We are experts in IELTS
examination training


Come study with the experts in IELTS examination training!

  • With us you will prepare for an exam which is accepted world-wide for the purposes of employment, immigration and university enrolment. IELTS Website.
  • Master the skills required for success in IELTS, including speed reading, pinpointing the exact method of responding to different types of written tasks and deriving the meaning of complex vocabulary from contextual clues in highly formal reading texts.
  • Our experienced and focused teachers will ensure that you achieve your maximum potential.
  • DCU IELTS test centre holds regular IELTS test dates for both IELTS Academic and IELTS General Training. Book your IELTS test at DCU.


Duration: 8 weeks
Start times: January, March, April, June, August, October 2019
Levels: minimum Pre-Intermediate
Workload: 20 hours per week
Class times: 8.50 - 12.50 or 13.30 - 17.30
Class size: maximum 15
24 June - 16 August
19 August - 11 October
14 October - 6 December
€1,890 + €70 Registration Fee (2019)



Extra classes and social programme


Access to University Facilities


Course certificate


DCULS student card


Free Wi-Fi

What will this course offer you?

  • Specific focus on the full range of English skills (formal, academic and technical vocabulary and grammar in the four skills of reading, writing, speaking and listening) and IELTS exam techniques (note taking, speed reading and understanding complex vocabulary from context, among others)
  • Constant exam preparation under teacher supervision, with regular focused exam practice with authentic exam papers under real-life exam conditions in order to apply techniques and strategies
  • The support of teachers with high levels of IELTS exam preparation experience

Who should attend this programme?

This course is recommended for students who:
  • require official certification of English ability for the purpose of acquiring a visa for work, study or residency
  • are considering taking up employment in an English–speaking country
  • require official certification of their English ability for the purpose of enrolment onto an undergraduate or postgraduate study programme


Find out more in our FAQs, click here.

How Can I Book a Course?

To apply for a course, please complete our online application form here .Once received, our Registration Officer will contact you to confirm your programme and arrange payment.

What types of accommodation can you arrange for me?

We have different categories of accommodation to suit all preferences. Please have a look at the accommodation section on our website for an overview.

Where is Ireland and Dublin Located?

Ireland is an island nation, located beside the United Kingdom in north-west Europe. Ireland has a population of 4.7 million people, of which 1.3 million live in the region of Dublin, the capital city.


Flexible Accommodation Options including staying with an Irish family.