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Advanced Writing for International Students (UMEI 007), English Course

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Washington, D. C., DC, United States
The goal of the English Programs for UMD Students is to provide students with the academic language skills they need to succeed in university classes. Instructional focus is on academic reading, writing, listening, and speaking. This Advanced Writing for International Students (UMEI 007) course is offered by Maryland English Institute. 
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Overview

Key Facts

  • meets 2 days a week, 2 hours per day
  • to develop academic English writing skills
  • only offered to graduate students
  • does not carry degree credit
  • special course fee required

How many Non-English courses can I take?

Undergraduates
  • you can register for 6-8 credit hours in addition to UMEI 005
    Graduate Students
  • UMEI 005 counts as 36 graduate units (6 units per credit hour x 6 credit hours)
  • UMEI 007 counts as 12 graduate units (4 units per credit hour x 3 credit hours)
  • you can add another 12-16 (UMEI 005) or 36-40 (UMEI 007) graduate units to reach full-time status

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

You will take the Maryland English Writing Test (MEWT Test) at the end of the semester. It has two writing parts.

  • Writing #1
  • Writing #2
To gain unconditional admission, you need to score 5 or higher on at least one essay, and no lower than 4.5 on the second. If you do not meet this standard, you have to take UMEI 007 again.

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    3083 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3083 USD for the full programme and a duration of .
  • National

    3083 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3083 USD for the full programme and a duration of .
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Living costs for Washington, D. C.

  • 1705 - 2980 USD/month
    Living Costs

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