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IELTS Preparation, English Course

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 14 months
Liverpool, United Kingdom
This IELTS Preparation course from English Language Centre give you training in specific skills for the Academic IELTS test and can be combined with our Activate English programme for those who wish to devote more time to their language development.
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The duration of the IELTS Preparation course from English Language Centre is 6 hours from Monday to Thursday and you can study for as little as 2 weeks or up to a year. Start on any Monday outside of our holiday periods.

While you study with us you will have access to University of Liverpool resources and facilities, including libraries, computing, sporting facilities, and the Guild of Students.  You will also have access to language learner specific resources through our own Language Lounge.

You can take part in the ELC social programme allowing you to meet other learners of English in an informal environment.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    You can start your course on any Monday during term time and study from 2 weeks to a full year.

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 14 months
    • Duration description

      2 - 21 weeks

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

  • To study for IELTS you will need mid- A2 level on the CEFR.  If you have studied around 300 hours of English then you will probably reach this level.  
  • Do not worry if you do not know your level.  
  • You can ask us for an online test when you apply.  The minimum level to begin IELTS preparation is mid-A2 but dependent on demand, IELTS preparation can run at up to 7 levels, including Advanced C1 level.

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

You will need to fill your personal details, and add a copy of your passport, and any language certificate you might have (don’t worry if you do not have any certificates; you can ask us to send you an online test by ticking a box on the application form).  If you are a sponsored student you will need to upload a copy of your financial guarantee.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    80 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 80 GBP per year and a duration of 14 months.
  • EU/EEA

    80 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 80 GBP per year and a duration of 14 months.
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Living costs for Liverpool

  • 556 - 1040 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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