B1 Intensive English program is intended for students who have been admitted to the 3-year Bachelor’s Program through the enrollment system of the Ministry of Education and Training and have their English proficiency level close to the entry level required for the 3-year Bachelor’s Program. (USTH’s English entry level is regulated to be equivalent to IELTS 5.0 or higher) (*) (**).
The program is organized prior to the start of the first academic year of the Bachelor’s Program.
With the accelerated learning intensity, Intensive Course strengthens and improves English proficiency to help students have a solid foundation. The program is designed with the appropriate length according to the requirements of the 3-year Bachelor’s Program.
Students’ English entry level for the B1 Intensive English program are assessed through an admission interview and an English proficiency test.
(For details on the English proficiency test, please visit here).
B1 Intensive English program is a compulsory language pathway program for studying content subjects in English in the Bachelor’s Program. This is a conditional program, its academic results are not counted towards graduation.
Summary of information about the B1 Intensive English program
|Intended learners||Students who:
(*) IELTS and TOEFL IBT are accepted at USTH; please see the equivalent English conversion table here. In case of using other English testing systems such as Pearson or Cambridge, the students’ application will be considered on a case-by-case basis. All of the certificates are valid within 2 years and 3 months of the original test date.
(**) For those who haven’t got the certificate yet, their English proficiency will be assessed through an admission interview and an English proficiency test (For details on the English proficiency test, please visit here).
For more information or advice about the application process, please contact the Department of Academic Affairs.