IELTS Preparation Courses
(International English Language Testing System)
B2 | C1
If you would like to study at a university in the UK, the USA or Australia, or would like to gain an internationally recognised qualification, then IELTS Preparation is the course for you.
You are able to follow the main programme of 20 lessons per week, but if you feel you would like a to study more, you are also able to choose additional lessons from our Options Programme. This will enable you to study either 24 or 28 lessons per week instead. Please feel free to talk to us if you would like discuss the best option for you.
It is the main examination for those who want to go to university in Britain or Australia. It is also becoming widely accepted by universities in the United States. The test can be taken every month here in Bournemouth. All applications are now submitted online, we are of course very happy to assist you with this process.
What Score do I need?
Typically, you will need 6.0/6.5 for an undergraduate or postgraduate course, although a 5.0/5.5 might be sufficient for a Foundation Course or a PreMasters/Pre-sessional course. It is important to know the score required by the university where you are going to study. This will be shown on the university’s offer letter.
How long do I need?
Students learn at different speeds. Some may move from 5.0 to 5.5 in just six weeks; others might take 12 weeks to make the same progress. Being aware of how quickly you learn languages will help you decide how long to study for.
If you have not already taken IELTS, BEET has a test, which we can send to you before you enrol. Your result will help us to advise you how long your course should be.
How long will it take?
It depends on you, but a typical student takes between 6 and 12 weeks to move up half a band, e.g. from 5.0 to 5.5.
- A specialised course available 12 months a year
- Take a BEET test before you enrol – we’ll advise you how long your course should be
- Learn the academic vocabulary you need
- Focus on specific exam techniques
- FREE book of exam past papers
- Speed up your reading
- Write clearer essays and exam tasks
- IELTS coursebook included in the price
What IELTS Score do you need?
Here are some typical examples of the scores you might need for different courses
|IELTS Score Chart|
|Level 1||Foundation course||4.5 - 5.5|
|Level 2||Pre-Master’s course||5.0 - 5.5|
|Level 3||Bachelor degree in Tourism||5.5 - 6.5|
|Level 4||Master’s degree in Business (MBA)||6.5 - 7.5|
‘’Beet is an amazing place to learn English. The school is fantastic. The teaching, reception and canteen staff are fabulous and helpful. My 6 months were amazing and I learnt so much about English. I also made a lot of friends, so everything was fantastic for me! ‘’
Cemre Akinal, General English, Turkey