ACET English University
Foundation Programme

ACET University Foundation Programme


  • To prepare for the English language demands at university level
  • To help increase range of academic language
  • To improve receptive and productive skills
  • To build confidence and develop students learning strategies & skills

Course Includes:

  • Writing skills for academic purposes
  • English for study purposes
  • Learning strategies and study skills

Pathway Programme Modules:

  • English for Academic Purposes (EAP)
  • Reading strategies
  • Critical reflection
  • Academic words and phrases

Entry Requirements:
Students must have completed their formal schooling and achieved good results. Students need to have an IELTS score of 4.5 with no individual component less than 4.0 from a registered IELTS testing centre. Students must also have completed 12 years of schooling. The validation of such international qualifications will be confirmed in accordance with Quality and Qualifications Ireland (QQI).

  • Entry test on arrival
  • Continuous assessment: Class work, course assignments (written essays & oral presentations)
  • Weekly tutorials
  • Exit test on completion
Monday-Friday       09.00 – 12.55
Hours per week
IELTS 4.5 (no individual component less than 4.0)
Starting dates
September 2021
Course length
12 weeks September  – December 
24 weeks September  – March 
36 weeks September  – June 
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