The BEC is an intensive one-semester course designed for candidates who have the required entry points to UBD's Degree Programmes but do not meet the English language entry requirement. It is a pathway for students to improve English language proficiency to the level required by UBD.
The main objective of the course is to prepare students to the point at which they should be able to embark on their first year courses with a level of English skills similar to that of those who have achieved a grade 6 in the O’ level English Language paper.
This course is intensive and includes all four skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing. A strong focus on grammar will be incorporated in all lessons. It is a structured program with an underlying pedagogy and modified to meet the needs of class groups.
|In order to satisfy the general requirements for admission, a Candidate must have the following minimum qualifications:|
|GCE A’ Level||2 GCE A-Level of at least 120 points and minimum grade D in relevant subjects
120 points for three GCE A-Level passes or equivalent in relevant subjects;
|International Baccalaureate||22 points;|
|Work Experience||1 GCE A-Level with at least 3 years of full-time work experience;
4 GCE O-Level credits with at least 5 years of full-time work experience
|Bachelor Degree||First year of Bachelor degree from institutions recognised by Senate would be considered on a case-by-case basis|
|Diploma||Diploma in Education from Universiti Brunei Darussalam of at least three years of study and at least a Pass|
|Higher National Diploma or Advanced Diploma||A pass in Higher National Diploma or Advanced Diploma or its equivalent|
|English Requirement||Pass (D7or E 8) in GCE ‘O’ Level or its equivalent|
|Registration and Administration fee||BND 120|
|Tuition fee||BND 1000|
Courses are developed and taught by industry and academic experts
Learn using digital resources and offline classes - weekends or evenings
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