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NQ ESOL for Study Level 6

Campus Sighthill Campus

Qualification SCQF Level 6

Study mode Full time

Duration 41 weeks

Start date Aug 2021

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Course overview

This course is designed to improve your English language skills in order to gain entry to university/further study or to register as a doctor or nurse in the UK. The course aims to help you improve by one IELTS band level over an academic year. During this course you will develop your reading, writing, listening, speaking and independent study skills in an academic context. You will complete the SQA Higher ESOL qualification and preparation for the IELTS test as part of your course. Upon completion of this course, you will be fully prepared to sit the IELTS exam.  
 
This course includes taught classes, directed self-study and personal tutorial time. This course is bursary funded so you will not have to pay course fees and may be eligible for other bursary funding. You will be expected to buy the course materials as specified by your tutor (approximately £45). The IELTS exam fee (approximately £135) is not included in the cost of the course.  

Please note these courses are for applicants whose first language is not English. 

NQ ESOL for Study Level 6 course information

 

What you will learn

  • English skills in reading, writing, listening and speaking in an academic and general context
  • Academic study and presentation skills
  • Preparation for the IELTS exam
  • SQA Higher ESOL (study context)

How the course is assessed

 

  • You will be assessed through SQA Higher assessments 
  • There is an option to sit your IELTS exam for an added fee 

 

 

Number of days per week

  • 3 days per week

Entry requirements

 

  • You should have a level of English equivalent to IELTS 5.5, SQA National 5 grade B or above or Cambridge First Certificate at grade B or above 
  • You should have plans to study at university or to register with the General Medical Council 

 

 

 

 

Information on Tests / Auditions / Interview Requirements

  • A place on the course is dependent on an interview and language level test

English Proficiency Requirements

IELTS 5.5

Progression and Articulation Routes

  • Further study at Edinburgh College or university

Career options

  • You can gain medical registration in the UK if you are a trained medical professional 

Study Options

Campus Study mode Start date Duration
Sighthill Campus Full time 30/08/21 41 Weeks

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