This English for Academic Purposes from The University of Manchester is ideal for you if you have a B1-B2 level of English (according to the CEFR) and you are aiming to continue to an undergraduate or postgraduate programme either at the University of Manchester or another university in an English speaking country.
The English for Academic Purposes (EAP) course lasts for between 1 and 3 terms (10 – 29 weeks). The course will provide you with the necessary academic English language proficiency to progress to a Pre-sessional or degree level course. The length of course you take will depend on your current level of English.You will study for up to 24 hours per week (including tutorials and self-study) in classes of no more than 16 students. The course offers a combination of academic English language classes along with an introduction to academic study skills to help prepare for further study in the UK. The course will focus on the four language skills of listening, reading, writing and speaking, along with grammar, vocabulary and study skills.
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You need the following IELTS score:
Minimum required score:
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.Schedule IELTS
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The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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