At a glance

Our Academic Preparation course combines General English (pre intermediate to intermediate level) and academic skills.

It is suitable for students who want to improve their academic skills or for students who want to join EAP 1 in the future.

The course is part-time (15 hours per week) for 8 weeks.

Start dates

August 17th 2020 Online

Course length

8 weeks

Hours per week


Levels available

Pre-intermediate to intermediate

Course fees

Suitable For

Students starting their academic journey.

What you will learn

  • Giving opinions, supporting opinions, asking questions, planning and
  • giving mini presentations, giving feedback, collaboration skills.
  • Understanding lectures and seminars, understanding instructions,
  • understanding feedback and advice, dealing with different accents.
  • Planning approches to reading, skimming, scanning, note-taking,
  • interpreting data, understanding referents, using original sources.
  • Writing from notes, drafting, building paragraphs, describing processes,
  • combining data, editing, short essays, summary writing.


Minimum entry levels apply - CCEL Online placement test or IELTS 4.0 (or equivalent).


Assessment is continuous throughout the course.