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ACET University Foundation Programme

Aims:

  • To prepare for the English language demands at university level
  • To help increase range of academic language
  • To improve receptive and productive skills
  • To build confidence and develop students learning strategies & skills

 

Course Includes:

  • Writing skills for academic purposes
  • English for study purposes
  • Learning strategies and study skills

 

Pathway Programme Modules:

  • English for Academic Purposes (EAP)
  • Reading strategies
  • Critical reflection
  • Academic words and phrases

 

Entry Requirements:
Students must have completed their formal schooling and achieved good results. Students need to have an IELTS score of 4.5 with no individual component less than 4.0 from a registered IELTS testing centre. Students must also have completed 12 years of schooling. The validation of such international qualifications will be confirmed in accordance with Quality and Qualifications Ireland (QQI).
Assessment:

  • Entry test on arrival
  • Continuous assessment: Class work, course assignments (written essays & oral presentations)
  • Weekly tutorials
  • Exit test on completion

 

Timetable
09.00 – 12.55 Monday-Friday
Hours per week
20
Levels
IELTS 4.5 (no individual component less than 4.0)
Starting dates
September
Course length
12 weeks September 26 – December 18
24 weeks September 26 – March 16
36 weeks September 26 – June 16
Fees
please contact the office for prices

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