School of Social Sciences
English Language Centre (ELC)
Postgraduate - Foundation Programme
The Post-graduate Foundation Programme is a one-semester
course designed to equip students with the skills and knowledge necessary to successfully
pursue post-graduate studies at the University of Kurdistan Hewlêr.
We offer two different tracks:
1) A programme
designed for students whose initial PTE (Academic) score is 35-43 or who scored
5 on IELTS2)
2) A programme
designed for students whose initial PTE (Academic) score is 43-49 or who scored
5.5 on IELTS
Both tracks of the programme provide instruction to help
students achieve a PTE (Academic) score of at least 50.
Both tracks of the programme also develop students’ academic
English skills necessary for successful post-graduate studies in all subjects.
These includes necessary competence in reading, writing, speaking, and
listening as well as core research and critical thinking skills
Students complete coursework, quizzes, presentations, and a
final exam. Students will take a PTE (Academic) exam and achieve the minimum
score necessary for entry into their chosen programme. Students who do not
achieve the required minimum score will not be able to progress into a
$1000 per academic year.