Project Description


IELTS Preparation course is an intensive 12 week English language preparation course taught by enthusiastic and passionate teachers as Swansea College, providing you with the best opportunity to improve your IELTS scores by up to one full point in just 12 weeks. This course is available through the year, and is usually taken after a General English course, depending on your level, this could be one or two terms.

When you study at Swansea College, you will be taught in a modern learning environment by teachers who are experienced in teaching international students, providing you with the best opportunity to improve your IELTS scores by up to one full point.

What you’ll get in your 12 week programme

  • Academic English and study skills for the IELTS examination
  • Intensive tuition in small classes to ensure you make fast progress.
  • Personal tutors for one-to-one attention.
  • Classes structured; reading, writing, listening and speaking with self-study material given each day
  • Weekly mini tests in all skill areas
  • Assessment

Term Dates

Course Entry dates

  • 6th September 2021
  • 5th January 2022
  • 4th April 2022

We accept applications through the year, however April would be our last entry date as students need to sit their IELTS exam prior to a September start at university.

Course Information

Our IELTS Preparation course is a language immersion course of 21 teaching hours per week for students who want to quickly improve their level of English as part of a small, mixed nationality group, and study specific Academic vocabulary and skills to help their career or further education.

IELTS 21 lessons
(15 lessons of General English + 6 lessons of IELTS)

General English Class
Monday – Friday
9:30am – 12:45pm
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
1:30pm – 3:45pm

Minimum age: 18

Entry requirements: IELTS 4.5

You will complete a placement test.

Attend a tutorial session with your tutor to agree personal goals and develop an Individual Learning Path which needs to be completed every day in class.


We offer a range of study options, we are flexible, offer tutor support, and interest-free payment plans make it easy to shape learning around your life.

We are registered with Estyn, our aims to give each student a complete education in which they achieve their academic potential and grow as an individual. As well as studying with us, you can sit your exams with us too.

Straight away! There’s no need to wait until September to enrol, you can begin your course at any time. Once you enrol, you’ll be able to log in to your course and get started by the next working day.

You’ll sit the same GCSE exams at the same time as all the other students in the UK, and you’ll receive the same results, transcript and qualification. Your GCSE course will be accepted by colleges, universities and employers worldwide.

You can study GCSE courses through a range of study options; our blended learning which consists of online live classes and in person teaching in class, Online live classes only or Distant learning course.

IGCSE qualifications are ideal for those wanting to study for national qualifications by distance learning. Without all the administrative problems that encumber GCSE course work.

We offer a range of IGCSE Courses; see our Distance learning course page.

Choosing a tier isn’t always easy, particularly for languages, we can help you make a decision. Nobody is a better judge of a student’s ability than their teacher. Regular assessments and mock exams are a key part of our decision making.

If you are studying a distance learning course, we can assess you through the year through a range of assessments.

  • We offer subject support tutorials every month
  • 1:1 support from your subject tutor, online or by email
  • 24/7 access to the your online learning platform
  • Interactive online learning broken down into easy-to-follow units
  • Practice tests and mock exams marked by your tutor
  • Friendly student services team, so you’re never more than a message or phone call away from a helping hand

Of course, you can study this course part time, making sure you have said in your enrolment.

GCSE’s are usually a two year course, studying this in one year – would be an intensive course.
You may be able to complete this in one year as an intensive course, you need to show a strong understanding of the subject.

We offer GCSEs – part time in the evenings to adult learners.

We offer interest-free payment plans, you can pay monthly, termly or annually.

Choose the subject you would like to study, add to courses, complete our application form and you can choose to pay online.

If you’d like to set up an interest-free payment plan, get in touch with our Student Advisors on 01792 535 000.

If you have any disabilities which you think might affect your studies or assessments, please let us know before you enrol so we can advise you on whether reasonable adjustments can be made to accommodate your needs.

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