to 19 July

From 29 July to 04 October

From 07 October to 13 December

IElts londonAll students will be required to pass the school exam entrance test before starting their exam course. You may enrol after the starting date subject to availability and your level of English. Students cannot finish an examination course before the end date. 


This IELTS Preparation Course is perfect for students who wish to be fully prepared for the IELTS Academic examinations.

It also gives fantastic guidance on academic study techniques for use at an English-speaking university, meaning that the students can totally prepare themselves for studying in an English university. This course follows our standard timetable of 24 lessons per week/20 hours per week.

Wimbledon School of English is also a test centre for IELTS so students will have the opportunity to take the exam at The London Exam Centre in Wimbledon at the end of their course. 

These IELTS courses prepare students for Academic IELTS examinations. Students may take the IELTS exam at the end of the course and we strongly advise you to enrol and pay for this when booking the course. 

You will:

done Benefit from a dedicated class that will prepare you for IELTS Academic examination.

done Develop academic study skills such as critical thinking, structuring arguments and online research, to prepare you for a course of study at an English-speaking college.

done Develop your understanding of the features of Academic English, such as grammar structures or expressions.

done Improve your confidence in academic speaking by taking part in presentations and debates.

done Receive up to 2 hours of homework each day.

IELTS Exam Fee

The London Exam Centre, which is part of Wimbledon School of English, is a recognised non-UKVI (UK Visa & Immigration) IELTS test centre and offers test dates at regular intervals throughout the year. Our office is open between 9:00 a.m. and 5.00 p.m. every weekday.

£193 on computer

WSE Holiday Dates

All students can start their course on any Monday throughout the year. Please note that some public holidays in the UK fall on a Monday in which case students will start their course on the Tuesday. 

Wimbledon School of English will close for the Christmas and New Year holidays on Friday 15th December 2023 and reopens on Tuesday 2nd January 2024. 

Below is a full list of UK public holidays:

The school closes for Christmas and New Year on Friday 20 December 2024 and re-opens on Monday 6th January 2025.

Please note that there is no reduction in the course fees where a course includes a public holiday.