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Exam Preparation Courses

International House Dublin offers excellent Exam Preparation Courses for the Cambridge exams: FCE ( First Certificate Exam ), CAE ( Cambridge Advanced Exam ), CPE ( Cambridge Proficiency Exam ) and the IELTS (International English Language Testing System) exam. As we are an authorised Cambridge Examination Centre, the FCE, CAE and CPE exams can be taken at our school at the end of the preparatory course.

Regular tutorials, and oral and written practice using past exam papers are a feature of the courses.

Please note: all students who wish to take part in an exam course must pass a test beforehand to ensure they are taking the exam best suited to their level.   Please contact enrol@ihdublin.com for this test before you make your booking.  

First Certificate Exam Preparation Course

This course is suitable for students who have a minimum English language level of Upper-Intermediate.  Students study a FCE course plan for 20 hours a week (09:00 - 11:00, 11:30 - 13:30 Monday to Friday).  Maximum class size is 14. 

 

Start dates 2017 3rd Jan (10 weeks)
13th Mar (12 weeks)
3rd July (4 weeks)
3rd July (8 weeks)
31st July (4 weeks)
18th Sept (12 weeks)

Exam dates 2017

IH Dublin is an authorised Cambridge Examination Centre

10th March
3rd June
27th July
24th August
24th August
9th December
Price 2017                                   

4 week courses (June and July) €980

8 week course (June) €1980

10 week course €2340

12 week course (March and September) €2760

Exam fee €165

 

Cambridge Advanced Exam Preparation Course

This course is suitable for students who have a minimum English Language level of Pre-Advanced.  Students study a CAE course plan for 20 hours a week (09:00 - 11:00, 11:30 - 13:30 Monday to Friday).  Maximum class size is 14. 

 

Start dates 2017 3rd Jan (10 weeks)
20th Mar (12 weeks)
26th June (4 weeks)
3rd July (8 weeks)
31st July (4 weeks)
18th Sept (12 weeks)

Exam dates 2017

IH Dublin is an authorised Cambridge Examination Centre

11th March
7th June
20th July
25th August
25th August
9th December
Price 2017                                  

4 week  courses(June and July) €980

8 week course (June) €1980

10 week course €2340

12 week course (March and September) €2760

Exam fee €175

 

Cambridge Proficiency Exam Preparation Course

This course is suitable for students who have a minimum English language level of Advanced. Students study a CPE course plan for 20 hours a week (09:00 - 11:00, 11:30 - 13:30 Monday to Friday).  Maximum class size is 14. 

 

Start dates 2017 11th Sept (12 weeks)

Exam dates 2017 - IH Dublin is an Authorised Cambridge Examination Centre

2nd December
Price 2017                                  

 12 week course €2760, Exam fee €190

 

IELTS Exam Preparation Courses

The IELTS (International English Language Testing System exam), devised by the British Council and University of Cambridge, is a requirement for entry to degree courses in many Irish, UK and Australian universities. The accepted score for entrance to universities is 6 and above. A four week IELTS preparation course is sufficient for most students who have a minimum English language level of upper-intermediate to have a firm grasp of the techniques required for the IELTS exam.  

 

IELTS Combination Exam Preparation Course

The IELTS Combination exam preparation course consists of 20 lessons of general English (09:00 - 11:00, 11:30 - 13:30 Monday to Friday) + 5 lessons per week (14:30 - 15:45 Monday - Thursday) of specific IELTS exam preparation. This course is suitable for students who have a minimum English language level of Upper-Intermediate.   Courses start on the first Monday of every month, except December and January.    Maximum class size is 14. 

Exam dates 2017                                                                           

Exams can be taken every month. Registration for the exam takes place during the course, and students are responsible for booking their own exam.  To book your exam visit ieltsdublin.com
Course length 4 weeks
Maximum class size 14 students
Price 2017                                  

 4 week course €1235, Exam fee €195

 

IELTS Exam Preparation Course - Full-time

The full-time IELTS exam preparation course consists of 20 lessons  (09:00 - 11:00, 11:30 - 13:30 Monday to Friday)  of specific IELTS exam preparation. This course is suitable for students who have a minimum English language level of Upper-Intermediate.  Courses start every Monday. Maximum class size is 14. 

Exam dates 2017                                                                           

Exams can be taken every month. Registration for the exam takes place during the course, and students are responsible for booking their own exam.  To book your exam visit ieltsdublin.com
Course length Minimum 5 weeks, no maximum
Price 2017                                  

5-11 weeks - €245 per week

12-23 weeks - €230 per week

24 + weeks  - €190 per week

Exam fee €195