IELTS, the International English Language Testing System, assesses your English language ability. It is designed for people who want to study or work where English is the main language of communication.
The test has four parts:
It is important to practice your English as much as possible through reading, speaking and listening. To help you understand the test format and sample questions, IELTS has two volumes of official practice materials:
These resources are available from the MUELC IELTS application desk for A$35.
The IELTS Information for Candidates booklet (pdf, 933 kb) has more information about getting ready for your test. If you require additional assistance, you should consider enrolling in one of our of IELTS Preparation courses.
The IELTS Preparation courses at the Monash University English Language Centre gives you skills and strategies to understand the IELTS test and achieve the required score. This full-time course is offered in five week modules and is available at Intermediate, Upper Intermediate and Advanced levels.
The number of weeks in your course will depend on your entry level and your IELTS goal. The average duration of a single level is 10 weeks.
The ASPIRE: IELTS 8 program at Monash University English Language Centre has been designed for those who require IELTS 7 or 8 for professional or immigration purposes. These are evening courses, offered at our City Campus.