Institute of Continuing Education - IELTS Preparation Course
The course is designed to prepare candidates for the Academic Training Module in the IELTS examination. It is aimed at students who already hold an overall score of at least 5.5 and who wish to upgrade their score in order to gain admission to a British university. The primary focus of the course is to prepare participants for the IELTS examination - and will include a full mock IELTS examination at the end of the second week of the course. At the end of the three-week course, participants who wish to can sit the actual IELTS examination in Cambridge.
The secondary focus of the course, but in many ways the far more important one, is the strengthening and development of English for Academic Purposes (EAP) and the associated key transferable skills, such as presentation skills, academic authoring, which are the abilities required of any student going into UK Higher Education. This aspect of the course will be drawn from the Language Centre's own English for Academic Purposes (EAP) programmes which are tailored to the needs of Cambridge undergraduate and postgraduate students.
The course is restricted to 20 participants.
Successful applicants are invited to join the course on the basis of an assessment.
The course is run as part of the University's Summer Schools Programme.
Full details of the are available on the
Institute of Continuing Education's website.
2013 course details.
There is also an IELTS Preparation Course brochure (pdf) you can download.