Singapore Raffles Music College.

Certificate in English Advanced

  • Intakes: March, June, September, December

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This 3 months full-time or part-time course focuses on strengthening the ability of an English Language student at an Advanced level. It is the first of three levels of English. It develops and enhances English listening, reading, writing, and speaking skills for academic purposes. In addition, it supports understanding of grammar and vocabulary acquisition. Students will be able to practice, demonstrate and use what they have learnt within classroom activities and formal assessments. Upon completion of this level, students should be able to show improved language skills and progress to their next academic level. This level is equivalent to an IELTS 6.0.

This level of English is assigned as English Advanced Level; it consists of 6 concurrently run modules – 4 core English skills (Listening, Speaking, Reading and Writing) and 2 supporting skills (Grammar and Vocabulary). These modules will be run, taught and managed with formal evaluations, assessments, and guided practice. Face-to-face contact lecturing, blended learning, and self-study activities will provide a suitable pathway for students to develop and apply the English language.

Graduates will receive a Certificate in English – Advanced conferred by Singapore Raffles Music College. You will:

  • Have an English Language proficiency equivalent to IELTS (International English Language Testing System) score of 6.0,
  • Meet the English Language Requirements for all SRMC Courses, other than the Master of Music in Performance course.

  • At least 15 years old
  • Meet SRMC’s English Language Requirements

English Language Requirements

  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score of 5.0 administered by the British Council (Preferred by SRMC), or
  • SRMC’s English Placement Test / Certificate in English – Intermediate, or
  • Other English Language Proficiency Tests (TOEFL etc) – will be considered on a case-by-case basis

Students will undertake the following modules during their three-month course of study.

  • Listening Module
  • Speaking Module
  • Reading Module
  • Writing Module
  • Grammar Module
  • Vocabulary Module


Overall, students are to develop their general ability of the English Language providing them a pathway to use this for future academic and professional goals.

Fee Particulars 3 Months S($)
Tuition Fee 3,300.92
Non-Tuition Fees  
1. Administrative, Visa & Compliance Fees 450.00
2. Course Assessment & Resources Fees 350.00
Total Course Fee 4,100.92
Goods & Services Tax 369.08
Total Payable Fee 4,470.00

Additional Fees S($)
Fee Protection Premium (For Fee Protection Scheme)*   300.00

*All courses have a Fee Protection Premium

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Note: All fees are inclusive of GST (Goods & Services Tax). The current Singapore GST is charged at a rate of 9%. All fees quoted are subject to other costs arising from government directives.

In Budget 2022, the Minister for Finance of Singapore announced that the Goods and Services Tax (GST) rate will be increased from:
(i) 7% to 8% with effect from 1 Jan 2023; and
(ii) 8% to 9% with effect from 1 Jan 2024.

Kindly refer to this link to understand how the GST rate change will affect the consumers.

Students must pass the assessment requirements for each module.

Certificate in English – Advanced

awarded by Singapore Raffles Music College.

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