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Academic Calendar

See our program start dates, scheduled breaks, and public holiday closures.

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Flexible Start Dates at ILSC

Program start dates 2024

ILSC Language Schools offers ongoing flexible start dates for most of our programs. Programs run in 4-week sessions, Specialty programs usually begin on the first day of a session or on set start dates, but students taking General programs can start on any Monday year-round.* Programs run subject to enrolment.

*For the best experience we encourage students NOT to start on week four of the session, which falls on the following dates in 2024: Jan 22, Feb 19, Mar 18, Apr 15, May 13, Jun 10, Jul 8, Aug 5, Sep 2, Sep 30, Oct 28, Nov 25. If you start on the 2nd or 3rd Monday of a session, you may be placed in an ongoing class.

Session Start Dates
General English
University Pathway
IELTS Mastery
Cambridge Open Classes
Cambridge Mastery
Medical English
Holidays & School Closures

SESSION START DATES

JAN
2, 29
FEB
26
MAR
25
APR
22
MAY
20
JUN
17
JULY
15
AUG
12
SEP
9
OCT
8
NOV
4
DEC
2, 30
JAN
28
FEB
24
MAR
24
APR
21
MAY
19
JUN
16
JULY
14
AUG
11
SEP
8
OCT
6
NOV
3
DEC
1

GENERAL ENGLISH & ENGLISH FOR ACADEMIC PURPOSES (EAP)

Every
Monday

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For the best experience, we encourage students not to start on week four of the session

UNIVERSITY PATHWAY, IELTS MASTERY & CAMBRIDGE OPEN CLASSES

JAN
3, 30
FEB
27
MAR
27
APR
24
MAY
22
JUN
19
JULY
17
AUG
14
SEP
11
OCT
9
NOV
6
DEC
4
JAN
2, 29
FEB
26
MAR
25
APR
22
MAY
20
JUN
17
JULY
15
AUG
12
SEP
9
OCT
8
NOV
4
DEC
2, 30

CAMBRIDGE MASTERY B2 FIRST

11 weeks
Jan 2 - Mar 15
12 weeks
Mar 25 - Jun 14
12 weeks
Jul 5 - Oct 4
10 weeks
Oct 7 - Dec 13

CAMBRIDGE MASTERY C1 ADVANCED

12 weeks
Mar 25 - Jun 14
10 weeks
Oct 7 - Dec 13

MEDICAL ENGLISH

APR
22
MAY
20
JUN
17
OCT
7
NOV
4
DEC
2

A different module is offered in each session and students may complete all three, with different course content in each:

Apr 22, Oct 7, 2024: Module 2: Emergency Care, Surgery, & Systems of the Body
May 20, Nov 4, 2024: Module 3: Personal and Specialty Care, & Systems of the Body
Jun 17, Dec 2, 2024: Module 1: Health & Systems of the Body

Students who wish to complete all three modules in sequence should begin on: Apr 22 or Oct 7, 2024

HOLIDAYS & SCHOOL CLOSURES

JAN
1, 26
MAR
29
APR
1, 25
JUN
10
OCT
7
DEC
23 - 27