Pre-Royal Military Academy Sandhurst - Phase A - Pre-RMAS-A

Defence Centre for Languages and Culture
International Engagement
10 weeks.

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About this course

Pre-Royal Military Academy Sandhurst Phase A (Pre-RMAS Phase A) is a 10-week course that is delivered three times a year, starting in February, May and September.

The course is ideal for international students who will attend the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst, but first require additional English language training, or to develop your basic military discipline and ethos. The course is delivered entirely in English.

This 10-week course is delivered three times a year, starting in February, May and September.  Talk to your UK Defence Attaché or IDT for closing dates.

What you will learn

You will learn/develop:
  • Pre-RMAS Phase A develops the English language skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing military and general English to STANAG Level 2
  • assimilation into the British military through drill, leadership development, physical fitness, navigation training and decision-making exercise
  • a wider understanding of military and British culture through lessons and cultural trip

How will this course help my career?

Pre-RMAS Phase A is an excellent opportunity for you to gain insight into the British military prior to attending Royal Military Academy Sandhurst.

Students who are proficient in English but have no military experience will benefit immensely from this course.  

Security and restrictions

Pre-RMAS Phase A is open to internationals who have been offered a place at Royal Military Academy Sandhurst.

Before you attend

Participants are expected to have IELTS 4.5 or equivalent. 

Can I attend this course?

This course is suitable for the following type(s) of applicant.
  • Internationals

How will I learn?

Blended Learning

How will you be assessed?

Students are assessed on completion of Phase A using the NATO STANAG 6001 language proficiency framework.

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