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English for Exams

Programme 4

Level B1+ - C2

Raise your level of English and learn the skills and strategies you need to maximise your success in IELTS, Cambridge B2 First, or C1 Advanced English exams.

Receive expert advice and feedback to help you to perform well in all skills areas tested (reading, speaking, listening and writing).

Students may enrol on the Exam Preparation course for a minimum of 4 weeks or up to a maximum of 10 weeks. 

End-of-Course Assessment:

There will be no exit exam requirement for this course when taken during the summer.  However, all students will receive a certificate on completion of the summer course. 

Online Exam:

If you are interested in taking the computer-based IELTS exam with us, please contact us in advance as arrangements can be made subject to sufficient demand and a minimum of 10 weeks’ notice.

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  20 hours / week


Summer 2024    

2 wks €630

4 wks €1200

6 wks €1740

8 wks €2320

10 wks €2520


How To Apply

Open for applications Summer School 2024 application form

Queries please to: 

IT requirements to join our courses: 

All students are required to bring to class a fully-charged laptop (with audio and video) and headphones to ensure full participation and access to course materials and a more valuable student experience.  A reliable internet connection is required (this is provided by UCC for on-campus students). You should download Microsoft Teams to your laptop before starting your course. UCC recommends the use of Chrome browser for best interaction with all its applications.  Please note that a laptop is a device that is suitable for study purposes and students who use another device such as a tablet will not be able to access some functions. A smartphone is not considered to be a suitable device for study purposes.

Language Centre

Lárionad Teanga

Main Office, G36, O'Rahilly Building, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland

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