​IELTS exam preparation​


​​The International English Language Testing System​ (IELTS) is the world’s most popular English language proficiency test. It is widely recognised by employers, higher education institutions, professional bodies and by governments for visa purposes.​ It can be taken through the British Council in PakistanKenyaTanzania and Uganda

Our IELTS preparation course​ is an eight-week, online, self-study course. ​You will be expected to study 3-4 hours a week and submit weekly practice tasks for feedback.​

Course aims

​​​​exam_IELTS.jpgBy the end of the course you will:

  • ​​be familar with all parts of the IELTS​ test
  • understand how IELTS is assessed​
  • have received individual feedback from your course tutor and ​​recommendations for further improvements​​​
  • ​have practical tips on acheiving your IELTS goals​.


This course is open to all current staff and​​ students at AKU. 

The course due to start in October 2016 has been heavily oversubscribed and is now full. We plan to run further IELTS preparation courses in 2017. Please complete this form to register your interest and we will contact you with more details about the course closer to the time.

If you have any queries about this course, please contact us at ele.net@aku.edu​​.​​​