Academic English Course

General

Program Description

The Academic English program provides you with top-rate English language instruction and the academic skills to succeed at Mason.

Course features

What you'll learn:

  • Present spoken and written ideas accurately and effectively in English;
  • Write research papers with proper use of citations and references;
  • Read, understand and critically evaluate academic texts;
  • Understand and use vocabulary common to academic disciplines;
  • Take useful and accurate notes in academic lectures and presentations;
  • Understand US values in an academic setting.

Key course facts

  • Course length: 1-3 Semesters
  • Start dates: 2019: January, May, August; 2020: January, May
  • Fees: From $8,610
  • Class hours: 18-22 hours per week
  • Class size: 20
  • Award: After finishing this intensive program, successful students will be able to progress to undergraduate or graduate degree programs at George Mason University.
  • Course options:
    • 1-Semester
    • 2-Semester

Entry requirements

  • Academic requirements: High school diploma required.
  • English language requirements: No English language requirement; students will be assessed and placed upon arrival
  • Age requirements: 17 years and above.

*Please note that the prices for courses due to commence in the academic year 2019 – 2020 have not yet been confirmed. The prices that are shown for the current academic year of 2018 – 2019 will be subject to an increase of up to a maximum of 4%. As soon as the prices for 2019 – 2020 are confirmed they will be updated so please continue to check here for the most up to date information*.

Last updated September 2018

About the School

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You'll benefit from George Mason University's commitment to providing international students like you with an outstanding university experience. Mason programs emphasize opportunities outside the classroom; so you will have the chance to explore the internship and recreational opportunities that only Washington, DC can offer. You’ll also have opportunities to conduct hands-on research with faculty who have earned the university more than $101 million in competitive research funds. Read less