IELTS Preparation Course

Prepare for the academic IELTS exam or for further study

The Bournemouth and Poole College (BPC) 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: Face-to-face or Online (Zoom)

Course duration: as required (minimum 3 weeks recommended)

Study time: 6-12 hours per week over 2,3 or 4 days

Timetable: 09:00-12:00 UK time, Monday – Thursday, 09:00-12:00

Start date: any Monday 

Fee: £130 per week (for 12 hours). £35 one-off fee for study materials.

Entry requirements

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

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

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, IELTS practice papers and sample test materials, and our fully qualified and experienced UK-based IELTS teachers will constantly monitor your progress. 

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

IELTS Preparation Course

IELTS Preparation

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

Next step

On completion of this course you could progress onto either a Pre-Sessional course at a University, Further Education or 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 www.ielts.org for fees and other important information concerning studying in the UK.