Cambridge Advanced Exam

Course Information

We offer specialised courses in Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) exam preparation. Having a recognised Cambridge qualification in English can greatly assist both your career and personal development, and our qualified, experienced teachers will help you to prepare you for the key areas of your chosen examination. With continual assessment throughout your course, and with verbal and written feedback from your teacher, you will also have the opportunity to practise exam techniques using authentic examination material.

Choose to study Cambridge Examination Preparation on its own (10 hours per week) or combine with General English to create the General English Plus Cambridge option (25 hours per week). Or visit our part-time courses page for more flexible options.

For full-time students, from 2016, there will be three courses per year, and students will have the option to take the exam directly after the course at the Manchester examination centre (5 – 10 minutes’ walk from our school). Start dates for 2016 are below.

Hours per week 10 (Half Day) or 25 (Full Day)  more part time options available
Hours per day 2 (Half Day) or 5 (Full Day)      more part time options available
Timetable 09.00 – 12.15 (Full Day), 13.15 – 15.15 (Half Day and Full Day), Monday to Friday
Levels available B1 +
Minimum age 16
Minimum course duration 10 weeks
Start date

2016 Start Dates

Course Start Date:  January 25th      Written Exam Date:  April 16th

Course Start Date: May 31st             Written Exam Date:  August 19th

Course Start Date: September 12th    Written Exam Date: December 3rd  

Maximum number in group 8 (average) 14 (July – August)
Nationalities in class Mixed
Assessment Every week
Individual tutorials Every 6 weeks
End of Course Certificate Yes
Holidays 1 week for each 12-week course (to be booked in advance)
Extra course costs Coursebook – £25 (per level) Optional social activities (some are free, please see Social Programme page)

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