IELTS

An internationally-recognised standardised test of English language proficiency for non-native English language speakers.  

 

IELTS Course in Malta

The IELTS (International English Language Testing System) is becoming increasingly popular and is for students who need an internationally-recognised certificate for admission into undergraduate or postgraduate university courses where English is the medium of instruction. The certificate is sometimes required  as proof of level of English proficiency for career purposes. The IELTS exam is held in Malta every month. 

Course Fast Facts 
Entry level:B1 or B2 (depending on number of weeks studying)
Minimum age:17 years
Length of course:Minimum 4 weeks (B2 level required on entry) Minimum 6 weeks (B1 level required on entry)
Start date:4 – 10 weeks before exam dates
Lessons/week:30 (22.5 hours)
Class size:Maximum 12

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The IELTS exam preparation course includes guidance on how to improve exam skills and technique during the morning classes and intense development of the 4 core language skills (speaking, listening, reading and writing), language knowledge input and IELTS exam practice in the afternoon sessions.Your exam preparation class includes guidance on how to become a more independent learner, participation in the Student’s Podium (giving presentations and peer teaching) and monthly tutorials with an experieced teacher.

The exam is available as an Academic or General training option. If you intend enrolling on a university course, the Academic Training Option is required. By contrast, the General Training option is required for other reasons such as vocational or non-academic training  or immigration purposes.

IELTS has a number of fixed test dates each year to ensure high levels of quality and security. The test dates for 2015 are found in the table below:

Test Dates Closing Date for Applications Modules Available
8th July 2017 23rd June 2017 Academic & General Training
3rd August 2017 19th July 2017 Academic & General Training
19th August 2017 4th August 2017 Academic & General Training
9th September 2017 25th August 2017 Academic & General Training
30th September 2017 15th September 2017 Academic & General Training
14th October 2017 29th September 2017 Academic & General Training
11th November 2017 27th October 2017 Academic & General Training
2nd December 2017 17th November 2017 Academic & General Training
6th January 2018 19th December 2017 Academic & General Training
1st February 2018 17th January 2018 Academic & General Training
3rd March 2018 16th February 2018 Academic & General Training
24th March 2018 9th March 2018 Academic & General Training
7th April 2018 23rd March 2018 Academic & General Training
26th April 2018 11th April 2018 Academic only
12th May 2018 27th April 2018 Academic & General Training
24th May 2018 9th May 2018 Academic & General Training
2nd June 2018 18th May 2018 Academic & General Training
23rd June 2018 8th June 2018 Academic only
7th July 2018 22nd June 2018 Academic & General Training
2nd August 2018 18th July 2018 Academic & General Training
18th August 2018 3rd August 2018 Academic & General Training
8th September 2018 24th August 2018 Academic & General Training
29th September 2018 14th September 2018 Academic & General Training
13th October 2018 28th September 2018 Academic & General Training
10th November 2018 26th October 2018 Academic & General Training
1st December 2018 16th November 2018 Academic & General Training