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A Guide to IELTS in Dubai

Updated on November 17, 2015 // Created on November 1, 2015

The IELTS English Language Testing System is the worlds proven English language test and a gateway to English proficiency.

Jointly owned by British Council, IDP: IELTS Australia and Cambridge English Language Assessment, IELTS was established over 25 years ago and today remains one of the pioneers of English language testing.

Upon completion of high school, a majority of students in the UAE aim to further their studies by studying abroad and attending universities in the U.K, U.S.A, Canada and Australia.  Alternatively, they opt to remain in the UAE but study in a branch of a foreign university from the U.K, U.S.A, Canada and Australia.

IELTS is essential in order to attain admission in English based Universities.  IELTS classes can be taken in order to help you pass the test and open a world of opportunities.  There are 49 IELTS prep classes offered by 43 IELTS preparation centers across the United Arab Emirates (UAE).


Finding an IELTS course in Dubai may prove to be challenging at first.  You will be overwhelmed with the results upon your initial Google search for IELTS in Dubai (ielts dubai, ielts course in dubai, ielts dubai course, etc).  It is important to take a number of factors into consideration when selecting which is the right IELTS class for you.

The smart thing to do would be to check the upcoming IELTS test dates near you, as there are a number of test center locations in Dubai.  Once you have an indication of the IELTS test dates, you are now ready to commence registration for an IELTS course in Dubai.

Alternative to a formal classroom setting, an IELTS tutor can also help you prepare for the test.

Fees for IELTS courses in Dubai generally cost between AED 1,000-AED 7,500.

Once your course is complete, you are now ready to proceed with the examination.


The test can be taken in most areas in Dubai including Al Garhoud, Dubai Knowledge Village, as well as Academic City.  You can find a test centre closest to you along with a complete table with upcoming testing dates here

The IELTS test fee is AED 920.


Most test centers provide you with log in details which you can use to check your IELTS results 13 days after you have completed the test.

IELTS Dubai Courses


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