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Associate Diploma in English Language and Civilization

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Key Fact
  • Program name
    Associate Diploma in English Language and Civilization
  • Program Duration
    1.5 Year
  • Delivery Method
    On Campus
  • Credit hours
    24
  • Program Cost (VAT Execluded)
    SAR 24,000

​Program Overview

Effat English Academy offers an Associate Diploma in English Language and Civilization which aims to develop the English language skills of people who would like to improve their English skills. This six-level program is designed to consolidate and develop the students' four language skills: reading, writing, listening and speaking. It integrates the four systems of English: grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation and functional usage, as well as projects and computer-based exercises into each level. The Diploma aims to help students develop their study skills, critical thinking, ethics and self-discipline necessary for success in their university majors and/or future careers.

The six levels of the English Language Program are Beginner, Elementary, Intermediate, Upper Intermediate, Advanced, and English for Specific Purposes. Upon admission, students will be placed in the levels based on their scores in the Linguaskill placement tests.

​Educationbal objectives

The Associate Diploma in English Language and Civilization aims to:

  1. Improve students’ overall English language skills.
  2. Develop students’ study skills and critical thinking.
  3.  Develop students’ information literacy and research skills and their ability to utilize web resources.

Target Audience​

  • Tourism Guide
  • Diplomatic Missions
  • Business Administration
  • Media & Journalism
  • Or any Jobs that require good English communication skill​​

Program learning outcomes

Knowledge and Understanding:

  • K1 - Acquire all the lexis specified by the program, including an understanding of the multiple meanings of words.
  • K2 - Demonstrate a solid understanding of grammar and structure.
  • K3 - Demonstrate a solid command of writing mechanics.

Skills:

  • S1 - Demonstrate comprehension of a broad range of reading texts, such as reports, articles, literary and academic texts.
  • S2 - Write texts on a broad range of topics, demonstrating a command of grammar and vocabulary.
  • S3 - Extract information and details from speech on a range of topics at natural speed and from different accents.
  • S4 - Interact with others through taking an active part in discussions and presenting descriptions and explanations on a wide range of topics.
  • S5 - Conduct simple research projects.
  • S6 - Use technology to present and process information and conduct research.

Values, Responsibility and Autonomy:

  • V1 - Demonstrate basic teamwork, leadership skills, and responsibility.
  • V2 - Demonstrate Ethical Behavior.

Study Plan 

Please check the study plan of Associate Diploma in English language and its Civilizations as PDF.  

Tuition and Fees​

  • Program Duration
    No. of credit hours
    Tuition per credit hour
    (VAT Excluded)
    Program Tuition per credit hour (VAT Included)
    Program Tuition (VAT Excluded)
    ​Program Tuition (VAT Included)
  • 1.5 Year (6 Levels)
    24
    SAR 1,000
    SAR 1,150
    SAR 24,000
    SAR 27,600

Courses Tuition Breakdown: ​

  • Course Name
    Credit Hours
    Tuition Fee per Credit Hour (VAT Excluded)
    Tuition Fee per Credit Hour (VAT Included)
  • Level 1 (8 weeks)
  • Beginner Reading & Writing Skills
    2
    2000
    2300
  • Beginner Listening and Speaking Skills
    2
    2000
    2300
  • Total Credit Hours
    4
    4000
    4600
  • Level 2 (8 weeks)
  • Elementary Reading & Writing Skills
    2
    2000
    2300
  • Elementary Listening and Speaking Skills
    2
    2000
    2300
  • Total Credit Hours
    4
    4000
    4600
  • Level 3 (8 weeks)
  • Intermediate Reading & Writing Skills
    2
    2000
    2300
  • Intermediate Listening and Speaking Skills
    2
    2000
    2300
  • Total Credit Hours
    4
    4000
    4600
  • Level 4 (8 weeks)
  • Upper Intermediate Reading & Writing Skills
    2
    2000
    2300
  • Upper Intermediate Listening and Speaking Skills
    2
    2000
    2300
  • Total Credit Hours
    4
    4000
    4600
  • Level 5 (8 weeks)
  • Advanced Reading & Writing Skills
    2
    2000
    2300
  • Advanced Listening and Speaking Skills
    2
    2000
    2300
  • Total Credit Hours
    4
    4000
    4600
  • Level 6 (8 weeks)
  • English for Specific Purposes
    4
    4000
    4600
  • Total Credit Hours
    4
    4000
    4600
  • Total
    24
    SAR 24,000
    SAR 27,600

Other Fees: 

  • Description
    Fees after VAT
  • Application and Admission procedures fees
    SAR 460, non-refundable
  • Placement Test
    SAR 460, non-refundable
  • E-Learning Resources Fees
    SAR 173/month

Impo​rtant notes:

  • Students are required to pay their full tuition fee upon registration.
  • Effat University reserves the right to withhold student services, including Blackboard and Banner access, from students who do not complete their due payment as per their payment plan or if their account status is delinquent.
  • There are no installments allowed for any of the PACE-HIT programs (less than 5 weeks).
  • In the event that the student chooses to pay in installments for the PACE-HIT programs (6 weeks and above).
  • Students are required to pay their full tuition and fees upon registration or a payment plan is available as follows:
    • Upon Registration (First Installment):

      50% of the total training course fees

    • ​Final Instalment:

      The last 50% of the t​otal training course fees

Payme​​​​nt Methods

The payment can be made by:
  • e. Payment http://onlinepayment.effatuniversity.edu.sa
  • Cash (working hours are from 8:00 Am to 3:00:PM)
  • Cheque payable to Effat University
  • Credit card (VISA, Master Card, American Express)
  • Direct deposit or bank transfer* to EFFAT bank account
    • Wire Transfer Required Information
    • Bank Name:  Saudi National Bank (SNB)
    • Name of Account Holder: Effat University
    • Bank Account Number: 10147135000210
    • International Bank Account number (IBAN): SA9310000010147135000210

Contact Information:

For financial inquiries, please email us on: Financial@effatuniversity.edu.sa ​

Cancellation or Refund Policy

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Contact Information
Program Director
Tel.+966530015282
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