Preparatory course for International English Language Testing System


This course is aimed at preparing students to sit for the IELTS test. The preparatory course will enable students to train their four language skills namely, listening, reading, writing and speaking. This course consists of 20 units which covers each of these skills in details, provides students with the knowledge on the structure of the test questions and the best approach in answering these questions. There will be practice papers after every three units.

Course Duration:

The course consists of 5 sections. All modules will be completed within 12 months

Course Outline:

There are 5 modules in total:
1. Listening;2. Reading;3. Writing;4. Speaking;
5. Basic English: Grammar, Vocabulary, Comprehension and Creative Writing.

Course Time:

Five days each week, three hours of lesson time each day.
Schedule of the classes will be planned to suit the course’s needs.
There will be no classes conducted during public holidays and school holidays.


Applicants must be at least 16 years or above and fulfil the following requirements
* Obtain at least C6 in any 3 GCE O Level subjects or at least 9 years of formal education (particularly China, Malaysia, Vietnam, Indonesia, Thailand, local and other), or equivalent or pass the placement test of Nanyang Asia College.

* English Language with IELTS 5.5 (If you want to improve your score further); or at least a C6 in GCE O Level English; or passed the language proficiency test of Nanyang Asia College or equivalent.

Assessment Examination:

There will not be any final examination or exit test for this preparatory course. Upon successful completion of this preparatory course, students should feel confident to register and take the IELTS test at one of the accredited examination centres. Our IELTS students will be guided and advised on IELTS test and application processes.

Course Completion & Certification:

Upon completion of the course, students who fulfilled the stipulated attendance and passed the assessments will be awarded with a certificate of attendance by Nanyang Asia College.
Attendance must not less than 90% and not absent without valid reason for more than 7 consecutive days.

Teacher Students Ratio 1: <22



Course Duration(Months)

Payment(S$) FPS Insurance Processing& Administration Fee(S$) Application Fee(S$)
Full-time 12 9600 150 150

FPS Insurance Processing& Administration Fee and Application Fee are Non-refundable. All fees do not include GST.


  • For All Students
Purpose of Fee Amount (with GST, if any)(S$)
Late Payment Fee 50/month (Upon payment received after fee due date)
Locker Fee 5 (Upon request by student)
  • For Student’s Pass Holders
Purpose of Fee Amount (with GST, if any)(S$)
Merchant Fee (China Union 银联) 1.8% of Course Fee (Upon payment is made by China Union Card)
Application Fee (non-refundable) 500 (Upon submission of application form and relevant documents)
Medical Check-Up Fee 38.5-60 (Upon medical check-up is performed, fee is paid directly to clinic)
ICA Processing Fee, Student’s Pass Insurance Fee and Multiple-Entry Visa Fee 90-120 (Upon fee is required by ICA)

Miscellaneous Fees refer to any non-compulsory fees which the students pay only when applicable. Such fees are normally collected by the PEI when the need arises

  • Miscellaneous fees are indicated in the student contract.
  • NYAC does not accept payment in foreign currency.

Course Duration

There are two semesters per year. Semester 1 runs from April to September (6 months); on the other hand, semester 2 runs from October to March (6 months). Depending on the student-applicant’s level, some students may need to take both Semesters 1 and 2 to complete the whole course. A monthly assessment is also administered.

Students may join classes at any time in the year as long as they agree to the school’s terms and conditions.

Modes of Payment:

  1. Cheque/Cash/Bank Draft/ Telegraphic Transfer
  2. Cheque/Cash/Bank Draft should be payable to “NANYANG ASIA COLLEGE PTE LTD”
  3. Telegraphic Transfer Bank Account Information:               

      Bank Account Name: Nanyang Asia College Pte Ltd
      Name of Bank: United Overseas Bank Limited Co.
      Bank Address: 587 Bukit Timah Road #02-25, Singapore 269707
      Bank Branch: Bukit Timah
      Branch Branch Code: 026
      Swift Code: UOVBSGSG
      Bank Code: 7375
      Bank Account No.: 347-303-088-6
      Beneficiary Address: 587 Bukit Timah Road #03-18 Coronation Shopping Plaza,  Singapore 269707
(Obtain TT  information slip from Nanyang Asia College Pte Ltd)