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International English Language Testing System (IELTS)

Duration Age Group Study Cost Available Locations
16 WEEKS ADULT PART TIME £730 * Southend Campus
Duration Age Group Study Cost Available Locations
16 WEEKS ADULT PART TIME £730 * Southend Campus

Overview

Suitable for those who wish to obtain or improve an IELTS score. This qualification is now a requirement for most university courses, professional career paths, and visa applications.

This course is for those non-native speakers wishing to go to university or to follow a professional career path where having an IELTS score is essential. The College is not an IELTS test centre but we can give students the chance to practise the various aspects of the test (IELTS Academic Mode) in a workshop session, and improve their exam skills and strategies.

  • Generally, the course starts in September and January
  • Each semester lasts 16 weeks
  • We offer flexible start and end dates throughout the year
  • A student visa may be required for non-EU students
  • Information for International students can be found on our International webpage.

Applying

We offer two three-hour sessions a week and each class is held on a different day. Most classes do take place during the day, although evening classes are usually available.

If you would like to apply for this course, please complete our online application form. Alternatively, you can fill out a paper application form (you can pick these up from reception; they are also in the back of our prospectuses) and mail it to our freepost address:

South Essex College
Freepost SMU110
Luker Road
Southend on Sea
Essex

Entry Requirements

  • interview and assessment
  • you need a good standard of general English - higher intermediate and above
  • non-EU students may need a student visa

Course Structure

You will practise the various aspects of the test (IELTS Academic Mode) in a workshop session, and improve your exam skills and strategies. We can also offer a full-time EFL course incorporating IELTS hours if needed.

Assessment & Feedback

The College is not an IELTS centre and the IELTS test can be taken at a location to suit the student. Exams are at extra cost.

Course Cost

Adult, Part time: £730

Students who are studying for only part of a semester are subject to pro-rata fees. Information for International students can be found on our International webpage.

What Next...

After successfully completing this course you could progress to higher education or register with professional associations. IELTS certificates can be used for visa purposes as well. For more information, please call us on 01702 220440 and ask to speak to the EFL team, or email us at EFL@southessex.ac.uk