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A certificate is an academic program that provides students with a focused education in a chosen subject or skillset. With this focused education, students may be better trained for specific careers or vocations. In many cases, certificate programs can be completed in only one year of study.

What is a certificate in academic English? This scholastic program educates students in the proper grammar, punctuation, language, and expression needed to write essays, research papers, and other forms of academic writing solely in English. With the tools gained in this certificate program, students learn how to express their ideas clearly, avoid plagiarism, develop a proper thesis statement, plan out an essay or research project, and properly document sources in either ALA or MLA format.

Students who receive a certificate in academic English typically have the skills and knowledge needed to communicate with people all over the world. English is used in many business and corporate settings, and being proficient in academic English can provide many professional opportunities for students.

The cost to complete a certificate in academic English can range considerably from one school to another. Students should speak with their prospective school to receive up-to-date information regarding the costs involved in receiving a certificate.

By completing an academic English certificate, students may be better prepared for careers that require proficiency in writing in the English language, such as editing, publishing, scientific writing, public relations, communications, and teaching. With the extensive skills and training that program participants gain in academic writing, they may also use their certificate to further their scholastic career and either enter a four-year college or university, or continue their advanced education if they have already started.

Many schools offer certificate programs that can be completed on a part-time or full-time basis so that students can achieve their educational goals in a way that is convenient for them. To start your certificate today, search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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6 Results in Academic English

Universal Business Academy

This Intensive English Program covers all the core skills: Reading, Writing, Speaking and Listening, including grammar and vocabulary. The main emphasis of this course is ... [+]

ESOL English Language

The best way to learn or improve your English is to take an English for Speakers of Other Languages course, often known as ESOL. The course is broken down into four domains of speaking, reading, writing and listening. it also touches upon spelling, grammar and punctuation.

Covering key areas of English grammar, our new interactive ESOL course helps you develop the core foundations to support you in your TEFL or TESOL examinations. Developed by experts in the English Language, the courses pedagogy approach together with audio clips help explain key fundamental concepts of the English language. Students also have access to optional online virtual classroom and an online social forum, where students can interact with each other and practice their new English skills.... [-]

Malaysia Johor Bahru
Open Enrollment
Part-time
Campus
Online
International Institute of Business & Technology - Australia

University preparation Certificate III in Academic English is the proven way to gain the English requirement for direct entry into Australian universities. ... [+]

Course: Certificate III in Academic English

We know you want to have confidence in speaking, writing, reading, listening and understanding English in Australia. The programs are developed to address essential academic practices to help you access university.

We do this by providing: a nationally accredited Academic English program

direct entry to university with recognised qualifications highly qualified English language teachers small class sizes (average 12 per class) a supportive environment (we help you settle in) earn the study skills essential for university success active and engaging English learning and practice a personalised friendly teaching style for individual attention additional support to develop the essential English language skills you need to succeed a new world-class, purpose-built facility and location a well-respected education institution ... [-]
Australia Perth
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Full-time
12 weeks
Campus
International Institute of Business & Technology - Australia

We know you want to have confidence in speaking, writing, reading, listening and understanding English in Australia. ... [+]

Course: Certificate IV in Academic English

We know you want to have confidence in speaking, writing, reading, listening and understanding English in Australia.The programs are developed to address essential academic practices to help you access university.

We do this by providing: a nationally accredited Academic English program

direct entry to university with recognised qualifications highly qualified English language teachers small class sizes (average 12 per class) a supportive environment (we help you settle in) earn the study skills essential for university success active and engaging English learning and practice a personalised friendly teaching style for individual attention additional support to develop the essential English language skills you need to succeed a new world class, purpose-built facility and location a well-respected education institution ... [-]
Australia Perth
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Full-time
12 weeks
Campus
Nguyen Tat Thanh University, NTT Institute of International Education (NIIE)

The Global Assessment Certificate™ (GAC) program is an internationally recognized university preparation program for students who do not have English as their first langu ... [+]

Global Assessment Certficate

The Global Assessment Certificate™ (GAC) program is an internationally recognized university preparation program for students who do not have English as their first language. It is a product of ACT Education Solutions, Limited (a wholly owned subsidiary of ACT Inc).The GAC is a university preparation program that provides students with the academic knowledge, independent learning skills, English language skills and confidence to enter and successfully complete a bachelor’s degree at university.If you want to study overseas, successful completion of the GAC gives entry into one of many GAC Pathway Universities in Australia, Canada, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mexico, Singapore, Thailand, the United Kingdom, the United States of America and Vietnam.... [-]

Vietnam Ho Chi Minh City United Kingdom Gloucester
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
The University of Waikato

The Certificate of Attainment in Foundation Studies is our international bridging programme for students who have completed high school but have not meet the academic ent ... [+]

Certificate of Attainment in Foundation Studies

The Certificate of Attainment in Foundation Studies is our international bridging programme for students who have completed high school but have not meet the academic entry requirements for entry into degree study.

The Certificate of Attainment in Foundation Studies (CAFS) is offered as a standard one year programme or an accelerated five month programme for those with higher English Language/and or academic abilities.

The course includes compulsory English language and learning skills papers and electives across a range of study areas. Classes include New Zealand students to encourage international students to improve their English and make New Zealand friends.... [-]

New Zealand Hamilton
March 2020
Full-time
5 - 12 months
Campus
University of Bradford

The Certificate of International Foundation Studies is a pre-degree access foundation year programme designed specifically for international students who do not have the ... [+]

The Certificate of International Foundation Studies is a pre-degree access foundation year programme designed specifically for international students who do not have the necessary qualifications for registration directly onto a degree course.

Unlike many foundation year courses, successful completion of this programme will enable you to progress onto a wide range of the University's undergraduate degrees. You can study modules that meet the entry requirements for courses in health, nursing, computer science, media, social sciences, business, and law.

The programme enables you to communicate and study effectively at the undergraduate level. We will help you to develop:

advanced English language skills (both general and subject-specific English) higher level study skills subject related knowledge ... [-]
United Kingdom Bradford
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Full-time
1 year
Campus