This course is appropriate if you need an IELTS score of 6
or more to allow you to access university or to register with the General
Medical Council. The course aims to help you improve by half an IELTS band
level over a semester. You will focus on developing your English language
skills and learning techniques for the IELTS exam - this covers the reading,
writing, listening and speaking papers.
You will be expected to buy the course materials as specified by your tutor
(approximately £45). The IELTS exam fee (approximately £160) is not included in
the cost of the course.
The majority of our courses will be delivered online only for the beginning of 2021. A limited number of courses will have classes on campus. You will be contacted by your lecturer if your course will include any face-to-face classes on campus.
- English skills in reading writing, listening and speaking in
an academic context
- Academic study skills
- Preparation for the IELTS exam
English Proficiency Requirements
- IELTS 5.5/Cambridge First Certificate B pass/ESOL
Intermediate 2/National 5 SQA or equivalent
How the course is assessed
- The course is internally assessed. It is possible to take
the external IELTS exam at the end of the course
Information on Test/Auditions/Interview Requirements
- You will be invited for a test and interview where your
language level and suitability for the course will be checked
Progression And Articulation Routes
- Gain your IELTS certificate at an approved centre. Progress
to university/further study. Gain medical registration
Course Cost And Funding Options
Fee: £150 Sighthill part-time (year 1)
Information about funding can be found here
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