Certificate in English language for the Creative Arts
The Certificate in English Language for the Creative Arts is a four-level programme. It is suitable for you if you are planning to undertake an academic programme in English or want to improve your English language proficiency. You will experience the vibrant and energising arts community within the LASALLE College of the Arts’ city-centre campus whilst developing your English language skills.
On successful completion of the programme you will have a level of English equivalent to an IELTS 5.5 – 6. You will also have developed a set of study skills, which will help prepare you for studying in a tertiary environment. The Advanced Level of the programme is an English for Academic Purposes course, which prepares students for study in academic programmes. This is highly recommended for any international students who want to develop their Academic Study Skills and further enhance their English Language skills prior to commencing their Diploma or Degree course.
For LASALLE programmes, the English language requirements are:
- Diploma – IELTS 5.5 or TOEFL iBT 71
- Bachelor of Arts (Hons) – IELTS 6.0 or TOEFL iBT 80
We believe you learn a language by using it and the classes are student-centred and interactive. You will be mentored throughout the programme and encouraged to set individual goals and develop independent learning skills. Self-study and reflection are a core part of the programme and you are expected to develop learning plans, portfolios, and journals.
In addition to developing your language skills, you will be encouraged to widen your knowledge of the arts during your course. You can attend performances, exhibitions, and talks in addition to undertaking study trips to places of interest in Singapore. Students offered places on LASALLE Diploma and Bachelor of Arts (Hons) programmes are encouraged to prepare for study in their area of specialism through attendance at selected classes or workshops and observation of classes.