Macquarie University

IELTS Master Plus, Short Course

  • Overview
  • Programme outline
  • Key facts
  • Admission requirements
  • Fees and funding

About

IELTS Master Plus contains all the comprehensive content of IELTS Master, plus personalised assessment and feedback from qualified IELTS instructors.

You get 90 days access to our easy to use, step by step course. With four practice tests, recording tools to practice your speaking and online tutors, IELTS Master Plus is the ultimate preparation course to boost your confidence and help improve your IELTS score.

What do I get?

  • Practice tests in all 4 modules; Reading, Writing, Listening and Speaking
  • More than 260 activities in over 1000 study pages of content
  • 500 pages of teaching material
  • Over 5 hours of audio recordings
  • Test tips and study strategies in all modules
  • A recording facility to record and assess your own speaking ability
  • Online tutors to give you detailed feedback on your assessment tasks

How does online tutoring work?

A qualified and experienced online tutor will give you personalised and detailed feedback on your Writing and Speaking Assessment tasks.

The Writing Module includes one sample Writing Task 1 and Writing Task 2 test question that you can complete and submit to your online tutor. Your tutor will then give you detailed feedback on your writing within three working days (Monday to Friday Australian Eastern Standard Time).

The Speaking Module includes one Speaking Assessment Task. This task is a complete practice IELTS Speaking test and it should take you about 15 – 20 minutes to complete. One of our experienced IELTS tutors will give you feedback within three working days (Monday to Friday Australian Eastern Standard Time).

Other important information

IELTS Master Plus will benefit people taking both Academic and General Training modules of the IELTS test. Choose either the General Training or Academic Training option based on the test you will be doing.

Fees

Master Plus - $299

Complete IELTS preparation.
Ideal for those who want to improve their English skills, get familiar with the test and receive personalised assessment and feedback.

  • 90 days access
  • 100 hours study time
  • Over 1000 Study Pages
  • Over 260 Interactive Activities
  • Practice tests in all 4 modules (Reading, Writing, Listening and Speaking)
  • Detailed advice and model answers for all activities
  • Voice recording tools
  • Individual feedback on two writing tasks
  • Individual feedback on three speaking parts

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date All access periods begin when you first login.
  • Full-time duration 3 months
  • Study intensity Part-time
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Duration part-time 90 days
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
    • Time flexibility
      Self-paced
    • Attendance
      No Attendance
    • Teacher support
      Continuous support with feedback on request
  • Skill Disciplines
    Language Skills
  • More information Go To The Course Website

Programme Structure

The IELTS Master Plus course lasts 90 days. Your access period begins on the first day you log into the course. You can use the course 24 hours a day, seven days a week during your access period.

The course is broken up into four modules - reading, writing, listening and speaking, each taking 20-25 hours of online study time. Each module is easy to use and structured in step by step fashion.

  • Reading Module

    • Reading study strategies
    • Reading Workbook – A printable PDF with all reading activities
    • Steps 1 through 8
      Eight detailed lessons that review each question type (Overview, Specific Information, Summary Completion and Viewpoint) and how to answer them.
    • Language Focus: Synonyms, Nouns, Punctuation etc
    • Reading Practice Test
      View the IELTS Reading Practice sample
  • Writing Module

    • Writing Study Strategies
    • Writing Task 1
      Six detailed lessons that cover time management, understanding the assessment criteria, planning and writing your reponse.
    • Writing Task 2
      Ten detailed lessons that cover essay writing, the different essay types, essay structure, planning and time management.
    • Writing Task 1 Practice Test
      View the IELTS Writing Practice sample
    • Writing Task 2 Practice Test
      View the IELTS Writing Practice sample
    • Question Bank
    • The Academic Writing Assessment Task
      A qualified English Language Tutor will assess and give you feedback on your writing. (Exclusive to IELTS Master Plus)
  • Listening Module

    • Listening study strategies
    • Listening Workbook – A printable PDF with all listening activities
    • Steps 1 through 9
      Nine detailed lessons that cover listening strategies, recognising synonyms, predicting answers and a breakdown of what you can expect from the four sections of the Listening Test.
    • Listening Practice Test
      View the IELTS Listening Practice sample
  • Speaking Module

    • Speaking study strategies
    • Steps 1 through 6
      Six detailed lessons that cover the three sections of the speaking test, fluency, coherence, vocabulary, grammar and strategies to use in the Speaking Test
    • Speaking Practice Test
      View the IELTS Speaking Practice sample
    • The Speaking Assessment Task
      A qualified English Language Tutor will assess and give you feedback on your speaking. (Exclusive to IELTS Master Plus)
  • Countdown to IELTS

    • Conclude the course with Countdown to IELTS, advice, tips and tricks on what to do in the days leading up and on the day of the test

To benefit fully from the course, we recommend that you have at least an intermediate level of English (approximately IELTS Band 5 or TOEFL PBT 520 or iBT 68).

Tuition Fee Per Module

  • AUD 299 International

$299.00

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

StudyPortals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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