UNIcert III (C1)

UNIcert® III - university-specific certificate

Bremen University, the HSB, HSBHV and the HfK accept UNIcert® III as a C1 qualification.

Most academic institutions in Germany also accept UNIcert® III as proof of the language competence needed to fulfil the entrance requirement for a Bachelor's or Master's degree. The UNIcert® website contains a list of institutions which accept UNIcert®.

Obtain a certificate - options and choice of course

1. Take the English placement test. The entry level for the UNIcert® III programme is B2.3 or higher.

2. The SZHB offers four possible options for UNIcert® III English. Select the option you want to do from the table below.

3. After having comleted the UNIcert® III courses, you must take the UNIcert® III exam which belongs to the option you have choosen (please see  the table below).

 

Please note! You must successfully complete at least the two core modules leading to C1.2 in your chosen option.

You may take these core modules in any order, or even take both in the same semester.

Participants must achieve 80% attendance to be eligible for a UNIcert® III certificate.

 

Placement test

Please take the placement test before registering for a course.

Placement test

Option 1: English for general academic purposes

2 SWS/3 CP per module

Advanced Academic English C 1.1*
Non-compulsory module

Advanced Academic English: Listening and Speaking C 1.2  Core module - compulsory

Advanced Academic English: Reading and Writing C 1.2 
Core module - compulsory

UNIcert®III test
Academic English C 1.2

 

 

 

 

Option 2: English for natural sciences and engineering

2 SWS/3 CP per module

Advanced Technical English C 1.1
Non-compulsory module
Advanced Academic English: Presentation and Discussion Skills for Natural Sciences and Engineering C 1.2
Core module - compulsory

Advanced Academic English: Reading and  Writing for Natural Sciences and Engineering C 1.2
Core module - compulsory

UNIcert®III test
Academic English for Natural Sciences and Engineering C 1.2

 

Option 3: English for social and political sciences

2 SWS/3 CP per module

Advanced Academic English C 1.1*
Non-compulsory module

Advanced Academic English: Presentation and Discussion Skills for Social and Political Sciences C 1.2
Core module - compulsory
Advanced Academic English: Reading and Writing for Social and Political Sciences C 1.2
Core module - compulsory
UNIcert®III test
Academic English for Social and Political Sciences C 1.2

*Foundation module suitable as entry level from B 2.3 upwards for all 4 options

Option 4: English for business studies and economics

2 SWS/3 CP per module

Advanced Academic EnglishC1.1*
Non-compulsory module

Advanced Academic English: Presentation and Discussion Skills for Business Studies and Economics C1.2
Core module - compulsory

Advanced Academic English: Reading and Writing for Business Studies and Economics C1.2
Core module - compulsory
UNIcert®III test
Academic English for Business Studies and Economics C1.2

 

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