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


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The IELTS (International English Language Testing System) is becoming increasingly popular and is for students who need an internationallyrecognised 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.
Furthermore, the IELTS exam is held in Malta every month.


  • develop the English language skills that are necessary to be successful on the test
  • familiarise yourself with the format, directions of the test and with the types of questions asked in each section
  • develop test taking strategies to be successful

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Fast Facts

Entry level

B1 – C2

Minimum Age

17 years

Length of Course

Minimum 4 weeks (B2 level required on entry)
Minimum 6 weeks (B1 level required on entry)
Maximum 10 weeks

Start date

Every Monday

4 – 6 weeks before exam dates (see table below)

Class size

Maximum 12 students


30 lessons (22.5 hours)/week

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 academic support on how to become a more independent learner, participation in the Student’s Podium (giving presentations and peer teaching) and monthly tutorials with an experienced 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. In contrast, the General Training option is required for other reasons such as vocational or non-academic training or immigration purposes

IELTS Exam Dates 2022 – Malta

IELTS has a number of fixed test dates each year to ensure high levels of quality and security.

The test dates for 2022 are found in the table below:

Test dates

Closing date for applications

Modules available

16th June 2022

25th May 2022

Academic only

25th June 2022

3rd June 2022

Academic & General Training

9th July 2022

17th June 2022

Academic & General Training

23rd July 2022

1st July 2022

Academic & General Training

11th August 2022

20th July 2022

Academic & General Training

20th August 2022

29th July 2022

Academic & General Training

3rd September 2022

12th August 2022

Academic & General Training

24th September 2022

2nd September 2022

Academic & General Training

8th October 2022

16th September 2022

Academic & General Training

10th November 2022

19th October 2022

Academic & General Training

3rd December 2022

11th November 2022

Academic & General Training

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What is your level of English?

Don’t worry – we’ll walk you through it.   Before booking, you are required to submit a 200-250 word essay on a given title which will be reviewed by our exam coordinator. However, it will be your second test which determines allocation to a class. This is held on your first day at the school to re-confirm your level. These tests are conducted for the sole purpose of ensuring you follow your course at the right level in order to achieve your academic goals.   Get in touch with our sales team today to receive your essay title and begin your exam preparation course.

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