• Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 45 days
    Duration

About

With full practice tests, over 100 activities and approximately 200 study pages, the IELTS Express course at Macquarie University will boost your confidence and help improve your IELTS score.

What do I get?

  • Over 100 interactive activities
  • Answers for all activities
  • Clear explanations and examples for each strategy and skill
  • IELTS test tips and study strategies
  • Definitions of unfamiliar words

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date A student can apply at any time for this programme, there is no deadline. More details: You get everything you need to succeed, accessible online, anywhere, anytime. 
  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 45 days
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

  • The IELTS Express course lasts 45 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, taking a total of approximately 25 hours online study time. 
  • Each module is easy to use and structured in step by step fashion.

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    68

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    520

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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  • Minimum required score:

    5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

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).

Technological Requirements

Before you study IELTS Master or Express please check that your computer has the appropriate software. Both courses use Adobe Reader so that you can open and read PDF documents; Quicktime so that you can listen to recordings and Java so that you can record yourself in the speaking activities.

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    49 AUD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 49 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 45 days.
  • National Applies to you

    49 AUD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 49 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 45 days.
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Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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