6-week Pre-Sessional Programme

  • Applying with an IELTS Result  - Non-modular 6-week Pre-Sessional Programme

ProgrammeSummary
Language Level See https://www.ucc.ie/en/esol/courses/presessional/#which-pre-sessional-programme-do-i-need-to-take for information on which Pre-Sessional programme to take.
Delivery
Length 6 weeks.
Hours of study 15 classroom hours (3 hours per day Monday-Friday) + 15 hours guided self-study per week.
Class Size Maximum 15 students, minimum of 6 students.
Age 18 years +
Start Dates 5 July 2021 – 13 Aug 2021
Programme Content/ Assessment

There are several continuously assessed tasks throughout the programme, an assessed written task and a spoken presentation at the end of the programme.

There is also a final test of academic language skills: reading, writing, listening and speaking. Results of all 3 methods of testing are combined to give an overall score.

To complete this programme, students need to achieve the following:

  • 90% attendance.
  • 60% on all three testing methods i.e. continuous assessment tasks, summative tasks and end of programme test.
Note: There will be no need to re-take an IELTS or other approved exam on successful completion of this pre-sessional programme.  UCC Language Centre Pre-sessional courses are on the approved list of entry routes for UCC undergraduate, postgraduate and joint programmes.
How to Apply
  • Please email academicenquiries@ucc.ie quoting ‘Pre-sessional’ followed by your name in the subject line.
  • Please forward a copy of the UCC Conditional Offer Letter + a copy of the current IELTS certification + Pre-sessional application form.
Cost
€1,870

 

  • Applying with a DET Result  - Modular 6-week Pre-Sessional Programme

ProgrammeSummary
Language Level See https://www.ucc.ie/en/esol/courses/presessional/#which-pre-sessional-programme-do-i-need-to-take for information on which Pre-Sessional programme to take.
Delivery
Length 6 weeks
Hours of study 6 classroom hours (3 hours by 2 days) + 6 hours guided self-study per week + Weekly/Biweekly tutorials.
Class Size Maximum 15 students, minimum of 6 students.
Age 18 years +
Start Dates 5 July 2021 – 13 Aug 2021
Programme Content/ Assessment

Reading + Writing or Listening + Speaking can be taken as separate modules.

There are several continuously assessed tasks throughout the programme, an assessed written task and a spoken presentation at the end of the programme.

There is also a final test of academic language skills: reading, writing, listening and speaking.  Results of all 3 methods of testing are combined to give an overall score.

To complete this programme, students need to achieve the following:

  • 90% attendance.
  • 60% on all three testing methods i.e. continuous assessment tasks, summative tasks and end of programme test.
There will be no need to re-take an IELTS exam on successful completion of either this pre-sessional programme.  Both programmes are on the approved list of entry routes for UCC undergraduate, postgraduate and joint programmes.
How to Apply
  • Please email academicenquiries@ucc.ie quoting ‘Pre-sessional’ followed by your name in the subject line.
  • Please forward a copy of the UCC Conditional Offer Letter + DET result  + Pre-sessional application form.
Cost
€1,140

 Please see the  for information relating to your application journey. 

Applicants will be given a free, supportive Skills Check  by a Language Centre teacher and advised which modules they need to take.

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