For more information about the Qualifying English Test (QET) and how to register for it click here.
The QET is an English Language test set by the Centre for English Language Communication. It must be taken by students who do not possess the necessary English Language qualifications when they enter the university.
The purposes of the QET are to:
Preparation for the QET
Though there is no specific recommended preparation for the QET, students should ensure that they are familiar with the format of the QET. Students are required to read two to three texts and then respond to the question prompt. They need to show that they can use English accurately to write an academic text. Some of the general features of good academic writing include:
Students should note that the University reserves the right to study students’ QET essays for research purposes.
|*Students who matriculated in AY2016/17 and after are required to read ES1103.
Students who matriculated in AY2015/16 and before will continue to read ES1102.
Students required to do ES1000 or ES1102/ES1103* will participate in the CORS bidding exercise and BID for the required modules. To check which bidding round you can start bidding for ES1000 or ES1102/ES1103*, please refer to the Useful Info page on the CORS website.
For instructions on how to bid for ES1103, please click here.
Points from the G account will be used to bid for ES1000 and ES1102. Points from the P account will be used to bid for ES1103*. The points will be fully refunded at the beginning of the following semester upon successful completion of ES1000 and ES1102. Points will NOT be refunded for ES1103.
IMPORTANT: Students are strongly advised to complete the required module(s) within the first year of study.
For more information on the modules, ES1000 and ES1102/ES1103*, please refer to the Undergraduate Programmes page on CELC website.