English Language Training Courses & Programs in Dubai | Study English in the UAE | UOWD

Sharpen your English language skills in just 12 weeks! UOWD just launched a live online course that will help you to enhance your English proficiency for study, work, immigration or social purposes.

Participate from the comfort of your home and benefit from flexible timings to suit your schedule.

The course starts on 27 September.

This general program is for students who want to improve their overall English Language Skills for everyday use, future study or work, or for those who wish to enrol for the UOWD English language skills program but do not fulfil the minimum English language requirements yet. The courses are 12 weeks (240 hours) and run each semester (Autumn, Spring and Summer).

Entry requirements: CEFR A1+/A2 IELTS 2.5 – 3.0

AED 11,760* (12 Weeks)

Note: Price does not include text books.
*VAT inclusive

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Part-Time Study

The three stages of the Global English Skills program (refer to The English Language Framework below) are also available in through part-time study. Each stages consists of 4 courses delivered over 4 evenings a week (Sunday to Wednesday) from 6:00pm–9:30pm.

Each course lasts for three and a half weeks.

AED 2,400 (VAT inclusive)

Booster Courses

These intensive 2-week courses are for students who need some additional tuition in order to meet the passing standards of the levels. The courses run at the end of each semester.

The English Language Framework

The English Language Framework consists of three stages:

Stage 1: Core English Skills

Develops each of the four skills: listening, reading, writing and speaking, with an emphasis on grammar and vocabulary development.
Entry Requirements:CEFR A1+/A2 IELTS entry 2.5 -3.0
Stage 2: Key English Skills

Stage 2 continues to develop core skills in listening, reading, and speaking, and introduces writing, grammar and vocabulary development in an academic context.
Entry Requirements:CEFR A2+/B1 IELTS entry 3.5-4.0

Stage 3: Higher English Skills

Stage 3 builds on the core skills of listening, reading, speaking and writing for academic, professional and social purposes. There is continuous focus on writing, encouraging students to develop their critical thinking in different types of academic essays.

Stage 4: Reinforces and continues to build on the concepts introduced in the lower stages of the Global English Skills program. Students’ grammar is expanded and their vocabulary range is extended through the introduction of new topics as well as a variety of writing genres. An important aspect of this stage is the development of study skills, which help the learner foster successful study habits and become more independent and confident users of English.

Program Outcome

Successful completion of these courses can lead to an IELTS preparation course and to further study at UOWD or elsewhere.

Placement Test

For all of our English language programs, you will need to take a placement test in order for us to assess
your level of English. A placement test fee is applicable.

For either program, you will need to take a placement test in order for us to assess your level of English. You will need to take the placement test when you apply for English Language programs at the English Language Centre. The placement test fee is AED 105 (VAT inclusive). You can sit the test between Sunday to Thursday (8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.). 

To make a booking for the placement test, call or email the English Language Centre office. Contact details provided below:

University of Wollongong in Dubai
English Language Centre
UOWD Building, Dubai Knowledge Park
P.O. Box 20183
Dubai, UAE
Tel: +971 4 278 1792 / +971 4 278 1783 / +971 4 278 1785
Fax: +971 4 367 2760

Intake Dates

Intake Every Term (View Term Dates)
Delivery Mode Full time (5 days a week: 20 hours per week over 12 weeks)
Part-time (4 evenings per week: 49 hours over 3 and a half weeks)

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