IELTS Preparation at the Bournemouth and Poole College

IELTS Preparation Course

Prepare for the academic IELTS Exam or for further study

On campus interactive study from £65 per week

Improve your IELTS band score in speaking, listening, reading and writing.

The Bournemouth and Poole College delivers this course for international students who are preparing for the Academic IELTS exam, or for UK universities or foundation courses and would like to improve their IELTS level.

Venue: On-campus (Bournemouth) with fully qualified and experienced IELTS teachers

Course duration: as required – minimum 3 weeks recommended

Study time: 6 or 9 hours per week over 2 or 3 days

Timetable: 09:00-12:00 UK time, on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays

Start date: any week 

Entry requirements

For these courses you must be aged 16 years or older.

When you apply for the course you will asked for evidence of an IELTS score of 5.0 or equivalent. If you cannot provide this, you will need to complete a short College English language test, which will determine whether you have the correct level of English for this course.

IELTS Preparation Course

IELTS Preparation Course

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Course details

This course is for international students who would like to improve their English language level of prepare to take the Academic IELTS exam, to study in the UK.

In a class of maximum 12 students you will develop your skills in Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking with an IELTS exam focus:

  • You will receive tips and techniques to improve your band score
  • You will receive IELTS practice papers and sample test materials
  • Our fully qualified and experienced UK-based IELTS teachers will constantly monitor your progress.

The Bournemouth and Poole College delivers this course for international students who are preparing for UK universities or foundation courses.

The course will assist you with vocabulary and grammar that will be useful for you in IELTS, other exams and General English as well.

Next step

On completion of this course you could progress onto either a Pre-Sessional course at a University, Intensive English, Level 3 programmes and Higher Education.

In order to be accepted onto these courses, you will need to take the appropriate examination. International students have a choice of internationally recognised General and Academic English examinations – the most popular with our students is IELTS.

If you wish to take an IELTS test, please visit for fees and other important information concerning studying in the UK.