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Summer FCE / CAE Preparation Intensive

Upper Intermediate (FCE), Advanced (CAE)
Course Length
4 or 8 weeks
Start Date
8 weeks from 3rd July, 4 weeks from 31st July
Minimum Age
Course Book Included in Price
Materials fee applies, see prices
Class Size
Average 8, maximum 16
Intensive Cambridge Exam courses at IH Aberdeen PET, FCE, CAE


FCE or CAE Intensive Full-Time - 21 hours per week

Number of weeks

4 or 8 weeks (See course dates below)
Price for 4 weeks £1000 (£250 per week)
Price for 8 weeks £1980 (£240 per week)

FCE or CAE Part-Time - 6 hours per week

Number of weeks 4 or 8 weeks (See course dates below)
Price for 4 weeks £340 (£85 per week)
Price for 8 weeks £680 (£85 per week)

 1 hour = 60 minutes

*Plus registration & materials fee - see prices

Course Dates

Full Time

4 weeks

3rd July - 28th July

31st July - 25th August

8 weeks

3rd July - 25th August

Part Time

4 weeks

4th July - 27th July

1st August - 24th August

8 weeks

4th July - 24th August

Exam Dates See below
Exam Fees See below

When I have questions, instead of giving me the answers, the teachers always lead me to find them, which helps me a lot.

Li-Chuan, Taiwan

Cambridge FCE & CAE Exam Preparation Courses

International House Aberdeen is an approved Cambridge Exam Centre, so you can prepare for the FCE or CAE exams at IH Aberdeen and take the exam at the end of your course. 

The FCE (First Certificate in English) and CAE (Certificate in Advanced English) are internationally recognised exams, for those who need English for professional or study purposes.

IH Aberdeen's FCE and CAE Preparation courses will help you develop the skills and techniques that you need to take the exam: 

  • Reading skills
  • Listening skills
  • Speaking skills
  • Writing skills
  • Use of English
  • Exam techniques to help you pass the exam with a good score
  • Regular FCE or CAE exam practice, with feedback from your teacher 

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Timetable & Study Options

There are 2 study options available for FCE or CAE Preparation:

Intensive - 21 hours: you can combine your FCE or CAE Preparation course (6 hours per week) in the afternoons with General English (15 hours per week) in the mornings.

Part time – 6 hours: FCE or CAE Preparation is available as a part time option, on Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday afternoons.

9.15 - 12.45
General English
General English
General English
General English
General English
12.45 - 13.45
13.45 - 15.45
FCE or CAE Preparation
FCE or CAE Preparation
FCE or CAE Preparation

Exam Dates & Fees

You can sit the FCE or CAE exam at IH Aberdeen, at the end of your course:

Exam Date Thursday 24th August Friday 25th August
Final Entry Date Friday 28th July Friday 21st July
Exam Fee £130* £135*
*fee for late applications - £60

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Course Material

You will use course books, but our English teachers also use other authentic materials from the internet, newspapers, video, music, film and digital materials.

Available Levels

To enrol on a Camrbridge Exam Preparation course, you need to have a minimum English level for the course. The entry levels are:

FCE Preparation: Upper-Internediate (B2)
CAE Preparation: Advanced (C1)

Would you like to know your English level? Get in touch and we can arrange a free English placement test!

More Information

For more information please contact us by email: info@ihaberdeen.com. You can also call us for more details on +44 (0)1224 636006

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