Programme

English Language Programmes

English Language Programmes

Programme Overview

The English Language programmes aims at learners achieving competency in the language and be able to function in various situation, professionally, socially, and academically. Learners are to be able to identify and utilise the skills and strategies required for effective language learning and application. They should develop competency in the four language skills essential to effective communication, namely, Speaking, Listening, Reading, and Writing. Learners are to cope with the language demands of their main area of study after successful completion of the programme.

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Course Introduction

The broad aims of the programme are for learners to:

  • function competently in a wide variety of English situations – professional, social, and academic
  • identify and utilise the skills and strategies required for effective language learning
  • develop competence in the four language skills essential to effective communication: speaking, listening, reading, and writing
  • be able to cope with the language demands of their main area of study after completing the programme.
Course Module

Find out about the exciting subjects and topics you will be covering while embarking on your success by design! Click on the tabs to view module(s) you will be taking. Download the course module descriptors for further information.

CERTIFICATE
Foundation English Students gradually develop their ability, from simply understanding and responding to following main ideas and picking out important details in such texts. They should be able to convey their main ideas clearly and grammatically in writing and speaking tasks, and will develop a grasp of new vocabulary words that will enable them to perform writing and speaking tasks suited to specific purposes and their respective majors. Students should be able to communicate with some confidence on matters related to their interests and professional field, and listeners should be able to understand information about business or design topics, identifying both general messages and some specific details in oral discourse.
Awarding Body
Awarded by: Raffles College of Higher Education
Intake: January, April, July and October
Duration: 3 months (Full-time)
Minimum Entry Requirements
Minimum Entry Requirements:
  • IELTS 3.5 or Equivalent
  • The minimum age requirement is 16-years of age.
Course Fee
Term 1
Course Fee $5,136
Date of Payment Installment due 1 week before course commencement date
Course Fee $5,136
  • Course fees listed are in Singapore dollars.
  • Each semester is six (6) months and each term is three (3) months.
  • The dates of payment are subject to change by the School. Any change will be communicated to all students.

For many students, education loans are essential to pay for university and obtain a degree. We are pleased to inform you that Raffles College Of Higher Education is one of the approved institutions for POSB's Further Study Assist. Applicable for Singaporeans and Permanent Residents only.

If you require any assistance in education loans, feel free to speak with our team of education consultants.

Course Introduction

The broad aims of the programme are for learners to:

  • function competently in a wide variety of English situations – professional, social, and academic
  • identify and utilise the skills and strategies required for effective language learning
  • develop competence in the four language skills essential to effective communication: speaking, listening, reading, and writing
  • be able to cope with the language demands of their main area of study after completing the programme.
Course Module

Find out about the exciting subjects and topics you will be covering while embarking on your success by design! Click on the tabs to view modules you will be taking at our 4 different levels of studies. Download the course module descriptors for further information.

CERTIFICATE
Advanced English - Reading & Writing, Communications Students will enhance their study skills as well as develop academic research skills, including paraphrasing, synthesising information from multiple sources and referencing using the APA style format. They will also continue to improve on their communications skills in the context of their respective majors, demonstrating increasing confidence in speaking at length on a topic of interest, as well as effectively using a variety of visual aids to enhance their delivery and message. Listeners should be able to understand information about business or design topics, identifying both general messages and some specific details in oral discourse. Finally, students will be trained in IELTS exam-taking strategies, in the event that any should decide to take the international exam.
Awarding Body
Awarded by: Raffles College of Higher Education
Intake: January, April, July and October
Duration: 3 months (Full-time)
Minimum Entry Requirements
Minimum Entry Requirements:
  • IELTS 3.5 or Equivalent
  • The minimum age requirement is 16-years of age.
Course Fee
Term 1 2
Course Fee $5,136 $5,136
Date of Payment Installment due 1 week before course commencement date
Course Fee $10,272
  • Course fees listed are in Singapore dollars.
  • Each semester is six (6) months and each term is three (3) months.
  • The dates of payment are subject to change by the School. Any change will be communicated to all students.

For many students, education loans are essential to pay for university and obtain a degree. We are pleased to inform you that Raffles College Of Higher Education is one of the approved institutions for POSB's Further Study Assist. Applicable for Singaporeans and Permanent Residents only.

If you require any assistance in education loans, feel free to speak with our team of education consultants.

Course Introduction

The broad aims of the Higher English Language Programme (HELP) are for learners to:

  • be able to cope with the language demands of their main area of study after completing the HELP
  • function competently in a wide variety of English situations – professional, social, and academic
  • identify and utilise the skills and strategies required for effective language learning
  • develop competence in the four language skills essential to effective communication: speaking, listening, reading, and writing
  • achieve a level of proficiency that is equivalent to IELTS 6.5
Course Module

Find out about the exciting subjects and topics you will be covering while embarking on your success by design! Click on the tabs to view modules you will be taking at our 4 different levels of studies. Download the course module descriptors for further information.

CERTIFICATE
Communicating with Impact This course aims to enhance students’ ability to communicate using the appropriate approaches with various audiences, within the context of their respective majors, demonstrating increasing confidence in speaking at length on a topic of interest, as well as effectively using a variety of visual aids to enhance their delivery and message. Listeners should be able to understand information about business or design topics, identifying both general messages and some specific details in oral discourse.
Writing with Critical Thinking This course aims to enhance students’ critical thinking skills and apply them in reading for research, seeking appropriate information, identifying relevant audiences, and conveying their ideas coherently and persuasively in the written form in a range of contexts and genres within their respective majors. Critical readers should be able to understand information about business or design topics in academic and professional settings.
Awarding Body
Awarded by: Raffles College of Higher Education
Intake: January, April, July and October
Duration: 3 months (Full-time)
Minimum Entry Requirements
Minimum Entry Requirements:
  • IELTS 5.5 or Equivalent
  • The minimum age requirement is 16-years of age.
Course Fee
Installment due 30 days before term commencement date Total Fees
Term 1
$5,457 $5,457
  • Course fees listed are in Singapore dollars.
  • Each semester is six (6) months and each term is three (3) months.
  • The dates of payment are subject to change by the School. Any change will be communicated to all students.

For many students, education loans are essential to pay for university and obtain a degree. We are pleased to inform you that Raffles College Of Higher Education is one of the approved institutions for POSB's Further Study Assist. Applicable for Singaporeans and Permanent Residents only.

If you require any assistance in education loans, feel free to speak with our team of education consultants.

FOUNDATION ENGLISH
Course Introduction

The broad aims of the programme are for learners to:

  • function competently in a wide variety of English situations – professional, social, and academic
  • identify and utilise the skills and strategies required for effective language learning
  • develop competence in the four language skills essential to effective communication: speaking, listening, reading, and writing
  • be able to cope with the language demands of their main area of study after completing the programme.
Course Module

Find out about the exciting subjects and topics you will be covering while embarking on your success by design! Click on the tabs to view module(s) you will be taking. Download the course module descriptors for further information.

CERTIFICATE
Foundation English Students gradually develop their ability, from simply understanding and responding to following main ideas and picking out important details in such texts. They should be able to convey their main ideas clearly and grammatically in writing and speaking tasks, and will develop a grasp of new vocabulary words that will enable them to perform writing and speaking tasks suited to specific purposes and their respective majors. Students should be able to communicate with some confidence on matters related to their interests and professional field, and listeners should be able to understand information about business or design topics, identifying both general messages and some specific details in oral discourse.
Awarding Body
Awarded by: Raffles College of Higher Education
Intake: January, April, July and October
Duration: 3 months (Full-time)
Minimum Entry Requirements
Minimum Entry Requirements:
  • IELTS 3.5 or Equivalent
  • The minimum age requirement is 16-years of age.
Course Fee
Term 1
Course Fee $5,136
Date of Payment Installment due 1 week before course commencement date
Course Fee $5,136
  • Course fees listed are in Singapore dollars.
  • Each semester is six (6) months and each term is three (3) months.
  • The dates of payment are subject to change by the School. Any change will be communicated to all students.

For many students, education loans are essential to pay for university and obtain a degree. We are pleased to inform you that Raffles College Of Higher Education is one of the approved institutions for POSB's Further Study Assist. Applicable for Singaporeans and Permanent Residents only.

If you require any assistance in education loans, feel free to speak with our team of education consultants.

ADVANCED ENGLISH LANGUAGE
Course Introduction

The broad aims of the programme are for learners to:

  • function competently in a wide variety of English situations – professional, social, and academic
  • identify and utilise the skills and strategies required for effective language learning
  • develop competence in the four language skills essential to effective communication: speaking, listening, reading, and writing
  • be able to cope with the language demands of their main area of study after completing the programme.
Course Module

Find out about the exciting subjects and topics you will be covering while embarking on your success by design! Click on the tabs to view modules you will be taking at our 4 different levels of studies. Download the course module descriptors for further information.

CERTIFICATE
Advanced English - Reading & Writing, Communications Students will enhance their study skills as well as develop academic research skills, including paraphrasing, synthesising information from multiple sources and referencing using the APA style format. They will also continue to improve on their communications skills in the context of their respective majors, demonstrating increasing confidence in speaking at length on a topic of interest, as well as effectively using a variety of visual aids to enhance their delivery and message. Listeners should be able to understand information about business or design topics, identifying both general messages and some specific details in oral discourse. Finally, students will be trained in IELTS exam-taking strategies, in the event that any should decide to take the international exam.
Awarding Body
Awarded by: Raffles College of Higher Education
Intake: January, April, July and October
Duration: 3 months (Full-time)
Minimum Entry Requirements
Minimum Entry Requirements:
  • IELTS 3.5 or Equivalent
  • The minimum age requirement is 16-years of age.
Course Fee
Term 1 2
Course Fee $5,136 $5,136
Date of Payment Installment due 1 week before course commencement date
Course Fee $10,272
  • Course fees listed are in Singapore dollars.
  • Each semester is six (6) months and each term is three (3) months.
  • The dates of payment are subject to change by the School. Any change will be communicated to all students.

For many students, education loans are essential to pay for university and obtain a degree. We are pleased to inform you that Raffles College Of Higher Education is one of the approved institutions for POSB's Further Study Assist. Applicable for Singaporeans and Permanent Residents only.

If you require any assistance in education loans, feel free to speak with our team of education consultants.

HIGHER ENGLISH LANGUAGE PROGRAMME (HELP)
Course Introduction

The broad aims of the Higher English Language Programme (HELP) are for learners to:

  • be able to cope with the language demands of their main area of study after completing the HELP
  • function competently in a wide variety of English situations – professional, social, and academic
  • identify and utilise the skills and strategies required for effective language learning
  • develop competence in the four language skills essential to effective communication: speaking, listening, reading, and writing
  • achieve a level of proficiency that is equivalent to IELTS 6.5
Course Module

Find out about the exciting subjects and topics you will be covering while embarking on your success by design! Click on the tabs to view modules you will be taking at our 4 different levels of studies. Download the course module descriptors for further information.

CERTIFICATE
Communicating with Impact This course aims to enhance students’ ability to communicate using the appropriate approaches with various audiences, within the context of their respective majors, demonstrating increasing confidence in speaking at length on a topic of interest, as well as effectively using a variety of visual aids to enhance their delivery and message. Listeners should be able to understand information about business or design topics, identifying both general messages and some specific details in oral discourse.
Writing with Critical Thinking This course aims to enhance students’ critical thinking skills and apply them in reading for research, seeking appropriate information, identifying relevant audiences, and conveying their ideas coherently and persuasively in the written form in a range of contexts and genres within their respective majors. Critical readers should be able to understand information about business or design topics in academic and professional settings.
Awarding Body
Awarded by: Raffles College of Higher Education
Intake: January, April, July and October
Duration: 3 months (Full-time)
Minimum Entry Requirements
Minimum Entry Requirements:
  • IELTS 5.5 or Equivalent
  • The minimum age requirement is 16-years of age.
Course Fee
Installment due 30 days before term commencement date Total Fees
Term 1
$5,457 $5,457
  • Course fees listed are in Singapore dollars.
  • Each semester is six (6) months and each term is three (3) months.
  • The dates of payment are subject to change by the School. Any change will be communicated to all students.

For many students, education loans are essential to pay for university and obtain a degree. We are pleased to inform you that Raffles College Of Higher Education is one of the approved institutions for POSB's Further Study Assist. Applicable for Singaporeans and Permanent Residents only.

If you require any assistance in education loans, feel free to speak with our team of education consultants.

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