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IELTS Preparation Courses

Join one of our part-time IELTS Preparation Courses to develop your language skills and practise exam strategies for the IELTS test.

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Full-time English courses

If you require a full-time English language course our English for University Study and English for for Personal & Professional Development pathways combine general English tuition with IELTS preparation.


Welcome to the IELTS Centre at the University Language Centre, Manchester. The International English Language Testing System (IELTS) assesses the English language proficiency of people who want to study or work where English is used as the language of communication. IELTS is jointly owned by British Council; IDP: IELTS Australia and Cambridge English Language Assessment.

IELTS scores are accepted by over 8000 recognising organisations and delivered in 900+ locations worldwide; In the last year, 2,000,000 people took the IELTS test.

If you are a test taker, you can find out more about the exam here: http://takeielts.britishcouncil.org 
Teachers and Researchers can find more information here: http://www.ielts.org/


The IELTS Test Centre is currently unable to take any registrations for future test dates until further notice.  We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.